Motherless Child Day

My Mother died at the age of 93 in the fall of 2018.
I miss her and will not be sending a card…

Overton Vertis Wright – Motherless Child(1939-1980)

Odetta | Denise Sullivan

“Sometimes I feel like a motherless child…”

Mother’s Blues · Lead Belly

Julia (Remastered 2009) · The Beatles “Julia” was written for John’s mother, Julia Lennon (1914–1958), who was killed by a car driven by a drunk off-duty police officer when John was 17 years old. Julia Lennon had encouraged her son’s interest in music and bought him his first guitar.

Elmore James, Jr. | SecondHandSongs

Nobody Loves Me But My Mother (BB)

Elmore James – Mean Mistreatin’ Mama

J.J. Cale – Crazy Mama

Steppenwolf – Hey Lawdy Mama

Heart – Mother Earth Blues

Son Seals – Mother Blues

Simple Man – Lynyrd Skynyrd

Tell Mama ~ Etta James

Tell Mama: The Music of Etta James - FRINGE WORLD Festival - Perth

Mother’s Little Helper

Prince Motherless Child Live!

Deep Moaning Blues (Ma Rainey, 1928)

Big Mama Thornton – Everything Gonna Be Alright

Nina Simone: Blues For Mama

Lightnin’ Hopkins-Mama Blues

Boardinghouse Blues (1948) | Moms Mabley Dusty Fletcher

Nina Simone song lyrics

Motherless Child and Motherless Children Blues

This video is part of an interactive feature that follows the trail of the women who changed American music and then vanished without a trace. The footage shows one of only two known records of “Motherless Child Blues,” sung by Elvie Thomas.

Joe Bonamassa Official – “Motherless Children” – British Blues Explosion Live

Eric Clapton – Motherless Children (Live In San Diego)

Bob Dylan – Motherless Children

Jerron ‘Blind Boy’ Paxton: ‘Motherless Child Blues

Odetta – Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child

Louis Armstrong – Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child

Memphis Slim – (Sometimes I Feel Like A) Motherless Child

Odetta - Sometimes i feel like a motherless child - YouTube

Blind Willie Johnson “Mother’s Children Have A Hard Time”

Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child (Basie)

Harmonica Paul – Motherless Child

Motherless Children – Son House

Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child Archie Shepp and Horace Parlan

The Early Years 1944-1948 by Sarah Vaughan | CD | Barnes & Noble®


RICHIE HAVENS ~ Motherless Child ~

Ray Brown, Milt Jackson, Vocal Marion Williams – Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child

VAN MORRISON ~ Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child

“At this crucial time in our lives, when everything is so desperate, when every day is a matter of survival, I don’t think you can help but be involved.”

~Nina Simone

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