Dance With My Father Lyrics

Back when I was a child
Before life removed all the innocence
My father would lift me high
And dance with my mother and me and then
Spin me around til' I fell asleep
Then up the stairs he would carry me
And I knew for sure I was loved

If I could get another chance
Another walk, another dance with him
I'd play a song that would never ever end
How I'd love, love, love to dance with my father again, ooh

When I and my mother would disagree
To get my way I would run from her to him
He'd make me laugh just to comfort me, yeah yeah
Then finally make me do just what my momma said
Later that night when I was asleep
He left a dollar under my sheet
Never dreamed that he would be gone from me

If I could steal one final glance, one final step
One final dance with him
I'd play a song that would never ever end
'Cause I'd love, love, love to dance with my father again

Sometimes I'd listen outside her door
And I'd hear how my mother cried for him
I pray for her even more than me
I pray for her even more than me

I know I'm praying for much too much
But could you send back the only man she loved?
I know you don't do it usually
But dear Lord she's dying to dance with my father again

Every night I fall asleep and this is all I ever dream


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Songwriter(s): Richard Marx, Luther Vandross
Record Label(s): 1981, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2006 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, 2001, 2003 BMG Music, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006 J Records
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karen 10/03/12,09:59

i love this song so much it reminds me of my dad i miss him so much but i miss him o.d. hes the best thing that happen to me no one knows what you got till you lose it took me along time to realize that my mom would n ever understand why i am so close to him but she does now my father is speacial
Shivi 12/20/11,15:11

I also dont have such moments with my father, he doesnt show that he loves us :( still i listen this song crying n thinking abt how the singer's father used to dance with him n his mama. luther was 52
pearl 12/05/11,20:25

i really love this song,whenever i heard it i always remember my father.i miss him so much and loved him.and if he still here im very happy to walk with him in my college grad,wish he could still here
Ashcake 11/29/11,00:17

I am 15 years old and today I found out my dad has days 2 live we used 2 dance 2 this song all the time together. Today we listened to it together and all I could do was cry and reminence on our times
Sachie 12/19/12,06:45

I made a video for my dad with this song as background. Daddy you are loved and missed so much by your children. It's been 18 years since you've been gone but the hurt and loneliness still lingers. You have been the best dad any child could have. And we thank God that He has chosen You to be our dad. We love you so much Daddy Dado...
montfort 11/17/12,14:33

Evrytime I hear this song it makes me cry coz I remember my dad who dead when I was young,oh my dad I miss you so much,I wish I could dance with you again.
kim charneilor 10/17/12,11:08

its so touching that it reminds me of my late father..he was so great..of course my yummy baby and i loves this song.we love to hear this song even our love is so complicated!!!!
madu 10/14/12,15:27

Teardrops,I know my dad but I don't have any good memories abt him since I've neva spent time with.I love my daddy very much and I mic him
AGI 09/28/12,06:38

I don't know ma father and ma mom neva told me abt him but this song is so sad it makes me cry luv it :(
Jam 05/27/12,23:25

I'll so miss my father when I was a child that he alway carry me.. I miss a lot.its so very nice song..
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