Mother’s Day Around the World – May 15, 2022 – World Wide Waves

Mother’s Day Around the World – May 15, 2022 – World Wide Waves


DJ Johnny D


Mother’s Day dates from around the world: Norway – February 13, Sweden, France, Dominican Republic – May 29, Luxemburg – August 12, Thailand – October 16, Argentina, Russia – November 27

Susana Baca – Peruvian Singer/Songwriter that is also a 3 times Latin Grammy Winner and at one time the Minister of Culture of Peru

Afro Blue / Zum Zum   – 2002 Espiritu Vivo

Autumn Leaves –   ”   ”

Gitano Family

Sueno Gitano (Gypsy Sleep) – 2001 Torero


Me’Shell Ndegeocello – German Born American from a military family

The Womb – 1996 Peace Beyond Passion

Marta Gómez –

Full Moon (Tonada de La Luna Llena) – 2004 Cantos de Agua Dulce

Cradle Song (Cancion de Cuna)

Tuva – Voices of Central Asia

Lullaby – 1990 Smithsonian Folkways

Mariza – Fado singer

Mae – 2021 Mae

Marta Gomez

Recipe (Receta) – 2004 Cantos de Agua Dulce

(last phrase of song is “Love is about to be made)

Benjamin Gigli

Mamma – excerpt from the 1941 Italian movie, “Mamma”


The Merry Sisters of Fate – 2001 The Merry Sisters of Fate

Branford Marsalis

Shoe Shopping – 2020 Soundtrack of “Ma Rainey Black Bottom”


DJ R-I-K (Erika when spoken with the French alphabet)


Jean Martinon : Orchestre National De France (France) – Bizet’s Jeux d’enfants : Galop – A La Francaise

The Cinematic Orchestra (London) – Child Song – City Lounge, The Cool Tempo New Generation

Sibongile Khumalo (South Africa) – Thula Mama – Dreamland : World Lullabies & Soothing Songs

Oliver Mtukudzi (Zimbabwe) – Wake Up – The Tuku Years

Erick Manana (Madagascar) – Ny Fitiavako An’i Mama – Dreamland

Tete Alhinho (Cape Verde) – Sao Horas de Dormir – African Dreamland

Hugh Masekela (South Africa) – Mama – Verve, Unmixed Vol. 2

Go Jimmy Go (Hawaii) – Mama Bird – Roots, Branches, And Stem 2

Aloe Blacc (USA) – Mama Hold My Mom – Good Things

Bernadette Aningi & Anita Daulne (Dem. Rep of Congo) – Kula Bebe – African Dreamland

Habibe Koite and Bamada (Mali) – Din Din Wo (Little Child) – Muso Ko

Cyrille Aimee (France) – All Love – It’s A Good Day

David Byrne & Selena (USA) – God’s Child – Luaka Bop 10th Anniversary : Zero Accidents On The Job

Angelique Kidjo (Benin) – Voodoo Child (Slight Return) – Keep On Moving:The Best Of Angelique Kidjo

Polo (France) – La Fee Clochette – French Cafe

IZ Isreal Kamakawiwo’Ole (Hawaii) – Somewhere Over The Rainbow – IZ

Sidney Bechet (USA, lived in France) – SI Tu Vois Ma Mere – De Saint-Germai-des-Pres Au Quartier Latin 3

Gabin ft China Moses (Italy/USA) – … And She’s Still Watching Me – Mr. Freedom