I'll Always Love My Mama
|"I'll Always Love My Mama"|
|Single by The Intruders|
|from the album Save the Children & Cowboys to Girls|
|Songwriter(s)||Gamble & Huff|
McFadden & Whitehead (co-writers)
|The Intruders singles chronology|
Written by Gamble & Huff and co-written by McFadden & Whitehead, the song reached #36 on the pop chart and #6 on the R&B charts in the summer of 1973. It was recorded as a long LP track, which was broken down into Parts 1 and 2 for the single release. The song was inspired by Kenny Gamble's mother, Ruby, who died in 2012. It was used during the credits of The Simpsons episode "Moe Letter Blues".
- The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll, p. 464
- Morrison, John F. (March 16, 2012). "Ruby Gamble, an inspiration behind her famous son, dies at 96". Philly.com. Retrieved May 13, 2013.