Build Me A Daddy

Album: Born Here Live Here Die Here (2020)
  • A boy walks past a window of a glowing, 'open' sign
    Full of wooden toys and trucks and painted trains
    Rings a bell up on the counter, hands a picture to the man
    Of a kid beside a soldier smilin' away
    Said, "Sir, I've heard you can build anything"

    Could you build me a daddy?
    Strong as Superman
    Make him ten feet tall with a southern drawl
    And a crooked smile if you can
    'Cause I sure miss him
    Maybe you could bring him back
    If I walked in with him, it'd sure make mama happy
    If you could build me a daddy

    There's an old Winchester rifle back home hangin' on the wall
    He promised me, he'd teach me how to aim
    And he said, when I got older, we could work on that curveball
    I know he'd never wanna miss a game
    So, here's a little money that I've saved

    Could you build me a daddy?
    Strong as Superman
    Make him ten feet tall with a southern drawl
    And a crooked smile if you can
    I sure miss him
    Maybe you could bring him back
    If I walked in with him, it'd sure make mama happy
    If you could build me a daddy

    Give him a big heart, make his arms wide open
    I know he misses me, so Mister, I was hoping

    You build me a daddy
    Strong as Superman
    Make him ten feet tall with a southern drawl
    And a fishin' pole in his hand
    'Cause I sure miss him
    Maybe you could bring him back
    If I walked in with him, it'd sure make mama happy
    If you could build me a daddy

    Could you build me a daddy? Writer/s: Brett Tyler Mikkelson, Jake Mitchell, Josh Thompson
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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