Top 10 Songs About Dads for Father’s Day from MyMusicCloud


Is there a certain someone you’ve been taking for granted lately? Maybe he’s the guy who gently but insistently bugs you to check your car’s motor oil level.  Or makes you grilled cheese sandwiches when you’re sick. Or taught your kids how to hold a baseball bat.

We’re talking about dads, of course. Cool or square, thin or pot-bellied, wisecracking or stoic, beer-chugging or bottled-water loving, dads rarely get the thanks they deserve. Since Sunday is Father’s Day, we dug up the 10 coolest, funniest, and most heart-tugging songs about the “Old Man” we could think of. Download them to your MyMusicCloud  library and make a custom Father’s Day playlist for his tablet, PC, or mobile phone, or search our music store (more than 11 million songs) to select your own choices.

Among our picks are hits from Eric Clapton, rockers Black Stone Cherry, Latin hip hop group Bang Data, Will Smith, Luther Vandross, Kenny Chesney, and a host of country artists. If you were ever a teenage girl, you’ll relate to “Cleaning This Gun,” Rodney Atkins’ humorous riff about an overprotective dad and his daughter.  In it, Rodney shares the speech he uses to scare his daughter’s amorous dates: “I’ll see when you get back, probably be up all night, still cleaning this gun.”

Late R&B superstar Luther Vandross yearns to see his sire once more in “Dance with My Father,” and so does Paul Carrack of Mike & the Mechanics in the ‘80s tearjerker “The Living Years.” While Kenny Chesney laments the day his daughter heads off to California in “There Goes My Life.”

On a happier note, Will Smith recorded “Just the Two of Us” for his son Trey, who also costars in the music video with comic Damon Wayans, Magic Johnson and more stars and their kids.

Enjoy these top 10 Songs About Dads list, share them on Facebook, and sync them across your friends’ devices with our free store-and-play music app. Happy Father’s Day from the staff at MyMusicCloud.

10. “There Goes My Life” Kenny Chesney

9. “The Living Years” Mike & the Mechanics

8. “Dance with My Father” Luther Vandross

7. “Things My Father Said” Black Stone Cherry

6.  “Mi Viejo” Bang Data

5. “Father and Daughter” Paul Simon

4. “In My Father’s Eyes” Eric Clapton

3. “Cleaning this Gun (Come On In, Boy)” Rodney Atkins

2. “Daddy, Dance with Me” Krystal Keith

1. “Just the Two of Us” Will Smith

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Want a free album? Hey, who doesn’t? Starting today, we’re giving away any album in our MyMusicCloud store FREE to folks who join and upgrade to our unlimited music store-and-play service. So, what’s so great about MyMusicCloud?

Ever noticed how most music services (ahem, Apple) force you to listen to your music only on their devices? Are your albums scattered across your phone, laptop and their various storage services? With MyMusicCloud, it’s easy to import your music from all your annoying servers (iTunes, Dropbox, Amazon) and unite them in ONE simple-to-reach place. (No more fumbling to remember if your Jay-Z album is on your phone or laptop.) Our free music app frees you to listen to your songs on all your devices, (smartphones, PCs, tablets, even smart TVs and smartwatches), regardless of operating system (Apple, Android, Windows, you name it). It works on- or off-line too.

On MyMusicCloud, it’s always free to store all your music and play up to 250 songs. But, for just $39.99 a year, you can upgrade to our Unlimited status and listen to any song from your collection whenever you want. And through January 2015, get “credit” for any album in our store -– simply by using the URL http://www.mymusiccloud.com/app/albumOffer. Once you join and log in to MyMusicCloud, a payment form pops up. Upon successful completion, all albums in the store will be marked $0.00.

Not sure what to choose? Come back and download later. But here are some album ideas to get you started:

Arctic Monkeys — Rock out to the Monkeys’ “R U Mine” and “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?” from their new AM album as well as all their hits back to 2005.

