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Daddy Pop

Original unreleased version (ft. Rosie) recorded June 1990; re-recorded (w/ The NPG ft. Tony M. rap) and released as the 2nd track on album Diamonds And Pearls (October 1, 1991). Written by Prince.

 
Oh Daddy
Ooh, sock it 2 me

See my brother talkin' plenty head
Steady wishin' he could sleep n ur bed
Steady wishin' he was n ur car
Just a steady wishin' that he was who U r

Pop Daddy, Daddy Pop
Brother steady talkin' while the girlies steady hop
Pop Daddy, Daddy Pop
Punchin' n the rock 'n' roll clock (Oh Daddy, dance)

See all the people wonder why
Set ur goals high, high as the sky
See the people runnin' from the truth
Livin' n the past when they need 2 b livin' the new

Pop Daddy, Daddy Pop (Oh yeah)
Brother steady talkin' while the girlies steady hop
Pop Daddy, Daddy Pop
Punchin' n the rock 'n' roll clock (Hey)

Pop
Daddy Pop
Pop
Punchin' n the rock 'n' roll clock
Talk guitar, talk
Oh Daddy

Daddy Pop is the writer and love is the book
U better look it over b4 U overlook
1
Oh Daddy
2
Oh yeah
3
Ooh, sock it 2 me
4
Oh (come on), U're the best

See all my critics wastin' time
Worryin' about the Daddy while he beat U blind
Get ur life 2gether, stop ur cryin'
Whenever U say that U can't, that's when U need 2 b tryin'

Pop Daddy (ooh), Daddy Pop (Oh Daddy)
Brother steady talkin' while the girlies steady hop
Pop Daddy, Daddy Pop (Oh)
Punchin' n the rock 'n' roll clock (Punchin' n, punchin' n)

What kind of fool is this that thinks Daddy will miss?
What kind of boy would dis, huh, a list as long as history itself?
I got grooves and grooves up on the shelf (Oh Daddy)
Deep purple concord jams (Oh yeah)
This party I will slam
I don't think U understand (Ooh, sock it 2 me)
Whatever U can't do, Daddy can (Oh)
The 1 and only Daddy Pop (Oh Daddy)
1 and only Daddy Pop

Pop Daddy, Daddy Pop (Oh no my brother)
Brother steady talkin' while the girlies steady hop
(There ain't no stoppin')
Pop Daddy, Daddy Pop (Check the record, yeah)
Punchin' n the rock 'n' roll clock
Poppa Daddy's comin'
Ring di-di-ding, somebody's callin'
The jester's on the phone (Oh yeah Rosie, tell him I ain't home)
Oh
Just 1 n a long line that wanna see me (Daddy Pop)

Oh Daddy, oh yeah {repeat}
Oh Daddy, oh yeah (Daddy Pop) {repeat}

Daddy pop lead the band
As I step 2 the mic and lend a hand (Oh Daddy)
2 the funky groove, let's make a whole house move
Yo band, let me hear U say, "Ooh" (Ooh!) (Oh yeah)
That's right, we're gonna turn this mother out 2night
We ain't leavin' till they gonna have 2 turn off the lights (Oh Daddy)
And if they do, then what we gonna do?
Dance it up cuz we ain't thru! (Oh yeah)
Yeah, hit it! It's time 2 get wit it, huh
I ain't no angel so 2 hell with playin' innocent (Oh Daddy)
Those who came 2 party know just what I'm talkin' about
So come on, y'all (Oh yeah)
Wave ur hands n the air everybody (Yeah)
Wave ur hands n the air (Yeah) (Daddy Pop) (Oh Daddy)
4 the funkiest band n the land and don't 4get
The P A R T Y M A N, peace! (Daddy Pop) (Oh yeah)
Yeah, peace! (Daddy Pop) (Oh Daddy)
And like I said (Daddy Pop) (Oh yeah)
Right about now NPG is like, huh, out (Daddy Pop) (Oh Daddy)
(Daddy Pop) (Oh yeah)
Hah!


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