Happy Mother’s Day to all you moms out there! Special shouts to my wife, who will be a mom in just a few short months, and my mom, who reads this blog and has always inspired me to be the best version of myself that I could be.
(Side note: Sound Opinions recently interviewed Family Stone members Oscar Songs and Lydia Loveless. Really interesting stuff. Listen here.)
Sly and the Family Stone — “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)” [Spotify/iTunes]
Things “Mother And Child Reunion” was inspired by, according to Wikipedia:
- Paul Simon’s dog dying
- A chicken and egg dish Paul Simon saw on the menu at a Chinese restaurant
Things with which “Mother And Child Reunion” would appear to have no relationship whatsoever:
Compelling reasons not to post this funky 8-bit cover of “Mother And Child Reunion” I just found:
If you’re a mom, happy Mother’s Day! If you’re not, call your mom, tell her you love her, and then walk outside and high five the first lady with a baby you see!
Robot and the Wizard — “Mother And Child Reunion” (Paul Simon cover) [Soundcloud]
We may not be as close as Buster and Lucille Bluth, but I still love you, mom.
Happy Mother’s Day!