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List Rules Songs with family in the title are fair game, but this list focuses mainly on songs about the family as a subject.

Family songs are always a great way to celebrate the bond of those who share your flesh and blood. Parents and siblings are the subject of these songs, with various stories told about the relationships between child and adult or brother and sister. This is a ranked list of the best songs about family, as voted on by music fans like you. Some of the songs included below may have the words "family" in the lyrics or title, while others are only about the family as a theme. Not all of the songs on this list are happy songs, as some of them chronicle the hardships and challenges of staying strong as a family when things get tough, such as the death of a parent, brother or sister.

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some solid tracks that are thematically similar. Vote for the family songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including rock, pop, folk, metal, and more.
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Mama, I'm Coming Home Ozzy Osbourne

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Don't Cry Daddy Elvis Presley

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Papa Was a Rollin' Stone The Temptations

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Mother Pink Floyd

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Oh Mother Christina Aguilera

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Mother's Little Helper The Rolling Stones

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Daughters John Mayer

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My Father's Eyes Eric Clapton

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Only Mama Knows Paul McCartney

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Uncle John's Band Grateful Dead

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Father of Mine Everclear

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Two Sisters The Kinks

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punksnotdead added Sister Morphine The Rolling Stones

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Mama Said Metallica

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Anyone's Daughter Deep Purple

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Blood Brothers Iron Maiden

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Uncle Salty Aerosmith

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punksnotdead added Gone Daddy Gone Gnarls Barkley

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punksnotdead added Return of the Mother Nina Hagen

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michael.forgameuseonly.jones added Dean Brody - Brothers

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punksnotdead added Ich will nicht werden, was mein Alter ist Ton Steine Scherben

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Father of Night, Father of Day is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs About Family
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Mother Danzig

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Brothers in Arms Dire Straits

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Mama is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Songs About Family
Mama Genesis

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Sister Ray The Velvet Underground

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Oh Daddy Adrian Belew

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Babylon Sisters Steely Dan

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Brother Pearl Jam

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Dance With My Father Luther Vandross

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Thank You Mom Good Charlotte

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Holy Mother Eric Clapton

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Matilda Mother Pink Floyd

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Cousins Vampire Weekend

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Father Figure George Michael

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My Father's House Bruce Springsteen

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Mama Kin Aerosmith

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Big Brother David Bowie

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Sister Europe The Psychedelic Furs

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