I remember
When you used to take me on a bike ride every day on the Bayou (you remember that?)
(We were inseparable)
And I remember when you could do no wrong
You'd come home from work
And I jumped in your arms when I saw you (I was so excited)
I was so happy (so happy to see you, so happy to see you)
To see you

Because you loved me I overcome, yeah
And I'm so proud of what you've become, yeah
You've given me such security
No matter what mistakes I make you're there for me
You cure my disappointments and you heal my pain
You understood my biz and you protected me
I treasure every irreplaceable memory and that's why

I want
My unborn son
To be like my daddy
I want my husband to be like my daddy
There is no one else like my daddy
And I thank you (thank you)
For lovin' me (daddy, daddy, daddy, daddy)
(Daddy, daddy, daddy, daddy) me (lovin' me)
(Daddy, daddy, daddy, daddy) (lovin' me)
(Daddy, daddy, daddy, daddy)

I still remember the expression on your face
When you found out I'd been on a date and had a boyfriend, oh
(My first boyfriend, you should've seen your face)
I still remember I called you cryin' 'cause of my tattoo
Could have said, "Beyoncé, I told ya so"
Instead you said you'd get one too, hey
(You and my momma said y'all'd get one just like mine)
Words can't express my boundless gratitude for you
I appreciate what you do, oh whoa
You've given me such security
No matter what mistakes I know you're there for me
You cure my disappointments and you'll heal my pain
You understood by biz and you protected me
I treasure every extraordinary memory, that's why

My unborn son
To be like my daddy
I want my husband to be like my daddy
There is no one else like my daddy
And I thank you (thank you) for loving me

Even if my man broke my heart today
No matter how much pain I'm in I would be okay, oh
'Cause I got a man in my life that can't be replaced
Father's love is unconditional, it won't go away
And I know I'm lucky (lucky)
Know it ain't easy (it ain't easy)
Men who take care of their responsibilities
Love is overwhelming
All that you did pay for me, ah
Can't stop my tears from falling
I love you so much, daddy

Thank you (my unborn son to be like my daddy)
You've done so much for me (want my husband to be like my daddy)
I love you, daddy

I get so emotional, daddy (there is no one else like my daddy)
Every time I think of you
I get so emotional, daddy (and I thank you)
Every time I think of you
There is no one else like my daddy
No one else will replace my daddy (there is no one else like my daddy)
Daddy, daddy, daddy, daddy


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Daddy Lyrics as written by Mark Christopher Batson Beyonce Gisselle Knowles

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    it's about her daddy and how much she loves him and how hes stuck by her after all her ups and downs of fame and life and all her happy memories of him as a child. its a song she has sung just to show her father how much she cares about him.

    killersruleon December 24, 2004   Link
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    It sounds like she is sing about all the fond memories she had with him when she was child. However, the song makes it sound like he has died. He is alive and well because I saw a photo of him in Us magazine with his daughter at the Grammy's.

    coviibluon November 12, 2005   Link
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    "I treasure every year in place a comemory"

    This line is "I treasure every irreplacable memory"

    spiralledon August 15, 2006   Link
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    this song is one of ma fav'z .. everytime i hear it , i start crying so bad . am tearin up now jz readin the wordz ..

    B_MuZiQon October 24, 2006   Link
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    I love this song!

    rach3000on December 04, 2011   Link

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