Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young – Carry On

Seemed appropriate.  The harmonies on this track take me somewhere else while I sit still and know."Rejoice, rejoice, we have no choice but to carry on.""To sing the blues you've got to live the dues and carry on.""Love is coming. Love is coming to us all."More than we know.   … [Read more...]

Collective Soul – Shine

One of Collective Soul's best songs. Huge sound with mysterious lyrics most can relate to.Give me a wordGive me a signShow me where to lookTell me what will I findLay me on the groundFly me in the skyShow me where to lookTell me what will I findOh, heaven let your light shine down  … [Read more...]

Switchfoot – When We Come Alive

Jon Foreman sounds as good as ever on Switchfoot's new anthem, When We Come Alive.We light the skyWhen we igniteWhen we come alive … [Read more...]

Down Around My Place – John Hiatt and Joe Bonamassa

This is a wonderful pairing; a bluesy mysterious song from Hiatt with Bonamassa's impeccable leads. Enjoy:And I put my faith in youDid you make that error too?Bound to fail that he might show his graceDown around my place. And then there's this: And my grandpa says, “Don't worryIt's always the last one in who's in a hurryTo try and slam the door in the next one's face”   … [Read more...]

Sam & Dave – Hold On I’m Comin’

No one brought the funk like Sam & Dave. This one is my favorite by them.  … [Read more...]

Thrice – Circles

A contemplative song from former Mars Hill Director of Worship Dustin Kensrue's band Thrice.We’re building towers with no foundations, just stacking stone on stone.Whatever it takes - mix our mortar with bones. … [Read more...]

Spoonman – Soundgarden

One of the best rock songs ever to my ears.Speak the rhythm on your ownSpeak the rhythm all alone, Spoonman … [Read more...]

James Taylor – You Can Close Your Eyes

And now a pause that refreshes...Zenful and silky smooth, this is a great performance of a great song. … [Read more...]