No matter how famous they get, Country musicians know how to pay respect to their mothers.
Whether you’re a Country loving family or looking to tell mom how much you appreciate her, there are plenty of songs to make a great playlist for her.
If you want to start Mother’s Day off with some music, here are nine great Country songs to put on your playlist.
1 Like My Mother Does - Lauren Alaina
“She taught me how to smile/when things get rough. I’ve got her spirit/she’s always got my back” Alaina sings in the ode to her mom. The song serves as a wonderful tribute to her mother and knowing she’ll always have her back regardless of the situation.
2 Mother - Sugarland
Sugarland addresses the numerous aspects of a mother’s love in this song from their 2018 album Bigger. From unconditional love, to offering hope, to teaching life lessons, the work of a mom is fully captured in this song.
3 Mama’s Song - Carrie Underwood
The coming of age song tells the story of a woman convincing her mother to let her go forth and begin her own life alongside the man she loves. Not to go alone, the narrator in the song reassures her mother she’s taught her everything she needs to know for her new venture in life.
The Hand That Rocks The Cradle - Glen Campbell and Steve Wariner
This classic Country song pays tribute to mothers as the rock in their child’s life. Not only in their lives, but as the rock of the world as well.
5 Mom - Garth Brooks
Originally written by Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler, Brooks covered the song and included it on his 2014 album Man Against Machine. With lyrics like “You’ll never have a better friend or a warmer touch to tuck you in,” the song serves as a beautiful way to honor mom.
6 Mother - Kacey Musgraves
The song is only one minute and sixteen seconds long, but it’s packed with emotion. An ode to moms and all that came before them, it perfectly encapsulates the relationship mothers share with their children.
7 Mother Like Mine - The Band Perry
If you’re at a loss for how to tell your mother you appreciate her on Mother’s Day, this song has everything you need to say.
8 In My Daughter’s Eyes - Martina McBride
McBride wrote this song from a different perspective compared to others on this list. It serves as a challenge to herself to be the best person she can be for her daughter. A reminder that your children are always looking up to you.
9 She’s Somebody’s Hero - Jamie O’Neal
You don’t need to change the world to be a hero to someone. “She’s never pulled anybody from a burning building. She’s never rocked Central Park to half a million,” O’Neal sings in this beautiful song paying tribute to all mothers as heroes.