I've noted recently that a lot of hip hop tracks deal with the issue of fathers, absent or otherwise. I guess that this is to do with the fact that rappers tend to look more closely at the social fabric of life than other artists (fuck that sounds pretentious), but I wonder why you don't see that trend repeated so much by other genres of music.
Indie or alternative seems to have a fair few songs to do with mothers and grandmothers (Standing on the edge of summer by Thursday being my favourite example) or girlfriends obviously.
Yeah so, my two awesome songs about fathers
Our Father- Saul Williams
Stepfather Factory- El-P
What do you suggest?