Tag: music

  • My Favorite Gospel Songs by Elvis Presley

    When you hear Elvis sing gospel music, his love for Jesus is quite apparent. He sang gospel from his heart, with so much passion and conviction! No one can come close to him in gospel music, except for Mahalia Jackson. Elvis recorded dozens of gospel songs, in this post are 7 of my favorites! I […]

  • Black America: Many problems, little action

    This meme, which is from a recent article in the New York Post, shows that the overwhelming majority of New York City residents are worried about being the victim of crime. In the vast majority of cases, these crimes are committed by black people. This is the result of a perfect storm in NYC of […]

  • 1960s Musical Medley

    Scarborough Fair (Canticle) by Simon & Garfunkel The first song in this medley I’m sharing with you today is a folk rock classic. It’s based off of an old English ballad. Scarborough Fair” is a traditional English ballad about the Yorkshire town of Scarborough. The song relates the tale of a young man who instructs […]

  • Bach sacred cantata – Erschallet, ihr Lieder, erklinget, ihr Saiten! BWV 172

    Bach wrote this cantata, while in Weimar, on May 20, 1714, for Pentecost Sunday. The libretto is based on John 14:23–31. It is one of my very favorite Bach cantatas! The work is in six movements, and scored for four vocal soloists, four-part choir, three trumpets, timpani, oboe, bassoon and a string orchestra of two […]

  • The Righteous Brothers

    The soul group The Righteous Brothers is my favorite group/duo from the 1960s. Dubbed “blue-eyed soul”, their music touched millions and still does to this day. Known for their passionate soul music featuring fantastic harmonizing between Bobby Hatfield (blond hair) who was a countertenor and Bill Medley (dark hair) who is a bass/baritone. Sadly, Bobby […]

  • Johnny Cash – Hurt

    I love Johnny Cash. He is an American original. He is the king of outlaw country music, the Man in Black. Cash had a career spanning nearly 50 years. He was a versatile artist who did pop., rockabilly, folk, gospel and rock, in addition to country music. This crossover appeal earned him the rare honor […]

  • J.S. Bach: Sacred Cantata: Es ist euch gut, daß ich hingehe, BWV 108

    BWV 108 (29 April 1725) concerns itself with Jesus’ promise of the Holy Ghost It opens with Jesus himself explaining that he has to leave to make room for his Spirit. The bass (vox Christi) sings in a beautifully quiet, stepping rhythm. In the following tenor aria the violin jumps up and down to illustrate […]

  • Jesus is Lord يسوع هو الرب

    Here is a great Christian worship song, “Jesus is Lord!” in Arabic (tarneema) performed by Roge Bahu. Peace of Jesus Christ! سلام المسيح يسوع Click here for the Gospel in Arabic! Here is an excellent article explaining how Jesus is the promised Messiah, using Islamic sources!

  • 1980s Medley

    Here are 3 songs I was listening to this morning through Alexa on our Echo Dot smart speaker. First Song The first song is “Don’t You Forget About Me” by the Scottish rock band Simple Minds. It was released on February 20, 1985. The song was featured in the movie “The Breakfast Club.” It became […]

  • In Christ Alone

    I don’t like much contemporary Christian music, but I absolutely love this contemporary hymn, a throwback to classic hymns, “In Christ Alone”. The Irish melody is beautiful and the lyrics are doctrinally rich and sound. It was written by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend, both musicians of Christian worship music in Britain. Written in 2002, […]