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 Post subject: 100 Greatest Mother Songs
PostPosted: Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:14 pm 
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100 Greatest Mother Songs

Criteria: - These are songs with a word meaning "mother" in the title, regardless of the song's subject matter. They are chosen on the basis of their overall popularity and importance.

Edited By: Brett Alan
List Begun 5-07-09

Link: http://digitaldreamdoor.com/pages/best_songs-mother.html

1. Dear Mama - 2pac
2. Mother & Child Reunion - Paul Simon
3. Mother-In-Law - Ernie K-Doe
4. Mama Told Me (Not To Come) - Three Dog Night
5. Mama Said - Shirelles
6. Mama Tried - Merle Haggard
7. Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean - Ruth Brown
8. Your Mama Don't Dance - Loggins & Messina
9. Mama Don't Allow - Hank Thompson
10. Mothers Little Helper - Rolling Stones
11. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Jimmy Boyd
12. My Mammy - Al Jolson
13. Tell Mama - Etta James
14. Have You Seen Your Mother Baby Standing In The Shadows - Rolling Stones
15. Mama Said Knock You Out - LL Cool J
16. Mom and Dad's Waltz - Lefty Frizzell
17. It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding) - Bob Dylan
18. I'll Always Love My Mama - Intruders
19. Mama He's Crazy - Judds
20. Mother - John Lennon
21. My Yiddishe Momme - Sophie Tucker
22. Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys - Waylon & Willie
23. Mama Weer All Crazee Now - Slade
24. Mama Used To Say - Junior
25. Mother - Danzig
26. Mama Didn't Lie - Jan Bradley
27. She's A Bad Mama Jama - Carl Carlton
28. Mama Can't Buy You Love - Elton John
29. My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama - Mothers of Invention
30. Mama's Pearl - Jackson Five
31. Mama Sang A Song - Bill Anderson
32. A Song For Mama - Boyz II Men
33. Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne
34. Mamma Mia - Abba
35. Mama I'm Coming Home - Ozzy Osbourne
36. Papa Loved Mama - Garth Brooks
37. Hello Mudduh Hello Fadduh - Allan Sherman
38. Mother Nature's Son - Beatles
39. Mother - Pink Floyd
40. Sylvia's Mother - Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show
41. Mama - Spice Girls
42. Mama - Connie Francis
43. Mama Liked The Roses - Elvis Presley
44. Mama Kin - Aerosmith
45. Your Mother Should Know - Beatles
46. Mama's Never Seen Those Eyes - Forester Sisters
47. Tie Your Mother Down - Queen
48. No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature - Guess Who
49. Mama You've Been On My Mind - Bob Dylan
50. My Mother's Eyes - George Jessel
51. When You're Good To Mama - Mary McCarty
52. Mother Mother - Tracy Bonham
53. All Mama's Children - Carl Perkins
54. Sexy Mama - Moments
55. Mother Popcorn - James Brown
56. Word To The Mutha - Bell Biv DeVoe
57. Does Your Mother Know - Abba
58. Look What They've Done To My Song Ma - New Seekers
59. Mama - Genesis
60. Your Ma Said You Cried In Your Sleep Last Night - Kenny Dino
61. Ma-Ma-Ma Belle - ELO
62. Motorcycle Mama - Sailcat
63. Hey Lawdy Mama - Steppenwolf
64. Mother, Father - Journey
65. Does Your Mama Know About Me - Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers
66. Mama Look At Bubu - Harry Belafonte
67. Save It Pretty Mama - Louis Armstrong
68. Mama Come Get Your Baby Boy - Eddy Arnold
69. Crazy Mama - JJ Cale
70. This Is To Mother You - Sinead O'Connor
71. Look Mama - Howard Jones
72. Drop Down Mama - Sleepy John Estes
73. Mama and Daddy Broke My Heart - Eddy Arnold
74. Mother Freedom - Bread
75. Mama - BJ Thomas
76. Future Baby Mama - Prince
77. I Wanna Be Mama'd - Jimmy Logsdon
78. Mommy For A Day - Kitty Wells
79. Welfare Mothers - Neil Young
80. Mother - Police
81. Mother's Pride - George Michael
82. Mothers Talk - Tears For Fears
83. Holy Mother - Eric Clapton & Luciano Pavarotti
84. Mother Earth - Neil Young
85. Shake What Ya Mamma Gave Ya - Poison Clan
86. That Was Your Mother - Paul Simon
87. Deep In the Motherlode - Genesis
88. I Think I'm a Mother - PJ Harvey
89. (You Make Me Want To Be) A Mother - Tammy Wynette
90. Motorcycle Mama - Neil Young
91. Sophisticated Mama - Washboard Sam
92. Motherly Love - The Mothers of Invention
93. Only Mama Knows - Paul McCartney
94. Mama You Sweet - Lucinda Williams
95. Hoochie Mama - 2 Live Crew
96. Father Mother Son - The Scream
97. Your Mama's On Crack Rock - The Dogs
98. So Long Mom - Tom Lehrer
99. Mother of the Bride - Billy Bragg
100. Some Mother's Son - Kinks


