I heard this song when I was little. The lyrics are something as follows (vaguely):

"When I was a little boy, my father asked me, what do I want to be? Do I want to be a doctor...". (cannot remember of rest)

This song is more of a nursery rhyme. Given that I am over 25 years old, it is not from My Chemical Romance (as suggested by Google search) without a doubt. I am also certain that this is not a song made up by my parents since I vividly remember hearing it from the radio.

I also tried various song recognization software, but interestingly, still no luck.

Edit: Maybe is it a song from The Carpenters? My mom is a huge fan of their music.

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    It almost sounds like a rewrite of Que Sera Sera
    – Tetsujin
    Nov 29, 2021 at 16:45
  • @Tetsujin This is the song!! Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!
    – Null_Space
    Nov 29, 2021 at 21:46

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Is it possibly Que Sera Sera?

When I was just a little girl
I asked my mother, what will I be
Will I be pretty
Will I be rich
Here's what she said to me

There are differences --the gender of the parent, who is asking the question, what the possible answers are, but the format is quite the same --it reminded me of this immediately.


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