Category Archives: Music

Song pick – Turn Off The News (Build A Garden)

Depending on where you live, it will soon be time to start seeds for your summer garden! I won’t be starting any seeds until about the end of March, but I am already ordering seeds.  If you are planning a … Continue reading

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Song of the day – Heartbreak Hotel

Elvis Presley,  born January 8, 1935. Today would be his 88th birthday. In his honor, here is his first #1 hit record, from 1956: “Heartbreak Hotel” was written in 1955 by Mae Boren Axton — mother of singer/songwriter Hoyt Axton — and Tommy Durden, inspired … Continue reading

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Music of the day – How Great Thou Art

I don’t know that this is “Christmasy”, but it is certainly appropriate to praise our Lord! I have asked that this version be played at my memorial service.

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Music of the day – O Tannenbaum

Believe it or not, I learned one verse of this carol in German (the second one he sings here) when I was in about 2nd grade! The church we attended was founded in a German community, and many of the … Continue reading

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Music of the day – Happy New Year (Abba)

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Music of the day – Auld Lang Syne

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Music of the day – What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

No other voice like hers!

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Music of the day – Baby, it’s cold outside!

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Music of the day – Coventry Carol

December 28 is the 4th day of Christmas, the Feast of the Holy Innocents. What are the lyrics to ‘The Coventry Carol’ about? The lyrics detail King Herod’s harrowing orders, made at the news of the birth of Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

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Music of the day – Angels We Have Heard On High

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