From My Beautiful Things Sally’s lovely post that spoke to me today. For those who love folk music and singing like I do, you will appreciate this post I think! I love this verse:
3) There are places where pleasure is wrapped up and sold And you purchase a moment with silver and gold
But the pleasure of singing’s a blessing to me
‘Cause I know it by heart and it’s free
Oh, the times I remember and cherish so much
When we reach with our voices – it’s almost like touch
And we pull in the circle and banish our fears And we try to keep singing for years…Oh…
A small group of us are finding songs to sing with a small audience. This one came into my inbox this afternoon and is just perfect for today. “What’s In A Song” Click below to listen.
1) There are times when the folks are having a ball And the drinks and the jokes could fill up a hall But give me a song, a chorus, or more
And that’s when I’m likely to soar.
Oh they say there is nothing like having a feast
To bring folks close together from north, south, west, east But give us a song when the feasting is done
And that’s when the many are one… Oh…
2) There’s a time and a place for sorrow and woe When the pain and…
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