We’re still on the India Arie train, last week I put up Can I walk with you which is one of my absolute favourite songs and which I have listened to more than a hundred times this week.
Bob Dylan’s classic song has transcended into legend, the anthem of the civil rights movement and a succour for many oppressed. It is one of my favourite songs, however I prefer Dolly Parton’s version- her voice does things to that song that take me many miles above the earth.
Don Williams songs were part of the soundtrack of my childhood and You’ve got a hold on me was one of my favourites- even when I didn’t know what the lyrics meant. Continue reading →
I was going to put up another song for modern hymns but while I was writing something else, Greenland came up on my tab (I like to listen to music while I write) and I felt such a lift in my spirit and I knew that it had to be today’s song. Continue reading →
When you hear the term “old school music” what era do you think of? 1950’s? 1980’s? 2000s? Most times the answer is closely linked to your age.
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I first heard this song at the recording of grand finale of MTN Project fame West Africa last year. It was the song that all the finalist performed as a group and I thought it was a phenomenal song. I didn’t know it wasn’t an original song by the contestants (they “owned” the song and performed it so well) and because it was the live show and not TV, I didn’t see anything else and couldn’t have known any different. Continue reading →