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Ugly Kid Joe - Cats in the cardle lyrics


My child arrived just the other day;
Came to the world in the usually way
But there were planes to catch and bills to pay.
He learned to walk while I was away.
He was talkin' 'fore I knew it.
And as he grew he said,
"I'm gonna be like you, Dad.
You know I'm gonna be like you. "

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And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon,
Little boy blue and the man on the moon.
"When you comin' home? "
"Son, I don't know when.
We'll get together then.
You know we'll have a good time then. "

Well, my son turned ten just the other day.
He said, "Thanks for the ball, Dad. Come on, let's play.
Could you teach me to throw? " I said, "Not today.
I got a lot to do. " He said, "That's okay. "
And he walked away and he smiled and he said,
"You know,
I'm gonna be like him, yeah.
You know I'm gonna be like him. "

Chorus

Well, he came from college just the other day,
So much like a man I just had to say,



"I'm proud of you. Could you sit for a while? "
He shook his head and he said with a smile,
"What I'd really like, Dad, is to borrow the car keys.
See you later. Can I have them please? "

Chorus :
And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon,
Little boy blue and the man on the moon.
"When you comin? home, Son? "
"I don't know when.
We'll get together then.
You know we'll have a good time then. "

I've long since retired, my son's moved away.
I called him up just the other day.
"I'd like to see you, if you dont mind. "
He said, "I'd love to, Dad, if I could find the time.
You see my new job's a hassle and the kids have the flu,
But it's sure nice talkin' to you, Dad.
It's been sure nice talkin' to you. "

And as I hung up the phone it occurred to me,
He'd grown up just like me.
My boy was just lïke me.
(Yeah, yeah, yeah)

Chorus
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