Bluegrass Mama: Watch, Sing, Pray

By Duane Shank 05-08-2012

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

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

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

Stanley Brothers,"A Vision Of Mother"

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

Emmylou Harris, "Calling My Children Home"

Ralph Stanley, "A Mother's Prayer"

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

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

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







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