Mother's Day

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

(Anne Garland)

From old gems like Belle Baker's "Baby Your Mother" and the Osmond Brothers' "I Wouldn't Trade the Silver In Mother's Hair For All the Gold In the World," to more modern takes on motherhood from Vashti Bunyan and others, plus laments for mothers lost, by James Brown and John Lennon, host David Garland presents a treasury of songs for Mother's Day.

Comments [7]

adam from New York City

The James Brown song was extraordinary -- raw and powerful. I'd never heard it before. I would like to echo the previous Adam's comment and ask for a playlist please. It was an excellently balanced and well paced show. Thanks.

May. 10 2015 09:53 PM

How about Love Me like a Rock by Paul Simon!

May. 10 2015 08:50 PM
Adam from NYC

Excellent show! Some play lists with titles and artists would be greatly appreciated!

May. 10 2015 08:29 PM

To Becky: I haven't listened to the show yet, but I believe you're speaking of Sibylle Baier. Her album Colour Green is beautiful. I hope you can find it!

May. 11 2010 12:11 AM
John Smith from Park Slope, Brooklyn

What was the name of that James Brown song? Haunting!

May. 09 2010 08:53 PM
April Wolff from Upper West Side

hey, let's have some love for stepmothers! mine appeared a year or so after my mother died when I was twenty. brilliant cellist, classical guitarist, shy, grew up in new york in a high wasp family, went to saint agatha's on west end ave, which she hated. (now st. agnes for boys). moved to benighted south where we're all racist and commit incest, (sarcasm) you can tell a stepmother is good if her step kids call her wicked. my step mother says she's evil. so is doubly wicked. anf the kindest, sweetest person i've ever met. on a par with the dalai lama! april on the yupper west

May. 09 2010 08:44 PM
Becky from Brooklyn

Loved the Sabilla Beyer music...trying unsuccessfully to find her music online. Can anyone help me with the correct spelling?

May. 09 2010 08:24 PM

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