Its Not About The Money

Story Behind The Song

Father misses daughters birthday and laments about what his priorities are

Song Description

Father/mother/daughter relationship. Father is working too much to see his daughter growing up.

Song Length 3:10 Genre Country - Contemporary, Country - General
Tempo Medium (111 - 130) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Endearing, Troubled Subject Love for Child, Relationship
Similar Artists Garth Brooks, Tim Mcgraw Language English
Era 2000 and later


Its Not About The Money by Dan Beer 2000 604-524-0361

A month ago in Dallas/ Runnin' late I missed my flight
Dreaded that next phone call/ To say I won't be home tonight
Her momma just listened/ What my excuse was all about
Said your daughter's been waiting for you/ To blow her candles out

Its not about the money/ Its not about the fame
Its about the little brown-haried girl/ Who shares my last name
Crawls up on my back/ Snuggles in and holds on tight
And whispers to me daddy/ Can I have a kiss goodnight

Promised my wife at our wedding/ I'd bring her fortune and fame
When my little girl was born/ I promised her the same
But now I'm workin' so much I don't see them/ Tell me who am I tryin' to please
Keepin' pace with the rat race/ I've lost sight of priorities

It's not about the money...

I missed her Christmas pagent, and her first recital too
I'm missin' all the growin' up she's done
And she misses me too

Its not about the money...

Lyrics Dan Beer Music Dan Beer
Producer David Sinclair Publisher Dan Beer
Performance Dan Beer
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