Dance with My Father Again

Byron Lee, Byron Lee & the Dragonaires, DragonairesBuy this song

Byron Lee

Byron Lee OD, OJ (born Byron Aloysius St. Elmo Lee, 27 June 1935, Christiana, Manchester, Jamaica, died 4 November 2008, Kingston, Jamaica) was a musician, record producer, and entrepreneur, best known for his work as leader of Byron Lee and the Dragonaires. more »

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 'till 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

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 mama 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 mama would cry for him
I'd pray for her even more than me
I'd pray for her even more than me

I know I'm praying for much to much
But could you send her 
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

Written by: LUTHER VANDROSS, RICHARD MARX, RICHARD N MARX

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