Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack ArtistRelease TitleRelease ArtistRelease Group TypeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
Official
1.10Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:33Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonClassic Country Music: A Smithsonian Collection, Volume IVVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
The Smithsonian Collection of RecordingsDMC4-0914, RD 042-4
1.12Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:34Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonClassic Country: 1975–1979Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Time-Life Music, BMG Special ProductsR808-05, TCD816
1.3Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:33Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonClassic Country: Golden ’70sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Time-Life MusicTL 626/09
2.5Mammas Don't Let You Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:35Waylon Jennings feat. Willie NelsonRCA Country LegendsWaylon JenningsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2001-11-06
Buddha Records (1998–2002, formerly known as Buddah Records)74465-99788-2
1.15Mamma Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:31Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonCountry BalladsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
BMG France, Vogue (since 1973; for earlier releases please use their former imprint Disques Vogue)
1.15Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:33Willie Nelson feat. Waylon JenningsThe Essential Willie NelsonWillie NelsonAlbum + Compilation
  • US2003-04-01
Legacy (Legacy Recordings)TV2K 86740
1.15Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:33Willie Nelson feat. Waylon JenningsThe Essential Willie NelsonWillie NelsonAlbum + Compilation
Legacy (Legacy Recordings)512117 2
1.16Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:33Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonThe Essential Willie NelsonWillie NelsonAlbum + Compilation
Sony Music Custom Marketing Group, Time-Life MusicA2 70321, R163-36
2.19Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:28Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonThe Kings & Queens of CountryVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2005-04-12
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)
1.13Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:33Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonThe Dukes of HazzardVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US2005-07-26
Legacy (Legacy Recordings), Volcano Records (US label LC7925 - NOT the Japanese label of the same name)82876698792
2.10Mammas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:32Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonSuperstars of Country: Good Ol' SongsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)TCD930
3.7Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:33Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonLegends of Country: Classic Hits of the '50s, '60s & '70sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2006-12-05
Shout! Factory
1.6Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:33Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonLjuva country-legenderVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)82876815622
1.17Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:35Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonLegend: The Best of Willie NelsonWillie NelsonAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)88697292832
1.13Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:34Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonRhinestone Cowboy: Country CrossoversVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Compass Productions (budget compilations)A721549
1.11Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:34Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonUltimate Grammy Collection; Classic CountryVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -2008
Shout! Factory
1.12Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:34Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonCountry's Got Heart - Together AgainVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Time-Life25708-D A781545
2.15Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:30Willie Nelson feat. Waylon JenningsOn the Road Again: The Best of Willie NelsonWillie NelsonAlbum + Compilation
Camden Deluxe
2.16Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:32Waylon & WillieThe Only Classic Country Collection You’ll Ever NeedVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Shout! Factory826663-11710
3.10Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:31Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonPure…American AnthemsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -2014-09-01
Sony CMG (subsidiary of SME UK, add only UK releases)88875006232
1.15Mammas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:33Willie Nelson with Waylon JenningsThe EssentialWillie NelsonAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings)88843040402
3.6Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:32Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson100 Hits: The Best Country AlbumVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2018-04-13
Demon Music Group Ltd. (for release labels, use "Demon Music Group"; subsidiary of BBC Studios Distribution)
12.19Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:33Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonCountry Boot Scootin'Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
1.4Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:31Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonCountry Store CollectionWaylon Jennings & Willie NelsonAlbum + Compilation
3.16Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:32Willie Nelson feat. Waylon JenningsLegendary Willie NelsonWillie NelsonAlbum + Compilation
1.12Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:39Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonRyman Country Homecoming 1Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
1.15Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:33Willie Nelson feat. Waylon JenningsThe Essential Willie Nelson (Limited Edition)Willie NelsonAlbum + Compilation
88697 35152 2
(unknown)
1.1Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys2:34Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonWaylon & WillieWaylon Jennings & Willie NelsonCompilation
RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or ‘RCA’ with lightning bolt in circle)
1.20Mamas, Don't let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys?:??Waylon Jennings & Willie NelsonThe MastersWaylon JenningsAlbum + Compilation
  • -1997
Eagle Records (division of Eagle Rock Entertainment Ltd.)EAB CD 025

Relationships

drums (drum set):Richie Albright (in 1977-11)
guitar:John Hug (in 1977-11)
Waylon Jennings (in 1977-11)
Chips Moman (in 1977-11)
Rance Wasson (in 1977-11)
Reggie Young (guitarist and songwriter) (in 1977-11)
guitar [guitar harmony]:Gordon Payne (in 1977-11)
organ:Barny Robertson (in 1977-11)
steel guitar:Sherman Hayes (in 1977-11)
Ralph Mooney (in 1977-11)
background vocals:Barny Robertson (in 1977-11)
Gordon Payne (in 1977-11)
Carter Robertson (in 1977-11)
Becky Williams (country vocals) (in 1977-11)
vocals:Waylon Jennings (in 1977-11)
Willie Nelson (in 1977-11)
performer:Waylon Jennings
recording of:Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys
Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys (in 1977, in 1977-11: cover)

Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys

writer:Ed Bruce (American country music songwriter, singer and actor)
Patsy Bruce
later versions:Mama, laß Deinen Sohn nie Fernfahrer werden (Mama, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys)