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Lou Reed

Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (born March 2, 1942) is an American rock musician, songwriter, and photographer. He is best known as guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of The Velvet Underground, and for his solo career, which has spanned several decades. Though the Velvet Underground were a comme… more »

They're taking her children away Because they said she was not a good mother They're taking her children away Because she was making it with sisters and brothers And everyone else, all of the others Like cheap officers who would Stand there and flirt in front of me

They're taking her children away Because they said she was not a good mother They're taking her children away Because of the things that they heard she had done
The black air force sergeant was not the first one
And all of the drugs she took, every one, every one

And I am the water boy, the real game's not over here
But my heart is overflowin' anyway I'm just a tired man, no words to say
But since she lost her daughter It's her eyes that fill with water And I am much happier this way

They're taking her children away Because they said she was not a good mother They're taking her children away Because number one was the girl friend from paris The things that they did, ah, they didn't have to ask us
And then the welshman from india, who came here to stay

They're taking her children away Because they said she was not a good mother They're taking her children away Because of the things she did in the streets In the alleys and bars, no she couldn't be beat
That miserable rotten slut couldn't turn, anyone away

I am the water boy, the real game's not over here
But my heart is overflowin' anyway I'm just a tired man, no words to say
But since she lost her daughter It's her eyes that fill with water And I am much happier this way

Written by: LOU REED

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