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mindless child of motherhood   Kinks

From: Harlan L Thompson 


 Am                     C     G
I've been travelling a long time
 E  E7         Am       F
To be just a-where you are
Am                C    G
In dreams I have seen you
E    E7         Am   F
But you are so very far

 C                F     C
How long must I travel on
E   E7         Am       F
To be just a-where you are?
 C                F    C
How long must I travel on
E   E7         Am       F
To be just a-where you are?
F   G         C    F   G    C
I was your friend, I was a fool
F   G       Am         F    E
I feel for you don't fall apart
F  G         C    F     G       C
I see your face lost without trace
F   G     Am             F     E
I see a vacuum an empty space
Am           C       G
Mindless child of motherhood
E          E7       Am          F
You have lost the thing that's good
Am           C      G
Mindless child of motherhood
E          E7       Am          F   F G C  F G C  F G Am F E
You have lost the thing that's good

Am           C     G  
I know that it's unfair
E   E7      Am     F
To bear a bastard son
Am              C    G
But why do you hide babe
E     E7             Am      F
When we could have shared a love? ...CHORUS

NOTE: The lyrics to this song are a real mystery.  If anyone has the real 
lyrics please let me know where I went wrong.
(originally a B side single, 1969. On Kinks Kronikles album)
(sent by Harlan at

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