"Child of God" as written by and Arthur Herzog Jr. Billie Holiday....
I did the best I could do
Or the best I could tell
The higher I flew, the farther I fell

Born in the mud,
Raised in the wild
Washed in the blood,
God's Problem Child

I feel the shine, following me
Not far behind, that's where I wanna be
A little out of town, fine by me

Darkness may fall
We still got a light
Keeping us all
Safe through the night

Heaven must love
God's problem child
Heaven must love
God's problem child
Heaven must love
God's problem child

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"God's Problem Child" as written by Tony Joe White Jamey Johnson

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    General CommentThis song is GREAT. Antony's voice is absolutely incredible.
    rubyoverdiamondson May 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOriginally written and performed by Millie Jackson. I love Antony's version though, he really got to the core of the song.
    Coowon July 27, 2010   Link

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