October 11

Lookback: 42 Years Ago, Conway Twitty’s “The Games That Daddies Play” Peaked at No.1

More than four decades ago, Conway Twitty’s “The Games That Daddies Play” peaked at the No.1 spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. It placed on the said position on October 9, 1976, and today marks its 42nd. Indeed, a classic from the one and only “High Priest of Country Music.” A song worth remembering.

My Handsome Daddy. Loved by millions and owns my heart.

Posted by Conway Twitty on Friday, July 31, 2015

Overall, Conway Twitty placed a vast number of 38 No.1 songs on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. If only he’s alive, without a doubt, he will set more, and he should have been the country artist with the highest No.1’s on the Billboard chart.

The Games That Daddies Play….

Conway Twitty, himself, wrote the words and lyrics of “The Games That Daddies Play.” Then, he recorded the song on October 8, 1975. He released it in July 1976 under his album “Greatest Hits Volume II.” As mentioned above, the song peaked at the No.1 spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart on October 9, 1976. It then became his 17th No.1 to enter the chart.

Moreover, “The Games That Daddies Play” talks about a boy who is raised by his single mother. However, the boy longs for a father in his life. The boy asks about his father and his father’s whereabouts. Though painful, the mother needs to tell the truth because the boy deserves to know the truth.

“The Games That Daddies Play” genuinely depicts a true tale of what is happening around us. It talks about sons who longs for the love of their fathers. In particular, it happens, and it’s prevalent in today’s society. Indeed, Conway Twitty provided us another tear-jerking song. I’m pretty sure, a lot can relate to the story of the song.

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