Thank you for being Dad by Jon Barker

"Thank You for Being My Dad" is a song by Jon Barker from his album Songs to Strike a Chord. This page provides information about the song and links to the lyrics and the official video.

Thank you for being Dad by Jon Barker


Beginner and intermediate students.

Facts about the song

  • Song:
    Thank you for being

  • Album:
    Songs to Strike a Chord
  • Genre:
    Soft Rock
  • Length of the song:
    4 minutes and 23 seconds.
  • Writers:
    Jon Barker

Interesting information about the song

In 2010 the New York Times' web site ranked the song as being in the Top Ten Fathers’ Day songs of all time.

The video

The Video

The lyrics

Full lyrics of this song

Language points

The song includes many interesting language points:

Eexpressions that may be useful to students:

  • Thank you for shaping my life,
    Thank you for teaching me all you can,
  • If I can raise him half as well As you raised me,
    Guess I'll be doing pretty well.

Jon Barkers Website

More lyrics here

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