First broadcast May 11, 2012

Dearest Mother

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

Sunday is Mother’s Day and this is our annual musical tribute to moms the world over. This show is a mix of new and old favorites about mothers and mothering, with a set devoted to Julia Ward Howe’s original Mother’s Day call to pacifism and disarmament. There’s also a humorous set thrown in to bring a bit of levity to the proceedings.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Lonesome Standard Time, “Mother – The Queen Of My Heart”, Mother – The Queen Of My Heart, Sugar Hill

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  • John Whelan, “My Balingarry Lady”, From The Heart, Jar Productions

  • Cathy Ryan, “Rock Me To Sleep Mother”, “Mother’s Little Pet”, Mother, North Star

  • John Whelan, “Louise”, Celtic Reflections, Narada

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  • Lorraine Hammond, “My Mother’s Face”, Jingalo Gypsy, Snowy Egret Music

  • Buddy Mondlock, “My Aunt Anna”, Postcrypt, Prime CD

  • Richard Shindell, “Last Fare Of The Day”, Thirteen Songs, Amalgamated Balladry

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  • Sally Rogers, “The Mother Song/Turn Around”, Love Will Guide Us, Flying Fish

  • Peter Ostroushko, “Marjorie’s Waltz”, When The Last Morning Glory Blooms, Red House

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  • Priscilla Herdman, “Mothers Daughters Wives”, Seasons Of Change, Flying Fish

  • Janet Bates, “Mother’s Day”, Another Child, Independent

  • Rosalie Sorrels, “I Can’t Sleep For Thinking Of The Children”, Be Careful There’s A Baby In the House, Green Linnet

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  • Andy Breckman, “How I Met Your Mom”, Family Album, Gadfly

  • Cary Cooper, “Suzanne”, Pink Umbrella, Independent

  • Austin Lounge Lizards, “40 Years Old And Living In My Mom’s Garage”, Mother – The Queen Of My Heart, Sugar Hill

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  • Coty Hogue, “Dear Mother”, To The West, Independent

  • Peggy Eyres & Dan Berggren, “Only A Housewife”, Cloudsplitter, Independent

  • Bok Muir & Trickett, “Little Dan”, Minneapolis Concert, Folk-Legacy

  • Ensemble Galilei, “Mother To Son”, Notes From Across The Sea, Independent