Gordon Lightfoot is a Canadian singer-songwriter, who topped the charts in the USA back in 1974. The album "Sundown" topped the album chart and the title track made number one in the singles chart. His songs have been recorded by many other artists, including Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Pet…
"A child is born to a welfare case/
Where the rats run around like they own the place/
The room is chilly, the building is old/
That's how it goes/
A doctor's found on his welfare rounds/
And he comes and he leaves on the double"