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Beautiful Memorial Music: “Mama You Sweet” by Lucinda Williams

A beautiful memorial song that encapsulates the physical and emotional severity of a daughter’s grief and love for her mother

On her 2007 album, West, one of my favorite singer-songwriters, Lucinda Williams, released an intensely beautiful song about her love for her mother and her grief over her death called “Mama You Sweet.” “Mama You Sweet” starts with the repetition … Continue reading

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Memorial Song: David Byrne Sings “Buck Naked” In Memory Of His Mother Emma

It's one of two memorial songs he sang at her memorial service

David Byrne of the famous Talking Heads recently lost his mother Emma Anderson Byrne on June 24th. He was inspired to put a memorial of her life story online. It’s wonderfully written with lots of personal photos and family history. … Continue reading

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