Father’s Day 2024: 20 Songs For Dads

Father’s Day is here and what better way to celebrate all the folk-music loving dads, grandpas, and dad-figures this year than by sharing a playlist featuring some of our favorite folk dads and their oh-so-musical kids?

Celebrate the person (or people!) in your life you call dad with 20 Songs For Dads. And, Happy Father’s Day from Folk Alley!

Woody Guthrie, “This Land is Your Land”

Arlo Guthrie, “Bling Blang” 

Sarah Lee Guthrie, “Overcome”

Greg Brown, “Daughters”

Pieta, Zoe, and Constie Brown, “Ella Mae”

Loudon Wainwright III, “A Father and a Son”

Rufus Wainwright, “One Man Guy” 

Martha Wainwright with Loudon Wainwright, “You Never Phone”

Johnny Cash, “To Beat the Devil”

Rosanne Cash, “Girl from the North Country” 

Thompson, “One Life at a Time” 

The Rails, “William Taylor” 

Teddy Thompson and Kelly Jones, “Make A Wish On Me” 

Wayne Scott, “Sunday with my Son”

Darrell Scott, “A Father’s Song”

Bob Dylan, “Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again”

Jakob Dylan, “Everybody’s Hurting” 

Del McCoury Band, “That Ol’ Train”  

The Travelin’ McCourys, “Cumberland Blues” 

Amy Helm, “Spend Our Last Dime” (featuring Levon Helm)

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