Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Always Give Change to Street Performers

From living statues to actors to musicians, I am amazed at people that are able to perform, in any way, in any form, and particularly when they are busking. Big Bro gave me a cd called Street Dreams, which is a recording of various street performers, and it is one of my favorite cd's.

The above is from a documentary along similar lines that will be releasing in April 21st: Playing for Change: Peace Through Music. It's a little long at over 5 minutes for those of us with ADD, but it is a beautiful rendition of one of my all time favorite songs, Stand By Me, by street performers and "spontaneous live performances" around the world, so it held my attention.

Here's some information on what this documentary is all about, and how you can contribute.

http://playingforchange.com/ - From the award-winning documentary, "Playing For Change: Peace Through Music", comes the first of many "songs around the world" being released independently. Featured is a cover of the Ben E. King classic by musicians around the world adding their part to the song as it travelled the globe. This video and "Don't Worry" will be available at iTunes 1.27.09 while other songs such as "One Love" will be released as digital downloads soon; followed by the film soundtrack and DVD in stores on 4.21.09.

Pre-order the CD/DVD "Playing For Change" Songs Around The World" now at amazon.com!http://www.amazon.com/Playing-Change-...

Order the "Stand By Me" and "Don't Worry" now at itunes!http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?id=302032891&s=143441Sign up at http://www.playingforchange.com/ for updates and exclusive content.

Join the Movement to help build schools, connect students, and inspire communities in need through music.

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