Reach out and touch somebody’s hand: Peace Song for 1/1/2012

“Reach Out And Touch Somebody’s Hand”, by Ashford and Simpson (famously recorded by Diana Ross) is the Peace Song of the Day for this first day of the new year.

The video below includes the composers, Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson, singing the song, with a star-studded cast of additional vocalists. It is fun viewing for this holiday weekend.


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Excerpt from the lyrics:

Reach out and touch somebody’s hand
Make this world a better place, if you can
Reach out and touch somebody’s hand
Make this world a better place, if you can…

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The Peace Song of the Day is a project of Duke Augustus and Duchess Susanna, The Duke and Duchess of Peace. The Duke and Duchess recognize that one of the paths to peace is to find soulful and nonviolent entertainment, and to express oneself with art and song.

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