Sunday, May 9, 2010

Two for Mother's Day

Here are songs that seem fitting on Mother's Day, by two mama's boys I've long admired, Bono and John Lennon.

U2, "Magnificent" -- From what I've seen, this is not talked about as one of Bono's mommy songs, but that's how I take the lyrics -- maybe I'm just not looking in the right places.

The Beatles, "Julia" -- John Lennon had a troubled relationship with his mother, to be sure -- raise your hand if you didn't (the satellite images will show that no hands were raised) -- but this song captures what tends to endure:

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