Father Of Mine - Everclear

Father of mine tell me where have you been?
You know I just closed my eyes and my whole world disappeared.
Father of mine take me back to the day when I was still your golden boy,
Back before you went away.
I remember blue skies, walking the block.
I loved it when you held me high, I loved to hear you talk.
You would take me to a movie, you would take me to the beach,
You would take me to the place inside that is so hard to reach.
Father of mine tell me where did you go?
You had the world inside your hand, and you did not seem to know.
Father of mine, tell me what do you see,
When you look back at your wasted life and you don't see me.
I was ten years old, doing all that I could.
It wasn't easy for me to be a scared white boy in a black neighbourhood.
Sometimes you would send me a birthday card with a five dollar bill.
I never understood you then, and I guess I never will.
Daddy gave me a name, my dad he gave me a name then he walked away.
Daddy gave me a name then he walked away.
My dad me gave me a name.
Father of mine, tell me where have you been?
I just closed my eyes and the world disappeared.
Father of mine, tell me how do you sleep?
With all the children you abandoned and the wife I saw you beat.
I will never be safe, I will never be sane,
I will always be weird inside, I will always be lame.
Now I'm a grown man with a child of my own.
And I swear that I will never let her know all the pain I have known.
Then he walked away.
Daddy gave me a name then he walked away.
My dad he gave me a name then he walked away.
Daddy gave me a name then he walked away.
My dad he gave me a name.
Then he walked away.

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