YouTube/Madelyn Victoria (Left), Buck Papen (Right)
Honoring one of the greatest legends to ever grace the country charts, this young cowgirl delivers a truly genuine and heartfelt acoustic performance of this unforgettable hit.
Sitting down with a close friend playing the guitar, Madelyn Victoria sweetly sings one of the biggest hits from Merle Haggard‘s 1969 album, Okie from Muskogee. A classic song that she simply loves, this rendition of “Silver Wings” clearly is something that sits close to her heart.
Covered by many artists and performers over the years, this timeless song is a beautiful ode to the feeling of having to say goodbye while watching your lover’s plane take off and vanish into the open skies.
Victoria effortlessly captures the emotions of the song and covers each note with her sweet, pure voice in a way that brings the song an entirely new, beautiful sound.
Watch Madelyn Victoria singing Haggard’s “Silver Wings” below, but make sure you have a box of tissues handy.