You're a lonely little girl
But your Mommy & your Daddy don't care
You're a lonely little girl

The things they say
Just hurt your heart
It's too late now
For them to start
To understand
The way you feel
The world for them
Is too unreal
So you're lonely, lonely, lonely,
Lonely little girl
You're lonely . . .

ALL YOUR CHILDREN ARE POOR
UNFORTUNATE VICTIMS OF
SYSTEMS BEYOND THEIR CONTROL

Where did Annie go
When she went to town?
Who are all those creeps
That she brings around?

A PLAGUE UPON YOUR IGNORANCE & THE GRAY
DESPAIR OF YOUR UGLY LIFE
ALL YOUR CHILDREN ARE POOR
UNFORTUNATE VICTIMS OF LIES . . .

Where did Annie go
When she went . . .


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    General CommentDon't forget the Great Lost Middle-8 - heard in instrumental form on some of the 1967 demos, and in vocal form in the 1975-6 live versions:-

    Every night you sit in your room/Right by the radio, reading your books/Pictures of the idol/You love the words that he sings, the way that he looks/In the picture on the wall/There's a tear in his eye...
    (repeat You're a lonely little girl etc etc)

    Hence the song's subtitle: "It's His Voice On The Radio"
    imrazoron July 30, 2010   Link
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    Link(s)I think Frank is poking fun at the Doors here. This reminds me of "You're Lost Little Girl" off the Doors album, Strange Days. It would be, presumably, how high school girls are supposed to hear that song.
    ignatiusreillyon June 12, 2012   Link
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    My InterpretationIt sadly depicts some of those American Teenage Girls in 1967, alienated by their parents because of their lack of understanding about the new rock n roll culture and too pimply for the high school hotshots they are in love with.

    They dream of running away to the glamour and exciting happenings in and around Height Asbury and being a part of the fashionable Hippie scene.

    Some of these girls actually did run away to Height Asbury and fell under the spell of an evil conning chancer like Charles Manson and fell into oblivion. Some other's on the other hand hung out in the park for a week or so, drop a bit of acid, got laid and returned home when the money ran out......
    BarnabyHugheson October 15, 2015   Link

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