My lovely wife of 25 years,Carla Miller, the mother of my children Grant (14) and Victoria (tragically stillborn in 1995)
With that lets get to some music.....starting out old school, mid 60's, with the ORIGINAL "mothers", the Mothers of Invention of course, a pair of unqestionable 5-star classics, "Freak Out!" and "We're Only In it For the Money".....both are ingenious, hilarious, biting, and work every bit as well today as they did at the time of release.....two simply brilliant albums.
would form Pearl jam, but give this a listen, Mother Love Bone could have been.....
For the most part, these remaining albums feature some obscure stoner rock (which you KNOW I love) from bands that happen to have the word "mother" in the title......
From Brazil 2007 comes MotherCow, some very competent, hard pounding stoner sludge.....good banging stuff with titles like "Pussy Pearl".
From Baltimore Maryland (2011) comes a FINE EP from Mother Sun Flower titled "Mother Sun Fucker", four great tracks.....more work would be greatly appreciated from these boys
From Sweeden 1993 and mixing some punk/grunge/metal sounds into a really fine album "The Mother Ship Has Landed" we have Mother SUperior, who I would opt to listen to over country-mates the Hellacopters anytime. Good album, this one.
Borlange, home of Stoner greats Dozer, are also home to Mother of God. They don't hide the Dozer influences on the EP "Forging a New Path", crushing riffs and howling vocals make this the kind of timeless stuff I'll be listening to in 20 years.
Long, swirling, effects laden psychedelic stoner metal is the norm for Mother Mars and this fine album "Primitives" from 2009....if my description sounds redundant, you don't understand I'm paying compliments with those words of love.
And from California and all but unkown come Mother's Green, not exactly the next Nirvana or Beatles, but again, all in good fun, some hard hitting loud stoner rock and what more can we ask, other than that?
MOTHERS OF INVENTION-FREAK OUT!-01 Hungry Freaks Daddy/02 I Ain't Got No Heart/03 Who Are the Brain Police?/04 Go Cry On SOmeone Elses Shoulder/05 Motherly Love/06 How Could I Be SUcha Fool/07 Wowie Zowie/08 You Didn't Try to Call Me/09 Any Way the wind Blows/11 You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here/12 Troubloe Every Day/13 Help, I'm a Rock!/14 It Can't Happen Here/15 The Return of the Son of Monster Magnet
MOTHERS OF INVENTION-WE'RE ONLY IN IT FOR THE MONEY-01 Are You Hung Up?/02 Who Needs the Peace Corps?/Concentration Moon/04 Mom & Dad/05 Harry You're a Beast/07 What's the Ugliest Part of Your Body/08 Absoltuely Free/09 Flower Punk/10 Nasal Repentitive Caliope Music/11 Lets Make the Water Turn Black/12 The Idiot Bastard Son/13 Lonely Little Girl/14 Take Off Your CLothes When You Dance/15 What's The Ugliest Part of Your Body (reprise)/16 Mother People/17 The Chrome Plated Megaphone of Destiny
MOTHER LOVE BONE-01 This is Shangri La/02 Stardog Champion/Holy Roller/04 Bone China/05 Come Bit the Apple/06 Star Gazer/07 Heartshine/ 08 Captain Hi Top/09 Man of Golden Words/10 Cap[ricorn Sister/11 Gentle Groove/12 Mr Danny Boy/13 Crown of THorns/14 Thru Fade Away/15 Mindshaker Meltdown/16 Half Ass Monkey Boy/17 CHloe Dancer/Crown of Thorns/18 Capricorn SIster (Shine VErsion)/19 Lady GOdiva BLues
MOMMY AND DADDY-LIVE HOW YOU LISTEN-01 X Factor/02 What is the Function/03 Seek You/04 Outside/05 Together/06 Roundhouse Robot/07 The Meeting/08 I Mean, COuld He Buy me THis?/09 Beachy/10 Fill in the Lines/11 Disguise/12 Take It
MOMMY AND DADDY- FIGHTING STYLE KILLER PANDA-o1 Confection/02 Street Cleaner Demeanor/03 The Now/04 Run It Off/05 Question Marks Followed By Excalamtion Points/06 Confection (Extended Mix)
MOTHERCOW-SHOTGUN BULLET-01 Shotgun Bullet/02 Pussy Pearl/03 Troublemaker/04 Back to the roots/05 THings I Miss
MOTHER SUN FLOWER-MOTHER SUN FUCKER-01 See the Enemy/02 I Will End you/03 Hard Time Killing Floor BLues/04 Who Is We
MOTHER SUPERIOR-THE MOTHER SHIP HAS LANDED-01 Yeah baby/02 Velocity City/03 Breakin It Down/04 C'mon/05 Too Bad (Freddies Song)/06 Down the Strait and Narrow/07 Radically Cool/08 Keep On Movin/09 Love GOne Bad/10 Reach Out
MOTHER OF GOD-FORGING A NEW PATH-01 Four Wanderers/02 Ancient Treats/03 BLind Monkewy/04 Into the Unknown
MOTHER MARS-PRIMITEVES-01 Intro/02 You Are Me/03 It's So Crazy/04 Magneticspaceplug/05 Headlss Feeder/06 Reorgannising My Ever Shrinking Desert/07 Movin On/08 Flat Spare Tyre/09 The Voices are Back/10Vague Memories/11 Intake Mourning 12 (Hidden Track)
MOTHERS GREEN-Hanging On/02 Forever Within/03 Reflectin Bad Vibes/04 Tattoos Leave Scars/05 Never Ending Chase/06 The Light That Shines After/07 Tripping THrough/098 Fiding Inbetween/09 Letter Song/10 Sun Party
Lotta links, probably won't get them up until Sunday Morning......and please leave a comment about your own MOTHER, without her you would not even exist. And post a photo of her if you like, I am 50 years old and nothing is more beautiful as a mother in her 30's/40's.........this is a special post and I'd hope you try these bands and leave a mothers day comment, at the least a think you to your Mom or the Mom of your kids!