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How you are my hero
How your never here though
Remember times when you put me on your shoulders
How I wish it was forever you would hold us
Right now I'm too young to know
How in the future it will affect me when you go
You could have had it all
You, me, and mum y'know
Anything was possible

I wont be the lonely one
Sitting on my own and sad
A fifty year old
Reminiscing what I had

I wont be the lonely one
Sitting on my own and sad
Forget your dad, he's gone

All I wanted was a kick-a-bout in the park
For you to race me home when it was nearly getting dark
How I could've been yours, and you be mine
It could've been me and you until the end of time
Do what you want, when you want
Be as fuckin' insincere as you can
What kind of way is that to treat your wife
To see your son on Saturdays
What way is that to live your life?

I wont be the lonely one
Sitting on my own and sad
A fifty year old
Reminiscing what I had

I wont be the lonely one
Sitting on my own and sad
Forget your dad, he's gone

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    edgytechApr 12, 2010 at 6:28 pm
    Makes me very sad, b/c my wife and have split and I only get to see my little girl (8) a couple of days a week. I know the split is my fault and I feel like a shit. I want to be with my daughter all the time, but I cant be in a loveless relationship.
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    Jack505Oct 23, 2008 at 8:59 pm
    I've been listening to this song since I left home for university a month ago. It's helped me to cope with being away from my parents, especially my dad for longer than I've ever been before. I know it's not the same as my dad leaving home, but I am now a long way away from him, as I'm in Newcastle and he's in Cambridge. My father has always been a good man and I didn't realise how much I'd miss him, so that's how the lyrics relate to me.

    Daddy's Gone is an excellent song and I love the way Alan McGee sings in his Glaswegian accent.
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    UnregisteredApr 6, 2012 at 9:46 pm
    About a kid who finally realizes his better than his dad who threw everything away, probobly for drinking or another family.
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    UnregisteredMar 21, 2012 at 7:16 pm
    For unregistered 15th dept 2011... You could be my son writing this. My boys don't see their father either, he beat me. We have made a good life, the best revenge is success. Don't keep crying move on. Make you own life and take care of your kids when you have them.

    This is the only life you get... Look after those who love you and they will do the same. Ps i have been married to a lovely man for 15 years and he is now their parent. We are lucky
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    UnregisteredDec 12, 2011 at 11:40 am
    It means that the dad has been mean to his wife. And now the child only gets to see his dad on a saturday beecause of his behaviour.

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