TRACY CHAPMAN – If Not Now…

The attributes of humility, patience, love of one's fellows, and the pursuit of peace, which Hillel displayed, did not diminish the strin-gency of his ethical and religious demands, or prevent him from plac-ing full responsibility on man, whom he required to act for his own perfection and for the public weal. Man is obliged to … Continuar lendo TRACY CHAPMAN – If Not Now…

TRACY CHAPMAN – For My Lover

Two weeks in a Virginia jailFor my lover for my loverTwenty thousand dollar bailFor my lover for my lover And everybody thinksThat I'me the foolBut they don't getAny love from youThe things we won't do for love I'd climb a mountain if I had toAnd risk my life so I could have youYou, you, you… … Continuar lendo TRACY CHAPMAN – For My Lover

TRACY CHAPMAN – Matters Of The Heart

Matters of the Heart is the third studio album by American singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman, released in 1992 (see 1992 in music). It was her first not to be produced or co-produced by David Kershenbaum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7q5gZFR2dxs I lose my headFrom time to timeI make a fool of myselfIn matters of the heart We should have been … Continuar lendo TRACY CHAPMAN – Matters Of The Heart

TRACY CHAPMAN – For You

From the self-titled album (1988) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ypZMGNoN7g No words to sayNo words to conveyThis feeling inside I have for you Deep in my heartSafe from the guardsOf intellect and reasonLeaving me at a lossFor words to express my feelings Deep in my heartDeep in my heartLook at me losing controlThinking I had a holdBut with feelings … Continuar lendo TRACY CHAPMAN – For You

TRACY CHAPMAN – Crossroads

Crossroads is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman, released in 1989. Chapman was also a producer on this album, the first time she had taken on such a role. The song "Freedom Now" is dedicated to Nelson Mandela. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGwK1jjemgE [Verse 1]All you folks think you own my lifeBut you never made any … Continuar lendo TRACY CHAPMAN – Crossroads

TRACY CHAPMAN – Change (live on the Jay Leno Show)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8nsOsBVvEk If you knew that you would die todayIf you saw the face of God and LoveWould you change?Would you change?If you knew that love can break your heartWhen you’re down so low you cannot fallWould you change?Would you change? How bad how good does it need to get?How many losses how much regret?What chain … Continuar lendo TRACY CHAPMAN – Change (live on the Jay Leno Show)

Bang Bang Bang – TRACY CHAPMAN

Today is Tracy Chapman Day. Happy birthday! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrRA7WMI1ks What you gonna doYou go and give the boy a gunNow there ain't no place to run toAin't no place to run to When he hold it in his handHe feel mighty he feel strongNow there ain't no place to run toAin't no place to run One day … Continuar lendo Bang Bang Bang – TRACY CHAPMAN

Last night I heard a screaming – TRACY CHAPMAN

Heart-breaking acapella song about quite a common social problem: domestic violence, especially in poorer layers of society, especially against women. All the more in times of pandemics, lockdown, and so forth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huez5QyZ5lI Last night I heard the screamingLoud voices behind the wallAnother sleepless night for meIt won't do no good to callThe police always come … Continuar lendo Last night I heard a screaming – TRACY CHAPMAN

Baby can I hold you – TRACY CHAPMAN

Old but gold. A classic. Timeless, like hymns and myths. Tracy Chapman: a goddess inspired by the Muses. 🙏 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvYSckKSL5g Sorry Is all that you can't say Years gone by and still Words don't come easily Like sorry like sorry Forgive me Is all that you can't say Years gone by and still Words don't … Continuar lendo Baby can I hold you – TRACY CHAPMAN

The Rape Of The World – TRACY CHAPMAN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUkKl3FDlyw Mother of us all Place of our birth How can we stand aside And watch the rape of the world This the beginning of the end This the most heinous of crimes This the deadliest of sins The greatest violation of all time Mother of us all Place of our birth We all are … Continuar lendo The Rape Of The World – TRACY CHAPMAN