Everyone from The Beatles to 2Pac have praised the women that raised us, making us what we are today. Whether they are ballads of gratitude or harrowing tales of loss, these 30 best Mother’s Day songs celebrate the true heads of the household.
Best Mother’s Day Songs: 30 Tracks To Show Mothers You Love Them
30: Aretha Franklin: A Mother’s Love (1966)
A gorgeous gospel-tinged ballad by the “Queen Of Soul”, all the wonders of nature are celebrated before concluding that nothing compares to a mother’s love. With Aretha Franklin’s awe-inspiring voice, A Mother Love’s lush melody and heart-warming sentiment has all the power and simplicity of a religious prayer, invoking the holy spirit of the Mother Mary to remind us of the heavenly influence of the maternal instinct in each of our hearts.