===================
"The Kids"
===================
album _Berlin_
(Lou Reed, 1973)

written by Lou Reed
===================


        They're taking her children away
        because they said she was not a good mother
        They're taking her children away
        because she was making it with sisters and brothers
        And everyone else, all of the others
        like cheap officers who would
        stand there and flirt in front of me

        They're taking her children away
        because they said she was not a good mother
        They're taking her children away
        because of the things that they heard she had done
        The black Air Force sergeant was not the first one
        and all of the drugs she took, every one, every one

        And I am the Water Boy, the real game's not over here
        But my heart is overflowing anyway
        I'm just a tired man, no words to say
        But since she lost her daughter
        it's her eyes that fill with water
        And I am much happier this way

        They're taking her children away
        because they said she was not a good mother
        They're taking her children away
        because number one was the girlfriend from Paris
        The things that they did, huh, they didn't have to ask us
        and then the Welshman from India, who came here to stay

        They're taking her children away
        because they said she was not a good mother
        They're taking her children away
        because of the things she did in the streets
        In the alleys and bars, no she couldn't be beat
        that miserable rotten slut couldn't turn anyone away

        I am the Water Boy, the real game's not over here
        But my heart is overflowing anyway
        I'm just a tired man, no words to say
        But since she lost her daughter
        it's her eyes that fill with water
        And I am much happier this way




* all the strings downtuned a whole-tone

 1d ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from e to d)
 2A ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from B to A)
 3F ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from G to F)
 4C ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from D to C)
 5G ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from A to G)
 6D ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from E to D)




intro   {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D.D.A}{D}{D}

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (- everyone else, all of the ...)
        {A}{A}                 (- me)

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (- black Air Force sergeant ...)

* tab2  {A}{A}                 (- one, And I am the -)
        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- Water Boy, the real game's ...)
        {G}{D}{A/E}{A}         (- heart is overflowing anyway ...)
        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- tired man, no words to say ...)
        {G}{A}{G}{A}           (- since she lost her daughter ...)
        {G}{A}                 (- I am much happier this -)

guitar  {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (- way)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D.D.A}{D}{D}

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (The things that they did, huh ...)
        {A}{A}                 (- stay)

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (- alleys and bars, no she ...)
        {A}{A}                 (- away)

guitar  {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D.D.A}{D}{D}

bass    {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     S.E. (little child's scream)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     ...
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   ...
        {A}{A}                 ...
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     ...
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     ...
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   ...
        {A}{A}                 ...

* tab3  {A/A7}{A6/A7}          (I am the -)
        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- Water Boy, the real game's ...)
        {G}{D}{A/E}{A}         (- heart is overflowing anyway ...)
        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- tired man, no words to say ...)
        {G}{A}{G}{A}           (- since she lost her daughter ...)
        {G}{A}                 (- I am much happier this -)

ending  {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (- way)
        {G/D.D.A}{D...




* intro (all the strings downtuned a whole-tone)

      {A       / G}        {D}
*1d ---9--9--9---7--7--7----2--2--3---2--2--2--
*2A --10-10-10---8--8--8----3--3--3---3--3--3--
*3F ---9--9--9---7--7--7----2--2--2---2--2--2--
*4C ---0--0--0---0--0--0----0--0--0---0--0--0--
*5G -------------------------------------------
*6D -------------------------------------------

 {G       / D}         {G      / D}
--3--3--3---2--2--2----3--3--3---2--2--2-/--
--0--0--0---3--3--3----0--0--0---3--3--3-/--
--0--0--0---2--2--2----0--0--0---2--2--2-/--
--0--0--0---0--0--0----0--0--0---0--0--0----
--2--2--2--------------2--2--2--------------
--3--3--3--------------3--3--3--------------

    {A       / G}        {D}
--/--9--9--9---7--7--7-\--2--2--3---2--2--2--
--/-10-10-10---8--8--8-\--3--3--3---3--3--3--
--/--9--9--9---7--7--7-\--2--2--2---2--2--2--
-----0--0--0---0--0--0----0--0--0---0--0--0--
---------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------

 {G       / D}         {G      / D}
--3--3--3---2--2--2----3--3--3---2--2--2--
--0--0--0---3--3--3----0--0--0---3--3--3--
--0--0--0---2--2--2----0--0--0---2--2--2--
--0--0--0---0--0--0----0--0--0---0--0--0--
--2--2--2--------------2--2--2------------
--3--3--3--------------3--3--3------------

 {G        /D. D. A}  {D}                  {D}
--3--3--3---2--2-------2--2--2---2--2--2----2--2--2---2--2--2--
--0--0--0---3--3--2----3--3--3---3--3--3----3--3--3---3--3--3--
--0--0--0---2--2--2----2--2--2---2--2--2----2--2--2---2--2--2--
--0--0--0---0--0--2----0--0--0---0--0--0----0--0--0---0--0--0--
--2--2--2---------0--------------------------------------------
--3--3--3------------------------------------------------------




