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Butterfly Kisses

by Garth Brooks
Genre: Country

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There's two things I know for sure
She was sent here from heaven and she's Daddy's little girl
As I drop to my knees by her bed at night
She talks to Jesus and I close my eyes
And I thank God for all of the joy in my life
Oh, but most of all for..

Butterfly kisses after bedtime prayer
Stickin' little white flowers all up in her hair
"Walk beside the pony Daddy, it's my first ride
I know the cake looks funny Daddy but I sure tried"
Oh, with all that I've done wrong, I must have done something right
To deserve a hug every morning and butterfly kisses at night

Sweet sixteen today
And she's lookin' like her mamma a little more every day
One part woman, the other part girl
To perfume and make-up, from ribbons and curls
Trying her wings out in a great big world
But I remember...

Butterfly kisses after bedtime prayer
Stickin' little white flowers all up in her hair
You know how much I love you Daddy
But if you don't mind I'm only gonna kiss you on the cheek this time
Oh, with all that I've done wrong, I must have done something right
To deserve her love every morning and butterfly kisses at night

Oh the precious times
Oh, like the wind the years go by
Precious butterfly
Spread your wings and fly

She'll change her name today
and she'll make a promise and I'll give her away
Standing in the bride room just staring at her
She asked me what I'm thinking and I said "I'm not sure,
I just feel like I'm losing my baby girl"
And she leaned over...and gave me...

Butterfly kisses with her mamma there
Stickin' little white flowers all up in her hair
"Walk me down the aisle Daddy, it's just about time
Does my wedding gown look pretty Daddy? Daddy, don't cry"
Oh, with all that I've done wrong, I must have done something right
To deserve a her love every morning and butterfly kisses

I couldn't ask God for more
Man, this is what love is
I know I've gotta let her go, but I'll always remember
Every hug in the morning and butterfly kisses

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Jo says...
This is NOT Garth Brooks..

Lisa says...
I agree this is not Garth Brooks, it is a good song.

Kimberly says...
This sounds like Kenny Rogers. It is definitely not Garth Brooks, though. Still a great song.

Kimberly says...
I looked it up, this version is sung by Bob Carlisle if anyone is looking for it.

Bree says...
This song had me in tears within seconds. This is the song for my Father Daughter dance. :)

Alysia says...
LOVE this song it gives me chills and brings tears to my eyes EVERY time I hear it....Was thinking of a diff song for the father daughter dance but def going with this one :-)

patricia says...
this is my daddys and my song sence i was a little girl and its gonna be the father and daughters dance

Jessica says...
I love this song but I'm afraid I'll end up balling my eyes out!
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