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My Wild Child  Cowboy Junkies

By The Cowboy Junkies
This is from the One Soul Now album. I love the song and hope that you enjoy the
Please send comments or suggestions to dsbatzmi@aol.com. This is my first post, so I'm not
how the format works.
Intro:
Am/Aadd9 repeated with an A bass strum. (Aadd9 is just X02200)
 
 -------Verse 1----------------------------------------------

[Am]Betrayed? It's the [C]question
[G]That I am [Am]asking
F G Am (Aadd9/Am etc.)
Or just a lucky one deceived by too much love?
 
 -------Verse 2----------------------------------------------

[Am]Confused. Is the [C]issue.
[G]I'm in need of a [Am]rescue
[F]Another [G]lucky one stunned by [Am]too much love
[Aadd9/Am]  
[F]  
 
 -------Chorus-----------------------------------------------

[F]My Wild [Am]child
[G]She's my salvaged ship[Am]wreck.
My wild [G]child, She's my [F]stone.
[F]My Wild [Am]child
She's my [G]constant remi[Am]nder.
My wild [G]child, She's my [Am]Home.
Back to Am/Aadd9
 
 -------Verse 3----------------------------------------------

[Am]Lost, Is the [C]place
[G]Where I'm hammering [Am]stakes
F G Am (Aadd9/Am etc.)
Sign says "a lucky one deceived by too much love"
 
 -------Verse 4----------------------------------------------

[Am]Saved, is the [C]state
[G]That we're told was [Am]graced
[F]He was just a l[G]ucky one stunned by [Am]too much love
[Aadd9/Am]  
[F]  
 
 -------Chorus-----------------------------------------------

[F]My Wild [Am]child
She's my [G]salvaged ship[Am]wreck.
My wild [G]child, She's my [F]stone.
[F]My Wild [Am]child
[G]She's my constant remi[Am]nder.
My wild [G]child, She's my [Am]home.
Back to Am/Aadd9
 
 -------Verse 5----------------------------------------------

[Am]Life, is the [C]riddle
[G]That we're caught in the [Am]middle
[F]A couple of [G]lucky ones tangled up in [Am]too much love
[Aadd9/Am]  
[F]  
 
 -------Chorus------------------------------------------------

[F]My Wild [Am]child
She's my [G]salvaged ship[Am]wreck.
My wild [G]child, She's my [F]stone.
[F]My Wild [Am]child
[G]She's my constant remi[Am]nder.
My wild [G]child, She's my [Am]home.
Back to Am/Aadd9
 
 -------End--------------------------------------------------

- Notes: They go to Am briefly between first and second parts of the chorus, which is a
nicer than just dwelling on the F, but I left it out of the transcription for
I also wrote the lyrics as I hear them rather than the liner notes, since I think
that this is how it's sung.

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