Music Monday: The Music of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tonight’s post is a reblog of one I wrote two years ago as a Music Monday that featured the music related to Martin Luther King, Jr. There are a few reasons for reblogging this old post. First, I think it’s a nice way to pay tribute to one of our greatest heroes. Second, the old … Continue reading Music Monday: The Music of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Music Monday: Martin Luther King’s Favorite Music

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, here is a compilation of some of his favorite songs. Those who knew him say hymns, spirituals, and other religious songs helped carry him through troubled times. While I found several songs mentioned as among his favorites, a few seemed to be mentioned repeatedly. First among these is … Continue reading Music Monday: Martin Luther King’s Favorite Music

Only the Good Die Young

When I hear those words, the first thought that pops into my mind is the somewhat controversial, yet best-selling song by Billy Joel. However, it may be that upon closer inspection, truer words were never spoken. (spoiler alert ahead for the movie The Imitation Game). Today in the U.S.  we are celebrating Martin Luther King, … Continue reading Only the Good Die Young