This morning on The 70’s With Steve Goddard I featured the top female singers of the decade, in honor of Mother’s Day.
But I’d like to take it a step further with a group of songs that also salute mom.
This is by no means a complete list of songs about mom, or mommy, or mama, but it is a good sample of hits that honor the most important woman in all our lives – mom.
No mom, no us, no kidding……
Though my mom’s been gone for over a decade now, I still miss her, and am grateful be became closer in her later years. If you’re celebrating the day with your mom, give her a hug for me too.
She deserves it.
Songs about mom, in no particular order:
MAMA TOLD ME – THREE DOG NIGHT
MAMMA MIA – ABBA
DON’T CRY DADDY – ELVIS PRESLEY
BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY – QUEEN
MAMA’S PEARL – JACKSON FIVE
MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION – PAUL SIMON
ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE – JERRY BUTLER
YOUR MOTHER SHOULD KNOW – THE BEATLES
MOTORCYCLE MAMA – SAILCAT
MOTHER’S LITTLE HELPER – THE ROLLING STONES
YOUR MAMA DON’T DANCE – LOGGINS AND MESSINA
MAMA CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE – ELTON JOHN
….and one of my personal favorites….
THE SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP – O.C. SMITH