Hozier and Sam Smith — If you dig the breathy vocals of these two, then pick up Hozier’s new top 10 album, Take Me to Church, and the club-friendly EDM mixes of Sam Smith.

Nicki Minaj‘s Beam Me Up Scotty mixtape features guest verses from rappers Bobby V, Brinx, Busta Rhymes, Drake, Gucci Mane, Gudda Gudda, Jae Millz, Lil Wayne, Red Café, Ricky Blaze, Rocko, Ron Browz, and Shanell. Also in our store.

Panda Bear‘s new album Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper (out Jan. 9, 2015) shows the trippy, neo-psychedelic artist getting funky with jams inspired by 90s hip hop.

So don’t be handcuffed to one operating system your whole life. Experience music freedom by joining MyMusicCloud and get your gratis album through our website, www.mymusiccloud.com, or any Android-powered device. Learn how to make playlists, share songs on Facebook, get recommended songs and discover more about our awesome service in our Help & How To section in the right-hand column. Don’t be afraid of your freedom.

10 Best Hip Hop Pump Up Songs of 2014

Are you all about that bass, no treble? When you want to get pumped for running, lifting, or just riding that early morning bus or train, there’s nothing like the thumping sounds of hip-hop to jumpstart your heart.

This past year unleashed plenty of adrenaline-kicking new tracks, from T.I.’s relentless shout-out for “No Mediocre” ladies to Kendrick Lamar’s bouncy “I” and Eminem’s ferocious new “Detroit vs. Everybody.”

To get your hip hop playlist started, we’ve gathered 10 of Hip Hop’s Best Pump Up Songs of 2014 below with a little trap music and R&B flavor thrown in. Want more? When you listen to these on any smartphone, tablet or computer with MyMusicCloud, our free store-and-play app suggests similar songs from your library (just click on Recommended Songs), so you can keep the headphone party going as long as you like. So make like Lil Jon, and scroll down for WHAT …

10. “No Mediocre” – T.I. featuring Iggy Azalea
9. “Move That Dope” — Future featuring Pusha T, Pharrell, Casino,
8. “We Dem Boyz” – Wiz Khalifa
7. “Detroit vs. Everybody” – Eminem, Big Sean, Royce da 5’9”, Danny Brown, Trick Trick and Dej Loaf
6. “I“– Kendrick Lamar
5. “Black Widow” – Iggy Azalea featuring Rita Ora
4. “White Walls” — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Schoolboy Q & Hollis
3. “Lose Yourself” (re-release) – Eminem
2. “Trophies“– Young Money featuring Drake
1. “Turn Down for What” — Lil Jon & DJ Snake

We’ve Added New Smart Features to Our Free Android Music App

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Android phone and tablet users, now you can do more than ever with your music on the go. Our new MyMusicCloud app is now in the Google Play store and gives you much more creative control, whether you’re listening on- or off-line.

The upgraded app includes more of the web portal’s “smart” features, such as our convenient song lyric fetcher and artist recommendations. We’ve also made the menu choices more intuitive, and the band photos richer and larger. And, as always with MyMusicCloud, you can store and play your music on any computer, smartphone, tablet or Smart TV, regardless of operating system.

When you update the MyMusicCloud app, here’s what you’ll get:

• Portable playlist management: Create and edit music playlists right on your tablet or smartphone

• Smart playlist suggestions: Enter a track, album or artist and instantly receive a playlist of similar singers and songs from your collection

• More music control: Now, you can sync, unsync and delete songs from your device anytime

• Like Adele, Eminem or Ariana Grande? Enjoy music recommendations for similar albums and artists

• Access to lyrics, concerts, and artist biographies right on your screen

• Both full-screen and mini-player options

We’ve also added a complete features menu when you press and hold any track, album, artist or playlist; full control over track upload/download (WiFi, 3G, etc); mobile account and device management; continuous new music syncing; and improved song, artist and album search.

Download it today and see for yourself in the Google Play store.