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Only Child  Jackson Browne

[F]Boy of mine
As your [F/A]fortune comes to [Bb]carry you [A/C#]down the line
And you [Dm]watch as the [Am/C]changes un[Bb]fold
And you [Dm]sort among the [Am/C]stories you've been [Bb]told
If some [F]pieces of the [A/C#]picture are hard to [Dm]find
And the [Bb]answers to your questions are hard to [Bb/C]hold


Take good [Bb]care of your mother
When you're [F]making up your mind
Should one [Dm]thing or another [Am]take you from be[C]hind
Though the [Dm]world may make you [F/C]hard and wild
And det[Bb]ermine how your l[F]ife is styled
When you've [Dm]come to feel that [C]you're the only [G7/B]child   [Bb]
Take good [Bb]care of your brother  [F]
[Bb]Let the disappointments pass
[F]Let the laughter fill your glass
Let your [Dm]illusions last [C]until they [Bb]shatter
[Bb]Whatever you might hope to find
A[F]mong the thoughts that [Dm]crowd your mind
T[F]here won't be many that ever really [C]matter
But take good [Bb]care of your mother
And re[F]member to be kind
When the [Dm]pain of another [Am]will serve you to re[C]mind
That there are [Dm]those who feel thems[F/C]elves exiled
On [Bb]whom the fortune [F]never smiled
And up[Dm]on whose life the [C]heartache has been [G7/B]piled   [Bb]
They're just [Bb]looking for another
Lonely [F]child
|Bb9 |Bb9 |F |F |
|Bb9 |Bb9 |F |F |


And [Bb]when you've found a[Bdim]nother soul
Who [F/C]sees in[A/C#]to your own[Dm]
Take good [Bb]care of each other  [F]
|Bb |Bb |F |F | repeat & fade


Transcribed by Gerard Koot (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) – july 2007
Email: gerardkoot@hotmail.com

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