Good Father and Son Songs? Daddy Songs? Parent/Child Songs?

Michelle - posted on 05/26/2011 ( 4 moms have responded )

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I am creating a fathers day gift for my fiance and want to make him a special cd for when he is out of town to listen to to remind him of our son or to make him smile and think of the great times. Any ideas of good ones to put on it? he listens to mostly country music and rock so no rap or pop songs please :)

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Christy - posted on 05/27/2011

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I know this one is an odd suggestion. But hear me out! Go to www.lds.org click on menu and go to music, then children's songbook. Search daddy or "I'm so glad when daddy comes home." Here's the lyrics:

I'm so glad when daddy comes home
glad as I can be,
clap my hands and shout for joy
and get up on his knee
put my arms around his neck
hug him tight like this
pat his cheek and give him what?
a great big kiss!

Yes, it's cheesy, but one that your son can learn and sing to him with actions! I believe you can download an mp3 of it.

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Arms Wide Open - Creed

Let Them Be Little - Billy Dean

You're Gonna Miss This - Trace Adkins

I Hope You Dance - Lee Ann Womack

There Goes My Life - Kenny Chesney

Godspeed - Dixie Chicks

In Your Time - Bob Seger

I Loved Her First - Heartland

My Wish - Rascall Flatts

Zoey Jane - Staind

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

Watercolour Ponies - Wayne Watson

The Walk - Sawyer Brown

That's My Job - Conway Twitty

The Spirit of a Boy - Randy Travis

Where Corn Don't Grow - Travis Tritt

Red Ragtop - Tim McGraw

Your're My Hero- Teresa James

I See Me - Travis Tritt ( my personal favorite)

Beautiful Boy - John Lennon

Simple Man - Lynard Skynard

I Saw God Today - George Strait

Watching You - Rodney Atkins

When You Dream - Barenaked Ladies

Find Your Wings - Mark Harris

Anything Like Me - Brad Paisley

Sweet Child Of Mine - Guns N Roses

You Had Me From Hello - Kenny Chesney

I Knew I Loved You Before I Met You - Savage Garden

A Boy Becomes A Man - Emerson Drive

Tough Little Boys - Gary Allan



oh Gosh...there are a MILLION more! I tried to limit this to songs about boys...mostly country and a little rock. It's easy to find songs about parenting in country music.

I found tons of ballads...pop music..Celine Dion...stuff like that, I didn't bother listing, because anyone who loves country AND rock...is probably not going to appreciate a transition from Staind right into Celine Dion. "THE" Divas of our music world have a MILLION songs about being a mother!

Danielle - posted on 05/26/2011

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Cat Stevens- Cats in the Cradle
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros- Home

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