19 Best Parents-themed Songs To Celebrate Them

National Parents’ Day is held each year on the Fourth Sunday in July. For the celebration, we assembled a list of our favorite parents’ songs – songs with parent or parents in the title.

parents songs in title

To be a parent you are either a father or a mother. However, a parent can also be someone who fills the role of father or mother.

  1. “parents” by YUNGBLUD (Alternative – 2019)
  2. “Parents Just Don’t Understand” by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince (Hip Hop – 1988)
  3. “Parents Are Great” by Doggyland, Snoop Dogg (Children’s Music – 2023)
  4. “To My Parents” by Anna Clendening (Pop – 2016)
  5. “Dear Parents” by sundial (Pop – 2021)
  6. “parent song” by Jeremy Zucker & Chelsea Cutler (Pop – 2021)
  7. “parents” by YUNGBLUD, Chloe Noone (Alternative – 2021)
  8. “Parents Just Don’t Understand (Interlude)” by Lil Dicky (Hip Hop – 2015)
  9. “Parent Trap” by Jack Harlow feat. Justin Timberlake (Hip Hop – 2022)
  10. “Parental Discretion Iz Advised” by N.W.A. (Hip Hop – 1988)
  11. “Parent” by Ethel Stevens (New Age – 2022)
  12. “If Asian Parents Made A Rap Song” by Korean Comic (Pop – 2023)
  13. “Parental Advisory (Interlude)” by Lil Dicky (Hip Hop – 2015)
  14. “The Brown Noise Parents” by Limone M (Ambient – 2022)
  15. “Parents” by Riley Roth (Country – 2020)

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Welcome to My Parents’ House – Ninja Sex Party

Released in 2020 on the album The Prophecy

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “Welcome to my parents’ house / Let’s use our inside voices (Sshhh) / Sometimes my mom just hangs around / To make sure I make good choices”

parents – YUNGBLUD

Released in 2019 on the album Parents

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “My high hopes are getting low / But I know I’ll never be alone / It’s alright, we’ll survive / ‘Cause parents ain’t always right”

Parents House – Kid Bloom

Released in 2018 as a single, Genre: Pop

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “Take me to your parents’ house / Check if anyone’s around / Call me on your mama’s phone / Let me know they’re outta town”

A Parent’s Lullaby – Camilyn Morrison

Released in 2017 on the album A Parent’s Lullaby

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “This isn’t goodbye / this is only goodnight / Sometimes even parents need a lullaby”

To My Parents – Anna Clendening

Released in 2016 as a single, Genre: Pop

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “I’m sorry mom and dad / For all the time I had / To get my life, to get my life together”

I Give Good Parent – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Cast

Released in 2016 on the album Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Season 1, Vol. 1, Genre: TV Soundtrack

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “Prepare for your parents to be impressed / I present proper like a Ted Talker / Got your current chick lookin’ like Greg Focker / I’m here to conquer, I’ve come to slaughter”

Sorry About Your Parents – Icon For Hire

Released in 2013 on the album Icon for Hire, Genre: Rock

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “I’m sorry about your parents, they sound like bad people / Your daddy sounds like a jerk / I guess your mama didn’t know the gift she got when she got you”

A Parent’s Prayer – Amy Rouse

Released in 2008 on the album Lullabies: Songs for Quiet Moments, Genre: Children’s Music

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “And to love mercy’ And to walk humbly with your God”

Let’s Get Together (The Parent Trap) – The Go-Go’s

Released in 2007 on the album Disneymania 5, Genre: Children’s Music

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “Every way and everywhere / And though we haven’t got a lot / We could be sharing all we’ve got, Together”

Parents Are People – Harry Belafonte & Marlo Thomas

Released in 2006 on the album Free To Be…You And Me, Genre: Children’s Music

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “And now parents are grown-ups, parents are grown-ups / Grown-ups with children, grown-ups with children / Busy with children, and things that they do”

Charlie Brown’s Parents – Dishwalla

Released in 1995 on the album Pet Your Friends, Genre: Rock

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “No, I don’t want to go on pretending, no / Because it feels like I’m talking to / Talking to Charlie Brown’s parents”

Parents Just Don’t Understand – DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

Released in 1988 on the album He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper, Genre: Hip Hop

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “So to you all the kids all across the land / There’s no need to argue / Parents just don’t understand”

We Are The People Our Parents Warned Us About – Jimmy Buffett

Released in 1983 on the album One Particular Harbor, Genre: Pop

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “We are the people / They couldn’t figure out / We are the people / Our parents warned us about”

The Parent Trap – Annette Funicello and Tommy Sands

Released in 1961 on the album The Parent Trap, Genre: Showtune

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “The parent trap / If they lose that zing / And they just won’t swing / Then the problem falls in your lap”

No, there are not too many songs with parents in the title. Our favorite is a classic by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. So, for your convenience, here are some other parent-related song lists we created just for you!

Do you have a favorite parent song? Please share your song below in the comments!

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