Some musicians can be so hardcore. But when it comes to Mother's Day, everyone has a soft spot.

That's why so many songs are either about mother's or include lyrics that have the word mother in them.

whether it's LL Cool J's mama telling him to knock you out, or Rosalita's mama chasing Bruce Springsteen off the porch with a broom, we can't help escape the motherly presence in some of the greatest song's to hit the radio.

So heres are the top 10 songs to listen to on Mother's Day 2012.

1. Boyz II Men - A Song For Mama

Using their usual swagger, Boyz II Men dedicate this five minute track to their mother's who they credit for their success

2. LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock You Out

With one of the biggest hits of 1989, LL Cool J proved the world that his mother taught him well.

3. Queen - Tie Your Mother Down

While it might sound a little hostile, we're pretty sure that Queen meant well with 1976 hit, Tie Your Mother Down.

4. Phil Collins - You'll Be In My Heart

Straight off the Tarzan soundtrack, Phil Collins belts out a loving track that embodies the relationship between a mother and her kin

5. Tupac - Dear Mama

Tupac spill his heart out on Dear Mama, a confessional song for the mother who he cleary loved and adored.