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26 Most Adorable Songs About Dads

Luther Vandross, Beyoncé, Meghan Trainor, Yellowcard, Lil Wayne, Eric Clapton, Keith Urban and more perform these "awwww"-inducing tracks

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Fuse collected 26 of the most adorable, perfect songs to dedicate to good ole Dad, from Luther Vandross to Beyoncé to Meghan Trainor to Keith Urban. Check 'em out by clicking through the list!

1 / 26

Meghan Trainor, "Dance Like Yo Daddy"

Cutest lyrics: 

"My daddy told me how to do my own thing / He said to let it out, long as you find your groove / Go ahead and find your groove / Make sure you stand out in the crowd and show them all what you can do."

2 / 26

Miley & Billy Ray Cyrus, "I Learned From You"

Cutest lyrics:

"I'm grateful for all of the times / You opened my eyes / I learned from you that I do not crumble / I learned that strength is something you choose"

3 / 26

Luther Vandross, "Dance With My Father"

Cutest lyrics: 

"My father would lift me high / And dance with my mother and me and then / Spin me around til I fell asleep / Then up the stairs he would carry me / And I knew for sure I was loved"

4 / 26

Beyoncé, "Daddy"

Cutest lyrics:

"And that's why / I want my unborn son to be like my daddy / I want my husband to be like my daddy / There is no one else like my daddy"

5 / 26

Paul Petersen, "My Dad"

Cutest lyrics: 

"When I was small I felt 10 feet tall when I walked by his side / And everyone would say, 'That's his son' / And my heart would burst with pride / My dad, I love him so / And I only hope someday my own son will say, 'My dad, now here is a man'"

6 / 26

Yellowcard, "Life of a Salesman"

Cutest lyrics:

"When I am a dad, Dad / I'm gonna be a good dad / Did the best you could, Dad... / Proud to call you my dad / Thank you for my life, Dad"

7 / 26

Monkees, "Daddy's Song"

Cutest lyrics:

"Years ago we used to play / He used to laugh when I ran away / But when I fell and hurt my knee / He would run to comfort me / And the pain would go away"

8 / 26

Sade, "Babyfather"

Cutest lyrics:

"For you, he's the best he can be / Oh, child don't you know? / Your daddy love come with a lifetime guarantee"

9 / 26

Lonestar, "I'm Already There"

Cutest lyrics:

"A little voice came on the phone, said, "'Daddy when you comin' home?' / He said the first thing that came to his mind / "I'm already there, take a look around / I'm the sunshine in your hair, I'm the shadow on the ground"

10 / 26

Brad Paisley, "He Didn't Have to Be"

Cutest lyrics:

"I met the man I call my dad when I was five years old / He took my mom out to a movie and for once I got to go / A few months later I remember lying there in bed / I overheard him pop the question and I prayed that she'd say yes"

11 / 26

Tori Amos, "Winter"

Cutest lyrics:

"Snow can wait, I forgot my mittens / Wipe my nose, get my new boots on / I get a little warm in my heart / When I think of winter, I put my hand in my father's glove"

12 / 26

Birdman & Lil Wayne, "Like Father Like Son"

Cutest lyrics:

"There ain't no love / Like, like, like, like, like, like, like, like, like father like son / Like the love of a daddy / Like, like, like, like, like, like father, like, like father like son / Father, father, father like son"

13 / 26

Eric Clapton, "My Father's Eyes"

Cutest lyrics:

"When the light begins to shine / And I hear those ancient lullabies... Bit by bit, I've realized / That's when I need them / That's when I need my father's eyes"

14 / 26

Beyoncé, "Daddy Lessons"

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Cutest lyric:

"He held me in his arms / And he taught me to be strong."

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15 / 26

Reginae Carter, "Daddy's Little Girl"

Cutest lyrics:

"Daddy brought me in this world / Told me I could pursue it, walked me though these steps / Showed me that I could do it / Life's a brick wall but you can run through it"

16 / 26

Asher Roth & Miguel, "His Dream"

Cutest lyrics:

"His dream is my dream, my dream is his dream / I close my eyes and I can see his dream / The sacrifices he made for me: his dream / Put it aside for his family: his dream / Yeah, so I'mma keep it alive"

17 / 26

Eddie Fisher, "Oh My Papa"

Cutest lyrics:

"Oh, my papa, to me he was so wonderful / Oh, my pa-pa, to me he was so good / No one could be, so gentle and so lovable / Oh, my papa, he always understood"

18 / 26

Gladys Knight & the Pips, "Daddy Could Swear, I Declare"

Cutest lyrics:

"My daddy was a heck of a man / Yes he was, y'all / He loved us all and we knew it / Though he showed it in a very funny way"

19 / 26

Lecrae, "Just Like You"

Cutest lyrics:

"You probably never knew that / I loved the way you used to come through come through / Teach me to do the things that men do"

20 / 26

Keith Urban, "Song for My Dad"

Cutest lyrics:

"The older I get the more I can see / How much he loved my mother and my brother and me / And he did the best that he could / And I only hope when I have my own family  That everyday I see a little more of my father in me"

21 / 26

Loretta Lynn, "They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore"

Cutest lyrics:

"They don't make men like my daddy anymore / Guess they've thrown away the pattern through the years / In a great big land of freedom at a time we really need 'em / They don't make 'em like my daddy anymore"

22 / 26

BTOB, "Father"

Cutest (translated) lyrics:

"I didn't know back then, I was too young / You must have been lonelier than anyone else but I didn't approach you / Now I finally know, I hope it’s not too late / These are the words I wanted to say so much, I love you forever / My father"

23 / 26

High Valley, "A Fathers Love (The Only Way He Knew How)"

Cutest lyrics:

"And as I pulled out the drive he said, / 'Be sure to call your mom sometime' / And I didn't hear it then but I hear it now / He was saying 'I love you,' the only way he knew how"

24 / 26

The Winstons, "Color Him Father"

Cutest lyrics:

"He says education is the thing if you wanna compete / 'Because without it son, life ain't very sweet' / I love this man I don't know why / Except I'll need his strength till the day that I die"

25 / 26

Black Stone Cherry, "Things My Father Said"

Cutest lyrics:

"The things my father said would make me a better man / Hard work and the love of friends, a woman that understands / I hope my father knows the seeds we've sown still grow / At night I go to sleep and pray he is watching over me"

26 / 26

Holly Dunn, "Daddy's Hands"

Cutest lyrics:

"I remember Daddy's hands, working 'til they bled / Sacrificed unselfishly, just to keep us all fed / If I could do things over, I'd live my life again / And never take for granted the love in Daddy's hands"

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