Embrace Me, You Child

Album: No Secrets (1972)
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  • At night I heard God whisper lullabies
    While Daddy next door whistled whisky tunes
    And sometimes when I wanted, they would harmonize
    There was nothing those two couldn't do

    Embrace me you child, you're a child of mine
    And I'm leaving everything I am to you
    Go chase the wild and nightime streets sang Daddy
    And God sang, Pray the devil doesn't get to you

    I thought together they must sing the moon away
    I thought that they must know each other well
    For the magic that they made, when they played
    Wasn't lost between their Heaven and their Hell

    Then one night Daddy died and went to Heaven
    And God came down to earth and slipped away
    I pretended not to notice I'd been abandoned
    But no-one sang the night into the day
    And later night time songs came back again
    But the singers don't compare with those I knew
    And I never figured out where God and Daddy went
    But there was nothing those two couldn't do Writer/s: CARLY SIMON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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