country music The Best Country Songs About Moms  

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Being a mom is tough and sometimes, it's thankless work. And some moms aren't so great and leave their families behind. Whatever the situation is, you can bet that there are plenty of country songs singing about it. The best country songs on this list are all about all about mom.

Country songs about moms can be some of the most moving because they typically tell a familiar and relatable story about friends and memories. These best country songs about mamas provide a kind of emotional connection that musicians hope people discover in their music.

Vote up the best country songs for mothers below, or add one you think is the best if it isn't already on the list.
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Mama Tried A song about a kid turning out to disobey the rules no matter how hard mom tried.

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Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys A forewarning to raise your boys right.

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Coat of Many Colors Dolly Parton - Dolly Parton's mom worked hard to sew together her coat of many colors

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Mama’s Song A song clearly a song dedicated to mothers.

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Don't Take Your Guns to Town Johnny Cash - A song whereupon a dying cowboy takes his last breaths and realizes that mom was always right.

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Mama He’s Crazy A tribute to mom sung by a real life mother-duaghter duo.

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I’m the Only Hell (Mama Ever Raised) Mama tied to raise him right but he turned out to be an outlaw.

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34 13
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Don’t Forget to Remember Me A song that says mom will be there no matter how old her little girl gets.

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In My Daughter’s Eyes The legacy that mothers leave behind in seen in their daughters. That's what this song's focus is.

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She’s Everything A song in gratitude to the "mother of his children"

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25 8
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The Best Day Taylor Swift - A song about memories and growing up with mom.

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35 17
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How Can I Help You Say Goodbye Patty Loveless - A song about how mom helps us deal with loss.

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35 17
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Mama Don’t Forget to Pray for Me A song about a mom who gives advice to her grown son.

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The Baby A song about a youngest son and his dying mother.

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Roses for Mama Another tribute for mom bringing her some beautiful flowers.

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24 10
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Somebody’s Hero Mom is a true unsung hero.

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27 13
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My Wish A wish for someone's future to be great - just like mom wishes for you.

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I’ll Be Mom will be your rock when things get rough.

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25 14
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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle A song for mom who cared for you as a baby.

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One's On the Way A song about a hard working country mom.

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17 7
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Mama Knows Whatever dirty secrets you've got, somehow mama always knows.

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So Much Like My Dad A song about a mother/son conversation in whcih the son tries to identify the failings in his own family.

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Like My Mother Does A great song about sharing the same traits as mom

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Mama's Broken Heart A sad song for mama.

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26 Cents The Wilkinsons - A tribute to mom sung by a real life family.

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No Charge A song about a sneaky son who does his chores and charges his mom his time spent, unlike mom who doesn't charge.

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Teenage Daughters A song about those times where kids don't tend to appreciate their mothers.

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Angels Mom is someone's angel

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I.o.u. A song about how all mom asks for in return, is love.

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That's What Mamas Do A song about mama doing what she does best

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Mama a song in tribute to mom.

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11 9
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Paige Sampere added Mother Like Mine The Band Perry

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The Sweetest Gift A song about a mother going to visit her son in prison

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To Daddy A song about ho dad mistreats mom.

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You Can't Lose Me A song about how mom knew she'd always have to let go.

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It’s Your Song Mom is always there to be your guiding light.

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I Dreamed About Mama Last Night A song about a selfless mother.

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If Mama Ain't Happy A song about knowing who to put first in life. Mama controls everything.

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11 14
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Hot Mama This son is a tribute to hot moms, regardless of the wear and tear that being a mom takes on your body.

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Pistol Packin’ Mama A song about one tough mama protecting what's hers.

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Mama Liked the Roses A remeberance of Mama

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Mama N' Them A song about mama and family.

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I Wonder Another song about a other who leaves her child.

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Mommy Please Stay Home With Me A song about a mom who goes out to a party rather than stay home with her son.

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She's Gonna Fly A song about a woman spreading her wings, it could be a strong woman just like your mother.

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Paige Sampere added Child of Mine Carole King

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Mother the Queen of My Heart A son gives up his rebelious ways after his mom passes away.

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Give Mother My Crown A song about a mom who raises the children all by herslef and on little pay.

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Tell My Mother I Miss Her So A song about being a long way from home.