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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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Papa Was a Rollin' Stone The Temptations

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Don't Cry Daddy Elvis Presley

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Mama, I'm Coming Home Ozzy Osbourne

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Oh Mother Christina Aguilera

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Mother Pink Floyd

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Daughters John Mayer

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Mother's Little Helper The Rolling Stones

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My Father's Eyes Eric Clapton

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Uncle John's Band Grateful Dead

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Only Mama Knows Paul McCartney

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Father of Mine Everclear

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Blood Brothers Iron Maiden

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Two Sisters The Kinks

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punksnotdead added Sister Morphine The Rolling Stones

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Father of Night, Father of Day is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs About Family
punksnotdead added Father of Night, Father of Day Manfred Mann's Earth Band

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Mama Said Metallica

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Anyone's Daughter Deep Purple

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Cousins Vampire Weekend

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

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Mother Danzig

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Brothers in Arms Dire Straits

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Mama is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs About Family
Mama Genesis

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Sister Ray The Velvet Underground

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Big Brother David Bowie

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Brother Pearl Jam

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Babylon Sisters Steely Dan

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Oh Daddy Adrian Belew

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Holy Mother Eric Clapton

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Dance With My Father Luther Vandross

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Matilda Mother Pink Floyd

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Thank You Mom Good Charlotte

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punksnotdead added Mommy's Little Monster Social Distortion

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Daughter Pearl Jam

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My Father's House Bruce Springsteen

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Mama Kin Aerosmith

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