Grandparents (Grandma, Grandpa, Grandad) Themed Songs for Weddings

Updated March 18, 2024 | Author: Matthew Campbell

Hearts across generations! This playlist is brimming with heartwarming classics and sweet melodies perfect for dedicating or dancing with your amazing grandparents.

Find the perfect song to honor their enduring love and celebrate the legacy they’ve built. Get ready for some happy tears, warm smiles, and maybe even a few dance moves that would make them proud!

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I have included several different music genres from Country, R&B, Soul, Holiday, and Bluegrass. It seems as though most grandma and grandpa songs are of the country genre. I also have included different music eras.

  1. “Grandpa (Tell Me ‘Bout The Good Old Days)” by The Judds (Country – 1985)
  2. “Grandpa (Tell Me ’bout the Good Old Days)” by Dave Fenley (Country – 2020)
  3. “I’m My Own Grandpa” by Willie Nelson (Country – 2001)
  4. “Grandpa” by Music Travel Love (Pop – 2020)
  5. “Grandpa” by Anuhea (Pop – 2019)
  6. “I’m My Own Grandpaw” by Ray Stevens (Comedy – 1987)
  7. “Grandpa” by Kristen Tuff Scott (Country – 2021)
  8. “I Wish Grandpas Never Died” by Riley Green (Country – 2019)
  9. “Grandpa’s Little Girl” by Charlie Roth (Country – 2010)
  10. “Grandpa” by Mr Cowboy (Country – 2020)
  1. “Grandma’s Garden” by Zac Brown (Country – 2016)
  2. “Grandma’s Hands” by Bill Withers (R&B – 1971)
  3. “Grandma’s Feather Bed” by John Denver (Pop – 1974)
  4. “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” by Elmo & Patsy (Holiday – 1982)
  5. “Grandma” by George Lopez (Comedy – 2007)
  6. “Grandma Draws” by Arthur Young (Blues – 2022)
  7. “Grandma’s Car” by Ryon’s World, Stu da Boi (Pop – 2017)
  8. “Grandma Betty Was A Fisherman” by Leon Earl Harris (Country – 2020)
  9. “Grandma” by Jessi Campbell (Comedy – 2018)
  10. “Grandma” by Mike Jones (Hip Hop – 2005)

Best Grandma and Grandpa Hits

My Superman (Grandpa’s Song) – Robert Ray

Released in 2020, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

My superman
The best friend I’ve ever had
Oh, how I love you so
My all time hero, my superman

Grandpa – Music Travel Love

Released in 2020, Genre: Pop

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Did families really bow their heads to pray
Did daddies really never go away?
Grandpa, tell me ’bout the good old days

Grandpa (Tell Me ’bout the Good Old Days) – Dave Fenley

Released in 2020, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Not just something they would say
Dod families really bow their heads to pray
Did daddies really never go away
Oh grandpa, tell me bout the good old days

I Wish Grandpas Never Died – Riley Green

Released in 2019, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And I wish the price of gas was low and cotton was high
I wish honky tonks didn’t have no closing time
And I wish grandpas never died

Grandpas Baby Girl – Terry Wagenschutz

Released in 2019, Genre: Pop

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Grandpa’s baby girl
I used to hold you in my arms
but today I’ll hold you in my heart


Grandprints – Scott Wesley Brown

Released in 2018, Genre: Worshipfully

Lyrics To Inspire You:

To our children’s children we’ve just one wish
That you’d know Jesus Christ for who He is
When all is said and done we pray we’ve left his mark
Through our grandprints on your heart

That’s What Grandpas Do – Gord Bamford

Released in 2018, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

From turnin’ a wrench to fixin’ fence, and pickin’ me up at school
To bein’ my best friend, that’s what grandpas do

Grandfather – Stephen Lynch

Released in 2018, Genre: Indie

Lyrics To Inspire You:

So Grandfather, die
Don’t keep me in suspense
Oh Grandfather, cough
Up that inheritance

Grandpa’s Jam – Kid Rock

Released in 2017, Genre: Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Kiss my a** and don’t tempt me
‘Cause I ain’t scared to straight backhand ya
So m’r, don’t be f’uckin’g with grandpa

Granddaddy’s Chair – Kane Brown

Released in 2016, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I make you smile
I make you proud
I may not be there now
But I hope one day I’ll be man enough to be sitting there in my granddaddy’s chair


Grandad’s Farmall – Larry Rothman

Released in 2016, Genre: Country

Granddaddy’s Gun – Aaron Lewis

Released in 2016, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

He taught me a whole lot more than how to hunt
And one of these days I’ll pass it on to my grandson
My Granddaddy’s gun

Took My Grandma to the Club – Stan Butler

Released in 2016, Genre: Blues

Grandma’s Garden – Zac Brown

Released in 2015, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

She’d say the straight and narrow is the toughest row to hoe
Just remember what you reap is what you sow
Grandma’s love is what gave Grandma’s garden growth

