Wind beneath my wings is about
Sincerity · Themes: Support, Gratitude · Tempo: Slow, …
The true meaning It was initially conceived as a love song from a lover to another, but the lyrics ended up being something more universal, and could apply to various types of relationships, such as friends or family, helping the song’s lasting popularity.
What inspired the song?
Larry Henley came up with the title and Jeff Silbar was a big fan, particularly as he was learning to fly planes at the time.
The title came from a poem Henley had written. Instead of writing the chorus first (like the pair usually did), they wrote it from start to finish. They finished writing it by the end of the day.