Sixteen Tons — Tennessee Ernie Ford

Photo by Kai Pilger on Unsplash

Some days, I’m not sure the world has moved on much in the last couple of hundred years.

Sure, we have toys and gadgets now we didn’t have back then. Motor vehicles, computers in our pockets and indoor plumbing would seem like unimaginable luxuries to our compatriots of 200 years ago. But scratch the surface and the world doesn’t look that different under its modern, glossier, exterior.

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No Words, No Song

No Words, No Song

Without words, it’s just a nice tune. Add words — now you’ve got a song. And songs can change your world. I write about some that changed mine.