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Kevin Denney – Daddy Was A Navy Man lyrics

I don't know why he liked the
He'd never seen the ocean before
But he was young and thirsty for
And our country was at war
The poster in the window
Promised A chance to see the
And he figured that he had A
Score to settle
For the boys that died at pearl

He's proud and so am I
That he went and did his part
And I love to hear the stories
That he tells
Of typhoons, tattoos, geisha girls
And battles he's been in
Okinawa, iwo jima, and saipan
And for the longest time
He wouldn't drive A car made in
Daddy was A navy man

Says it was just his duty
That's why he volunteered
And when you're seventeen years
You're just too dumb to be scared
And there's A friend he talks
He says he'll see again someday
'cause you know old sailors
Never die
They just sail away

(Repeat chorus)

My daddy was A navy man

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