About the song

Introducing “Mockingbird” by Toby Keith and his daughter Krystal Keith, a heartfelt duet that tugs at the heartstrings with its poignant lyrics and soulful melody. Toby Keith, a veteran in the country music scene, teams up with his daughter Krystal, showcasing not only their musical talent but also the special bond between father and daughter.

“Mockingbird” is a track from Toby Keith’s album “35 mph Town,” released in 2015. This album marked another chapter in Toby Keith’s illustrious career, featuring a mix of upbeat anthems and heartfelt ballads. The collaboration with his daughter adds a personal touch to the album, resonating with fans on a deeper level.

Written by Bobby Pinson and Steven Dale Jones, “Mockingbird” tells a story of love, resilience, and the unbreakable bond between family members. With its tender lyrics and soulful harmonies, the song captures the essence of a parent’s unconditional love for their child.

In terms of chart performance, “Mockingbird” received acclaim from both critics and fans alike, earning favorable positions on various country music charts. The duet’s emotional impact and authentic delivery struck a chord with listeners, further solidifying Toby Keith’s reputation as a master storyteller.

As audiences listen to “Mockingbird,” they are transported into the intimate world of family and love, where the beauty of relationships shines through in every note. Toby Keith and Krystal Keith’s collaboration is not only a testament to their musical talent but also a celebration of the enduring power of love and family bonds.

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Lyrics

[Verse 1: Toby, Krystal]
Mock (Yeah)
Ing (Yeah)
Bird (Yeah?)
Yeah (Oh yeah)
Mokin’ bird now
Everybody have you heard
He’s gonna buy me a mockingbird
And if that mockingbird don’t sing
He’s gonna buy me a diamond ring
And if that diamond ring don’t shine
Surely break this heart of mine
And that’s why I keep on tellin’ everybody
Say yeah, yeah, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, uh, oh

[Verse 2]
Here me now and understand
He’s gonna buy me a peace of mind
And if that peace of mind don’t say
I’m gonna find myself a better way
And if that better way ain’t so
I’ll ride the tide and go with the flow
And that’s why I keep on shoutin’ in your ear
Say yeah, yeah, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, uh, oh

[Verse 3]
Now everybody have you heard
Sh’e gonna buy me a mokingbird
And if that mockingbird don’t sing
She’s gonna buy me a diamond ring
And if that diamond ring won’t shine
Yes,it will break this heart of mine
And there’s a reason why I keep on tellin’ everybody
Say yeah, yeah, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, uh, oh

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[Verse 4]
Listen now and understand
She’s gonna find me some peace of mind
Yeah, if that peace of mind don’t stay
I’m gonna get myself a better way
I might rise above, I might go below
Ride with the tide and go with the flow
And that’s the reason why I keep on shoutin’ your ear saying
Yeah, yeah, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, uh, oh
Mockingbird

[Outro]
Yeah I might rise above, I might go below
Ride with the tide and go with the flow
And tht’s the reason why I’m shoutin’ in your ear saying
Yeah, yeah, yeah, oh, no, no, no, no