Like an actor or actress who was born to play a certain role in a movie, today’s artist is best known for one song, Butterfly Kisses. Bob Carlisle began his music career as part of the group Allies and Billy Thermal. Like many artists with a thirst to do more, Carlisle received national recognition as a solo artist, touching Christian and secular audiences with a song about his baby girl growing up.
Train up a child in the way he should go [and in keeping with his individual gift or bent], and when he is old he will not depart from it, Proverbs 22:6.
Following the release of Butterfly Kisses in 1997, Carlisle was a regular guest on several talk shows. As popularity of Butterfly Kisses spread, this song became a regular selection for Daddy Daughter dances at weddings. Butterfly Kisses joined and surpassed Cinderella by Steven Curtis Chapman for this special dance. If you’re a father with a daughter, hopefully you’ll consider this song for your daughter’s wedding.
by Jay Mankus