* tab2 (all the strings downtuned a whole-tone)

- every one                    And I am the -
     {A}                   {A}
*1d -----------------------------------------
*2A --x-2---2--x-3---3----x-5---5--x-3---3---
*3F --x-2---2--x-2---2----x-2---2--x-2---2---
*4C --x-2---2--x-2---2----x-2---2--x-2---2---
*5G --x-0---0--x-0---0----x-0---0--x-0---0---
*6D -----------------------------------------

- Water Boy              the real game's not -
 {A}                    {A}
----------------------------------------------
--0h2-2--2---0h2-2--2----0h2-2--2---0h2-2--2--
--2---2--2---2---2--2----2---2--2---2---2--2--   ...
--2---2--2---2---2--2----2---2--2---2---2--2--
--0---0--0---0---0--0----0---0--0---0---0--0--
----------------------------------------------




* tab3 (all the strings downtuned a whole-tone)

                                     I am the -
     {A       / A7}       {A6      / A7}
*1d ------------------------------------------
*2A --2---------2----------2---------2--------
*3F --2---------0----------2---------0--------
*4C --2---------2----------4---------2--------
*5G --0---------0----------0---------0--------
*6D ------------------------------------------

- Water Boy,             the real game's not -
 {A}                  {A}
------------------------------------------
--0--0--0---2--2--2----0--0--0---2--2--2--
--2--2--2---2--2--2----2--2--2---2--2--2--   ...
--2--2--2---2--2--2----2--2--2---2--2--2--
--0--0--0---0--0--0----0--0--0---0--0--0--
------------------------------------------



*** please note ***

h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
r - release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
v - vibrato
^ - harmonics




---------------------------------------------------------------------




* chords for standard-tuning




intro   {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}
        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}
        {F/C.C.G}{C}{C}

        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {F/C}{F/C}{F/C}{F/C}   (- everyone else, all of the ...)
        {G}{G}                 (- me)

        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {F/C}{F/C}{F/C}{F/C}   (- black Air Force sergeant ...)

        {G}{G}                 (- one, And I am the -)
        {G}{G}{C/F}{C}         (- Water Boy, the real game's ...)
        {F}{C}{G/D}{G}         (- heart is overflowing anyway ...)
        {G}{G}{C/F}{C}         (- tired man, no words to say ...)
        {F}{G}{F}{G}           (- since she lost her daughter ...)
        {F}{G}                 (- I am much happier this -)

guitar  {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     (- way)
        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}
        {F/C.C.G}{C}{C}

        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {F/C}{F/C}{F/C}{F/C}   (The things that they did, huh ...)
        {G}{G}                 (- stay)

        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {F/C}{F/C}{F/C}{F/C}   (- alleys and bars, no she ...)
        {G}{G}                 (- away)

guitar  {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}
        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}
        {F/C.C.G}{C}{C}

bass    {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     S.E. (little child's scream)
        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     ...
        {F/C}{F/C}{F/C}{F/C}   ...
        {G}{G}                 ...
        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     ...
        {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     ...
        {F/C}{F/C}{F/C}{F/C}   ...
        {G}{G}                 ...

        {G/G7}{G6/G7}          (I am the -)
        {G}{G}{C/F}{C}         (- Water Boy, the real game's ...)
        {F}{C}{G/D}{G}         (- heart is overflowing anyway ...)
        {G}{G}{C/F}{C}         (- tired man, no words to say ...)
        {F}{G}{F}{G}           (- since she lost her daughter ...)
        {F}{G}                 (- I am much happier this -)

ending  {G/F}{C}{F/C}{F/C}     (- way)
        {F/C.C.G}{C...








====================================
"The Kids"
====================================
album _Perfect Night Live In London_
(Lou Reed, 1998)

Jul 03, 1997
Royal Festival Hall, London
(Meltdown Festival)
====================================


        They're taking her children away
        because they said she's not a good mother
        They're taking her children away
        because of the things that they said that she had done
        Ah, the black Air Force sergeant was not the first one
        and all of the drugs took every one, every one

        They're taking her children away
        because they said she's not a good mother
        They're taking her children away
        'cause number two, the girlfriend from Paris
        The things that they did, oh, didn't have to ask us
        and the Welshman came from India to stay

        Woh, I'm the Water Boy, the real game's not over here
        Ah, but my heart is overflowing each and everyday
        Oh, I'm just a quiet man, got very little to say
        But since she lost her daughters
        it's her heart fills with water
        And me, I'm much happier that way, 'cause that

