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To Daddy Song Lyrics and Chords

Dolly Parton

 

To Daddy Song Lyrics and Chords by Dolly Parton

 

To Daddy
Written and Recorded by Dolly Parton
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Mama never seemed to miss the finer things of life
 
If she did she never did say so to  
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daddy

She never wanted to be more than mother and a wife

 
If she did she never did say so to  
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daddy
The only thing that seemed to be important in her life
 
Was to make our house a home and make us  
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happy
 
Mama never wanted any  
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more that what she had
 
If she  
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did she never did say so to  
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daddy
He often left her all alone she didn’t mind staying home
 
If she did she never did say so to  
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daddy
And she never missed the flowers and the cards he never sent her
 
If she did she never did say so to  
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daddy
Being took for granted was a thing that she accepted
 
And she didn’t need those things to make her  
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happy
 
And she didn’t seem to notice that  
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he didn’t kiss and hold her
 
If she  
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did she never did say so to  
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daddy
 
One  
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morning we awoke just to find a note
 
That mama carefully wrote and left to  
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daddy
 
And  
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as we began to read it our ears could not believe it
 
The words that she had written there to  
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daddy
 
She  
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said the kids are older now they don’t need me very much
 
And I’ve gone in search of love I need so  
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badly
 
I have needed you so long but  
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I just can’t keep holding on

She never meant to come back home

 
If she  
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did she never did say so to  
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daddy goodbye to  
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daddy

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song To Daddy?
– The song To Daddy was sang by Dolly Parton.

 

Who is Dolly Parton?
– Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music. After achieving success as a songwriter for others, Parton made her album debut in 1967 with Hello, I’m Dolly, which led to success during the remainder of the 1960s (both as a solo artist and with a series of duet albums with Porter Wagoner), before her sales and chart peak came during the 1970s and continued into the 1980s. Parton’s albums in the 1990s did not sell as well, but she achieved commercial success again in the new millennium and has released albums on various independent labels since 2000, including her own label, Dolly Records. She has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
Parton’s music includes Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)-certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards. She has had 25 songs reach no. 1 on the Billboard country music charts, a record for a female artist (tied with Reba McEntire). She has 44 career Top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career-charted singles over the past 40 years. She has garnered 11 Grammy Awards and 50 nominations, including the Lifetime Achievement Award ten Country Music Association Awards, including Entertainer of the Year and is one of only seven female artists to win the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year Award five Academy of Country Music Awards, also including Entertainer of the Year four People’s Choice Awards and three American Music Awards.
In 1999, Parton was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. She has composed over 3,000 songs, including “I Will Always Love You” (a two-time U.S. country chart-topper, as well as an international pop hit for Whitney Houston), “Jolene”, “Coat of Many Colors”, and “9 to 5”. She is also in a select group to have received at least one nomination from the Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, Tony Awards, and Emmy Awards. As an actress, she has starred in films such as 9 to 5 (1980) and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982), for which she earned Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress, as well as Rhinestone (1984), Steel Magnolias (1989), Straight Talk (1992) and Joyful Noise (2012).