“Going Down The Road” by Woody Guthrie and Lee Hays is the Peace Song of the Day for Wednesday, November 2, 2011. You can find the lyrics to this song in The Rise Up Singing songbook on page 181.
This song is dedicated to the folks at Occupy Oakland and the City of Oakland, who are holding a general strike today, including a march to the port. There is live blogging at a local newspaper: here.
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“If I Had A Hammer” is the Royal Song of the Day for today. You can find this song on page 215 of Rise Up Singing.
I chose this song to continue the idea that singing out will keep us cool. Also, because it has such bold images and patterns, I think it would be a great song to make new lyrics for.
So, this week, while the temps in New York (and elsewhere) are in the 90’s, I am going to sing… Continue reading Royal Song of the Day: Thursday 7/21/11