Brandon Heath tells the story of his granddad's life in this song. He penned the tune with Texan-born country songwriter Heather Morgan, whose credits include Trisha Yearwood's "Fall Like Rain" and Billy Ray Cyrus' "We Fought Hard."
Two tears roll down Sinead O'Connor's face. toward the end of the video for "Nothing Compares 2 U." They were shed because she associated the song's lyrics of love and loss with her mother, who was killed in a car accident in 1985.