Top Songs That Mention Fathers

Fathers sometimes aren’t celebrated enough for all that they do for the family as they should be, so we’re giving all the dads of the world a little extra appreciation this morning!

In honor of Father’s Day this weekend, we’re counting down some of the biggest classic hits that mention fathers!

Top songs that mention fathers:

  • “Dance With My Father” — Luther Vandross
  • “Papa Was a Rolling Stone” — The Temptations
  • “Daddy’s Home” — Shep & the Limelights
  • “Papa Don’t Preach” — Madonna
  • “Don’t Cry Daddy” — Elvis Presley¬†
  • “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag” — James Brown
  • “Color Him Father” — Winstons
  • “Father and Daughter” — Paul Simon

Can you think of any other song that mentions and celebrates fathers? Add yours to the list in the comments below!

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One Comment

  1. Ron Austin says:

    “Your Mama Don’t Dance

  2. Maryanne says:

    Songs that mention fathers….
    late 1950’s “MY Dad” by Paul Petersen
    Eric Clapton’s “My Father’s Eyes”

  3. Michael says:

    Color him Father-by The Winstons

    1. linda forsythe says:

      that is such a great song! such a well written and sang!

  4. Jeff Koontz says:

    George strait, Love without end,Amen. This is the perfect Father’s Day anthem

  5. Roger Barber says:

    Wylon Jennings. You’ve Got the only daddy that will walk the line

  6. Cristina says:

    Cat’s in the Cradle- Harry Chapin

  7. KARLA TOVAR says:



  8. Milton Campos says:

    Another song that mentios the work papa is: Gypsy, Tramps and Thieves from cher

  9. dan fitzgerald says:

    cats in the cradle by harry chapin

  10. Carla says:

    Sue by Johnny Cash

  11. Pat Lynch says:

    Oh My Papa by Eddie Fisher

  12. Eileen Leonhardt says:

    How about the real oldie, Oh My Papa, by Eddie Fisher———always brings a tear to my eye !!!!

  13. Kim Hurtado says:

    Father figure by George Michaels.beautiful song

  14. Jessie says:

    Oh Mien Papa, Eddie Fisher. That goes way,way back

  15. Raul says:

    Slip sliding away Paul Simon
    A boy named Sue, Johnny Cash
    Cats in the cradle, Harry Chapin
    Yaketty yak
    Papa don’t preach , Madonna

  16. Kim Hurtado says:

    Although Father Figure by George Micheals is a beautiful song, I just watched the video and its kindy creepy,they should use it in the movie version of 50 shades…yikes

  17. Sonny says:

    “To Make My Father Proud” — Michael Jackson

  18. luvlyldy says:

    The men in my little girl’s life. by Michael (Mike)Douglass the singer not actor.
    Wayne Newton’s Daddy don’t you walk so fast.

  19. Mr T says:

    Father and Son – Artist: Cat Stevens

  20. Bob O says:

    Daddy’s Hands – Holly Dunn. Not a top 40 standard, but brings a tear to my wife’s eyes every time!

  21. Sonny says:

    “Sugar Daddy” — Jackson 5

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