Rainbow Connection, by Kenneth Ascher and Paul Williams, is The Royal Song of the Day for Wednesday, September 7th.
More about this choice…
Susanna, The Duchess of Peace writes: I stumbled upon the idea to use this song for today, while starting with the concept of a song that talks about “voices”. I had in my mind that today needed a song about listening to the smallest voices…as opposed to listening to lofty politicians, big corporations, slick commercials, those already in power, etc.
In my web search, the song Rainbow Connection appeared. And, it is one of my all time favorites.
Here is an excerpt:
Have you been half asleep
And have you heard voices?
I’ve heard them calling my name
Are these the sweet sounds that called
The young sailors?
I think they’re one and the same
I’ve heard it too many times to ignore it
There’s something that I’m supposed to be…
If you would like to hear more about this song, and see a list of a wide array of musicians who have performed it, you can check out the listing at Wikipedia: here.
Please post in the comments, or send and e-mail, if you have an idea for another song about voices, the power of using your voice, or listening to the voice within.