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#1475569 - 07/16/10 01:23 PM OT: If You Have a Daughter
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Only slightly off topic, as the lyrics to this beautiful song sung by Jessica Gall were written by our own Robin Goldsby (the Piano Girl). We will be meeting Robin during our European Piano Tour Robin also provided the pictures used in the video, in honor of her daughter's 14th birthday.

For those of us lucky enough to have a wonderful daughter (or daughters), I think this song is a tribute to all of them.

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#1475588 - 07/16/10 02:04 PM Re: OT: If You Have a Daughter [Re: Piano World]
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What a lovely song, and terrific slideshow. smile

--Monica, whose own 14-year-old daughter has been away at camp for the past 3 weeks and who misses her very, very much. frown
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#1475592 - 07/16/10 02:12 PM Re: OT: If You Have a Daughter [Re: Monica K.]
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Thank you Frank. From a father whose daughter has JUST passed her driving test today, this has a special meaning.

(heavy sigh)
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#1475599 - 07/16/10 02:24 PM Re: OT: If You Have a Daughter [Re: Rich Galassini]
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Originally Posted By: Rich Galassini
Thank you Frank. From a father whose daughter has JUST passed her driving test today, this has a special meaning.

(heavy sigh)


Yup, I remember that milestone, big step.

My little girl turned 27 in June, but I still remember the dance classes, birthday parties, friends over, etc.
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#1475815 - 07/16/10 09:23 PM Re: OT: If You Have a Daughter [Re: Piano World]
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Wonderful,

From a Grandfather who's incredible daughter is (gasp!) 38 and will be visiting us in 2 weeks with her own 2 beautiful daughters.
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#1476751 - 07/18/10 09:44 PM Re: OT: If You Have a Daughter [Re: Roger Ransom]
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lovely

-apple who adores her daughter even as she approaches the tweens



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#1477955 - 07/20/10 03:49 PM Re: OT: If You Have a Daughter [Re: apple*]
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Aww, that is such a sweet photo! Dogs and kids make good friends smile
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#1480387 - 07/24/10 07:26 AM Re: OT: If You Have a Daughter [Re: heather2010]
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Great pic. apple. smile
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#1480572 - 07/24/10 01:57 PM Re: OT: If You Have a Daughter [Re: Rich Galassini]
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Thank you everyone, for taking a look at this and listening to the song. Frank, thanks so much for posting!

The singer, Jessica Gall, has two young daughters of her own. Like so many of us, she is balancing her music career with parenting, and coming out on top (exhausted, but on top). She was a dream to work with, mainly because we understand each other.

Amazingly, Beautiful Girls is now #1 on European iTunes Jazz Charts, proving, once again, that if you write, play, and sing from the heart, people pay attention.

I'm here in Ireland with my daughter, who just turned 14, and I wonder how many summers I have left to vacation with her. Here's to the "Beautiful Girls." May they stay with us forever.
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