10 Songs To Make Your Mother Smile On Mother’s Day


While you should definitely tell your mother how much you love her, sometimes, it’s nice to show her What song would you play for your mother to make her smile? It’s a great question — one that deserves some serious thought. And in the spirit of Mother’s Day, I decided to bring together a short list of songs you might find appropriate for that special lady in your life who gave you life and all of its many joys (and sometimes challenges).

“The Mother” By Brandi Carlile

The Mother is a song from Brandi Carlile’s album Bear Creek. With lyrics like “there has been the time of the moon and I was yours in it”, you can’t help but feel moved by this great song. Another great song by Brandi Carlile, and she recently won 4 Grammys!

I love listening to music, and I especially love when a song really speaks to me. This song is one of those songs that really speaks to me. It has made me cry, but it also makes me smile.

“Mother’s Daughter” By Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus is no longer Hannah Montana, she’s simply Miley. Bold, unapologetic, and unleashing a new sound and image to the world. Based on her recent performance at the MTV Video Music Award, the singer/actress just had one of the most memorable moments in history. Millions of people around the world are talking about her new song, “Mother’s Daughter” — let’s give it a listen.

“Mother’s Daughter” By Miley Cyrus

“Dear Mama” By Tupac Shakur

Even though I’ve been listening to rap music since I was a kid, and Tupac Shakur was one of the main artists I listened to, I didn’t fully appreciate it until years later. “Dear Mama” is one of my favourite songs by him. It’s a song that everyone can relate to, whether you’re a child, an adult, or a parent. The lyrics are incredibly heartfelt and relatable. He talks about realizing how much his mother did for him while also thanking her for everything she’s done.

“Song For Mama” By Boyz II Men

The song “Song For Mama” was released in 1993 by Boyz II Men on the album “Cooleyhighharmony.” Based on the band’s popularity at the time, the song was an instant hit. It was an R&B ballad and rose to number 39 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. The song also won a Grammy Award in the category of Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.

“Mama Said” By The Shirelles

This is the debut single by The Shirelles and it was written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland. The song was released in July 1960 and reached the number 15 spot on June 22, 1961. Mama said, “Now, You better stop all that runnin’ ’round”.

I just got back from buying a “Mama Said” record, ya’ll! Do you remember this? I had to dig through piles and piles of records at the flea market, but it was totally worth it because I scored the last copy.

“Mother” By Danzig

“Mother” is a song by the American heavy metal band Danzig and is the opening track of their self-titled debut album, “Danzig”. It was released as a single in 1990.

Ah, Danzig. You never really know what you’re getting with a Danzig song. Are you going to get serious and meaningful? A little cheesy? Or just downright creepy? This song is actually a combination of the three, which is why I love it so much.

“Mother Like Mine” By The Band Perry

In the videoclip for “Mother Like Mine,” The Band Perry are featured as a family visiting their grandma’s house and having her take part in their local rodeo.

The Band Perry has another hit song for us titled ‘Mother Like Mine,’ which is on their album, Pioneer. I love listening to this song. If you are a country music fan, then check out this song.

“Because You Loved Me” By Celine Dion

Have you ever heard the song “Because You Loved Me”? Celine Dion is known for her many famous songs but no matter what mood you are in, this song is sure to get you feeling something. This song makes me feel many emotions but mostly it just motivates and inspires me to do better.

“Hey Mama” By Kanye West

Though I am a fairly new Kanye fan, it is soon becoming clear that he is a great artist. He’s extremely diverse, and incorporates a number of different genres in his music. “Hey Mama” especially exemplifies this, as it is listed under R&B, rap, and alternative songs.

“Mama, I’m Coming Home” By Ozzy Osbourne

Here’s the opening lines to “Mama, I’m Coming Home” by Ozzy Osbourne from his ‘No More Tears’ album. It’s a song that is written from the perspective of a heroin addict facing jail-time and having to go home to face his mother and family after abusing drugs for what seems like an eternity. The recording has great energy you can add it to your playlist for just about any activity – even if you’re not a hardcore rocker!

Final Thought about Mother’s day song

Hopefully this list will give you somewhere to start, but I’m certain there are a lot more songs that can put a smile on mom’s face. Leave any suggestions you have in the comments and we’ll work on growing this list. Happy Mother’s day!

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