So this morning’s music comes from Yuseu Islam …formerly Cat Stevens and it’s his verson of the Christian hymn “Morning Has Broken”. Like Joni Mitchell’s music this song has an important place in my heart because it was the processional at our wedding! Cat Stevens converted to Islam and changed his name in December of [...]
So thinking about morning music this AM, this Joni Mitchell song popped into my head! Michelle Mercer in her book points out Mitchell’s ability paint vivid pictures in her music, and she does it well in this song. And who else would use a line like “we’ll talk in present tenses”! So let’s “put on [...]
So before Jerry Jeff moved to Austin and became an outlaw, he was a folkie in New York and wrote some beautiful songs like this one, “Morning Song to Sally”. One of my favorites and evidently one of Nanci Griffith’s too! and while I was searching for Jerry Jeff’s Mr Bojangles, I came across this [...]
neorenaissance: Guest Post By Paul Douglas :A Message From A Republican Meteorologist On Climate Change This post should be required reading by every climate denier! And while this song was written when those rivers were catching on fire……I think it still is appropriate! R.I.P. Earl Scruggs, you meant so much to so many!!