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The Secret Chord: Wayfaring Stranger by Johnny Cash
This episode explores the idea of the soul as a lonesome traveler through this world - trying to find its way back home.
The Secret Chord: To Kingdom Come by the Band
This episode highlights the blend of musical styles mastered by the Band as well as the tension between the sacred and profane in their lyrics.
The Secret Chord: Standing on Higher Ground by James Brown
This episode attempts to reconcile the seeming contradiction of a person who claims to have a strong spirituality yet who often acts in an unspiritual manner.
The Secret Chord: Word on a Wing by David Bowie
This episode describes the prayerful and transcendent nature of some of David's life and work.
The Secret Chord: Work Me Lord by Janis Joplin
This episode deals with the idea of loneliness as a central feature in Janis's life and music.
The Secret Chord: Into the Light by Prince
This episode explores the concept of the existence of spiritual light and truth even in seemingly profane places.