Luther Vandross – Dance With My Father chords

Four Semitones Above Original
Intro: D A/C# Bm GMaj9

Verse 1

D                 A/C#   G                            
ABack when I was a child, before life removed all the innocence
D A/C# G
AMy father would lift me high, And dance with my mother and me and then
D/F# G Gm/Bb
D/ASpin me around till I fell asleep, Then up the stairs he would carry me,
E/G# Asus4 Aand I knew for sure I was loved
D A/C# Bm GIf I could get, another chance, another walk, another dance with him
Em Bm GI'd play a song that would never, ever end. How I'd love, love love, to
Asus4 A with my father again.
...D A/C# Bm GMaj9 D A/C# G
AWhen I and my mother would disagree, to get my way I'd run from her to him
D A/C# G He'd make me just to comfort me, yeah yeah, and finally make me do
Asus4 Ajust what my mama said
D/F# G Gm/Bb
D/ALater that night when I was asleep, he left a dollar under my sheet
E/G# Em Asus4 ANever dreamed that he would be gone from me
Chorus Bridge
G A D A/C#Sometimes I'd listen outside her door, and I'd hear how my mother
Bmcried for him.
G Asus4 A Em7
Asus4I'd pray for her even more than me, I'd pray for her even more than me
A Asus2 D A/C# Bm9 Gmaj7 Chorus with key-change (Up a tone) E B/D# C#m9
AI know I'm praying for much too much, but could you send back the only man she loved?
F#m7 C#m9 Amaj9
BI know you don't do it usually, but lord she's dying to dance with my
Em9father again
F#m7 Am6 E Every night I fall asleep and this is all I ever dream
E...|B/D#...|Amaj9...|F#m11. Bsus4 B|E...
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