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.

After the Storm

Mumford and Sons And I took you by the hand And we stood tall, And remembered our own land, What we lived for. Help victims of the Oklahoma Tornado at the American Red Cross More by Mumford and Sons Youtube Post by corpsesflowersgrow


John Lennon and Playing for Change More posts by Playing For Change Foundation

Till it Shines

Bob Seger Like an echo down a canyon Never coming back as clear Lately I just judge the distance Not the words I hear I’ve been too long on these islands I’ve been far too long alone I’ve been too long without summer In this winter home Still if we can make the effort If …

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I Have Seen the Rain

Pink We have seen the rain together We survived the pain forever Oh it’s good to be home again It’s good to be with my friends Oh it’s good to be home again It’s good to feel the rain   More by Pink Youtube Post by PinkMusicPage

Peace of Mind

Boston A tribute to the city of Boston: Your first responders, your law enforcement, your people and your spirit.   More music by Boston Youtube Post by Martin Diaz

Ain’t It Enough

Old Crow Medicine Show Ain’t it enough, To live by the ways of the world To be part of the picture Whatever it’s worth Throw your arms around each other And love one another For it’s only one life that we’ve got And ain’t it enough Surely all people were made for each other To …

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Stay On

BoDeans ‘Cause this big, wide, open crazy world Can get you downhearted And wondering where you stand or fall Wondering why try at all Well, I say stay on, stay on, steady now Stay on, stay, don’t you stray Stay on, stay on, steady now Don’t you stray More by the BoDeans Post by justpostit1

Dog and Butterfly

Heart See the dog and butterfly Up in the air he likes to fly. Dog and butterfly Below she had to try She roll back down to the warm soft ground, laughing She don’t know why, she don’t know why Dog and butterfly. More music by Heart Post by SuperKevinHeart

I Shall be Released

Music Saves I Shall be Released by Bob Dylan.  Another performance by the VAMS Music Saves Project.  The Vancouver Adapted Music Society (VAMS) supports and promotes musicians with physical disabilities. See the previous VAMS post on Healing Hamlet. To learn more about VAMS visit vams.org. Post by SSDFoundation.

Louisiana 1927

Randy Newman Randy Newman wrote this song to commemorate the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927, the most devastating river flood in the history of the United States.  It was performed by both Newman and Aaron Neville in 2005 as part of the Hurricane Katrina Relief effort. More music by Randy Newman Youtube post by WestHam720