List of songs about child abuse

Many artists have written songs about child abuse, which includes emotional, physical, and sexual abuse.

A

  • “Alive”, by Pearl Jam
  • “Alyssa Lies”, by Jason Michael Carrol
  • “Anger Rising”, by Jerry Cantrell
  • “Ask Me”, by Amy Grant

B

  • “Brenda’s Got a Baby”, by Tupak Shakur

C

  • “Candyman”, by Siouxsie and the Banshees
  • “Concrete Angel”, by Martina McBride

D

  • “Daddy”, by Korn
  • “Daughter”, by Pearl Jam
  • “Down with the Sickness”, by Disturbed

F

  • “Falling Away from Me”, by Korn

H

  • “Hell is for Children”, by Pat Benatar

J

  • “Janie’s Got a Gun”, by Aerosmith

L

  • “The Little Girl”, by John Michael Montgomery
  • “Luka”, Suzanne Vega

M

  • “Millie Pulled a Pistol on Santa/Keepin’ the Faith”, by De La Soul

P

  • “Polly”, by Nirvana
  • Prison Sex, by Tool

Q

  • “A Question of Time”, by Depeche Mode

R

  • “Runaway Love”, by Ludacris

S

  • “Simple Man” by The Charlie Daniels Band

W

  • “What’s It Gonna Take” by Ronnie McDowell
  • “What’s the Matter Here”, by 10,000 Maniacs
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