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100 Best Songs With Relations in the Title

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Songs With Family Members in the Title

The way in which people are connected gives relevance to relations. A person is connected by blood or marriage. A number of songs from different genres mention relations in their title. While certain songs are actually about an association with a blood relative, majority of songs with relations are a metaphorical expression of a deeper meaning.

What Message Do Songs That Mention Relations Convey?

Songs that mention relations in their title or lyrics may convey a wide-range of sentiments. Singers and songwriters find creative ways to express their emotions. The type of bond shared in a blood relationship is exquisitely described in certain songs. Musicians may narrate stories about solidarity and kindness, or dark realities of betrayal and deceit in a family. In certain songs the secret lives of relations are portrayed in a humorous or sarcastic manner. The special relationship one shares with a relative is theatrically showcased in some songs.

Singers and songwriters highlight personal life experiences in unique ways. A song may showcase family ties in a positive manner or in negative light. Strained relationships in the family are showcased in gripping ways through lyrics. The bitter truth about relationships with certain family members is portrayed with irony in alternate genres. The nuances of family matters are often expressed with a confessional tone in songs. Sometimes the conflicts that arise among members of the immediate family and extended family are portrayed with contrasting perspectives.


Symbolism: Relations in Songs

Songs with relations in their title or lyrics may showcase diverse perspectives associated with love and pride. Different aspects of family ties are showcased in songs from different genres. Singers and songwriters often bring songs to life based on real life characters. The close affinity musicians have towards a family member is poetically expressed through their songs. The relationship shared with parents, brothers, sisters, cousins, or grandparents is described in a nostalgic manner in many country songs. Love and hate relationships in blood ties are showcased in an aesthetic manner in certain songs.

The sacrifices made by parents to ensure their children a better life are documented with nostalgic memories in songs. A number of musicians have written heartfelt songs about their mom and dad. Singers and songwriters from different genres have written inspiring songs about their childhood spent with their grandparents. In certain songs, sibling rivalry is portrayed in an endearing way to bring back memories of the past. The selfish attitude and manipulative nature of people is showcased in a dark and diabolic perspective through lyrics in certain emotional songs. Although a wide-spectrum of elements are showcased with relations, in music, relations may symbolize or denote

  • Love
  • Hate
  • Jealousy
  • Pride
  • Honesty
  • Dishonesty
  • Sacrifice
  • Awe
  • Happiness
  • Serenity
  • Anger
  • Responsibility
  • Humility
  • Joy
  • Sadness
  • Arrogance
  • Sarcasm

Songs With Relatives in the Title

The list below showcases an epic collection of rock songs, pop songs, country songs, R&B songs, folk songs, hip hop songs, alternative songs, indie songs, reggae songs, disco songs, EDM songs, and dance songs with relations in the title. If you have a view, opinion, or song suggestion, let us know in the comments section.

Top 10 Best Songs With Relations in the Title

  1. “Hey Mama”—David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha and Afrojack
  2. “For the Love of a Daughter”—Demi Lovato
  3. “Ain't Your Mama”—Jennifer Lopez
  4. “Shakespeare's Sister”—The Smiths
  5. “Daughter”—Pearl Jam
  6. “Father and Son”—Cat Stevens
  7. “Daddy Lessons”—Beyonce
  8. “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone”—The Undisputed Truth
  9. “Hey Mama”—The Black Eyed Peas
  10. “Father Figure”—George Michael


