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5 Popular Canadian Songs For Sons From Mothers

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March 12, 2023

Mothers have a special bond with their sons, and music can be a powerful way to express love and appreciation. Here are five popular Canadian songs perfect for mothers to share with their sons.

  1. "Wondering Where the Lions Are" by Bruce Cockburn 

This classic folk rock song, released in 1979, reflects the longing and nostalgia that mothers often feel for their children. With lyrics like "I'm wondering where the lions are / And if they're somewhere hiding / I'm wondering if they've got something / Up their sleeves that they're biding," the song captures the protective instincts of mothers and the joys of parenting.

  1. "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen

This iconic song, which was written and recorded by Leonard Cohen in 1984, is a celebration of love, faith, and resilience. With lyrics like "You say I took the name in vain / I don't even know the name / But if I did, well really, what's it to you? / There's a blaze of light in every word / It doesn't matter which you heard," the song speaks to the unconditional love of mothers and the enduring bond between mothers and their children.

  1. "I Am Your Man" by Leonard Cohen

 This poignant ballad, which was released in 1988, is a tribute to the enduring love and devotion of mothers. With lyrics like "I am your man / If you want a lover / I'll do anything you ask me to / And if you want another kind of love / I'll wear a mask for you," the song speaks to the selfless love of mothers and the many ways in which they support and protect their children.

  1. "You've Got a Friend" by James Taylor

This classic song, which was written and recorded by James Taylor in 1971, is a celebration of friendship and support. With lyrics like "When you're down and troubled / And you need some love and care / And nothing, nothing is going right / Close your eyes and think of me / And soon I will be there," the song speaks to the comfort and reassurance that mothers provide to their children.

  1. "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne

This upbeat and soulful song, which was released in 2008, is a celebration of love and appreciation. With lyrics like "You are the best thing / You are the best thing / Baby, you are the best thing / Ever happened to me," the song speaks to the joy and happiness that mothers bring to their children's lives.

These songs are just a few examples of the many popular Canadian tunes that celebrate the love and influence of mothers. Whether you're singing along or simply listening, these songs will surely bring a smile to your face and warm your heart.