        They're taking her children away
        because they said she's not a good mother
        They're taking her children away
        because of the things she did in the streets
        In the alleys and ...... she couldn't be beat
        that miserable rotten slut couldn't turn anyone away

        Ah, I'm the Water Boy, I ain't got much to say
        But my heart is overflowing each and everyday
        I'm just a quiet man, don't have much to say
        But since she lost her daughters
        it's her heart that fills with water
        And me, I'm much happier that way, 'cause that




intro   {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D.D.A}{D}{D}

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (- the black Air Force ...)
        {A}{A}                 (- one)

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (The things that they did, oh ...)
        {A}{A}                 (- stay, Oh, I'm the -)

        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- Water Boy, the real game's ...)
        {G}{D}{A/E}{A}         (- heart is overflowing each ...)
        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- quiet man, got very little ...)
        {G}{A}{G}{A}           (- since she lost her daughters ...)
        {G}{A}                 (- me, I'm much happier that ...)

guitar  {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D.x.A}{D}{D}

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (- alleys and .... she couldn't ...)
        {A}{A}                 (- away, Ah, I'm the -)

        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- Water Boy, I ain't got much ...)
        {G}{D}{A/E}{A}         (- heart is overflowing each ...)
        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- quiet man, don't have much ...)
        {G}{A}{G}{A}           (- since she lost her daughters ...)
        {G}{A}                 (- me, I'm much happier that ...)

guitar  {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D.x.A}{D}{D}
        {D...








===========================================
"The Kids"
===========================================
album _Berlin: Live At St. Ann's Warehouse_
(Lou Reed, 2008)

Dec 15 (or 16), 2006
St. Ann's Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY
===========================================


        They're taking her children away
        because they said she's not a good mother
        They're taking her children away
        because she was making it with sisters and brothers
        And everyone else, all of the others
        like the cheap officers they stand there and
        flirt in front of me

        They're taking her children away
        because they said she's not a good mother
        They're taking her children away
        because of the things that they heard she had done
        The black Air Force sergeant, not the first one
        and all of the drugs she took, every one, every one

        And I am the Water Boy, the real game's not over here
        But my heart is overflowing anyway
        I'm just a tired man, no words to say
        Ah, since she lost her daughter
        it's her eyes that fill with water
        And me, I am much happier this way

        They're taking her children away
        because they said she's not a good mother
        They're taking her children away
        ah, because number one, the girlfriend from Paris
        And the things that they did
        ah ....., did not have to ask us
        and then the Welshman from India, who came here to stay

        They're taking her children away
        because they said she's not a good mother
        They're taking her children away
        because of the things she did in the streets
        In the alleys and the bars, she, she couldn't be beat
        that miserable rotten slut, she couldn't turn anyone away

        And I am the Water Boy

        And I am the Water Boy, the real game's not over here
        But my heart is overflowing anyway
        I'm just a tired man, no words to say
        But since she lost her daughter
        it's her eyes that fill with water
        And me, I'm much happier this way




intro   {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D.D.A}{D}{D}

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (And everyone else, all of the ...)
        {A}{A}                 (- me)

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (The black Air Force sergeant ...)

        {A/Asus2}{A}           (- one, And I am the -)
        {A/Asus2}{A}{D/G}{D}   (- Water Boy, the real game's ...)
        {G}{D}{A/E}{A}         (But my heart is overflowing ...)
        {A/Asus2}{A}{D/G}{D}   (- tired man, no words to say ...)
        {G}{A}{G}{A}           (- since she lost her daughter ...)
        {G}{A}                 (- me, I am much happier this way)

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D.D.A}{D}{D}

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (ah ...., did not have to ask us ...)
        {A/Asus2}{A}           (- stay)

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're taking her children ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (- and the bars, she, she ...)
        {A/Asus2}{A}           (And I -)

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (- am the Water Boy)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D.D.A}{D}{D}

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     S.E. (little child's scream)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     ...
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   ...
        {A}{A}                 ...
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     ...
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     ...
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   ...
        {A}{A}                 ...

        {A/A7}{A6/A7}          (I am the -)
        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- Water Boy, the real game's ...)
        {G}{D}{A/E}{A}         (- heart is overflowing anyway ...)
        {A/Asus2}{A}{D/G}{D}   (- tired man, no words to say ...)
        {G}{A/Asus2}{G}{A}     (But since she lost her daughter ...)
        {G}{A}                 (- me, I'm much happier this way)

ending  {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D.D.A}{D...








