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Nobody’s Child lyrics and chords are intended for your personal use,
it's a true Hank Snow country classic. It's a sad song but it has a
pretty melody and it's easy to play and sing.
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I’m Nobody’s Child recorded by Hank Snow written by Mel Foree and Cy Coben
C F I was slowly passing an orphan's home one day C D7 G7 And stopped there for a moment just to watch the children play C F A lonely boy was standing and when I asked him why C G7 C He turned with eyes that could not see and he began to cry
C7 F I'm nobody's child I’m nobody's child G7 C I’m like a flower just growing wild C7 F No mommy’s kisses no daddy's smile G7 C Nobody wants me I'm nobody's child
F People come for children and take them for their own C D7 G7 But they all seem to pass me by and leave me all alone C F I know they'd like to take me but when they see I'm blind C G7 C They always take some other child and I am left behind
F No mommy’s arms to hold me or sooth me when I cry C D7 G7 Sometimes it gets so lonely here I wish that I could die C F I’d walk the streets of heaven where all the blind can see C G7 C And just like all the other kids there’d be a home for me
Next two verses are spoken:
C I just can’t seem to figure out F Why the folks all pass me by C Cause I know that it’s true that God takes D7 G7 Little blind children with Him in the sky
C And they tell me I’m so pretty F And they seem to like my big curls of gold C But then they take some other little child G7 C And I’m left here all alone
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think Hank was relating to his own childhood when he recorded this
song. The melody is very pretty and the chords are simple to make, just
copy and paste these I’m Nobody’s Child lyrics and chords so you can learn to play and sing this old tune.