Checkout the below listed latest top 10 best Songs For Daughter in 2017, A parents’ love for their daughter can be indescribable. The way a father or a mother looks at their little girl may hold different emotions. He looks at her and wants to be a role model showing her how a man is supposed to act. A mother’s relationship with hre daughter may be more complicated. She may see a reflection of herself. Or, she might see hope for her little girl to acheive so many of the dreams she never quite realized. All these songs highlight the magical bonds between parents’ and their girls.
- 10. My Little Girl – Tim McGraw
- 9. Cailin – Unwritten Law
- 8. Can’t Dream Without You – Good Charlotte
- 7. Gracie – Ben Folds
- 6. In My Daughter’s Eyes – Martina McBride
- 5. My Wish – Rascal Flatts
- 4. Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
- 3. I Hope You Dance – LeeAnn Womack
- 2. Letting Go – Suzy Bogguss
- 1. Lullabye (Goodnight My Angel) – Billy Joel
Here we present the list of top 10 best Songs For Daughter in 2017.
10. My Little Girl – Tim McGraw
McGraw and Tom Douglas were co-writers. It was played during the credits of the movie Flicka. In the lyrics you hear a father musing about a daughter will always be little no matter how old she gets. It peaked at number three in 2006. Quite possibly it was written for one McGraw’s three daughters Audrey Caroline, Maggie Elizabeth, or Grace Katherine.
9. Cailin – Unwritten Law
This song from the self-titled album was never released as a single. Cailin did make it to number 28 on the Billboard Charts. It was the first one of the group’s songs to hit Billboard’s Modern Tracks, rock categorey. When thinking about his little girl, Russo (the lead singer of the group) was inspired to pen the lyrics. They talk about what an impact she made on the singer’s life. Although it is part of the punkgenre it highlights how unconditional the feelings are when a father looks at his little girl.
8. Can’t Dream Without You – Good Charlotte
Harlow Winter Kate was Good Charlotte front man Joel Madden’s first child. His brother Benji who is part of the band as well talked about this emotional song to Spin Magazine. He was so impressed by the song that he got chills the first time he heard it. He saw a different side of his brother and felt inspired to be like him. He had always seen him more as the rocker. Hearing he was going to be an uncle made him simply thrilled. Although much of the band’s music are standard chart toppers, this song speaks much more from the heart. Ironically, it wasn’t even supposed to be on the album. It was Joel’s brother who pushed for it to be a part of it.
7. Gracie – Ben Folds
Once, in an MTV interview the artist talked about the ‘small audience’ his songs are meant for; furthering the statement by saying sometimes writes for no one. He has written a song for his son as well. In 2007, while doing a concert at Virginia Tech the crowd tried numerous times to sing along with the song. Since it was so personal to Folds asked the audience not to sing along many times. Each time stopping the gig and began to sing it all over again. It wasn’t until the eleventh try that Ben finally finished the entire number.
6. In My Daughter’s Eyes – Martina McBride
Thiswas the second single from her album Martina; written by James T. Slater. The ballad made it to number four on The Hot Country Tracks. The songs is beautiful and also stripped down. It is about the way a little one looks up to her mama no matter what.
5. My Wish – Rascal Flatts
It reached the top of the charts at the end of 2006. Jeffery Steele and Steve Robson were co-writers. Steele was the driving force behind the song. It was written for a daughter who was off to college. The verses contain many hopeful thoughts that she will have a bright future where she accomplishes everything she desires.
4. Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
In 1976 Wonder recorded the album Songs in the Key of Life. You can hear His daughter Aisha crying at the beginning of the song. She is the inspiration for the song. Isn’t She Lovely was penned by Wonder right after her birth. It was made famous in many movies and TV shows including Desperate Housewives, The Fighting Temptations and Doogie Howser MD.
3. I Hope You Dance – LeeAnn Womack
Tia Sillers and Mark Sillers wrote this song. It was considered a crossover country hit. It reached number one on a few different charts including Billboard Hot Country Singles and Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks in the spring of 2000. When interviewed by the Today Show Womack said ‘You can’t hear those lyrics and not think about children and—and—and hope for the future and things you want for them. And those are the things I want for them in life.’ The imagery in this song call to mind a number of things that a partent wishes for their child. As they grow they wil never cease to be their little one. This song speaks to that fact.
2. Letting Go – Suzy Bogguss
The fourth song from Bogguss’ Aces album was this track. It was written by Doug Crider and Matt Rollings. It reached number 6 on Billboard’s Hot Country in 1992. The haunting lyrics are about a mother who is watching her little girl leave. She is reminiscing about all the things of sentimental value she’s taking with her as she leaves to find herself. The song is powerful in lyric and simple in composition. It says so much about the intense about of emotion that a mother goes through When watching her little girl grow up.
1. Lullabye (Goodnight My Angel) – Billy Joel
River of Dream’s seventh track and was penned for Joel’s daughter Alexa Ray. She was seven at the time He wrote it. Each song on this album was a take-off from the one that proceeded it. Lullaybe is the thrid single on this album. His first thought on this song was a Gregorian chant. However, He was putting Alexa to bed one night and realized it was better suited as a lullaby. It was also the title of a children’s book He wrote and Scholastic published.
Sometimes as girls get older a father or mother can feel a distance from the women they are becoming. Nonetheless, the lyrics contained in these ten songs make the memories of those years When they are little, seem not as distant.