Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.


Happy birthday, Bob.


Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger believed in “the power of song” to bring social change. Over the years, Pete used his voice and his hammer to strike blows for workers’ rights and civil rights; world peace and environmental conservation, and he always invited us to sing along. For reminding us where we come from and showing us where we need to go, we will always be grateful to Pete Seeger.”

President Barack Obama

American folk singer and activist Pete Seeger ~ b. May 3, 1919

Behind The Song: John Prine, “Hello In There” 

“I delivered to a Baptist old people’s home where we’d have to go room-to-room,” he said, “and some of the patients would kind of pretend that you were a grandchild or nephew that had come to visit, instead of the guy delivering papers. That always stuck in my head.”

Source: Behind The Song: John Prine, “Hello In There” « American Songwriter

Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are-a Changin” Lyrics Headed to Auction 

The lyrics are written on a single sheet of lined paper in Dylan’s handwriting and reveal numerous discarded lyric fragments and intriguing notes like “Carter Family Tune,” “42nd Street Photo Booth,” “Peter-Banjo” and “Tommy Blake Sweetie Pie,” a reference to a 1958 tune by a somewhat obscure rockabilly singer signed to Sun Records.

Source: Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are-a Changin” Lyrics Headed to Auction – Rolling Stone