Song Lyric Sunday : 5th December

Jim Adams is our host and Paula Light has suggested the topic of Home, Room, Kitchen,
Shower and Attic.
Daddy’s Home” is a famous song by American doo-wop group Shep and the Limelites. The song was written by the three members of the band, James “Shep” Sheppard (1935–1970), Clarence Bassett (1936–2005) and Charles Baskerville. The group recorded the original version of “Daddy’s Home” on February 1, 1961, and it was released on Hull Records in March 1961 with the B-side being “This I Know”.

“Daddy’s Home” reached no. 2 on the Billboard popular music chart in May 1961. It was kept from No.1 by “Travelin’ Man” by Ricky Nelson.

Later songs by the band were not as successful as “Daddy’s Home”, but still sold well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PlDnjtu5KI

Lyrics are in the clip.

I first heard this by Jermaine Jackson in 1972, and Cliff Richard released it as a single in 1981, when he received the  Daily Mirror Readers Award: Outstanding Music Personality of the Year.

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I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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11 Responses to Song Lyric Sunday : 5th December

  1. I remember this song! Nice choice! 🙂

  2. Carol anne says:

    great choice, Di! xo

  3. Lovely music Di. I wonder if this song was based on the Danny Thomas Show (titled Make Room for Daddy which ran from 1953 to 1957.

  4. John Holton says:

    Great song that I haevn’t heard in a long time. Thanks!

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