In honor of all of the great fathers out there, we put together a list of the best songs about fathers. Don't be stingy this weekend, get Dad something he will like. After all, he is about 50% responsible for you being alive.

Here's our top 8, comment below if you have any other favorites of your own.

Everclear- Father of Mine

Harry Chapin- Cats in the Cradle

Eric Clapton- My Father's Eyes

Mike and the Mechanics- The Living Years

Cat Stevens- Father and Son

Madonna- Papa Don't Preach

James Brown-Papa's Got a Brand New Bag

George Michael- Father Figure