I dig the album overall. Papa's Song is one of the more solid tracks in my opinion, although the lyrics for the most part are insanely corny (along with much of the rest of the album).
I really like the line:
All my friends got allowances/I had a paper route
And when no one was looking I threw them papers out
Got caught, made dad furious
Said if you're gonna do something, do it right that's what earnest is
Some of the lyrics are cheesy, but I think for the most part they are really heartfelt.