Best Songs that are Prayers... Go!

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  1. Artslap

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    And Aretha.

     
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    Well, you did say "best"...

    Psalm 51

     
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    Psalm 41 (im deutsch)

     
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    U2 stole some lyrics from King David for this song.
    Psalm 40
     
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    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.

     
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    Got a half an hour?

     
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    Not sure if this qualifies as "best," but...


    And here's on that will get you gassing for a '72 Thinline...
     
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    Long, Long, Long by that one band with a White Album cover.
     
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    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.

     
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    prayers come about in different ways:

    ruthie foster:


    tom petty:


    karla bonoff version of a traditional:
     
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    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.

     
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    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:

    (Laughing With)

    (Human Of The Year)
     
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    Bob
     
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