"Child Is Father of the Man" as written by and Brian Wilson Van Dyke Parks....
Child child child
Father of the man father of the man
Child child child
Father of the man father of the man

Child child child
Father of the man father of the man
Child child child
Father of the man father of the man


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"Child Is Father of the Man" as written by Van Dyke Parks Brian Wilson

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    Song MeaningThe lyrics are actually taken from a poem by William Wordsworth called "My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold". Both the poem and various other songs connected to SMiLE, such as "Wonderful" and "Surf's Up", deal with the subjects of youth and spiritualism.

    I personally like the song - especially its head-spinning harmonies - but only in the context of the album.
    discojedi97on June 09, 2013   Link
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    My InterpretationThe only think I can think of is a biblical reference about Jesus, but who knows?
    rojerkon December 29, 2012   Link

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