Ten Songs That Will ‘Rock Your Mama’


These Are Roses. Mother's Day Is Sunday. Get It? (Graham Denholm/Getty Images)

In case you need a reminder, Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8. This year, do your mama one better than a cheap bouquet from the grocery store by serenading her with one of these “mama” songs.

I’ll offer these up without comment…’cuz it ain’t right to talk about yo’ mama.

10: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Loggins and Messina[/lastfm] – “Your Mama Don’t Dance”

9: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sailcat[/lastfm] – “Motorcycle Mama”

8: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Aerosmith[/lastfm] – “Mama Kin”

7: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eric Clapton[/lastfm] – “Motherless Child”

6: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Queen[/lastfm] – “Tie Your Mother Down”

5: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Junior Parker[/lastfm] – “Mother-In-Law Blues”

4: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Joe Stampley[/lastfm] – “Roll On Big Mama”

3: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ten Years After[/lastfm] – “Rock Your Mama”

2: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jackson Five[/lastfm] – “Mama’s Pearl”

1: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elton John[/lastfm] – “Mama Can’t Buy You Love”

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