Someone’s Child Song Lyrics and Chords

Gene Watson

GENE WATSON - "SOMEONE'S CHILD"

 

Someone’s Child Song Lyrics and Chords by Gene Watson

 

Someone’s Child
Recorded by Gene Watson
Written by Billy Troy and Lee Bach
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He stands in the rain begging for change as  
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people pass him by
 
And once in a while he’ll get a nod or a smile with  
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nickels and dimes
 
But when the sun goes down in his part of town and  
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cold 
 
 
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wind 
 
 
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blows
 
He’ll  
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find his way in the dark to a bench in the park where no one  
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knows
 
Someone used to rock him on their  
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knee
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And when he’s cry they’d sing him lullaby’s till he was  
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fast 
 
asleep
 
They say he had his daddy’s eyes his momma’s  
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smile
 
Oh they  
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loved him so but that was long ago when he was someone’s  
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child
 
The word on the street was he had a degree and a  
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big house in LA
 
But when it comes to his past don’t bother to ask cause he’s got  
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nothing to say
 
People frown and put him down  
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no one  
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seems to  
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care
 
That  
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that’s one of us down on his luck standing  
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there
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Then the  
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flashing lights light up the night and the  
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sirens 
 
scream
 
And as  
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he breaths his last breath he drops a photograph that  
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no ones  
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seen
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They say he had his daddy’s eyes his  
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momma’s 
 
smile
 
Oh they  
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loved him so but that was long ago when he was someone’s  
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child

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Someone’s Child?
– The song Someone’s Child was sang by Gene Watson.

 

Who is Gene Watson?
– Gary Gene Watson (born October 11, 1943) is an American country music singer. He is most famous for his 1975 hit “Love in the Hot Afternoon,” his 1981 #1 hit “Fourteen Carat Mind,” and his signature 1979 song “Farewell Party.” Watson’s long career has included five number one hits, 21 top tens, and 48 charted singles.

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