A Hip Little Mother’s Day Playlist

A lot of musicians seem like mama’s boys, even some of the toughest ones. In “Folsom Prison Blues”Johnny Cash takes a moment to regret not listening to his mother’s to never play with guns. In Merle Haggard’s “Mama Tried”, the narrator “turned 21 in prison/doing life without parole” despite his mama’s best effort. And Tupac Shakur’s tearjerker “Dear Mama”–released in 1995 during his incarceration– was stone cold proof there’s nothing soft about loving your mom.

 

Not to mention one of the toughest men of all time reminding us in an acrostic/rap…

 

 

So here’s a playlist for the cool mamas out there. Don’t slouch this mother’s day. Treat your mamma right.

 

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