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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 me and my momma would disagree
To get my way I would run from her to him
He'd make me laugh just to comfort me
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
Coz I'd love, love, love to dance with my father again.

Sometimes I'd listen outside her door
And I'd hear how my momma 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 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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    mema14Nov 21, 2008 at 11:15 am
    ..ehmm i mean a poetry..not song..i was such a mean girl not thinking i've write song instead of poetry..i don't know how to compose songs but i know how to make poetries..
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    mema14Nov 21, 2008 at 11:12 am recalls the past of the previous singer or maybe the composer of the song of his or her father who might be dead or gone because of some important business which he cannot was really touching even it's an ages song it still touch the heart of every person or being wh0 might have hear the song dance with my father by kellie and luther..i really love the song that i had made a song out of the song..
  • blob4ever
    blob4everNov 21, 2008 at 12:13 pm
    This song is kinda depressing and joyful at the same time. She'd be dancing with her father and then boom, he dies and now she feels very lonely, great song.
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    UnregisteredAug 22, 2012 at 6:49 am
    This is the moment that i want 2 experience 2 dance w/my father to say thank u for everything 2 thier leve,care,sacrifice and effort 2 give thier child a good life!!!

    From:maribeth v. Nesperos
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    UnregisteredJul 24, 2012 at 7:36 pm
    This song is so meaningfull to me coz, i was only two year old when my father died. I dont rmember anything from him but my mom always telling me how he loved me coz iam the only girl and the youngest in the family so i know how he love and care for me so dearly. The first time i heard this song is i was at work, what i did was wen to the bathroom and cried coz i remember my father. I love him so much even we did not spend time together i know and i can feel that he love me so much and so do i, as the lyrics of the song goes if only lord can send back the only man i love, but he dont usually do that, so what iam wishing now is when i die i wish that i can see him and have a dance with him again.

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