Count Your Blessings. Happy Thanksgiving. I have always like this song and often played it. It really touches my heart. I think my Roland 4X did a great job with fantastic strings and violin. It is often difficult to realize how blessed we are during times of turmoil. “Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep)” is a popular song written by Irving Berlin and used in the 1954 film White Christmas. It is commonly performed as a Christmas song, although the lyrics make no reference to the December holiday. Thank You to vimeo-free-videos at pixabay for the beautiful background.” If you’re worried and you can’t sleep, Just count your blessings instead of sheep and you’ll fall asleep counting your blessings”… Read the rest
Wings of a Dove. Good song for the times we are living in! I saw this on Brandy’s list for 1961 songs. I was 17 and remember it. Nice upbeat tune. After playing for a half an hour, my fingers switched to a swing 4 beat version. It was fun to do. I can hear the wonderful fills and runs the accomplished players would do, but I am lucky to make my 76 year old fingers move at all! I had a lot of fun working this out.This is my 76 year old lady swing! LOL Couldn’t find any neat graphics, so it is basically music. “Wings of a Dove’ is a country song written by Bob Ferguson in 1958. “Wings of a Dove” was most popular when it was recorded by Ferlin Husky in 1960. The Ferlin Husky recording went to number one on the country charts for 10 nonconsecutive weeks.… Read the rest
The White Cliffs of Dover is one of my absolute favorites. It is such a beautiful song about faith and hope. With all the crazy stuff going on in our world – Covid-19, hurricanes, massive fires – I thought we can all use some hope. This is my 101st video. I thought I would start my second century of videos with a beautiful song. On to the polkas and hand clappers tomorrow.
“(There’ll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover” is a popular World War II song composed in 1941 by Walter Kent to lyrics by Nat Burton. The song was written about a year after the Royal Air Force and German Luftwaffe aircraft had been fighting over southern England, including the white cliffs of Dover, in the Battle of Britain. Nazi Germany had conquered much of Europe and in 1941 was still bombing Britain.… Read the rest
Also called Little Brown Church in the Vale. This was my favorite song at church back in the 1050’s. A very long time ago, but still a pretty song. Thanks You to the Talented Artists at Pixabay for the free graphics.… Read the rest
A Spiritual Sunday Song for one of the Accordion Groups I belong to. Always one of my favorites.… Read the rest
You’ll Never Walk Alone Played by Pat Walter with her Roland FR 4X Accordion. A timeless piece of music which is just as pretty now as in 1945 when it was written for Carousel by Rogers and Hammerstein. Seems appropriate for the times we are now experiencing.… Read the rest