Just in time for Mother's Day, here are our picks for the Top 10 songs for mothers. Check them out. We've included links for you to download the song, and where possible, a link to a review of an album where you can find the song. I've listed them in alphabetical order.
Blake Shelton - "The Baby"
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This song never fails to make me cry. Blake Shelton
sings about the love the son has for his mom, and wanting to be with her when he hears she's on her deathbed, only to find out when he arrives that he's too late is heartbreaking.Download PurchaseCompare Prices
for The Dreamer
Brad Paisley - "She's Everything"
sings here about the woman that means the most to him. That woman is the mother of his children. Doesn't every mother want their husband to feel this way about them? Awesome song.Download PurchaseCompare Prices
for Time Well Wasted
Carrie Underwood - "Don't Forget to Remember Me"
sings about a young girl leaving home for the first time, and this song tells of the relationship between that mother and daughter, where the mother asks her daughter not to forget her.Download PurchaseCompare Prices
for Some Hearts
Dolly Parton - "Coat of Many Colors"
This song is one of Dolly Parton
's most popular, and reflects on the true story of the coat her mother made for her when she was growing up. It may have been made from multi-colored pieces of cloth, but it held within the love that her mother had for her.Download PurchaseCompare Prices
for Coat of Many Colors
Jamie O'Neal - "Somebody's Hero"
This song is a beautiful tribute to a loving mother throughout her lifetime. It starts with the mother taking care of the daughter when she is young, and ends with the mother in a nursing home, and the daughter going to visit her, and take care of her. Wonderful song!Download PurchaseCompare Prices
Lee Ann Womack - "I Hope You Dance"
While this song doesn't specifically mention mothers, it does have a wish that can be from a mother to a child, hoping that they will always go for their dreams. The video shows Lee Ann Womack
with her daughters, which boosts the song's appeal to mothers and their children.Download PurchaseCompare Prices
for I Hope You Dance
Martina McBride - "In My Daughter's Eyes"
In this song, Martina McBride
sings about the special bond between mother and daughter. The daughter sees her mom as a hero, and the mother talks about how she hopes her daughter will always know how happy she made her.Download PurchaseCompare Prices
Merle Haggard - "Mama Tried"
sings about being that bad boy who is always getting in trouble. He tells the story that his mother tried her best to raise him right, but he's just a born rebel.Download PurchaseCompare Prices
for Mama Tried
Taylor Swift - "The Best Day"
Big Machine Records
wrote this lovely tribute to her mom. Even when things went wrong for her, her mom always knew what to say and do to make her feel better about whatever problem she was facing.Download PurchaseCompare Prices
Trace Adkins - "One Hot Mama"
This is another fun song. It talks about mothers as not only being caregivers, but also being extremely sexy to their guy.Download PurchaseCompare Prices
for Comin' On Strong