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.
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
This is the 43rd in a collection of newspaper ads written by Harry Gray, then CEO of United Technologies, that appeared in the Wall Street Journal from the late 1970s through the early 1980s. Here is the text from that ad. If you sometimes get discouraged, consider this fellow: He dropped out of grade school. … Continue reading This Will Make You Feel Better