Toppa Top 10: Ten ‘Mama’ Tunes For Mother’s Day

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2. Garnet Silk, “Mama”


Even without the backstory, “Mama” would be one of the most gorgeous tunes in a catalog typified by gorgeous tunes. But the fact that Garnet Silk died while unsuccessfully attempting to rescue his mother from a burning house makes it one of his most impactful songs, capable of pulling at anyone’s heartstrings.