My Dear Old Grandad – Benny Woodley Jnr

Released in 2014, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

He lays back in his chair
He’s a hardworking man
My dear old grandad


Watch That Grandad Go – Bauhaus

Released in 2013, Genre: Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And the drums get dark in night or day
Sicking all night and working all day
See my granddad go
Walk in line, dance in file

Grandma – Gretchen Wilson

Released in 2013, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’ve waited too damn long
So, bring it on
Grandma’s gonna fly

Granddaddy’s Gun – Blake Shelton

Released in 2013, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

With a half-shot box of shells and a kit to keep it clean
I keep a picture in the case of that sweet old man and me
With granddaddy’s gun

Down on Grandpa’s Farm – Raffi

Released in 2010, Genre: Children’s Music

Lyrics To Inspire You:

The cow she makes a sound like this: Moo! Moo!
Down on Grandpa’s farm there is a little red hen

Grandpa – Justin Moore

Released in 2009, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Grandpa you stood so tall,
Chewed that redman,
Wore over-alls,
Where the same man on Sunday morning,
As Saturday night


Good Enough for Grandad – The Squirrel Nut Zippers

Released in 2009, Genre: Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

All the good times that he had
If they were good enough for Granddad
They’re good enough for me

Grandma’s God – The Bellamy Brothers

Released in 2007, Genre: Country

Nice to Be a Grandad – Andy Stewart

Released in 2005, Genre: International

Grandpa’s Advice – Adie Grey

Released in 1997, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I remember Sunday drivin’ in my Grandpa’s car
Old songs on the radio; the smell of his cigar
Everybody’d honk at him, because he’d drive so slow

Grandpa Told Me So – Kenny Chesney

Released in 1995, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

That first taste of love nearly did me in
Getting over her was slow
And I knew someday I would, ’cause grandpa told me so


Grandad’s Little Ditty – Primus

Released in 1991, Genre: Metal

Lyrics To Inspire You:

There’s a scent that fills the air
Is it flatus? Just a touch
And it makes me think of you

Better Days – Dianne Reeves

Released in 1987, Genre: Jazz

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’d say, Grandma what is love?
Will I ever find out?
Why are we so poor, what is life about?

I’m My Own Grandpaw – Ray Stevens

Released in 1987, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Now, if my wife is my grandmother, I am her grandchild, yeah
And every time I think of it, heh! Nearly drives me wild
‘Cause now I have become the strangest case you ever saw

Grandpa (Tell Me ‘Bout The Good Old Days) – The Judds

Released in 1986, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Grandpa, everything is changing fast
We call it progress, but I just don’t know
And grandpa, let’s wander back into the past
Then paint me the picture of long ago

Grandma’s Song – Gail Davies

Released in 1981, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Those memories have given me so much
She wore her age so gracefully
And there was not a living thing that she did not love


Grandma’s Feather Bed – John Denver

Released in 1974, Genre: Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

It could hold eight kids and four hound dogs
And a piggy we stole from the shed
We didn’t get much sleep but we had a lot of fun
On grandma’s feather bed

Grandma’s Hands – Bill Withers

Released in 1971, Genre: Soul

Lyrics To Inspire You:

She’d say, Baby, grandma understands
That you really love that man
Put yourself in Jesus’ hands
Grandma’s hands

Grandad – John Mayall

Released in 1971, Genre: Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I was far away when my grandad died
It was all so sad, everybody cried
He had guided me when I was a boy

I’m My Own Grandpa – Grandpa Jones

Sang on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry and the TV Show Hee Haw
Genre: Bluegrass

Lyrics To Inspire You:

My little baby then became
A brother-in-law to dad
And so became my uncle
Though it made me very sad


Grandma Plays The Numbers – Wynonie Harris

Released in 1941

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Yes we know
(We found out) Bless her soul
(We found out) Now we know that Grandma plays the numbers

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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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Terry Wagenschutz
Terry Wagenschutz
10 months ago

Thanks for including Grandpa’s baby girl in your list . Wrote it for my Granddaughters wedding, didn’t expect to make anybody’s list .

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My Wedding Songs
10 months ago

You are welcome Terry. Thanks for producing the song!

Joe Morgan
Joe Morgan
6 years ago

Asked for grandad songs and you give grandpa songs. That’s crap.

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My Wedding Songs
6 years ago
Reply to  Joe Morgan

Thanks Joe for the suggestion. We will be sure to add some Grandad and Grandmom songs to our song list!

8 years ago

How about “better days” by Dianne Reeves?

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8 years ago
Reply to  Noel

Thanks Noel.

Darlene Lewis
Darlene Lewis
8 years ago

trying to get the Top 10 Grandparents Day Song

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8 years ago
Reply to  Darlene Lewis

Hi Darlene. Thanks for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the list.