12 Best Songs About Family You Must Listen

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Family is just a small word but have a greater emotion in just 6 words. I am here to discuss the best songs about family.

From childhood, I have been always around my family. But, always had this one thing coming up in my mind that what if, I was an orphan, what my life would have been if people loving me today didn’t exist.

But, they are with me and I hope everyone reading this is happy with their family. Cause like Wiz Khalifa says in his song “See You Again” “How can we not talk about family when the family’s all that we got? Everything I went through you was standing there by my side, And now you gon’ be with me for the last ride”. They are the only people who would be there for you till their last breath.

Also, listen to these songs about the family with your loved ones. As it may help you improve your relations with them. Also, can help them know your true feelings.

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So, here are the list of the best songs about family.

12. Dance With My Father – Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross - Dance With My Father

This is the best composition ever done by Luther. This song tells about how his father is his shield and his mother his listener. This song is all about family love who have unified fronts.

11. “Mother-In-Law” – Ernie K-Doe


This song was recorded in 1962. Also, this song means that there can be no peace when the mother-in-law is around as in like living together. This is kinda harsh but yeah, it is from his personal experience.

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10. “Father and Daughter” – Paul Simon

Paul Simon - Father And Daughter

This is a folk-rock song. In this song, a father expresses his love for his daughter. It’s a very beautiful song indeed.

9. “Wouldn’t Mama Be Proud” – Elliott Smith

Wouldn't Mama Be Proud

This piece of music is a homage to a mother, asking if she is happy of her son’s business accomplishments. It shows his mother as having died, yet his devotion remains to make her proud. It’s almost as though the two persons conversing are on two separate planets. It shows how important family is. As to whether they are around us or not, still, our world just revolves around them.

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8. “Daughters” – John Mayer

John Mayer - Daughters (Live at the Nokia Theatre)

This 2003 R&B song with a folk music touch provides unambiguous counsel to parents, emphasising that they are truly role models to their children. Mayer makes an appeal to dads, encouraging them to treat their daughters with respect since it will influence how they love in the coming years.

7. Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones

Wild Horses - Rolling Stones

This song was written by Keith Richards for his son. It shows the beautiful relationship between the Father and son.

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6. We are Family – Sister Sledge

Sister Sledge - We Are Family

This lively 1979 song emphasizes the significance of the family and the envy of others as siblings. In a world in which statistics are accumulating more and more sadness, this is a wonderful reminder that in this wicked world with the family you have the supporting technology to live and be glad.

5. My Father’s Eye – Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton - My Father's Eyes (Official Music Video) | Warner Vault

As a young child, Eric never got to meet his parents. He used to think of his grandparents as his mother and father. That is the family he had known. But, as he got older and realized, he missed his father. This song is about his father whom he never got to meet. But, always highly regarded for him. A person he always wanted to look to.

4. Cleanin Out My Closet – Eminem

Eminem - Cleanin' Out My Closet (Official Music Video)

This song is an apology song by Eminem to his mother. He also tells about his childhood, and also tells how bad his father was. Also, he mentions his mental state watching his mother’s drug addiction habits. One of the best songs about family.

3. Father and Sons – Yusuf Cat Stevens

Yusuf / Cat Stevens - Father & Son

This song was recorded in 1970. This song shows a relation between a father and son in the family. In the song, the father says to his son that he is young. But, like every son, he is complaining about how he is much capable of doing things. This song is about how fewer parents listen to their children and everything they go through in their day-to-day life.

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2. Dear Mama – Tupac Shakur

2Pac - Dear Mama (Official Music Video)

This song is like a Thank you note by the late rapper to his mom. For him, his only family was his single mother who raised him through all the hardships. Also, he does not mention a single word about his father. As he was absent to him all his life.

1. See You Again – Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth

Wiz Khalifa - See You Again ft. Charlie Puth [Official Video] Furious 7 Soundtrack

This song is just a gem to hear out. Each and every word is written comes directly from his soul. Also, this song is dedicated to Late Paul Walker who died in a car accident.

So, this was the list of best songs about the family you may love to listen to with your family around.

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