Year: 2003 - Album: Love Luther
Intro: D A/C# Bm G G D A/C# G G/A A Back when I was a child, before life removed all the innocense D A/C# G G/A A My father would lift me high, and dance with my mother and me and then D/F# G Gm/Bb D/A Spin me around till I fell asleep, then up the stairs he would carry me E/G# Asus A And I knew for sure I was loved D A/C# Bm G If I could get another chance, another walk, another dance with him Em Bm I'd play a song that would never ever end reintro: G Asus A D A/C# Bm G How I'd love love love, to dance with my father again When I and my mother would dissagree 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 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 G A Sometimes I'd listen outside her door D A/C# Bm And I'd hear how my mother cried for him G Asus A Em Asus A I prayed for her even more than me, I prayed for her even more than me (Re-intro) D A/C# Bm G (then modulate up a whole step) I know I'm praying for much to much, But could you send back The only man she loved, I know you don't do it usually A Bsus B C#m F#m But dear lord she's dying, to dance with my father again C13b5 E B/D# A Bsus B E Every night I fall asleep and this is all I ever dream.
See also:Frank Sinatra - Strangers in the night Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine Marvin Gaye - Let's get it on Roberta Flack - Killing me softly Frank Sinatra - Fly me to the moon (ver. 2) Boyz II men & All 4 one - I can love you like that
Other versions:Luther Vandross - Dance With My Father Celine Dion - Dance With My Father Jessica Sanchez - Dance With My Father