Velasquez, Regine - Leader Of The Band Lyrics




An only child alone and wild
A cabinet maker's son
His hands were meant for different work
And his heart was known to none
He left his home and went his lone and solitary way
And he gave to me a gift I know
I never can repay

A quiet man of music
Denied a simpler fate
He tried to be a soldier once
But his music wouldn't wait
He earned his love through discipline
A thundering, velvet hand
His gentle means of sculpting souls
Took me years to understand.

The leader of the band is tired
And his eyes are growing old
But his blood runs through my instrument
And his song is in my soul
My life has been a poor attempt
To imitate the man
I'm just a living legacy
To the leader of the band.

My brothers' lives were different
For they heard another call
One went to Chicago
And the other to St. Paul
And I'm in Colorado
When I'm not in some hotel
Living out this life I've chose
And come to know so well.

I thank you for the music
And your stories of the road
I thank you for the freedom when it came my time to go
I thank you for the kindness
And the times when you got tough
And, papa, I don't think I
Said 'I love you' near enough

The leader of the band is tired
And his eyes are growing old
But his blood runs through my instrument
And his song is in my soul
My life has been a poor attempt
To imitate the man
I'm just a living legacy
To the leader of the band
I am the living legacy
To the leader of the band.





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  1. Cara Duaso

    Goodjob miss regine

  2. Elefan Joyce

    Its 2020 na fav. Ko parin tong leader of the band.. and d ako mg sasawang pakinggan to...

  3. PaulaG TV

    Di mo masasabing laos si regine pag napakinggan mo tong kanta na ito!! siya ang reyna 😍😍😍

  4. Nelda balansag

    2020 🙌🏻 😩😭😭

  5. Frosty

    december 2019

  6. hey it's Andi

    everytime i hear the songbit reminds me

  7. yhantayn Dela Rosa

    I was crying earlier while listening to this Song, then my little nephew come out and i was like "Ang daming alikabok, napuwing ako".

  8. snoopy pops

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQKBSuqSxUQ

  9. aiahpot omyoca

    😭😭😭 i feel it..

  10. Milandro Solema

    Sept 2019. Anyone?

  11. Nash atienza

    Nakakaiyak😭

  12. ryan dacca

    June 2019

  13. Ma. Lourdes Oraciona

    2019 anyone? Goosebumps grabeeee 😭💘

  14. Sally Pantaleon

    I played this song a hundred times, i think...it really melts my ❤ and also i dedicate this song to you tatay😪missing you always

  15. acoi solano

    Goosebumps @ 2019

  16. Maribel Manga

    So touching 😢

  17. Jeanny M

    I like the original version better by Dan Fogelberg but also loved this version too. I also dedicated this song to My Papa. Buhay pa and kicking. Xoxo Papa ko.

  18. Edlan May Duldulao

    2019 💖

  19. Jio Soon

    2019 ❤

  20. Gilord Sumabong

    January 2019😍😢

  21. Sandz Bonaobra

    This song doesnt have an impact on me before. but when im so down one time, i remember my father who passed away when i was very young and i hear this version of regine i started to love this song and cant help but cry. I miss papa..

  22. rosemyr baricaua

    imissyou so much papa 😢

  23. Alexis Sepuesca

    Grabe ung kanta na to na paiyak ako nang kanta nato grabe ka ate regzzz. I love you madam

  24. Dominic Asis

    I sang this on WeSing all for Regine 😍😍
    still up at 2018 going to 2019

  25. Kimberly Hallig

    I love you, papa!

  26. Mocha Sweet

    😭😭😭😭

  27. Yanet Pontillas

    Who’s listening 2050?

  28. Ar Darz

    Naiiyak ka na sa kanta plus maiiyak kapa sa pagkakakanta... Soooo angelic....

  29. kobe royo

    my first time i heared this song i realized that i need to love my father than any man i meet or met thankyou regine for inspiring many people

  30. rubby ann corton

    i miss you papa almost 3mos you passed away, you still forever in our heart....Thank you Regine to this wonderful cover of this song..