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 Post subject: Re: 100 Greatest Mother Songs
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When I revise this, I need to add "Mama's Broken Heart" by Miranda Lambert.


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 Post subject: Re: 100 Greatest Mother Songs
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Quote:
7. Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean - Ruth Brown


This should be...

(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean


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I'm The Last of the Red Hot Mamas - Sophie Tucker
Pistol Packin' Mama - Al Dexter / Bing Crosby & the Andrews Sisters
Pretty Mama Blues - Ivory Joe Hunter
Big Fat Mamas Are Back In Style - Bull Moose Jackson
TV Mama - Joe Turner
Little Mama - Clovers
Mama, Talk To Your Daughter - J.B. Lenoir
Fujiama Mama - Wanda Jackson / Annisteen Allen
Flip Flop Mama - Eddie Bond
Mama From The Train - Patti Page
Heartbreakin' Mama - Skeets McDonald
True Fina Mama - Little Richard
Say Mama - Gene Vincent & Blue Caps
Long Leanie Mama - Lightnin' Slim
Louisiana Mama - Gene Pitney
Hey Leroy, Your Mama's Callin' You - Jimmy Castor
Rag Mama Rag - The Band


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 Post subject: Re: 100 Greatest Mother Songs
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OK, thought I should get this up before Mother's Day. Added a bunch of Bruce's suggestions and some other things including recent hits. Thoughts? The asterisks indicate new listings.

