Dance With My Father


Back when I was a child
Before life removed all the innocence
My father would lift me high and dance with my mother and me and then
Spin me around 'til I fell asleep
Then up the stairs he would carry me
And I knew for sure I was loved

If I could get another chance, another walk, another dance with him
I'd play a song that would never ever end
How I'd love, love, love
To dance with my father again

When I and my mother would disagree
To get my way I would run from her to him
He'd make me laugh just to comfort me, yeah yeah..
Then finally make me do just what my moma said
Then about night when i want to sleep
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, love
To dance with my father again

Sometimes I'd listen outside her door
And I'd hear how mama cried for him
I pray for her even more than me
I pray for her even more than me

I know I'm praying for much too much
But could you send back the only man she loved
I know you don't do it usually
But dear Lord she's dying
To dance with my father again
Every night I fall asleep and this is all I ever dream


(Luther Vandross / Richard Marx)

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i always cry when i sing this song...

haruwii_celine > philippines <

OMG, this song is extremely touching, every single time I listen to it I cry....a couple of weeks ago, I sent a link with this song to my student, because her daddy almost died, while the song was playing she called me and she was crying so much that I couldn't help myself, i started crying too, Celine moves me in every situation, not only me...but everyone who listens to this her so much

We'll always love you Celine

.............This song makes me cry for a million times............
...........Everytime i hear this song, i remember my father who past away 2 years ago and untill now i'm still on my way to move on....
....I'm also greatful that celine made a new version of this song because i'ma huge fan of her... Laughing out loud

I hope that celine come here in Philippines because a lot of people and fans love her here.... especially Me......

..............Love you So very Much Celine..........

My father passed away when I was 2 years old and my mother died when I was 14. This song make me feel so sad..but it's ok..if I could get another chance, another I miss dance with my father and mother..thank you celine for this great song..

C'est une de ses merveilleuses chansons, hommage d'une fille envers son père. Merci Céline pour tous ses moments magiques dans lesquels tu nous nous fais vibrer.

My Dad passed away nearly 5 years ago and when I hear this song, I miss him so much. I wish I could return to a time when I could say I love him so much. Thanks Celine for this wonderful song.

Merci beaucoup pour cette chanson. J'ai perdu mon père l'année dernière et c'était pour moi la personne que j'aimais le plus au monde. Je donnerais n'importe quoi pour revivre de nombreux moments avec lui et pour pouvoir lui dire encore et encore à quel point je l'aimais. C'est pourquoi votre chanson me va droit au coeur et je l'écoute très souvent car je trouve que c'est un très bel hommage à votre père et comme d'habitude vous chantez merveilleusement. Merci beaucoup pour toutes les merveilleux moments que vous nous faites passer grace à votre talent, à votre générosité et votre gentillesse. Je vous souhaite de continuer encore très longtemps à nous faire rêver.

Cette chanson, je ne la trouve pas triste, au contraire trouve qu'elle évoque la pureté de l'amour qu'a une fille pour son père. Chaque fois que je l'écoute elle me fait penser à la petite fille qui se cache en nous...

Outstanding voice, soul touching song! I still have my father but everytime I hear this song I just wonder how I would cope without him..Love you Dad!! Love you Celine!!

My dad passed away 7 years ago and I wish this song would come true. If I could get another chance to be with him, to watch your show as we used to and that you would sing this song....I love my dad and miss him dearly. Je t'aime Papa.

An excellent cover of a stunning song - with words everyone who's lost their father can relate to.

J'ai perdu mon père en avril dernier. C'est arrivé subitement, on ne s'attendait pas à cela.. malgré ces 78 ans. Même s'il fut mon père adoptif, il a su voir au delà d'une couleur de peau et d'origine. Il m'a enseigné les bases de la vie et le rire. Il me manque et cette chanson touche mon coeur énormément...merci.