  31. JanVB bugay

    sobra kitang idol.... kung saan ka masaya will support you we love you regine ....

  32. JanVB bugay

    sobra kitang idol.... kung saan ka masaya will support you we love you regine ....

  33. Rejh ompad

    "I'm just a leaving legacy to the leader of the band...."...I miss you everyday papa....and one of my biggest regret in life is I wasn't able to say how much thankful I am to be your daugther and how much I do love you.....

  34. S C

    i missyou mama .ikaw ang naalala ko sa kanto na to

  35. God's Disciple

    💜💜💜

  36. eirojjj j

    goosebumps

  37. Eunice Badion

    Ilang years na lumipas masakit parin until now huhuhu imissyou tatay Lolong ko☹☹☹

  38. Foxy Heussaff

    Nakakaiyak talaga to. Ilove regine

  39. wildflower Roces

    She not he.

  40. Joy Jamago

    Reg always sings heavenly. I love her most when she sings low key.

  41. Maylyn Miranda

    😭😭😭😭.. i miss my father.😭😭😭

  42. winnie rose vale

    a song for her papa

  43. Jhelai Chua Sy

    nakakarelate yung kanta

  44. klaris manalang

    ang ganda ng boses ni ate

  45. Charito Pantoja

    It's 2018 who is still singing with regz

  46. Ron Lay

    Ang ganda ng pagkanta. This song reminds me of my late Uncle. One of his Favorite songs.

  47. Junie Cadiente

    100x qn ata tong pinapakinggan ng paulet2..at Hindi aq magsa2wa.. I love you papa.. kht mrami aqng pagka2mali noon sa inyo the best pa2 ka pra saming mgka2pated..

  48. Junie Cadiente

    100x qn ata tong pinapakinggan ng paulet2..at Hindi aq magsa2wa.. I love you papa.. kht mrami aqng pagka2mali noon sa inyo the best pa2 ka pra saming mgka2pated..

    sri aryan vikas

    Junie Cadiente a

  49. Junie Cadiente

    100x qn ata tong pinapakinggan ng paulet2..at Hindi aq magsa2wa.. I love you papa.. kht mrami aqng pagka2mali noon sa inyo the best pa2 ka pra saming mgka2pated..

  50. Rizza Shein balcorta

    Dedicate to my papa . ROGELIO BALCORTA . iloveyou papa . 😍😙

  51. Marian 1023

    Mas feel ko talaga boses ni Regine compare sa original. 😭 dito ako umiyak ng bongga sa version nya

  52. Orange Cruz

    Iloveyou Pa! Wala kang Katulad ☺
    #FERNANDO DELACRUZ.

  53. Maricel Costorio

    I love this song. And I love my tatay so much . I dedicated this song for him. I love you so so so much tay. My life is nothing without you.

  54. ᴡᴏʀᴍ シ

    😍😍

  55. Volkan Sungur

    Anooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Ba REGINE WALA KA NG KINANTA NA HINDI NAKAKA-ANTIG NG DAMDAMIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  56. Charlotte Barcibal

    I love papa Hindi man LNG kita nakita. nung baby pa ako 20yers na love

  57. Inah Torres

    😢😢😢 ilove my papa..
    when I hear this songs their somethings melt in my heart..

  58. john agraviador

    ilove you papa :*

  59. Jakejasmin Salem

    😢😢😢😢😭😭

  60. Sam Novion

    so beautiful! i love it!

  61. Phine Rells

    nakakaiyak theme song to ng lolo stive ko

  62. Haydei Lizardo

    i love you papa with all my heart.. i know you are with GOD now.. please watch over me and my brother.. i miss you so much..

  63. Annamarie Lara

    papa,edmundo Lara,,thank you ...I miss you so much

  64. Louisse Jabien

    heart felt

  65. Arthur Josol

    salamat papa...i alwez loveu...

  66. Joanamarie Tañas

    And Papa i dont think i say i love u near enough..

  67. stubborn as bull !!

    i love this song.. i love you ate regine..

    stubborn as bull !!

    the leader of the band is tired.. and his eyes are growing old..

