Best Father’s Day Songs For Dad

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If there’s one thing in this world that can touch even the stillest of hearts, it’s music. There are so many loving songs out there dedicated to fathers, thanking them for all they have to endure in order to raise their children.

From their hard work, to the special memories you’ve created together, one thing’s for sure: You love him and he should feel it on Father’s Day! Father’s Day songs can really help to express this love, and with so many out there, how do you choose the right one?

  • Lyrics: One thing that you should most definitely do before playing a Father’s Day song for Dad on Father’s Day is to take the time to read and interpret the lyrics. Just because a song sounds nice and sentimental and has the word “father” or “daddy” in the title, doesn’t mean it’s appropriate to play on this day!
  • Relevance: By reading song lyrics, find a song that is most relevant to you and your father and the relationship that was shared growing up. This would make it more touching! If the song tasks about experiences or situations you haven’t experienced then it will feel less personal.
  • Genre: If he isn’t a country fan, avoid country music, period. Just because a message in a song is nice and suitable, it doesn’t mean it will sound pleasant to his ears!

With these tips in mind, proceed onto the list of Father’s Day songs that I picked through hundreds to find. There are songs for many different father-child relationships, so keep on your search until you find the right one!

Songs About Sons

Lead Me by Sanctus Real

He’s My Son by Mark Schultz

Just The Two Of Us by Will Smith

My Father’s House by Bruce Springsteen

Father by Jadon Lavik

Father To Son by Phil Collins

I Dare You To Move by Switchfoot

My Father’s Eyes by Eric Clapton

Dance With My Father by Luther Vandross

Songs About Daughters

I Loved Her First by Heartland

Through The Eyes of My Father by Brianna Haynes

Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle

Isn’t She Lovely by Stevie Wonder

Father’s Eyes by Amy Grant

My Little Girl by Jack Johnson

Father and Daughter by Paul Simon

Wind Beneath My Wings by Bette Midler

Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion

Hero by Mariah Carey

You will know once you find that perfect Father’s Day song. If you’re a female looking for a song, chances are the ones that bring tears to your eyes are some of the ones you will be considering to dedicate to him. Anything that touches your heart that deeply will certainly touch his, too!

Laura is the force behind Gathered Again, transforming family gatherings into unforgettable memories with expert tips and a heart full of passion. Join her mission to celebrate the magic of family connections, one event at a time.

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