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He Didn't Have to Be

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ISBN-10: 1558539352

ISBN-13: 9781558539358

Edition: 2001

Authors: Brad Paisley, Kelley Lovelace

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This gift book for anyone who filled a father's role by choice is a reminderthat being a father is far more than just biological, it's a relationship. He Didn't Have to Be is a tender salute to a stepfather who becomes aloving dad to a child even though he "didn't have to be" one. And asthe child - now grown and a new father - considers the birth of his own baby,the new father hopes that he is "at least half the dad that his stepfatherdidn't have to be." Written by CMA award winning and Grammy nominated Brad Paisley and songwriterKelley Lovelace, and including a CD of the popular song, He Didn't Have to Bewill be a much-given gift this holiday season and again at Father's Day.
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
Publication date: 10/2/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 64
Size: 6.25" wide x 6.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Brad Paisleynbsp;was given his first Sears Danelectro guitar by his grandfather when he was only eight years old. This guitar changed the whole direction of his life. By the age of twelve, Brad had already written his first song, "Born on Christmas Day." At thirteen his growing talent was spotted and he began opening public performances by major country stars such as The Judds, Ricky Skaggs, and even George Jones at the Capital Music Hall in Wheeling, West Virginia. Today, Brad is an acclaimed music superstar artist still in his thirties and the very blessed husband to the lovely and talented actress Kimberly Williams Paisley (whom Brad fell for the moment he saw her onscreen in Father of…    

Kelley Lovelace is an award winning songwriter who lives in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the co-author with Brad Paisley of the book and song He Didn't Have To Be. Lovelace is also the writer of Paisley's hit single "Two People Fell In Love" as well as "Holdin' On To You", "It Never Woulda Worked Anyway", and "Part Two".