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Color Him Father

The Winstons



There's a man at my house he's so big and strong

He goes to work each day, stays all day long

He comes home each night looking tired and beat

He sits down at the dinner table and has a bite to eat

Never a frown always a smile

When he says to me how's my child

I've been studying hard all day in school

Tryin' to understand the golden rule

 

Think I'll color this man father

I think I'll color him love

Said I'm gonna color him father

I think I'll color the man love, yes I will

 

He says education is the thing if you wanna compete

Because without it son, life ain't very sweet

I love this man I don't know why

Except I'll need his strength till the day that I die

My mother loves him and I can tell

By the way she looks at him when he holds my little sister Nell

I heard her say just the other day

That if it hadn't been for him she wouldn't have found her way

My real old man he got killed in the war

And she knows she and seven kids couldn't of got very far

She said she thought that she could never love again

And then there he stood with that big wide grin

He married my mother and he took us in

And now we belong to the man with that big wide grin

 

Think I'll color this man father

I think I'll color him love

Said I'm gonna color him father

I think I'll color the man love, yes I will

 

 

 

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