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Luther Vandross – 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 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


Ooh, 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 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 momma would cry for him
I pray for her even more than me
I pray for her even more than me


I know I'm prayin' 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 dyin' to dance with my father again
Every night I fall asleep
And this is all I ever dream
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    louisebusst
    My dad died when I was two I didn't even know who he was and I still don't this song makes me cry every time I hear it. I have missed everything the bad thing is that I never know him the only thing I know is he died in prison and I am only thirteen years old I have missed everything and so has he my mom want even tell me his name I love him and I wish he was still here love you. Sorry for everyone who has lost somebody.
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    Masakit nung iniwan kami ng tito ko kahit di ko siya ama tinuring ko siya ng tunay na magulang lalo nung nakita ko siyang nahihirapan para labanan niya yung sakit na nararamdaman niya pero ngayon wala na siya iniwan na niya kaming lahat lagi kung naalala siya na sana nandito siya naawa ako sa mga pinzan ko ayaw kung nakita silang umiiyak dahil lang sa wala na yung papa nila maraming naging tanung sa puso ko na bakit niya kami iniwan sana tito ko magiging masaya kna sa pilling ni god ilove you tito.
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    jhami
    Papa sana kung nasan kaman sana lagi mo kaming naiisip ni mama. Kasi ikaw lagi kanamin naiisip. Sana magkasama sama na tayo para mabuo na ang ating pamilya. Papa mis na mis ku na po kayo. Patin si mama mis na mis na po kayo. Papa ang song na to na dance with my father. Ay dedicate ko po sainyo. Mis na ko na po kayo. I love you papa.
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    My father is still alive but he told my grandmother yesterday that he has a fatal condition. He never told me because he knows I can't stand the idea of losing him. I grew up in my uncle's protection but I'm always keeping in touch with my father. I love him very much and I don't wanna lose him. He's still too young. Just one year ago I was with him and he seemed to be very healthy.
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    I wish to dedicate this song to my dearest bro jose roy "agene" cham who joined our creator a day after valentine's day and to his daughter who is under rated as a daughter. I can remember vividly how my bro called for the name of her daughter while he has an erratic bp on valentine's day but said nothing after janine (my niece) rushed to him in his hospital bed. I feel for them, coz I myself experienced the same with our father. So sad we only had a short time together. Like janine, I just celebrated my 18th birthday when our father left us. As he was bedridden too, our earlier plans for a party was shelved upon my prodding. Its tough then, growing up to be a young lady and feeling to be by yourself in this complicated world when you need your father most as your knight in shining armor. Well, I learned the loopholes of life the hard way and will always long to be with my father again. By the way, my bro is my father's favortie as he is sooo sweet. Miss you both guys. My love is always with you.
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    I lost my grandfather recently. I dreamt of him the other night and when I woke up this song was the only thing on my mind. I cried harder than I did at his funeral as I listened to this song over and over. To me this song was about cherishing the little things that a person does to show his love. I know that my grandfather loved me because of the special name that we had for each other. I would give anything to hear him call me "monkey" again just the way luther would have to have his mother dance with his father again. Those memories are the treasured things that no one can ever take away from you.
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    This song may be the most beautiful written and the way luther sang it. It is pure raw emotion. I lost both my parents but this particular song makes me think of my dad and I never fail to break down and sob. It is tough to appreciate your parents while they are living. I also think of my own fiance who is 20 years older than me. He is the only man I ever loved and feel it may be the final straw since he most likely will die before me. I try to appreciate him every day.
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    fayefernandez
    The first time I heard this song, I heard it very carefully. Then I didn't notice my tears fell down and flashback to my mind about my mothers said to me everything about my father when he was alive, I was 3years old then and it took awhile my father treated me as his favorite among to my 3 siblings. Ako kasi ang bunso and he knew that time that I grow up without him anymore. Now, I'm 27 and always miss him and I love him very much!
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    allia
    Nakakarelate ung song especially to my tatay back wen I was teen doon ko lang naranasan ng sobrang sakit pala mawalan ng haligi ng tahanan ung alam mong di na siya babalik sa amin. Ok lang sana kung di na siya babalik peru alam naming buhay siya. I love my father so much hindi matutumbasan ng kahit anung bagay d2 sa mundo. I'm sure happy na sila ngaun ng mama ko dahil mag kasama na sila at sa lahat na naabot q sa buhay q ngaun, lam q kasama q sila. Thank you po sa lahat. Mahal na mahal ko po kau tatay at nanay.
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    Tatay Andy kahit nasan Kaman ang mga alaala mo sa amin ay di namin malilimutan, hanggang nyayon at magpakaylan man ang mga pangaral mo sa akin ay nasa isip ko pa utang ko sa inyo ni nanay Nena kung ano man ang narating ko sa buhay. Mahal na mahal ko kayo. Inaalay ko sa iyo ang paborito kong kanta Dance with my father. I miss you so much. Advance Happy birthday, I love you. God bless you in the name of the name of the father in heaven. Rey Sanchez 4 ever.
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    This song reminds me of a father who I didn't know and left my mother without saying anything if he is going to come back for us. But no matter what happen he is still my father and I love him so much and I miss him. I miss the feeling of having a father who will guide and love you all the time of your life. I love you papa.
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    The best song I heard about our head in the family. Very touching, this moment while I'm listening this song if god give me another chance to see my father, not only hug and kisses I will give it to him I will sing this song while I'm holding his hand. This time I remember all his hardship for how he care for me as his daughter. I like to cry hard this moment. I felt guilt because I didn't give my best for him to survive from his illness. Tatay we love you so much.
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    acemendoza
    I love it. Promiz it makes me feel guilt at first coz I honestly tell you the truth I am close w my father not like others. But now I heard this song and watch the video w held, I am so much lucky to hav a father like him. He knows how to care, protect, and to love inspite of everything that I've than to him. Now I understand why he really do his best just to discipline. If I hav given a chance I want to dance w my father.
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    binhon
    This is one of my favourite songs. I have always wanted to dance with my father too but I am not living with my family and I do not know when the time will come for me to have that chance.
    Whenever I listen to this song, I always imagine my father and me dancing at my wedding, and I pray that I will be able to see my family again soon.
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    sonie
    It has been 35 years since the Lord has taken him but I still miss him so much. He has been a very good father to us kahit ang hirap. I love him the way he has brought us up kahit bata pa kaming magkakapatid noon. How I'd wish he was given the chance to feel how much we love him too esp. Now that I have a job. Anyhow, I am sure he is happier with you and with my mother. And inspite of that, I know, his/their thoughts are still with us. Thank you po.
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      My dad died when I was two I didn't even know who he was and I still don't this song makes me cry... Read more →
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      Masakit nung iniwan kami ng tito ko kahit di ko siya ama tinuring ko siya ng tunay na magulang... Read more →

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