When night is creepin'
And I should be sleepin' in bed
If you were peepin'
You'd find that I'm weepin' instead

My lovin' daddy left his baby again
Said he'd come back but he forgot to say when

Night after night, I'm cryin'
Daddy, won't you please come home?
Daddy won't you please come home?
I'm so lonesome

No one can fill that vacant chair
Home isn't home when you're not there
No need to knock, the door is open for you
Please, daddy

Even the clock keeps tickin'
Daddy won't you please come home?
Daddy do you have to roam so very long?
There's lots of other new sheiks who would like to be sheikin'
Haven't slipped yet, but I'm liable to weaken
Daddy, daddy, won't you please come home?

Please, daddy
Even the clock keeps tickin'
Daddy won't you please come home?
Daddy do you have to roam so very long?
There's lots of other new sheiks who would like to be sheikin'
Haven't slipped yet, but I'm liable to weaken
Daddy, daddy, won't you please come home?
That's all


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    General CommentI heard of Annette Hanshaw through the movie Sita Sings The Blues. I love the movie and I love this singer. This is one of my favorite songs of hers. I am glad Nina Paley, director and animator, introduced to me to such neat music.
    Sunshineshineon April 06, 2010   Link

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