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Jimmie Rodgers – Child Of Clay lyrics

Child of clay
Jimmie Rodgers

Into the darkness he was sent by parents'
Who were ignorant hm, hm
Tied down to his mother's strings
Unable to be anything hm, hm
Puzzled by the things he hears
The father thinking work comes first
Ain't got the time to quench a thirst
No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no,
No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no,
Once he was a child, a beautiful child
A child of clay shaped and molded
Into what he is today
But who is to blame for this child of clay

Going out into the street at night
The answers he may meet hm hm
With sick and twisted minds
He shares the searching questions
His heart bears hm hm
And from the dregs
The answers find their way into his supple mind
In time the planted seeds will grow
Into a twisted vine below
No, no, no, no, no, no, no,
No, no, no, no, no, no, no,

And now his aimless days begin
To drift into sordid sin hm, hm
And soon his dislike turns to hate
As the stamp of life seals his fate hm, hm
And so the night conceals his name
And the days sleep off his shame
Deprived of love and wrought by fear
A feeling that the end is near
No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no
No, no, no, no, no, no, no,

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    This song was not written or performed by Jimmie Rodgers 1897-1933, the father of country music, it was done by Jimmie Rodgers the pop singer of the 50s and 60s, he's still living, so ask him. maybe there is another artist listing for the pop JR, this site has other records mixed up here also between the two.
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    I think it is about the Christ Child, my spouse thinks it is about children whose parents are not attentive or absent.
    I am very interested in finding the true meaning of the composer. Please respond with your thoughts or posts from composer. Did Jimmy Rodgers have a role in composing?
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