Sunday, June 16, 2013

Awesome Old Song of the Week (Father's Day Edition): "Father Figure" by George Michael

I realize that this song has absolutely nothing to do with this holiday, dads in general, or even any sort of parenting whatsoever.  But it's got the word "father" in the title, so that's going to have to do.  There aren't really a whole lot of good options out there.  I'm not much of a fan of Madonna's Papa Don't Preach (that would be more of an anti-Father's Day song anyway), the lyrics to Harry Chapin's Cats in the Cradle depress me (even the Ugly Kid Joe version), and The Notorious B.I.G.'s Big Poppa just felt like too much of a stretch.  So from 1988, here's George Michael's Father Figure:


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