30 Songs About Dad That'll Pull Your Heartstrings

Sierra Guardiola
·2 min read
Father with Family
Father with Family

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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 cover just about every feeling and moment that is treasured during fatherhood. They touch on the tough goings, the best highlights, and all the in between that comes along with raising kids of your own. They disclose the challenges fatherhood brings while also discussing the abundant happiness that comes along with the territory. These songs touch on special bonds held between a father and daughter or a father and son, and what it means to be on each end of that relationship. Whether you're looking to play a father-daughter song, a father-son song, or a country song about dads, these tunes will have you covered. Dad will feel the love and appreciate the sentimental touch each of these songs has to offer.

My Wish – Rascal Flatts

Songs About Dads: My Wish
Songs About Dads: My Wish

My Father’s Eyes – Eric Clapton

Songs About Dads: My Father's Eyes
Songs About Dads: My Father's Eyes

The Best Day – George Strait

Songs About Dads: The Best Day
Songs About Dads: The Best Day

Unforgettable – Nat King Cole And Natalie Cole

Songs About Dads: Unforgettable
Songs About Dads: Unforgettable

Boy – Lee Brice

Songs About Dads: Boy
Songs About Dads: Boy

Song For Dad – Keith Urban

Songs About Dads: Song For Dad
Songs About Dads: Song For Dad

Your Joy – Chrisette Michele

Songs About Dads: Your Joy
Songs About Dads: Your Joy

Daddy Lessons – Beyoncé and The Chicks

Songs About Dads: Daddy Lessons
Songs About Dads: Daddy Lessons

Color Him Father – The Winstons

Songs About Dads: Color Him Father
Songs About Dads: Color Him Father

Wind Beneath My Wings – Gerald Levert and Eddie Levert

Songs About Dads: Wind Beneath My Wings
Songs About Dads: Wind Beneath My Wings

Daughters – John Mayer

Songs About Dads: Daughters
Songs About Dads: Daughters

Daddy’s Hands – Holly Dunn

Songs About Dads: Daddy's Hands
Songs About Dads: Daddy's Hands

I Learned From You – Miley Cyrus

Songs About Dads: I Learned From You
Songs About Dads: I Learned From You

He Walked on Water – Randy Travis

Songs About Dads: He Walked on Water
Songs About Dads: He Walked on Water

Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) – John Lennon

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

Father and Daughter – Paul Simon

Songs About Dads: Father and Daughter
Songs About Dads: Father and Daughter

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

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

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

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

Anything Like Me – Brad Paisley

Songs About Dads: Anything Like Me
Songs About Dads: Anything Like Me

There You’ll Be – Faith Hill

Songs About Dads: There You'll Be
Songs About Dads: There You'll Be

My Old Man – Zac Brown Band

Songs About Dads: My Old Man
Songs About Dads: My Old Man

Tough Little Boys – Gary Allan

Songs About Dads: Tough Little Boys
Songs About Dads: Tough Little Boys

Family Man – Craig Campbell

Songs About Dads: Family Man
Songs About Dads: Family Man

Daddy Come and Get Me – Dolly Parton

Songs About Dads: Daddy Come and Get Me
Songs About Dads: Daddy Come and Get Me

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

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

My Little Girl – Tim McGraw

Songs About Dads: My Little Girl
Songs About Dads: My Little Girl

Butterfly Kisses – Bob Carlisle

Songs About Dads: Butterfly Kisses
Songs About Dads: Butterfly Kisses

The Best Part of Me – Lee Brice

Songs About Dads: The Best Part of Me
Songs About Dads: The Best Part of Me

There Goes My Life – Kenny Chesney

Songs About Dads: There Goes My Life
Songs About Dads: There Goes My Life

Watching You – Rodney Atkins

Songs About Dads: Watching You
Songs About Dads: Watching You