Healing through Music

Music can change the world because it can change people

-Bono, singer for U2 and humanitarian activist

Please sample these notes of healing. If you would like to share an original or favorite work, please submit to Healing Hamlet.

Fish and Whistle

John Prine Father forgive us for what we must do You forgive us and we’ll forgive you We’ll forgive each other till we both turn blue Then we’ll whistle  and go fishing in heaven For Dave More about John Prine Youtube Post by Worldsgreatestmusic

I Won’t Back Down

Tom Petty Well I won’t back down No, I won’t back down You could stand me up at the gates of hell And I won’t back down I’m gonna stand my ground Won’t be turned around And I’ll keep this world from draggin’ me down Gonna stand my ground And I won’t back down   …

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Stubborn Love

The Lumineers It’s better to feel pain, than nothing at all The opposite of love’s indifference… So keep your head up, keep your love Keep your head up, my love Keep your head up, my love Keep your head up, keep your love   More from The Lumineers

A Better Place

Playing For Change Learn more about Playing For Change More posts featuring Playing For Change: One Love and Imagine  

The Horses

Rickie Lee Jones   We will fly Way up high Where the cold wind blows Or in the sun Laughing having fun With the people that she knows And if the situation Should keep us separated You know the world won’t fall apart And you will free the beautiful bird That’s caught inside your heart… …

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Travis I was afar, I’m following the star Home isn’t where you are And everything is falling into place And then we move again So take the curve and move along Until we’re gone, we’re moving on   More by Travis

Who Says You Can’t Go Home

Bon Jovi I went as far as I could, I tried to find a new face There isn’t one of these lines that I would erase I lived a million miles of memories on that road With every step I take I know that I’m not alone   More music by Bon Jovi

Beautiful Day

U2 The heart is a bloom Shoots up through the stony ground There’s no room No space to rent in this town… It’s a beautiful day Sky falls, you feel like It’s a beautiful day Don’t let it get away     More from U2


Dave Matthews Band Don’t give up I know you can see All the world and the mess that were making Can’t give up And hope God will intercede Come on back Imagine that we could get it together Stand up for what we need to be     More from the Dave Matthews Band

Beautiful Girl

Sara Bareilles And I know how much it can sometimes hurt You feel like the whole world has made you the ugly girl Take it from me that you have to see it first So before you trade in your summer skin for those high heeled shoes To make him wanna be with you Let me remind you one …

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