1 Dear Mama - 2pac
2 Mother & Child Reunion - Paul Simon
3 Mother-In-Law - Ernie K-Doe
4 Mama Told Me (Not To Come) - Three Dog Night
5 Mama Said - Shirelles
6 Mama Tried - Merle Haggard
7 Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean - Ruth Brown
8 Your Mama Don't Dance - Loggins & Messina
9 Mama Don't Allow - Hank Thompson
10 Mothers Little Helper - Rolling Stones
11 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Jimmy Boyd
12 My Mammy - Al Jolson
13 Tell Mama - Etta James
14 Have You Seen Your Mother Baby Standing In The Shadows - Rolling Stones
15 Mama Said Knock You Out - LL Cool J
16 Mom and Dad's Waltz - Lefty Frizzell
17 Hey, Leroy, You're Mama's Callin' You – Jimmy Castor *****
18 It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding) - Bob Dylan
19 I'll Always Love My Mama - Intruders
20 Mama He's Crazy - Judds
21 Mother - John Lennon
22 My Yiddishe Momme - Sophie Tucker
23 Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys - Waylon & Willie
24 Mama Weer All Crazee Now - Slade
25 Pretty Mama Blues – Ivory Joe Hunter *****
26 Mama Used To Say - Junior
27 Mama's Broken Heart – Miranda Lambert *****
28 Mother - Danzig
29 Mama Didn't Lie - Jan Bradley
30 She's A Bad Mama Jama - Carl Carlton
31 Mama Can't Buy You Love - Elton John
32 Pistol Packin' Mama - Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters *****
33 Mamma Talk To Your Daughter – JB Lenoir
34 My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama - Mothers of Invention
35 Mama's Pearl - Jackson Five
36 Mama Sang A Song - Bill Anderson
37 A Song For Mama - Boyz II Men
38 Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne
39 Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way - Carl Smith *****
40 Mamma Mia - Abba
41 Mama I'm Coming Home - Ozzy Osbourne
42 Papa Loved Mama - Garth Brooks
43 Hello Mudduh Hello Fadduh - Allan Sherman
44 Mother Nature's Son - Beatles
45 Mother - Pink Floyd
46 Sylvia's Mother - Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show
47 Mama - Spice Girls
48 Mama - Connie Francis
49 Mama Liked The Roses - Elvis Presley
50 Mama Kin - Aerosmith
51 Your Mother Should Know - Beatles
52 Mama's Never Seen Those Eyes - Forester Sisters
53 Tie Your Mother Down - Queen
54 No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature - Guess Who
55 I'm The Last Of The Red Hot Mamas – Sophie Tucker
56 Mama You've Been On My Mind - Bob Dylan
57 My Mother's Eyes - George Jessel
58 When You're Good To Mama - Mary McCarty
59 Mother Mother - Tracy Bonham
60 All Mama's Children - Carl Perkins
61 Sexy Mama - Moments
62 Mother Popcorn - James Brown
63 Fujiyama Mama - Wanda Jackson *****
64 Word To The Mutha - Bell Biv DeVoe
65 Does Your Mother Know - Abba
66 Hey Ma - Cam'ron *****
67 Little Mama – The Clovers *****
68 Look What They've Done To My Song Ma - New Seekers
69 Mama - Genesis
70 Your Ma Said You Cried In Your Sleep Last Night - Kenny Dino
71 Ma-Ma-Ma Belle - ELO
72 Motorcycle Mama - Sailcat
73 Hey Lawdy Mama - Steppenwolf
74 Mama From The Train – Patti Page *****
75 Mother, Father - Journey
76 Does Your Mama Know About Me - Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers
77 Mama Look At Bubu - Harry Belafonte
78 Save It Pretty Mama - Louis Armstrong
79 Mama Come Get Your Baby Boy - Eddy Arnold
80 Crazy Mama - JJ Cale
81 This Is To Mother You - Sinead O'Connor
82 Rag Mama Rag – The Band *****
83 Look Mama - Howard Jones
84 Drop Down Mama - Sleepy John Estes
85 Mama and Daddy Broke My Heart - Eddy Arnold
86 Mother Freedom - Bread
87 Mama - BJ Thomas
88 Future Baby Mama - Prince
89 True Fine Mama – Little Richard *****
90 I Wanna Be Mama'd - Jimmy Logsdon
91 Mommy For A Day - Kitty Wells
92 Hey Mama - Kanye West *****
93 Say Mama – Gene Vincent *****
94 I Had A Good Father and Mother - Washington Phillips *****
95 Welfare Mothers - Neil Young
96 Mother - Police
97 Mother's Pride - George Michael
98 TV Mama – Big Joe Turner *****
99 Mothers Talk - Tears For Fears
100 Flip Flop Mama – Eddie Bond *****


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 Post subject: Re: 100 Greatest Mother Songs
PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2014 6:51 pm 
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Great list, fun to see titles I haven't thought about in years.
Lollipop Mama by Wynonie Harris is another to consider if you expand the list.


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 Post subject: Re: 100 Greatest Mother Songs
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Rick wrote:
Great list, fun to see titles I haven't thought about in years.
Lollipop Mama by Wynonie Harris is another to consider if you expand the list.


Thanks...I think that's worth putting on.


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32 Pistol Packin' Mama - Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters *****

The Al Dexter version is the more significant version.


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 Post subject: Re: 100 Greatest Mother Songs
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Bruce wrote:
32 Pistol Packin' Mama - Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters *****

The Al Dexter version is the more significant version.


OK, changed. Anyone have anything else before I send this in?

Hoping to do similar things with the Father songs list, too.


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 Post subject: Re: 100 Greatest Mother Songs
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Great list, Brett!

Pete Townshend - Come to Mama


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