2/16/2022 2 Comments
37. Lead With Your Heart, Friends
Notes: I love the bloom of trust I can feel inside myself after singing Ian Carrick's "Lead With Your Heart, Friends" for long enough to let it settle inside me. I find myself relaxing, trusting that my heart knows the way already, that the day can unfold and I can follow it without worry or fret. It's a generous gift of a song, and I'm happy to share it forward... including all my mess-ups and squidgely tuning (highly technical term right there!) I figure the point of this podcast is for YOU to do the singing and take this song away with you, make it your own, let yourself sing it when YOU need to hear its message; let the breath and the vibration take you where you want to go!
Songwriter Info: Ian Carrick is a songleader, musician and songwriter based in his hometown of Bend, Oregon. He aspires to be a sort of modern-day bard, telling stories of the land, tending the heart of his people, singing for life with rhythmic refrains and refreshing harmonies. Ian has been honored to lead singing for students of all ages, educators, homeless shelter residents, recovering addicts, corporate groups and grief ceremonies. He is thrilled to have released his first album as a songwriter and is excited to carry the ethos of community singing into the conventional realm of performance music.
Links: Original songs by Ian for singing together can be found both at https://soundcloud.com/iancarrick
Enjoy and/or buy Ian's first-ever professional album, released October 2021, at https://iancarrick.bandcamp.com/
Listen to Ian himself sing this at Lead with Your Heart
Nuts & Bolts: 4:4, Ionian, round
Song Learning Time Stamps:
Start time of teaching: 00:02:38
Start time of reprise: 00:11:30
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2/16/2022 11:59:57 am
Hi, Patricia, this song is very important to me, as I, too, need to know in my heart that the way is clear. Sorting through decades of life is not trivial.
2/16/2022 12:29:19 pm
Thank you, Resa -- this is lovely to know -- and yes to your heart and mine knowing the way!
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