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Wax! Crackle! Pop! Show #23: Me and yo mutha

Sunday, May 11


Mothers Day, 2014. Moms, Mothers, Ma’s, and Mamas all unite! We pay tribute to Mommys everywhere with hits & shits from some of our favorite artists. Shits!? Well, let’s just say not every song here about Mama is rosy and smothered in hugs.



I Wish I Was Your Mother by Mott the Hoople from Mott (1973)
Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade from Slayed? (1972)
Tie Your Mother Down by Queen from A Day at the Races (1976)
Mother Whale Eyeless by Eno from Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy (1974)

For A Thousand Mothers by Jethro Tull from Stand Up (1969)
Weepin’ Mama Blues by Felt from Felt (1971)
(If Only I Had Listened To) Mama by Lenny & Squiggy from Lenny and the Squigtones (1979)
Every Mother’s Son by Traffic from John Barleycorn Must Die (1970)
Motherly Love by The Mothers of Invention from Freak Out! (1966)
My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama by The Mothers of Invention from Weasels Ripped My Flesh (1970)

Gut Feeling/(Slap Your Mammy) by Devo from Q: Are We Not Men? A: We are Devo (1978)
I’m In Love With Your Mom by VOM from Saturday Night Pogo (1978)
Frank’s Mom by Icky Boyfriends from A Love Obscene (1991/2005)
Mommy by Blue Öyster Cult from Secret Treaties (bonus tracks) (1974/2001)
Mother’s Little Helper by The Rolling Stones from Aftermath (1966)
My Mother’s Gone to India by The Soft Machine from Soft Machine 1966-1969 Live Demos, Outtakes, Live & Related (Sweet music. Volume 1) (20??)
Mamie Is Blue by Faust from So Far (1972)
Mother by Pink Floyd from The Wall (1979)

Mama Roux by Dr. John from The Night Tripper/Gris Gris (1968)
Run To Your Mama by Goat from Live Ballroom Ritual (2013)
Mama Feelgood by Lyn Collins from James Brown Funky People (1986)
Treat Your Mother Right by Mr. T (1984)
Music For My Mother by Funkadelic from Funkadelic (1970)
Motherhood by Philip Cohran and The Artistic Heritage Ensemble from On the Beach (1967)

One Response

  • waxcracklepop says:

    Hey now- I made another mistake: Weasels Ripped My Flesh IS a Mothers of Invention record, not a FZ solo. I think, when I said that, I was thinking Chunga’s Revenge although the damn LP cover was right in front of me.

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