11. “Your Mama Don't Dance”—Loggins and Messina

12. “Big Brother”—Kanye West

13. “My Father's Eyes”—Eric Clapton

14. “Bring Your Daughter…to the Slaughter”—Iron Maiden

15. “Carry on Wayward Son”—Kansas

16. “Brother Louie”—Modern Talking

17. “Mama”—Spice Girls

18. “Hey Brother”—Avicii

19. “Boss's Daughter”—Pop Evil

20. “Stacy's Mom”—Fountains of Wayne


21. “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother”—The Hollies

22. “I Wish Grandpas Never Died”—Riley Green

23. “Grandma’s Song”—Gail Davies

24. “Papa Don't Preach”—Madonna

25. “I Called Mama”—Tim McGraw

26. “Mother's Daughter”—Miley Cyrus

27. “Hey Look Ma, I Made It”—Panic! At The Disco

28. “Brother”—Needtobreathe featuring Gavin DeGraw

29. “Mama’s Song”—Carrie Underwood

30. “Daddy”—Coldplay

31. “Mama, I'm Coming Home”—Ozzy Osbourne

32. “Sylvia's Mother”—Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show

33. “God, Your Mama, and Me”—Florida Georgia Line

34. “I Got It from My Mama”—

35. “Mama Said”—Lukas Graham

36. “Sister”—Sister2Sister

37. “Oh, Father”—Madonna

38. “Grandpa (Tell Me ‘Bout the Good Old Days)”—The Judds

39. “Does Your Mother Know”—ABBA

40. “Atom Heart Mother (suite)”—Pink Floyd


41. “Have You Seen Your Mother Baby, Standing In the Shadow?”—The Rolling Stones

42. “Oh Mother”—Christina Aguilera

43. “Daddy”—Emeli Sande

44. “Coal Miner's Daughter”—Loretta Lynn

45. “Papa's Got a Brand New Bag”—James Brown

46. “Daddy”—Beyonce

47. “Fortunate Son”—Creedence Clearwater Revival

48. “The Blower’s Daughter”—Damien Rice

49. “Sister Golden Hair”—America

50. “Take Your Mama”—Scissor Sisters

51. “Mama Said Knock You Out”—LL Cool J

52. “Tie Your Mother Down”—Queen

53. “Daddy”—PSY featuring CL

54. “No Son of Mine”—Genesis

55. “A Song for a Son”—The Smashing Pumpkins

56. “Beekeeper's Daughter”—The All-American Rejects

57. “The Mother We Share”—Chvrches

58. “Angel's Son”—Sevendust

59. “Mama Tried”—Merle Haggard

60. “100 Grandkids”—Mac Miller


61. “Your Mother Should Know”—The Beatles

62. “Mom”—Meghan Trainor

63. “In My Daughter’s Eyes”—Martina McBride

64. “Mother and Child Reunion”—Paul Simon

65. “Farmer's Daughter”—Rodney Atkins

66. “Daddy Sang Bass”—Johnny Cash

67. “Mama He's Crazy”—The Judds

68. “Matilda Mother”—Pink Floyd

69. “Kissin’ Cousins”—Elvis Presley

70. “Mama”—Jonas Blue featuring William Singe

71. “Song for Our Daughter”—Laura Marling

72. “Papa Loved Mama”—Garth Brooks

73. “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey”—Paul McCartney

74. “Mother”—Pink Floyd

75. “Father”—LL Cool J

76. “Annie, I'm Not Your Daddy”—Kid Creole & the Coconuts

77. “Mama”—Genesis

78. “Gone Daddy Gone”—Violent Femmes

79. “Confessions of a Broken Heart (Daughter to Father)”—Lindsay Lohan

80. “Father and Friend”—Alain Clark


81. “Mama Said”—The Shirelies

82. “Father and Daughter”—Paul Simon

83. “Uncle John from Jamaica”—Vengaboys

84. “Brothers in Arms”—Dire Straits

85. “Mama”—Clean Bandit featuring Ellie Goulding

86. “Cousins”—Vampire Weekend

87. “Son of My Father”—Chicory Tip

88. “Oh, Sister”—Bob Dylan

89. “Mother of Mine”—Neil Reid

90. “Somebody's Daughter”—Tenille Townes

91. “Mama Weer All Crazee Now”—Slade

92. “Treat Me Like Your Mother”—The Dead Weather

93. “Brothers & Sisters”—Coldplay

94. “Mother”—John Lennon

95. “Don’t Let Daddy Kiss Me”—Motorhead

96. “Two Sisters”—The Kinks

97. “Daddy’s Hands”—Holly Dunn

98. “Come to Daddy”—Aphex Twin

99. “Mother's Little Helper”—The Rolling Stones

100. “Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast”—Wayne Newton

Other Notable Songs With Relations in the Title

  • “Abraham's Daughter”—Arcade Fire
  • “Sister”—The Black Keys
