Daddy’s come around    (video)

 

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Daddy's come around to mama's way of thinking,

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no more staying out all night a-drinking.

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Everything’s better on the home front now,

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they're meeting in the middle, working it out,

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he finally figured out he's got something worth keeping,

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now that Daddy's come around to Mama's way of thinking.

 

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1. Daddy used to go out every night with his friends,

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    and Mama stayed home taking care of the of the kids,

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    Daddy didn't mind the way it was arranged

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    to his way of thinking it didn't seem strange.

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    Then one night mama met him at the door,

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    ‘cause the key in his hand didn't work anymore,

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    Mama said, “More than the locks have changed,

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    there's a new set of rules to this old game.”

 

+  CHORUS

 

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2. Now it's been some time since she laid down the law,

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    but Daddy don't seem to mind at all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    He comes straight home when the work day is through,

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    he's even done the dishes a time or two.

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    And late last night when the lights were low

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    Daddy told mama,”I love you so!”

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    Early this morning mama said to him,

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    “You just might get to be a daddy again!”

 

+  CHORUS

 

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    Everything’s better on the home front now,

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    they're meeting in the middle, working it out,

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    he finally figured out he's got something worth keeping,

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    yeah, now Daddy's come around to Mama's way of thinking.

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    Yeah, Daddy's come around to Mama's way of thinking.

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    Yeah, Daddy's come around to Mama's way of thinking.   + D

 

(orig. = capo 1st)    (Paul Overstreet)