Dad's Old Number

Album: All of It (2018)
  • I'm sorry ma'am, don't hang up
    Nah, I ain't selling nothing
    I don't know what I was thinking when I called
    I guess I wasn't
    Yeah, I was just down on my luck
    Having some trouble with this old truck
    And the guy that used to pick up
    He could fix anything

    Sometimes I forget these ten digits ain't my lifeline anymore
    Every now and then, I dial 'em up
    When life gets tough, or when I brave score
    Sorry about the one ring hang-ups
    Early morning and late night wake-ups
    It was me, in case you wonder
    You've got dad's old number

    I learned it by heart, when I was six
    He never did change it
    I've called it in trouble
    With good and bad news
    And break-ups, yeah you name it
    Sure I've got some friends I can call
    They're always there if I need to talk
    But good as they are, it ain't their fault
    Sometimes I just need him

    And sometimes I forget these ten digits ain't my lifeline anymore
    Every now and then, I dial 'em up
    When life gets tough, or when I brave score
    Sorry about the one ring hang-ups
    Early morning and late night wake-ups
    It was just me, in case you wonder
    You've got dad's old number

    So I apologize in advance
    'Cause there's a damn good chance
    When I meet that girl
    Or get that job
    And I need to tell my best friend
    You're probably going to hear from me again

    'Cause sometimes I forget these ten digits ain't my lifeline anymore
    Every now and then, I dial 'em up
    When life gets tough, or when I brave score
    Sorry about the one ring hang-ups
    Early morning and late night wake-ups
    It was just me, in case you wonder yeah
    You've got dad's old number

    Dad's old number Writer/s: Chase Mcgill, Jessi Alexander
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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