Brian Spencer at trial for murder, 1988
From “Spinning Out of Control: The Short, Violent Life of Spinner Spencer
The Hockey Writers, April 3, 2013

So leave me if you need to
I will still remember
Angel flying too close to the ground

1981 Willie Nelson song, written by Nelson, from the movie Honeysuckle Rose.

A favourite of former NHL hockey player Brian “Spinner” Spencer (1949-1988).

Played at his funeral, as recounted by Martin O’Malley.

Plus “Little Green Valley”, written by Carson Robison and recorded in 1928, popularized by Marty Robbins in 1959, and now a country music classic:

Go where I know I’ll find sunshine


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