Bluegrass Mama: Watch, Sing, Pray

By Duane Shank 5-08-2012

From the heart of Bluegrass, songs about (and by) mothers.
 

Ricky Skaggs -I Heard My Mother Call My Name In Prayer 

http://youtu.be/EbajAL-lwzg

Johnnie and Jack, "Shake My Mother's Hand"

http://youtu.be/VELjT2U5XWM

Stanley Brothers,"A Vision Of Mother"

http://youtu.be/Bbf7Lls1X30

Bluegrass Diamonds, "Mother's Not Dead (She's Only Sleeping)"

http://youtu.be/9-kRH-gpCBc

Emmylou Harris, "Calling My Children Home"

http://youtu.be/LXhdRe-49GQ

Ralph Stanley, "A Mother's Prayer"

http://youtu.be/mv5OlQQ9UeI

Carter Family, "Will My Mother Know Me There?"

http://youtu.be/62-UYol3JUM

Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash and family, "Can the Circle Be Unbroken?"

http://youtu.be/JLFbUbmH7To

Duane Shank is Senior Policy Director for Sojourners. Follow Duane on Twitter @DShankDC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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