23 Best Dad-themed Songs to Celebrate Him

Updated March 18, 2024 | Author: Matthew Campbell

Hey wedding couples! – It’s time to celebrate your dads! This playlist is packed with heartwarming classics and upbeat jams to honor the amazing father figure(s) in your life.

Find the perfect song for a tearful dedication that expresses your gratitude, or a foot-stomping anthem to get Dad grooving on the dance floor. Let’s create unforgettable memories with the ultimate “dad” playlist! ??

Best Dad Songs in Title
  1. “Dad” by Tyler Wood (Country – 2018)
  2. “Dylan’s Dad” by Geena Fontanella (Alternative – 2023)
  3. “Dad Vibes” by Limp Bizkit (Rock – 2021)
  4. “I’m Yer Dad” by GRLwood (Alternative – 2018)
  5. “dad song” by Abbie Gamboa, UPPERROOM (Christian – 2023)
  6. “DadBod” by Logic (Hip Hop – 2020)
  7. “Goodnight Dad I Love You” by Wishing (Alternative – 2020)
  8. “Dad Rock” by TRSH (Alternative – 2022)
  9. “This One Is For You (Rip Dad)” by Yung City (Alternative – 2020)
  10. “Mom & Dad” by Darren Kiely (Alternative – 2023)
  11. “My Dad’s Gone Crazy” by Eminem and Hailie Jade (Hip Hop – 2002)
  12. “Oilfield Dad” by Bryan Martin (Country – 2019)
  13. “Brian Wilson Is My Dad” by Breakup Shoes (Alternative – 2018)
  14. “Steely Dad” by Drug Cabin (Alternative – 2014)
  15. “Dad’s Old Number” by Cole Swindell (Country – 2018)

Dads and Daughters – MaRynn Taylor

Released in 2020 on the album Dads and Daughters

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Dads and daughters
They go together
Like boats and water
They’re meant for each other
Through wind and the waves
They’ll sail away from the storm

My Dad Is Rich – Danny Gonzalez

Released in 2020 on the album My Dad Is Rich

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Me and dad at the ball park, hittin’ balls with a bat
If you bully me, you’re gonna brawl with a bat
Who needs a sugar daddy when you got a sugar dad

Call My Dad – AJR

Released in 2019 on the album The Click

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And now after it all, I just really wanna call
My dad, my dad
I feel so broke up, I wanna go home
No, I feel so broke up, I wanna go home

Dad’s Old Number – Cole Swindell

Released in 2018 on the album All of It

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Sorry about the one ring hang-ups
Early morning and late night wake-ups
It was me, in case you wonder
You’ve got dad’s old number

Dad – Tyler Wood

Released in 2018 on the album Who I Am

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You carried the weight so we’d have a good life
Raised us with love
So we could fly
Anyone else would call you Superman
But I just call you Dad

 

I’m Yer Dad – GRLwood

Released in 2018 on the album I’m Yer Da

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Oh, I’m your dad
I’m your dad
I’m your dad
Call me daddy

Hey Dad – Matt Stillwell

Released in 2015 on the album Hey Da

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Hey dad, it’s me dad
Just wanted to tell you that I miss you bad
He’d make me laugh like he always did
Before he said goodbye he’d leave me with this
Go on boy, be strong boy, don’t you shed a tear for me boy

Calls Me Dad – Jelly Roll

Released in 2015 on the album Therapeutic Music 5

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’ve been called an a****e by the woman I love
Said things I shouldn’t have
But that shit don’t matter no more
‘Cause the one I love just calls me dad

Even My Dad Does Sometimes – Ed Sheeran

Released in 2014 on the album X

Lyrics To Inspire You:

So live life like you’re giving up
‘Cause you act like you are
Go ahead and just live it up
Go on and tear me apart

Oilfield Dad – Bryan Martin

Released in 2014 on the album Oilfield Dad

Lyrics To Inspire You:

But I know someday
I’ll tell ’em some way
I missed half their life to give ’em one I never had
It ain’t easy bein’ an oilfield dad

 

Dad’s Letter – Tyga

Released in 2013 on the album Hotel California
Genre: Hip Hop

Lyrics To Inspire You:

If I sent my dad letters
This what it sound like if I sent my dad letters
One day I hope you hear this I pray you doin’ better

Mom & Dad’s Waltz – Patty Griffin

Released in 2013 on the album American Kid

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And each night
I’d walk for miles
Cry or smile
For my mama and daddy
I want them to know
I love them so

Had a Dad – Jane’s Addiction

Released in 2012 on the album Nothing’s Shocking

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Had a dad, bug and strong
Turned around, found my daddy gone
He was the one made me what I am today
It’s up to me now, my daddy has gone away

My Dad – Potluck

Released in 2009 on the album Pipe Dreams
Genre: Hip-Hop

Lyrics To Inspire You:

That’s my dad
The only one I had
And when I looked around alotta kids didn’t have
Hell yeah we had our differences but now they seem small

Dad’s Gonna Kill Me – Richard Thompson

Released in 2007 on the album Sweet Warrior
Genre: Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I hit the road block, somehow I never hit the mine
The dice rolled and I got lucky this time
And dad’s gonna kill me

 

Thank You For Being Dad – Jon Barker

Released in 2006 on the album Songs To Strike A Chord
Genre: Folk

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Even though the years drift away, I
never took the time just to say,
‘I love you, and I always have,
And thank you for being my Dad.’

My Dad’s Gone Crazy – Eminem

Released in 2002 on the album The Eminem Show
Genre: Hip Hop

Lyrics To Inspire You:

There’s really nothin’ else to say, I, I can’t explain it
I think my dad’s gone crazy!
A little help from Hailie Jade, won’t you tell ’em, maybe?
I think my dad’s gone crazy!

Song For Dad – Keith Urban

Released in 2002 on the album Golden Road
Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

In everything he ever did, he always did with love
And I’m proud today to say I’m his son
When somebody says I hope I get to meet your dad
I just smile and say you already have

So Much Like My Dad – George Strait

Released in 1992 on the album Holding My Own
Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I can’t live without her, momma
But this time you can’t kiss the hurt away
But if I’m so much like my dad

 

Mom and Dad’s Waltz – Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard

Released in 1977 on the album To Lefty from Willie
Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’d walk for miles
Cry or smile
For my mama and daddy
I want them
To know I love them so

It’s For My Dad – Nancy Sinatra

Released in 1975 on the album It’s for My Dad
Genre: Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I want you to know that when It’s said and done
He’s one of the best friends I ever had… I ever had
This song’s not for you folks
It’s for my dad

Dad’s Old Fiddle – Merle Haggard

Released in 1972 on the album It’s Not Love (But It’s Not Bad)

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Daddy never left us any will telling us what he’d give
But everybody knew his fiddle was mine
But the fiddle was all he left so I had to teach myself
And I bet I played his song a million times
And I would play

My Dad – Paul Peterson

Released in 1962 on the album Lollipops and Roses
Genre: Vocal

Lyrics To Inspire You:

My dad, now here is a man
To me he is ev’rything strong no he can’t do wrong, my dad
My dad, now he understands when I bring him troubles to share
Oh, he’s always there, my dad

 

Have a favorite Dad song? Please share your song below in the comments!

Why trust Matthew Campbell?

DJ, Author, Music Lover

matt

I have always had a love for music and the way it makes you feel. My passion grew for wedding celebrations with years as a wedding DJ. Now, as a wedding music planner, I research popular and unique wedding songs to create personalized playlists for couples and help wedding pros curate crowd-cheering music. Let’s get the party started! – Read More About Me

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