  68. Jonel Aniag

    miss you daddy . we love you so much

  69. sugarcane*12

    This is really beautiful even if it is not as good as the original.

  70. Rebe Mhai

    ang ganda ganda ng boses ni ate

  71. Julie Ann Bermas

    and papa. i dont think i said?"i love u near enough😦😦

  72. Bless Sicat

    😭😭😭😭

  73. Rosario Penaflorida

    nkaka relate nmn knta m ate regine

  74. Rachel Consengco

    miss you papa roel acuna.. 😥😥

  75. Raine Seroylas

    i miss my lolo raul

  76. charelyndaclesfernandez fernandez

    ilove yOu pApa..mahaL n mahaL kita . kht n iniwan muna kme..ni Mama..d kpa rin mwwla xa isip at puso nMen..atleast..msaya n kme kc kapiLing mUna..c gOd..nGaun..pAra sau 2ng sOnG n2 pApa imis yOu so much..😭😭😭😭😭

  77. Jayson Sumayang

    I Love You Tatay😗

  78. Kenneth Dado

    Ilove u so much papa thank u so much.

  79. Luzcile Baptista

    i love you babe

  80. Vita Dulce Reyes

    Everytime I hear this song I always cry..imissyou papa

  81. Simple Regina

    Really love it😍😍😍

  82. christian ocenar

    Amazing song, when i miss my papa i play this song.

  83. Im Yours

    gusto ko tong kantang to para sa papa ko. :) kahit gaano ako ka sama sa kanya, pero mahal na mahal ko sya. I LOVE YOU MORE PA! <3

  84. Celso Atienza

    love u tatay....seems ur so near each day

  85. Kaye Sanchez

    i love you daddy feleng and we miss you ur the best strict pero cool.. i love you dade

  86. johncis sanpedro

    alay q to sau pa..we luv u so much we mz u na..

  87. Elsie Cristobal

    silver concert...dedicated to Regine's father -leader of the band (natouch ang puso ko...tumagos. hanggang sa natunaw...) ang pagmamahal ng isang anak sa kanyang ama...sa kanyang magulang.kahanga-hanga...

  88. Vin Mercado

    sobra talagang nakakaiyak ang kantang ito................kahit hindi kami mag kasundo ng papa ko..mahal ko parin sya............................i love you,,,:)

  89. John Martin

    my biological father was a bastard, but he used to sing me this song when i was small. i used to carry this record around like other kids carried teddy bears or blankies. Nice cover

    ABS-CBN 15 BILLION UTANG WTF

    John Martin sorry to hear that John

  90. Jesus Alquizola

    can't find a way to stop this Teary eyes... I miss you so much erpats
    that moments when we're arguing whether WWE wrestling is real or not

    im a potato

    aww 😭💔

  91. Airyll May Ortega

    i'm just a living legacy of the leader of the band. When my mom called about my papa's condition . the song suddenly resonated to my ears. i wanna go home and see how he's doing. :(

  92. Vyxn !!!!

    seeing Regine sings this song for her Papa on her "silver" concert can really melts ones heart....

  93. Laudette Lipio

    Miss you so much, papa Menting..I wish to bring back time the time n tayo ng dalawang lang no one else..

  94. Nina Trilles

    pApA dIeGo mAhAL nA mAhAL kitA sOrRy sA LhAt...

  95. Nina Trilles

    kpAg nR!2n!g qU pU yAn kAntA nA yAn unA qUn nAaLa2 qUn c Pa2 qU...

    I LuV pA2 nSam kMan pU nGayun mAhAL n mAhAL kitA...and sOrRy sA LhAt2

  96. Glenn B. Romero G B R

    okay very nice singing for the one of the great song of earth

  97. Marie Al contin

    Daddy, I miss you. Thank you for teaching me to be independent and strong... See you soon. I love you. 

  98. romeo mamaril

    Grabe naiyak ako sa kanta na eto wow galing talaga ni regine v.salamt po sa nag upload i love you papa

  99. Fauztin TAZ

    i really love tis song, thanks dimpsee, sana mayron din karaoke