18 Songs That Perfectly Capture the Magic of Having a Daughter

Having a daughter can be maddening, annoying, and exhausting, but it's also one of the greatest gifts you could ever receive. From the first time your little girl smiles to the day she leaves home for college, a parent's relationship with his or her daughter includes an immeasurable amount of tears and triumphs. And because it's sometimes hard to put all of those feelings into words, we've made a playlist of songs where musicians did it perfectly for us. From classic tearjerkers like "Isn't She Lovely" by Stevie Wonder to lesser-known numbers like "Precious" by Depeche Mode, there's a little something for every daughter-loving music fan.

    1. "Butterfly Kisses," Bob Carlisle
    2. "Child of Mine," Carole King
    3. "Cinderella," Steven Curtis Chapman
    4. "Daddy's Little Girl," Al Martino (Originally The Mills Brothers)
    5. "Dance With My Daughter," Jason Blaine
    6. "Daughters," John Mayer
    7. "Fathers & Daughters," Michael Bolton
    8. "Glory," JAY-Z (feat. Blue Ivy Carter)
    9. "Gracie," Ben Folds
    10. "Growing Up (Sloane's Song)," Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Ed Sheeran
    11. "Here For You," Neil Young
    12. "I Hope You Dance," Lee Ann Womack
    13. "In My Daughter's Eyes," Martina McBride
    14. "Isn't She Lovely," Stevie Wonder
    15. "A Mother's Prayer," Celine Dion
    16. "My Little Girl," Tim McGraw
    17. "Precious," Depeche Mode
    18. "Then They Do," Trace Adkins

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