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Song of the Soul invites you to a soul-level encounter. Music has the ability to proclaim the soul's language beyond what mere words can speak. That's what we seek as we invite our guests to share their Song of the Soul. You will hear the music that has charted the steps of their spiritual journey, that has provided a touchstone in the soul's dark night, and sung the hearts awe and joy when come to the Light. As you listen to Song of the Soul, you are both witness and companion to our guest's spiritual path and sacred testimony. Song of the Soul guests provide about 25 minutes of the music that speaks of their spiritual path, beliefs or journey, and Mark Helpsmeet explores with them the relevance and meaning of this music to their experience. Some guests are musicians, perhaps sharing their own music, but most guests are simply sharing music they've been impacted by, written and performed by others. The theme song for this program is by Cris Williamson and is called Song of the Soul. Please check out the wealth of great music Cris has gifted to the world.

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Song of the Soul invites you to a soul-level encounter. Music has the ability to proclaim the soul's language beyond what mere words can speak. That's what we seek as we invite our guests to share their Song of the Soul. You will hear the music that has charted the steps of their spiritual journey, that has provided a touchstone in the soul's dark night, and sung the hearts awe and joy when come to the Light. As you listen to Song of the Soul, you are both witness and companion to our guest's spiritual path and sacred testimony. Song of the Soul guests provide about 25 minutes of the music that speaks of their spiritual path, beliefs or journey, and Mark Helpsmeet explores with them the relevance and meaning of this music to their experience. Some guests are musicians, perhaps sharing their own music, but most guests are simply sharing music they've been impacted by, written and performed by others. The theme song for this program is by Cris Williamson and is called Song of the Soul. Please check out the wealth of great music Cris has gifted to the world.

    Blues Preacher from Motown

    Blues Preacher from Motown

    A deep dish of appetizing Blues from the Rev. Robert B. Jones, Sr. He's made music and shared the stage with many of the greats, like B.B. King, because he's a gifted musician, writer & storyteller. Robert also shares & writes many varieties of Americana music, like that which he performs with Matt Watroba and others. Also an important is Robert's role as pasteur of the Sweet Kingdom Missionary Baptist Church in Detroit. All songs are performed live for our show by Rev. Robert B. Jones, Sr.and are written by him unless otherwise noted: Gone But Not Forgotten - written by Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee This Old House Arnesia's Song Kind-hearted Woman - written by Robert Johnson If I Had My Way - written by Rev Gary Davis Death Letter Blues - written by Son House

    Original Air Date: 07/21/2018

    Claudia Schmidt & Sally Rogers, Welcomed

    Claudia Schmidt & Sally Rogers, Welcomed

    Claudia Schmidt & Sally Rogers are a soul-deep musical combination. Sally is perhaps more closely associated with the folk music genre, and while Claudia has done a lot of folk, she's also well-known and loved for her expeditions into the jazz world. Whenever they combine their voices & music, there is an alchemy that transmutes music into magic. Both tell stories & capture images to rivet the heart & guide us on a better, more fulfilling, path. All songs in this program are performed by Claudia Schmidt, Sally Rogers, or by both, maybe with other folks. The song composers are shown below: Lovely Agnes - by Sally Rogers - from Claudia & Sally's Closing the Distance Quetico - by Claudia Schmidt & Bob Gibson - from Claudia & Sally's Closing the Distance Quiet Hills - by Claudia Schmidt - from Claudia & Sally's We Are Welcomed Cool of the Day - by Jean Ritchie - from Claudia & Sally's We Are Welcomed Prudence Crandall - by Sally Rogers - from Claudia & Sally's We Are Welcomed Slow, Steady Heart - a home recording by Claudia Schmidt, on an upcoming album by Claudia Still on the Bridge - by Claudia Schmidt - from Claudia & Sally's We Are Welcomed

    Open Door & Simple Heart of Dean Stevens

    Open Door & Simple Heart of Dean Stevens

    Dean Stevens writes & shares the music of compassion & connection. Raised in Costa Rica, living in Boston, Dean's life is overflowingly rich with international & local roots & work. Check out his fairer-than-fair-trade coffee from El Salvador, visit the Community Church of Boston where he does music & administrative work, or travel with him to Central America, you'll be singing joyfully all the way. All songs in this program are performed by Dean Stevens and if not written by Dean, the author is indicated below: Wood and Strings - from At Last Stories - from At Last Casa Abierta - from Arise!, written by Salvador Cardenal Old Man In His Garden - from Eyes of Wonder International - from Arise!, written by Jim Infantino (with band Jim's Big Ego) Love Comes to the Simple Heart - from Love Comes to the Simple Heart, written by Chuck Hall

    In The Name Of All Of Our Children - Sally Rogers

    In The Name Of All Of Our Children - Sally Rogers

    Sally Rogers has been a fountain of folk music for 4 decades (check out her 40 Years, 40 Songs collection), now sung all around the country & world. Her classics include Lovely Agnes, Touch of the Master's Hand, & Circle of the Sun, and there are ever-more greats coming. Her last visit with us was 2007. In addition to her work as a music teacher in schools, she's been a long-time co-host for the 3rd Friday Song Swap at Vanilla Bean in Pomfret, CT. All songs in this program are written & performed by Sally Rogers: We Are Welcomed - performed with Claudia Schmidt on We Are Welcomed Epitaph - from 40 Years, 40 Songs In The Name (of all of our Children) - from We Will Pass Them On A Way Out of No Way - home recording, also on Youtube We Will Build This House - with Claudia Schmidt on Evidence of Happiness A Quiet Soul Has Left This Earth - with Claudia Schmidt on Evidence of Happiness No Time To Feel Hopeless - with Andy Cohen - rough recording, not released

    Not Your Standard Irish Lass (From Ann Arbor)

    Not Your Standard Irish Lass (From Ann Arbor)

    Kitty Donohoe is of Irish extraction, genetically, and she sometimes writes & plays very Irish-sounding songs, including the Irish instruments she plays, but she is deeply & inspirationally Americana, touching the heart & soul with evocative tunes & magical lyrics. One of the founding members of The Yellow Room Gang, Kitty plays & has played in numerous variations on personel & style, including as part of Pub Domain and The Biddies. Unless otherwise noted, all songs in this program are written & performed by Kitty Donohoe: Every Small Thing - from Northern Border Thought I Knew - from This Road Tonight Look for the Light - from As Sparks Fly Upward Inisheer - from This Road Tonight Do What You Love - from This Road Tonight

    Original Air Date: 06/30/2018

    Holiday Songs You Won't Hear At The Mall

    Holiday Songs You Won't Hear At The Mall

    Dean Stevens brought together recordings of Christmas-related songs which are well out of the US mainstream. He calles the collection Holiday Songs you Wont Hear at the Mall, and they range from funny to serious, some are in Spanish, and many call to a deeper look at values and stories we should really be living out. All songs in this program are performed by Dean Stevens and written by those indicated below: En el portal de Belen - traditional Spanish/Andalusian song Song of the Magi - by Anas Mitchell Cry of a Tiny Babe - by Bruce Cockburn 'Twas on a Night Like This - traditional Italian Christmas Carol, adapted by Pete Seeger Christmas, Christmas, Christmas - by Bill Burnett Solar Power - by Bright Morning Star A la Huella - by Flix Luna & Ariel Ramrez

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