  • “What Have They Done to My Song, Ma”—Melanie
  • “Come to Mama”—Lady Gaga
  • “My Mother Had A Brother”—George Michael
  • “Two Daughters and a Beautiful Wife”—Drive-By Truckers
  • “Your Sister Can't Twist (But She Can Rock 'n Roll)”—Elton John
  • “Sisters”—Steve Vai
  • “Grandad”—Clive Dunn
  • “Son of an Only Child”—Tom Odell
  • “Father Daughter Dance—Kesha
  • “Mothers of the Disappeared”—U2
  • “Daughters”—John Mayer
  • “Uncle John's Band”—Grateful Dead
  • “Does Your Mama Know About Me?”—Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers
  • “Granddaddy’s Chair”—Kane Brown
  • “Brother”—Pearl Jam
  • “Daddy Issues”—Demi Lovato
  • “Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?”—Bing Crosby
  • “Grandpa’s Advice”—Adie Grey
  • “Aunt Lisa”—Mastodon
  • “Brother Louie”—Hot Chocolate
  • “Mama Liked the Roses”—Elvis Presley
  • “Diplomat's Son”—Vampire Weekend
  • “Matthew and Son”—Cat Stevens
  • “Blood Brothers”—Iron Maiden
  • “Even My Dad Does Sometimes”—Ed Sheeran
  • “Sister”—Sergio & The Ladies
  • “Poor Man's Son”—Survivor
  • “Son of a Son of a Sailor”—Jimmy Buffet
  • “Mother Popcorn”—James Brown
  • “My Father's Daughter”—Jewel
  • “Uncle Salty”—Aerosmith
  • “Cousins”—J. Cole
  • “Mother's Love”—Kem
  • “Mama Kin”—Aerosmith
  • “Things Dads Do”—Thomas Rhett
  • “Mama You're My Daddy Too”—Smokey Robinson
  • “Oh Daddy”—Fleetwood Mac
  • “Heavenly Father”—Bon Iver
  • “Grandpa”—Justin Moore
  • “Brad Pitt’s Cousin”—Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • “Daddy”—Korn
  • “Cousin Kevin”—The Who
  • “Mother Like Mine”—The Band Perry
  • “Seein’ My Father in Me”—Paul Overstreet
  • “Love Without Tragedy / Mother Mary”—Rihanna
  • “Build Me A Daddy”—Luke Bryan
  • “I Didn’t Know My Mother Had a Son Like Me”—Buddy Guy
  • “Dance Like Yo Daddy”—Meghan Trainor
  • “Daughter”—Boney M.
  • “I’ll Always Love My Mama”—The Intruders
  • “Follow Your Daughter Home”—The Guess Who
  • “Babylon Sisters”—Steely Dan
  • “Somebody's Son”—Ryan Star
  • “Mother of Violence”—Peter Gabriel
  • “Son’s of the Silent Age”—David Bowie
  • “Get Back Mamma”—Suzi Quatro
  • “Praise the Father, Praise the Son”—Chris Tomlin
  • “My Father's Father”—The Civil Wars
  • “Like My Mother Does”—Lauren Alaina
  • “Unknown Brother”—The Black Keys
  • “Mother Can You Carry Me”—Rick Springfield
  • “Daddy”—Tom Odell
  • “Mama (Ana Ahabak)”—Christina Sturmer
  • “Woman (Oh Mama)”—Joy Williams
  • “Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter”—Herman's Hermits
  • “Aunt Hagar’s Blues”—Art Tatum
  • “He Didn't Mention His Mother”—Eleanor Friedberger
  • “Sister Ray”—The Velvet Underground
  • “Your Mama Should've Named You Whiskey”—Luke Bryan
  • “The Judge's Daughter”—Green Day
  • “Papa Don't Take No Mess”—James Brown
  • “Dance With My Father”—Luther Vandross
  • “Sister Moon”—Sting
  • “Mama (Loves a Crackhead)”—Plan B
  • “Sweet Mama (Lay Your Burdens Down)”—The Allman Brothers Band
  • “Nobody's Daughter”—Hole
  • “Like Father, Like Son”—The Game
  • “Sister”—S!sters
  • “My Father”—Judy Collins
  • “How I Met Your Mother”—The Friday Night Boys
  • “Kill Your Sons”—Lou Reed
  • “Sister”—White Lung
  • “Papa Won't Leave You, Henry”—Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
  • “Hey Mama”—Mat Kearney
  • “Daughter of Darkness”—Tom Jones
  • “I'm Your Daddy”—Weezer
  • “Fathers and Daughters”—Kristen Chenoweth
  • “Daddy, Brother, Lover, Little Boy (The Electric Drill Song)”—Mr. Big
  • “Mama Lion”—Crosby & Nash
  • “Bad Mother Trucker”—Eric Church
  • “Sins of My Father”—Usher
  • “Grandma’s Feather Bed”—John Denver
  • “Brother”—Little Birdy
  • “Rag Mama Rag”—The Band
