He gets up at the break of dawn
Wipes his eyes put the coffee on
It's time to hit the road
He was proud and he was strong
Never complained just moving on
He would turn to me and say

Chorus

Son you gotta do what you gotta do
Make the best of every chance you get
Even if you lose

You gotta stand for what you believe in
Gotta show'm what your made of
And faith will get you through
What you gotta do

The day I moved away from home
My dreams were big my spirit strong
But it killed me to say goodbye
As time marched on years flew by
It took some time but I realized
Man he had it right, and he'd say

Chrous

Well I knew his days were numbered and time wasn't on our side
But I could see a tear was building as I looked into his eyes
Then the angels came and carried him away
Now I'm looking into the mirror and I say

Chorus

You gotta do what you gotta do
Make the best of every chance you get
Even if you lose
O I'm gonna stand for what I believe in
Gotta show'm what I'm made of
And faith will get me through
What I've gotta do
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What You Gotta Do / Dad's Song Lyrics

Jason Greeley – What You Gotta Do / Dad's Song Lyrics