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........On my blog yeaterday it was mentioned a bout a song that upset them on Fathers Day,

and I agreed that we are all sentimental.

But what songs do you rember with Dad,Pappa,Old Man,Daddy etc in the title?

Some to get you going:-

Oh My Pappa.............................Eddie Calvert

Daddys Home............................Cliff Richard

Don't you rock me DaddyO........Lonnie Donnegan

Oh sinner man...........................Nina and Frederick

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Hi King Richard, we used to sing 'Daddy let your hair hang down', my brothers teased my poor Dad about going a bit thin on top,once he opened the door to a hair piece salesman,'crown-toppers' or something like that,yes it was my naughty brothers up to their old tricks! they were laughing about it for days poor Dad! sorry I missed your earlier blog,I could tell you some great storys about my dear papa but I'd be here all day! Hope your day is happy, huff hugs :) xxx

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I can't think of one song which mentions dad, pappa etc other than just two you've mentioned

Lib x

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Memory jogger

I believe in the man in the sky,,,,,,,,,,,,,Elvis Presley

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I read the blog and instantly had a song in my head playing over and over. Have only just realised the words include 'Mother'. Plot. Lost. Yes. :)

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You can do better than that scrobbity

Memory jogger ............Don't you rock me daddy o.........Lonnie Donnegan

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How about Daddy, Daddy Cool by 'Boney M' FROM 1976. My kids were always singing it to me when they used it on a Vauxhall advert on TV. Happy memories before it became uncool to sing to your dad in the car.

Tony

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That was also by the Darts.

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Oh Yeh, I remember them now, Talk about the boy in New York City and stuff

in a sort of 50s style.

Well spotted King

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Going back a bit further with the Darts

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Do wah daddy diddy dum diddy do? Manfred Mann (with a modicum of poetic licence).

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Oh libby.What are you like.

Memory jogger.......My heart belongs to Daddy........Mary Martin

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Dance with my father again.real tearjerker.

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Do you know who sang it?

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I think it was Lionel Richie

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Luther van dross

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Well done

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"Song For Dad" by Keith Urban

Lately I've been noticing

I say the same things he used to say

And I even find myself acting the very same way

I tap my fingers on the table

To the rhythm in my soul

And I jingle the car keys

When I'm ready to go

When I look in the mirror

He's right there in my eyes

Starin' back at me and I realize

The older I get

The more I can see

How much he loved my mother and my brother and me

And he did the best that he could

And I only hope when I have my own family

That everyday I see

A little more of my father in me

There were times I thought he was bein'

Just a little bit hard on me

But now I understand he was makin' me

Become the man he knew that I could be

In everything he ever did

He always did with love

And I'm proud today to say I'm his son

When somebody says I hope I get to meet your dad

I just smile and say you already have

The older I get

The more I can see

How much he loved my mother and my brother and me

And he did the best that he could

And I only hope when I have my own family

That everyday I see

A little more of my father in me

He's in my eyes

My heart, my soul

My hands, my pride

And when I feel alone

And I think I can't go on

I hear him sayin' "Son you'll be alright"

Everything's gonna be alright"

Yes it is

The older I get

The more I can see

That he loved my mother and my brother and me

And he did the best that he could

And I only hope when I have my own family

That everyday I see

Oh I hope I see

I hope everyday I see

A little more of my father in me

A little more of my father in me

I hope everyday I see in me

In me

In me

I hope everyday I see

A little more of my father in me

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There's also 'Father to Son' by Cat Stevens, and Paul Simon's 'Father and Daughter' and my wife says George Michael has a song called 'Father Figure' [never heard it tho!!]... bet there's more too!

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That is a fantastic song

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Lonnie Donegan's My old man's a dustman.

Bobby

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Was he?

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I'm afraid these are all before my time................

Its making me feel young, thanks for that. lol

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There must have been some in your time that you can remenber!

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yea, only joking, I can remember Richie and Van Dross.

My era was Motown and the Beatles

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And another country & western ( modern)

"He Didn't Have To Be" Brad Paisley

When a single mom goes out on a date with somebody new

It always winds up feeling more like a job interview

My momma used to wonder if she'd ever meet someone

Who wouldn't find out about me and then turn around and run

I met the man I call my dad when I was five years old

He took my mom out to a movie and for once I got to go

A few months later I remember lying there in bed

I overheard him pop the question and prayed that she'd say yes

And then all of a sudden

Oh, it seemed so strange to me

How we went from something's missing

To a family

Lookin' back all I can say

About all the things he did for me

Is I hope I'm at least half the dad

That he didn't have to be

I met the girl that's now my wife about three years ago

We had the perfect marriage but we wanted somethin' more

Now here I stand surrounded by our family and friends

Crowded 'round the nursery window as they bring the baby in

And now all of a sudden

It seemed so strange to me

How we've gone from something's missing

To a family

Lookin' through the glass I think about the man

That's standin' next to me

And I hope I'm at least half the dad

That he didn't have to be

Lookin' back all I can say

About all the things he did for me

Is I hope I'm at least half the dad

That he didn't have to be

Yeah, I hope I'm at least half the dad

That he didn't have to be

Because he didn't have to be

You know he didn't have to be

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Super,I had never heard that one

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ooo Libby, tears rolling down my face with this one xx

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We all used to sing " Don't jump of the roof Dad" by Tommy Cooper. When I go out playing my 50's and 60's music, it still goes down well.

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That was the top requested song on Fathers day on Radio Nottingham

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Hi King

Eddie Calvert and Lonnie Donogan, two of he greats

jan

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.Oh my pappa'was thw first record my dad bought me.Come to think of it ,it was the only record he ever bought me.

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some great songs here - some I had never heard of thank you x I'd suggest 'Pappa was a rolling stone' (wish he was would be very, very, very rich ha ha) by Sly and the Family Stone I think - anyone remember it? and ??? I'm not your Daddy' by someone.

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Hey... I heard this topic or a similar one on the radio on Sunday. I thought of Don't Cry Daddy by our other great king - Elvis Presley! . Lovelight x

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