Songs of praise for Mother
No Woman Nuh Cry — Bob Marley's somber reflection about living 'inna government yard inna Trench Town' really hits home.
Johnny Was — From the Rastaman Vibration album, Marley pours the pain of a ghetto woman whose son has been gunned down.
No Less Than A Woman — Lady Saw shows she is more than slackness on this ode to women who cannot, or find it difficult, to conceive.
Mother To Be — Earl Sixteen salutes women who nurture and care for the unborn child.
Thank You Mama — Sizzla went deep into his soul for this gem from Da Real Thing album.
Hush Babymother — Judy Mowatt consoles the despondent single mother who must fend for herself and her children.
Princess Black — Edi Fitzroy pays homage to the woman of colour.
Mama Don't Cry — Gyptian is the soothing son on this song, one of his early hits.
Stay At Home _ Dennis Brown pleads with the inner-city queen to show dignity in the midst of personal challenges.
Pumpkin Belly — Tenor Saw recalls the lessons of his wise 'ole time Granny' who taught him that 'whatsoever yuh want yuh want, yuh haffi work very hard for it'.