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I Thought I Was A Child  Jackson Browne

[F]It's such a clever innocence with [Dm]which you do your [Bb]sorcery
As [F]if somehow the [Am7]years just bow and [Bb]let that young girl go [C]free
I [Bb]thought I [C]was a [F]child unt[Bb]il you turned and [F]smiled
I [Bb]thought I knew where [Am]I was going unt[Gm]il I heard your [C]laughter [A7/C#]flowing
And [Dm]came upon the [Bb]wisdom in your [F]eyes   [Bb]    [F]
Surp[C]rise!   [C/Bb]         [Am7]       [Gm7(11]          [C]
[F]I've spent my whole life [Bb]running 'round
[F]Chasing songs from [Bb]town to town
[F]Thinking I'd be [Am]free so long as I [Bb]never let love slow me [C]down
So [Bb]lonely [C]and so [F]wild unt[Bb]il you turned and [F]smiled
By [Bb]now I should have [Am7]long been gone
But [Gm]here I am still [C]looking on[A7/C#]
As [Dm]if I didn't [Bb]know which way to [F]run
|C |Bb |Am |D |
|Gm |C |F |A7 |
|Dm |Bb |Dm |Bb |
|Dm |Bb |F |C |

[F]It's such a clever innocence with which [Dm]you show my[Bb]self to me
[F]As if you know how it [Am7]feels to never [Bb]be who you wanted to [C]be
I [Bb]thought I [C]was a [F]child unt[Bb]il you turned and [F]smiled
I [Bb]thought that I was [Am]free but I'm just [Gm]one more prison[C]er of ti[A7/C#]me
Al[Dm]one within the [Bb]boundaries of my [F]mind

|Bb |F/A |Gm |C |

[Bb]I thought I [C]was a [Dm7]child

Tabbed by Gerard Koot (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

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