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Soft Lullabies: Where Do They Go When Their Melody Dies?

This song was written by Dan Fogelberg especially to sing as a duet with Emmylou Harris. And who wouldn’t write a song if it meant singing in a duo with Emmylou? Silent sea tell this to meWhere are the childrenThat … Continue reading

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Eva Cassidy: A Posthumous Sucess

Before her early death (age 33) in 1996, she was an almost complete unknown. But in the years since, she has become one of Amazon.com’s top 25 best-selling musicians. From Wikipedia: After Cassidy’s death, local folk singer Grace Griffith introduced the Blues … Continue reading

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Part of the Heart Gets Lost in the Learning

This Dan Fogelberg song was published in 1979 on his Phoenix album. Joy at the startFear in the journeyJoy in the coming homeA part of the heartGets lost in the learningSomewhere along the road. Along the roadYour path may wanderA … Continue reading

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Let Us be Lovers We’ll Marry Our Fortunes Together

The song “America” was written by Paul Simon and first published on the Simon & Garfunkel album “Bookends” in 1968 at the height of the Viet Nam war. A lot has changed in America over the past 53 years. Back … Continue reading

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I Would Swim the Seas For to Ease Your Pain

Townes Van Zandt introduced the song with the following statement at a private concert in Houston: “It came to me in a dream. I was living in Tennessee with Guy and Susanna Clark, and I was asleep, and I had … Continue reading

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All Bye and Bye

No one knows who wrote this classic old time gospel favorite. It has been recorded by a long line of master musicians, from Mississippi John Hurt to Johnny Cash to Elvis Presley to Willie Nelson to Dolly Parton. The 1960s … Continue reading

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When We Die We Say We’ll Catch Some Blackbird’s Wing

Gulf Coast Highway was written by Nanci Griffith, James Hooker, and Danny Flowers. It was made most famous by Emmy Lou Harris and Willie Nelson. It is a short sweet song of a life of hard work, tender love, and … Continue reading

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