10 Great Dad Songs In Honor of Father’s Day


Cheers to all the great fathers out there. “Dad” is one of the best titles in the world. In honor of Father’s Day, here are ten proud-papa, unique and father-oriented songs.

“Promise” – by Chris Cornell & Slash
“Heaven’s eyes shined down upon you. And the whole room filled up with light”

“Song for Sleeping – by Stone Temple Pilots
A lullaby, sweet dreams song. “So will you tell me the little things?”

“Skipping” – by Eddie Vedder featuring his daughter
A song by a dad about being a dad. With very sweet lyrics and featuring his young daughter. Best part – it was on a compilation for Mama’s

“Annabelle” – by Band of Horses
A song named after frontman Ben Bridwell’s daughter

“Miss You” – by Candlebox
A heartfelt tribute by frontman Kevin Martin, to his late father who was a World War II vet. “All the stories you told, from the beach to ring, to the songs of your sole.”

“Rooster” – by Alice in Chains
Written by Jerry Cantrell – in honor of his father, Jerry Cantrell Sr., who went by the nickname “Rooster” while serving with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War

“My Father” – by Pete Yorn
A new song just released by Yorn on June 16th. Yorn recently described the song on his facebook page saying it’s, “an ode to strength in the face of uncertainty. It stares our inevitable mortality in the eye and says: “lets dance”! My father, your father, The Father…. it may be all of them. My father, the archetype. From me to you on Fathers Day, I give you…”My Father”. And to my actual father….Dad, I am grateful for all the time you spent with me when I was growing up. You could have easily spent more time doing other things you wanted to do, but you were there for me. Thank you. PY”

“1952 Vincent Black Lightning” – by Amanda Palmer – featuring her father, Jack Palmer
From You Got Me Singing – a new album Palmer recorded with her father, who is also a musician. To be released July 15th, 2016

“Dandelion” – by Audioslave
A daddy’s little girl song

“Beautiful Boy” – by John Lennon
“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”
“Every day in every way, it’s getting better and better”

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