11 songs for spring break with your family

Mar 13, 2023

11 songs for spring break with your family

family on a road trip

Are you on a trip with your family this week? You don’t want to talk shop while in the car, on a beach, or exploring a new city. Take this article on the road with you to listen to some of the lesser-known (and yet still excellent) family business songs. Who knows, they might even bring you closer. Good luck, and Godspeed.

  1. "We Are Family" by Sister Sledge - This classic is the best way to kick off your journey. It celebrates the joys family and is a fun one to play every once in a while… or every morning to wake up the kids.

  2. "Heirloom" by Amy Grant - This song talks about a family heirloom that is passed down through generations and represents the legacy of a family business.

  3. "The Chain" by Fleetwood Mac - While not explicitly about a family business, this song speaks to the interconnectedness of family members and the importance of staying together even through tough times, which can be relevant to family businesses.

  4. "In My Life" by The Beatles - This song reflects on the important people and memories in the singer's life, including family members who have played a significant role in shaping who they are.

  5. “Daddy Sang Bass” by Johnny Cash - This Cash classic shares about a family coming together in hard times. It calls back to the age-old “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” in a quiet reminder that we’re stronger together.

  6. "Family Business" by Kanye West - As the title suggests, this song is all about family businesses and the importance of maintaining them. Kanye raps about his own family's business and how they have managed to stay successful over the years.

  7. "My Old Man" by Zac Brown Band - This song is a tribute to the singer's father and the lessons he learned from him growing up, including the importance of hard work and perseverance in running a successful family business.

  8. "Papa Was a Rolling Stone" by The Temptations - This classic soul song tells the story of a man who abandoned his family to pursue a life on the road, leaving his children to wonder about his whereabouts and legacy.

  9. "Legacy" by Nichole Nordeman - This uplifting song encourages listeners to think about the legacy they want to leave behind for their children and future generations, including through a family business.

  10. "Small Town" by John Mellencamp - While not specifically about family businesses, this song paints a vivid picture of the ups and downs of life in a small town, where many businesses are likely to be family-owned.

  11. "Father and Son" by Cat Stevens - This timeless song explores the relationship between a father and his son, and the generational differences and similarities that come with running a family business together.