Last Wednesday, beloved and pioneering television actress Mary Tyler Moore died at the age of 80. Tributes were posted all over social media, and renewed interest started to swirl around this 21-year-old video of Joan Jett & the Blackhearts performing their rockin' cover of “Love is All Around” - The Mary Tyler Moore Show ... [Read More]
Meet Girl You Should Know Claire Ryann, a.k.a. the Tiny Musician. She's 4 years old and "loves to sing and spread around happiness with projects she makes with her Dad (Dave Crosby)". We cannot think of anything that we needed to hear more this week than the two of them doing a live cover of Randy Newman's ... [Read More]
Kaylee Rodgers, a student at the Killard House School in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland, wowed the audience at the school’s annual choir concert last week with her performance of a version of Leonard Cohen's “Hallelujah.”
According to the school’s website, Killard provides a “nurturing, supportive and safe environment for children and ... [Read More]
Don’t hush, darling, go ahead and cry.
Like those starlings, fill up the sky.
Don’t be afraid to take up space,
You should be seen.
And don’t choose princess, when you should be the Queen.
(listen to full song below)
These are the empowering opening lyrics from Don’t Hush, Darling the new, hauntingly beautiful anti-lullaby from ... [Read More]
Last week we heard the sad news that brilliant soul and funk singer Sharon Jones, of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, passed away at the age of 61 after battling pancreatic cancer.
Success didn’t come easy for the singer. In the 90’s she had pretty much given up trying to build a music career after being told ... [Read More]
44 years after its release, this song feels more relevant and more important than ever right now. Play it for yourself. Play it for your kids. Play it for anyone you know, young and old. Then celebrate everything it stands for.
Free to Be... You and Me
by The New Seekers
from Marlo Thomas and Friends - Free To Be... You And Me album (1972)
There's a land that I see where the ... [Read More]
"What’s your name, man? Alexander Hamilton. My name is Alexander Hamilton. And there’s a million things I haven’t done… Just you wait! Just you wait!" - Cleo, age 6, dressed and singing as American statesman Alexander Hamilton (from the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda).
According to Cleo’s mom, Carrie Goldman, ... [Read More]
On a mission "to recognize the power of women at NASA - past, present and future - and the important role of each in human spaceflight," the pioneering space agency recruited recording artist Grace Potter to perform her hit song “Look What We’ve Become” in a powerful new music video that celebrates ... [Read More]