Sunday Music: My Momma, She Loves Me (Happy Mother’s Day)

Oh, my mama loves me, she loves me
She get down on her knees and hug me
Like she loves me like a… moo cow in a barn

-(not entirely) Paul Simon

You know those terrible jokes that make you and your brothers (re: siblings) laugh uncontrollably but don’t even make sense?

Paul Simon’s “Loves Me Like A Rock” is a great song. But I will never hear it without thinking of my mom loving it and my brothers and I shouting “like a moo cow in a barn” over the lyrics.

And finding it WILDLY entertaining.

I don’t even know what it means. Probably that kids are terrible. But also, that she loves us like a rock, despite the pebble-brains we are.

Happy Mother’s Day everyone (and especially you Mom).

Here’s the song, as Paul (a far better son, clearly) intended:

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