=================================
"The Kids"
=================================
rehearsal
(Lou Reed, 1971)

* different lyrics

1971
Richard Robinson's apartment, NYC
=================================


        They're taking her children away
        because they said she was not a good mother
        They're taking her children away
        because she made love to her sisters and brothers
        She's a bad pot smoker
        she ain't got no others
        she's making a hit
        when she don't have no brothers this way

        They're taking her children away
        she says that she was not a good sister
        Taking her children away
        they said that she had always said mister
        To the way they had gone
        and grabbed her and twist her
        there was nothing to say
        'bout the way they had missed her now

        And I am the Water Man, wet water everywhere
        You know my heart is overflowing every way
        I am the Water Man, my tears are flowing everywhere
        You know my heart is overflowing
        ever since I gauged the water
        And my heart has started flowing every day

        They're taking her children away
        they thought that she was not a good mother
        They're taking her children away
        she was a bad pot smoker hitter
        And everybody thought that they'd fucked her bit her
        for all the good times that they came bored and hit her away

        And I am the Water Man, oh, my tears are flowing everywhere
        You know my tears are overflowing every day
        I am the Water Man, my tears are flowing everywhere
        You know my heart is overflowing
        oh yes, since they took my daughter and
        But my tears are overflowing every day

        [* tape skipped: (They're taking her daughters away) ?]
        they said that she was not a good mother
        They're taking her daughters away
        she was the old bad pot smoker
        She was only what they called a joker
        she came around season all of the smokers
        Like all of the switches and all of the ..... now

        I am the Water Man, my tears are flowing everywhere
        Oh, you know my heart is overflowing this way
        I am the Water Man, my tears are flowing everywhere
        Ever since they took my daughter
        my tears have been flowing harder
        Woh, and I have been like my daughter every day




* all the strings downtuned a whole-tone

 1d ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from e to d)
 2A ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from B to A)
 3F ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from G to F)
 4C ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from D to C)
 5G ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from A to G)
 6D ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from E to D)




intro   {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D}{G/D}{D}{D}       (They're -)

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (- taking her children away ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (- taking her children away ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (- bad pot smoker, she ain't got ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (- way, They're -)

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (- taking her children away ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (Taking her children away ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (- way they had gone ...)
        {A}{A}                 (- now, And I am the -)

        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- Water Man, wet water ...)
        {G}{D}{A/E}{A}         (- heart is overflowing every ...)
        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- Water Man, my tears are ...)
        {G}{A}{G}{A}           (- heart is overflowing ...)
        {G}{A}                 (- heart has started flowing ...)

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (They're -)

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (- taking her children away ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (- taking her children away ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (- everybody thought that they'd ...)
        {A}{A}                 (- away, And I am the -)

        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- Water Man, oh, my tears are ...)
        {G}{D}{A/E}{A}         (- tears are overflowing every ...)
        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- Water Man, my tears are ...)
        {G}{A}{G}{A}           (- heart is overflowing ...)
        {G}{A}                 (- tears are overflowing ...)

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {A//----

        [tape skipped]

        ---//{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (------, they said that she was ...)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (- taking her daughters away ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{G/D}{G/D}   (She was only what they called a ...)
        {G/D}{G/D}{A}{A}       (- all of the switches and all ...)

        {A/E}{A}{D/G}{D}       (- Water Man, my tears are ...)
        {G}{A}{A/E}{A}         (- my heart is overflowing this ...)
        {A}{A}{D/G}{D}         (- Water Man, my tears are ...)
        {G}{A}{G}{A}           (- since they took my daughter ...)
        {G}{A}                 (- have been like my daughter ...)

        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}     (- day)
        {A/G}{D}{G/D}{G/D}
        {G/D}{D}{D/D.




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What follows is what I've managed to transcribe
from the recording of "The Kids"
(Perfect Night Live in London version)
- there are some minor differences:


"The Kids" (Perfect Night Live in London version)


They're taking her children away
Because they said she's not a good mother
They're taking her children away
Because of the things that they said she had done
Aah, the black Air Force sergeant was not the first one
And all of the drugs she took, every one, every one

They're taking her children away
Because they said she's not a good mother
They're taking her children away
'Cause, number two, the girlfriend from Paris
The things they did, ooh, they didn't have to ask us
And the Welshman, came from India to stay

Ooooh, I'm the Water Boy, the real game's not over here
Aaaah, but my heart is overflowing, each and everyday
Ooooh, I'm just a quiet man, got very little to say
But since she lost her daughters
It's her heart that fills with water
And me, I'm much happier that way, 'cause that

They're taking her children away
Because they said she's not a good mother
They're taking her children away
Because of the things she did in the streets
In the alleys and [....] she couldn't be beat
That miserable rotten slut couldn't turn anyone away

Ooooh, I'm the Water Boy, ain't got much to say
But my heart is overflowing, each and everyday
I'm just a quiet man, don't have much to say
But since she lost her daughters
It's her heart that fills with water
And me, I'm much happier that way, 'cause that


And still one phrase remains obscure!


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transcribed by Shiroh KOUCHI (wildside@mx21.tiki.ne.jp)
http://ww21.tiki.ne.jp/~wildside/
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