  • “Brothers and Sisters”—Twin Atlantic
  • “Anyone's Daughter”—Deep Purple
  • “Sister Europe”—The Psychedelic Furs
  • “To My Brother”—Swim Deep
  • “Prodigal Son”—The Rolling Stones
  • “He's My Son”—Mark Schultz
  • “Sugah Daddy”—D'Angelo
  • “Uncle Harry”—Noel Coward
  • “My Father’s Song”—Barbra Streisand
  • “Brother”—Kodaline
  • “A Real Mother For Ya”—Johnny "Guitar" Watson
  • “Daddy Doesn't Pray Anymore”—Chris Stapleton
  • “Mother Nature Goes to Heaven”—a-ha
  • “Father of Mine”—Everclear
  • “Mother”—The Police
  • “Sorry Momma”—YG featuring Ty Dolla Sign
  • “Wolfman's Brother”—Phish
  • “Mama Lost Her Smile”—Lee Ann Womack
  • “Don't Cry Daddy”—Elvis Presley
  • “My Perfect Cousin”—The Undertones
  • “Daddy’s Little Girls”—The Mills Brothers
  • “Bob's Yer Uncle”—Happy Mondays
  • “Daughters”—Nas
  • “Not My Daddy”—Kelly Price featuring Stokley
  • “Forgive Them Father”—Lauryn Hill
  • “Mother Nature's Son”—The Beatles
  • “Uncle Pat”—Ash
  • “Dad”—Simply Red
  • “Mother”—Kacey Musgraves
  • “I Had a Good Father and Mother”—Washington Phillips
  • “Me and My Uncle”—Grateful Dead
  • “Thank You Mom”—Good Charlotte
  • “Big Brother”—David Bowie
  • “Running From Your Dad”—Bowling for Soup
  • “Mother Mary”—Foxboro Hot Tubs
  • “Sister”—Caribou
  • “Uncle Sam”—Madness
  • “Grandma’s Hands”—Bill Withers
  • “Sail Away Sweet Sister”—Queen
  • “Father of a Son”—The Ark
  • “Mama Said”—Metallica
  • “Son and Daughter”—Queen
  • “Brother”—Smashproof
  • “Holy Mother”—Eric Clapton
  • “Stay at Home Mother”—Sheryl Crow
  • “Mama Told Me (Not to Come)”—Three Dog Night
  • “Billy Davey’s Daughter”—Stereophonics
  • “Mother and Father”—Madonna
  • “Best Places to Be a Mom”—Taking Back Sunday
  • “Fathers & Daughters”—Michael Bolton
  • “Mother”—Sugarland
  • “Only Mama Knows”—Paul McCartney
  • “Too Bad Son”—Attack! Attack!
  • “Uncle Jonny”—The Killers
  • “A Father’s Love (The Only Way He Knew How)”—Bucky Covington
  • “Cousin Dupree”—Steely Dan
  • “The Letter (To Daddy)”—Kellie Pickler
  • “Brother”—Alice in Chains
  • “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”—Warrant
  • “I Knew Your Mother”—Loudon Wainwright III
  • “Some Mother’s Son”—The Kinks
  • “A Trophy Father's Trophy Son”—Sleeping with Sirens
  • “Father”—Demi Lovato
  • “My Son”—Big & Rich
  • “Uncle Walter”—Ben Folds Five
  • “Two Cousins”—Snow Club
  • “Mother May I”—Cee Lo Green
  • “Sister Rose”—Ian Brown
  • “Junior Dad”—Metallica and Lou Reed
  • “Mama's Gun”—Glass Animals
  • “Beautiful Son”—Hole
  • “Dad's Old Number”—Cole Swindell
  • “Mother”—Charlie Puth
  • “Sugar Daddy”—Pistol Annies
  • “Mother's Daughter”—Santana
  • “Dear Daughter”—Halestorm
  • “Sugar Daddy”—Tom Jones
  • “Grandma Told Me So”—Kenny Chesney
  • “Mother”—Danzig
  • “Sorry Son”—The Cranberries
  • “Smile Mama, Smile”—Rick Ross
  • “Cry Little Sister”—Gerald McMohan
  • “Mother Dear”—Barclay James Harvest
  • “Son Song”—Soulfly
  • “Uncle Sam’s Curse”—Above the Law
  • “Mother”—Blondie
  • “Don't Jump Off the Roof Dad!”—Tommy Cooper
  • “Where Are You Now, My Son?”—Joan Baez
  • “Sister Moon”—Transvision Vamp
  • “Father, Father”—Laura Mvula
  • “Daddy's Gone”—Glasvegas
  • “My Father's Gun”—Elton John
  • “A Song for Mama”—Boyz 2 Men
  • “Kill Your Mama”—Alicia Key
  • “Mother Mary”—UFO
  • “Uncle Pen”—Ricky Skaggs
  • “Honor Thy Father”—Dream Theater
  • “Farmer's Daughter”—Babyshambles
  • “Seventh Son of A Seventh Son”—Iron Maiden
  • “My Father's House”—Bruce Springsteen
  • “Brothers”—Matt Corby
  • “Aunt Dot”—Lil’ Kim featuring Shanice
  • “No Mother”—Rag'n'Bone Man
  • “Meanwhile Back At Mama's”—Tim McGraw

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