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Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by Tele-beeb, Sep 8, 2019.
Well, you did say "best"...
Psalm 41 (im deutsch)
U2 stole some lyrics from King David for this song.
Jay, both of those selections were beautiful!
Here's a little Andy Weber tune he wrote for his then wife Sarah. And Haley rocks it...at 14 years old, too.
Forever Young Bob Dylan
'turn, turn, turn' - the byrds
Got a half an hour?
Not sure if this qualifies as "best," but...
And here's on that will get you gassing for a '72 Thinline...
Long, Long, Long by that one band with a White Album cover.
Another Leonard Cohen song that comes closer to being a prayer. but he's too good of a songwriter to just do one thing in a song.
prayers come about in different ways:
karla bonoff version of a traditional:
Exactly...no one that I know of has captured the inherent ambivalence of the subject better than Cohen. That's why I too love this song...it challenges me every time I hear it.
Mary Gauthier is a pretty awesome writer as well.
IMHO we hit the jackpot right off the bat when Daniel Lanois’s magnificent The Maker was nominated!
Apart from that I’d suggest
(Mary’s Prayer, Danny Wilson)
And two from Regina Spektor:
(Human Of The Year)