Pastor T.L. Barrett & the Youth For Christ Choir – Nobody Knows:
Featured in Things, long one of my favorite simple ballads:
Let the world call me a fool:
White flag! Burn it!
Similar, the Staves:
Take my hand…
…Take my whole…life…too…
Ooh, ooh, ooh, oooh, oooh, oooh, oooh:
I was cautioned to surrender…this I could not do.
My high school graduation song: rocking on the stage of Chapel.
A beautiful song about the human spirit: NSFW
About a minute in it happens:
OMG I just realized I forgot about my secret love for Enya for 10 years:
My mom used to listen to these:
I’m a fan of the Corries’ version, but when the whole stadium joins in:
A song I’d like to get married to:
Update: A classic. It’s a Com-pet-it-ive World Blaun, blaung:
Update: got a new one for you, just heard in Innisfree, one of two or three poetry bookstores in the whole of the US. First Aid Kit:
I don’t listen to much music. I go to a few shows, and festivals…but my job (which I do all the time) is writing, and personally speaking, when it comes to listening to music while writing, less is more. I love classical, and jazz, and anything without lyrics. Taste-wise, I’m a second-tier hipster—I get into things after all the cool kids get into ’em. I like Louis Armstrong, Nina Simone, I love singing Elvis, Dean Martin, I love Maria Callas, I like a lot of folkster stuff, I like me some dance stuff and hip hop stuff…whatever comes up.
So over the last year I wind up just listening to things I blog, or that I run across. Occasionally, when I’m desperate for some auditory romance, I ask a few friends including Anna Brones for a few fresh tunes. But mostly it’s just a random mix of youtube stuff that I listen to again and again for a week and then forget about entirely.
So I figured to collect all the random aural affairs in one place. Here. I’ll add more all the time.
I’ll add others as I remember them.