“(You Make Me Want to Be) A Mother” is a song written by Billy Sherrill and Norro Wilson, and recorded by American country music artist Tammy Wynette. It was released in January 1975 as the first single from her compilation album Tammy’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 3.
“(You Make Me Want to Be) A Mother” was first recorded in November 1969 at the Columbia Recording Studio in Nashville, Tennessee. Two additional tracks were recorded during this session including the single’s B-side. The recording session was produced by Billy Sherrill, Wynette’s long-time producer.
The song reached number 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1975, on the Canadian Country Singles charts, it reached number # 9 The song appeared on Wynette’s third greatest-hits compilation release that year.
from the album Tammy Wynette’s Greatest Hits, Volume 3
B-side “I’m Not a Has Been (I Just Never Was)”
Released January 1975
Studio Columbia Recording Studio
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Songwriter(s) Billy Sherrill. Norro Wilson
Producer(s) Billy Sherrill