The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #17302   Message #166365
Posted By: Pinetop Slim
21-Jan-00 - 06:17 PM
Thread Name: Songs of hope and healing
Subject: Songs of hope and healing
Suppose you were interested in putting together a CD of Songs of Hope and Healing, both as a fund-raiser for your local Hope Center or hospice and a spirit-booster/music therapy for their patients and others. Rounding up musicians is no problem (you might even want to record live at a local church with wonderful acoustics and use the audience as a chorus). But what songs would you want to record? Cris Williamson's "Song of the Soul" would be a ready choice, but the material needs a gentler start (that line "come to your life like a warrior" would be a slap in the face to somebody really hurting). Your community represents wide religious and non-religious diversity; hymns must be handled with care. So what would be on your list?