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"Dance with My Father" is the title track to singer and songwriter Luther Vandross' thirteenth studio album. With Richard Marx, Vandross wrote the song based on his personal experience. Its heart touching lyrics recall childhood memories with Vandross' father, who used to dance with his mother. Source: Wikipedia






  












Dance With My Father
Luther Vandross
Key of Bb
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Verse 1:
G           G   G  E2 C2  D2
Back when I was a child
C2  C2   C2 C2  C2    C2 D2 B   A    G
Before life removed all the innocence
G     G C2     C2   D2   E2  D2
My father would lift me high
C2        C2    C2    C2 C2   C2   D2  B  
And dance with my mother and me
A       G
And then
E2    E2  E2   G2 G2 G2 D2 C2 C2
Spin me around 'till  I  fell asleep
F2      F2  F2   F2   E2    D2     D2 C2E2
Then up the stairs he would carry me
C2  D2 E2    D2  D2
And I knew for sure
C2 D2  D2
I was loved

Chorus:
G E2 E2   G2   C2D2D2     E2
If  I could get   another chance
D2C2C2   E2
Another walk
C2C2C2   C2       B       A
Another dance with him
F2  F2 F2  F2    E2   D2    D2C2 C2D2  E2
I'd play a song that would never ever end
C2    D2   F2   E2   C2
How I'd love love love
C2     F2     F2    F2 F2 E2  C2 C2
To dance with my father   again

Verse 2:
G         G G    E2  E2  D2
When I and my mother
C2        D2C2E2
Would disagree
C2 C2  C2  C2  C2 C2    C2
To get my way I would run
B          B   A   AG
From her to him
G          G      G      G      C2 D2 D2  C2  E2 
He'd make me laugh just to comfort me
D2     C2
yeah yeah
C2      C2 C2   C2    C2  C2
Then finally make me do
C2     C2    D2   B   A A G
Just what my mama said
E2 E2  E2  G2      G2  G2D2 C2 C2
Later that night when I was asleep
F2  F2G2A2G2 E2D2  C2    E2
He left a dollar under my sheet
C2 D2       E2      D2  D2
Never dreamed that he
C2       D2   E2    D2    D2
Would be gone from me

Chorus 2:
G E2 E2   G2    C2  D2D2   E2
If I could steal one final glance
D2      C2C2   E2
When final step
C2  C2C2   C2       B       A
One final dance with him
F2  F2 F2  F2    E2     D2    D2C2 C2D2  E2
I'd play a song that would never ever end
C2      D2   F2   E2   C2
Cause I'd love love love
C2     F2     F2   F2 F2 E2  C2 C2
To dance with my father again

F2        F2    F2 F2 F2 G2 A2  G2G2D2
Sometimes I'd listen outside her door
 C2  E2   E2    E2    G2G2   D2     D2 C2 E2D2C2
And I'd hear how mama would cry for him
F2   F2   F2 F2 G2A2   A2    G2   G2
I'd pray for her even more than me
F2   F2   F2 F2 G2A2   A2    G2   G2
I'd pray for her even more than me

Chorus 3 @ 3:18
A F2#      F2#    A2      D2    E2    E2   F2 #
I know I'm praying for much to much
E2   D2      D2  F2#  D2
But could you send her
D2  D2D2 D2  C2#   B
The only man she loved
G2G2G2G2F2#E2E2D2D2E2F2#
I know you don't do it usually
D2    E2     G2
But Dear Lord
F2#  E2 D2 C2 G2      G2  G2  G2F2#D2D2
She's dying to dance with my father again

Outro:
E2 E2  E2  F2#E2  D2D2
Every night I fall   asleep
D2    E2 E2 E2 F2#E2D2   D2
And this is   all   I     ever dream





Dance With My Father
Luther Vandross
Key of C
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Verse 1:
F            F   F  D2 A# C2
Back when I was a child
A#  A# A#   A#  A# A# C2  A   G    F
Before life removed all the innocence
F     F  A#      A#  C2  D2  C2
My father would lift me high
A#       A#    A#   A#  A# A#  C2    A  
And dance with my mother and me
G        F
And then
D2    D2  D2  F2 F2 F2 C2 A# A#
Spin me around 'till  I  fell asleep
D2# D2# D2#D2# D2   C2    C2A# D2
Then up   the stairs he would carry me
A#  C2 D2   C2  C2
And I knew for sure
A# C2  C2
I was loved

Chorus:
F D2 D2   F2  A#C2C2     D2
If  I could get  another chance
C2A#A#  D2
Another walk
A#A#A#    A#      A    G
Another dance with him
D2#   D2# D2#  D2#  D2      C2   C2 A# A#C2 D2
I'd     play      a    song that would never   ever end
A#    C2  D2# D2   A#
How I'd love love love
A#   D2# D2# D2# D2#D2  A#A#
To dance with my    father   again

Verse 2:
F         F    F   D2  D2 C2
When I and my mother
A#        C2A#D2
Would disagree
A# A# A#  A# A#  A#   A#
To get my way I would run
A          A   G  G F
From her to him
F            F      F      F     A# C2  C2  A#  D2 
He'd make me laugh just to comfort me
C2       A#
yeah yeah
A#     A# A#     A#  A#A#
Then finally make me do
A#      A#   C2   A  G   G F
Just what my mama said
D2D2  D2   F2      F2  F2 C2  A#A#
Later that night when I was asleep
D2# D2# F2 G2F2 D2C2  A#  D2
He    left    a dollar under my sheet
A# C2       D2      C2  C2
Never dreamed that he
A#       C2   D2    C2    C2
Would be gone from me

Chorus 2:
F D2 D2    F2   A#  C2C2   D2
If I could steal one final glance
C2      A#A# D2
When final step
A#   A#A#  A#      A     G
One final dance with him
D2# D2# D2# D2# D2    C2   C2A# A#C2 D2
I'd    play    a   song that would never ever end
A#     C2   D2# D2   A#
Cause I'd love love love
A#   D2# D2# D2# D2#D2  A#A#
To dance with my    father    again
D2#   D2# D2# D2#D2# F2G2   F2F2C2
Sometimes I'd     listen    outside her door
 A#  D2  D2    D2   F2F2   C2    C2 A# D2C2A#
And I'd hear how mama would cry for   him
D2# D2# D2# D2# F2G2  G2    F2   F2
I'd    pray for     her   even more than me
D2#D2# D2#D2#F2G2  G2    F2   F2
I'd pray   for    her even more than me

Chorus 3 (HIGH) @ 3:18
G   E2     E2       G2      C2    D2   D2    E2
I know I'm praying for much to much
D2     C2     C2     E2    C2
But could you send her
C2  C2C2  C2     B      A
The only man she loved
F2F2F2F2E2D2D2C2C2D2E2
I know you don't do it usually
C2    D2     F2
But Dear Lord
E2      D2C2 A# F2      F2   F2   F2E2 C2C2
She's dying to dance with my father again

Outro:
D2 D2  D2  E2D2  C2C2
Every night I fall   asleep
C2    D2 D2 D2 E2D2C2   C2
And this is   all   I     ever dream



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  1. thnks poh ng marami sa notes ng dnce with my father...d best tlaga site nyo.....

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    1. Maraming salamat sa comment mo John. Nakakataba ng puso. hehe. Salamat ulit :-bd

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