30 Songs About Dad That'll Pull Your Heartstrings

Share the love with a sentimental song.

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Our dads do it all, and any good son or daughter knows that you don't have to wait until Father's Day to show him how much you care. It can be hard to say exactly how you feel in the moment, especially to someone who is so important to you. These songs about dads put into words just how much we love our fathers and the impact father figures have on our lives. They encompass all that it takes to be a role model and to show love to the little ones, and big ones, in your life.

From classics to lesser-known tunes, these songs touch on the tough goings, the best highlights, and all the in-between that comes along with raising kids of your own. Whether you're looking to play a father-daughter song, a father-son song, or a country song about dads, these tunes about dads will have you covered. Dad will feel the love.

Songs About Dads

My Father's Eyes – Eric Clapton

Songs About Dads: My Father's Eyes
Southern Living

Daddy Lessons – Beyoncé and The Chicks

Songs About Dads: Daddy Lessons
Southern Living

Wind Beneath My Wings – Gerald Levert and Eddie Levert

Songs About Dads: Wind Beneath My Wings
Southern Living

I Learned From You – Miley Cyrus

Songs About Dads: I Learned From You
Southern Living

He Walked on Water – Randy Travis

Songs About Dads: He Walked on Water
Southern Living

There You'll Be – Faith Hill

Songs About Dads: There You'll Be
Southern Living

They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore – Loretta Lynn

Songs About Dads: They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore
Southern Living

Songs About Fathers and Daughters

Unforgettable – Nat King Cole And Natalie Cole

Songs About Dads: Unforgettable
Southern Living

Your Joy – Chrisette Michele

Songs About Dads: Your Joy
Southern Living

Daughters – John Mayer

Songs About Dads: Daughters
Southern Living

Daddy's Hands – Holly Dunn

Songs About Dads: Daddy's Hands
Southern Living

Father and Daughter – Paul Simon

Songs About Dads: Father and Daughter
Southern Living

Ready, Set, Don't Go – Billy Ray Cyrus

Songs About Dads: Ready, Set, Don't Go
Southern Living

It Won't Be Like This For Long – Darius Rucker

Songs About Dads: It Won't Be Like This For Long
Southern Living

Daddy Come and Get Me – Dolly Parton

Songs About Dads: Daddy Come and Get Me
Southern Living

My Little Girl – Tim McGraw

Songs About Dads: My Little Girl
Southern Living

Butterfly Kisses – Bob Carlisle

Songs About Dads: Butterfly Kisses
Southern Living

Songs About Fathers and Sons

The Best Day – George Strait

Songs About Dads: The Best Day
Southern Living

Boy – Lee Brice

Songs About Dads: Boy
Southern Living

Song For Dad – Keith Urban

Songs About Dads: Song For Dad
Southern Living

Color Him Father – The Winstons

Songs About Dads: Color Him Father
Southern Living

Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) – John Lennon

Songs About Dads: Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)
Southern Living

My Old Man – Zac Brown Band

Songs About Dads: My Old Man
Southern Living

Watching You – Rodney Atkins

Songs About Dads: Watching You
Southern Living

Songs About Being a Dad

My Wish – Rascal Flatts

Songs About Dads: My Wish
Southern Living

Anything Like Me – Brad Paisley

Songs About Dads: Anything Like Me
Southern Living

Tough Little Boys – Gary Allan

Songs About Dads: Tough Little Boys
Southern Living

Family Man – Craig Campbell

Songs About Dads: Family Man
Southern Living

The Best Part of Me – Lee Brice

Songs About Dads: The Best Part of Me
Southern Living

There Goes My Life – Kenny Chesney

Songs About Dads: There Goes My Life
Southern Living
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