Somebody's Daughter

Album: The Lemonade Stand (2018)
  • I drive home the same way
    Two left turns off the interstate
    And she's always standing
    At the stoplight on 18th Street
    She could be a Sarah
    She could be an Emily
    An Olivia, maybe Cassidy
    With the shaky hands
    On the cardboard sign
    And she's lookin' at me

    Bet she was somebody's best friend laughing
    Back when she was somebody's sister
    Countin' change at the lemonade stand
    Probably somebody's high school first kiss
    Dancin' in a gym where the kids all talk about someday plans
    Now this light'll turn green and I'll hand her a couple dollars
    And I'll wonder if she got lost or they forgot her
    She's somebody's daughter
    Somebody's daughter
    Somebody's daughter

    Did she give up wondering where the cars all go?
    And can she even tell that I don't know what to say?
    So I just nod my head and wave
    Well, no one's gonna ask what she wants to be
    Or why we're both stuck here at the mercy of geography
    And whether it shines or rains

    Bet she was somebody's best friend laughing
    Back when she was somebody's sister
    Countin' change at the lemonade stand
    Probably somebody's high school first kiss
    Dancin' in a gym where the kids all talk about someday plans
    Now this light'll turn green and I'll hand her a couple dollars
    Oh, and I'll wonder how she felt when no one caught her
    She's somebody's daughter
    Somebody's daughter
    Somebody's daughter
    Somebody's daughter

    Oh, I don't know the reasons why
    I'm the one who's driving by
    And she's the one on the corner of 18th Street

    Bet she was somebody's best friend
    Back when she was somebody's sister
    Bet she was somebody's first kiss
    Oh, Dancing in a gym where the kids all talk about someday, someday
    Now this light'll turn green and I'll hand her a couple dollars
    Oh, and I'll wonder if she got lost or they forgot her
    She's somebody's daughter
    She's somebody's daughter Writer/s: Barry Dean, Luke Laird, Tenille Nicole Nadkrynechny
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Downtown Music Publishing, CYPMP
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