"Watching Scotty Grow" as written by and Mac Davis....
There he sits with a pen and a yellow pad,
What a handsome lad, that's my boy
BRLFQ spells mom and dad,
Well that ain't too bad, 'cause that's my boy

Well you can have your TV and you nightclubs,
And you can have your drive in picture show,
I'll stay here with my little man near, we'll listen to the radio,
Biding my time and Watching Scotty grow

Making a castle out of building blocks,
And a cardboard box, that's my boy,
Mickey Mouse says it's thirteen o'clock,
Well that's quite a shock, that's my boy

In four short years I've gone from rags to riches,
And what I did before that I don't know,
So let it rain on my windowpane, I got my own rainbow,
And we're sitting here shining watching Scotty grow

Riding on daddy's shoulders off to bed,
Old sleepy head, that's my boy,
Got to have a drink of water and a story read,
A teddy bear named Fred, that's my boy

What's that you say momma come on and keep you feet warm,
Well save me a place I'll be there in a minute or so,
I'll think I'll stay right here and say a little prayer before I go,
Me and God watching Scotty grow

Me and God watching Scotty grow


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"Watching Scotty Grow" as written by Mac Davis

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    General Comment"Watching Scotty Grow" is a song written by country music singer-songwriter Mac Davis. Although featured on Davis' 1972 album I Believe in Music, a more famous version of the song was performed by Bobby Goldsboro in 1970 and included on Goldsboro's album We Gotta Start Lovin. Goldsboro had many pop music hit singles in the mid to late 1960s, including his chart-topping song, "Honey", in 1968. By the early 1970s, he had begun to achieve success on the country chart as well. According to Goldsboro, he met music producer Jerry Fuller one day in Los Angeles, and Fuller encouraged him to meet one of his associates in the music business, Mac Davis. When the two met, one of Davis' songs that stood out to Goldsboro was "Watching Scotty Grow", which Davis had written about his eldest son.[1] Goldsboro decided to record the song, but an executive with United Artists Records questioned the potential of releasing it as a single, stating that "I just don't think anyone will buy a record from a father to a son." After the release of Goldsboro's album We Gotta Start Lovin in late 1970, "Watching Scotty Grow" began to receive attention from radio stations in the United States. Goldsboro stated: "They put it out and within two weeks, it was being played like a single."[1] The record label quickly issued a 45rpm, and the song began ascending American record charts during the Christmas shopping season. It reached the top of the Billboard Easy Listening chart on January 9, 1971, where it remained for six weeks.[1] The song also peaked at #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 in February of that year[2] and climbed to the top ten on the Billboard country music chart as well. The song was Goldsboro's tenth top 40 hit on the U.S. pop chart.
    sepultura1987on February 12, 2010   Link

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