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The Pilgrim’s Pod Radio Hour

Howdy friends. It’s been a while. Actually, it’s been a really long time. But I plan to remedy that soon. But for any who’ve been waiting for something, anything, to be posted here, here is a project I’m working on … Continue reading

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Kelly Joe Phelps – Return and Progress

I know that for some of you reading this, the name Kelly Joe Phelps will be completely unfamiliar. That is a personal failing on my part. I’ve played his music for many of you but probably not all. I apologise. … Continue reading

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Soul Mining by Daniel Lanois

Hello again.  A few weeks ago, Daniel Lanois was inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame.  The CBC commemorated the event with a series of web broadcasts of Lanois being interviewed by Rich Terfry (broadcaster, recording artist, and … Continue reading

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Still Advent

It’s getting closer.  And even the most Liturgical among us are starting to move into Christmas.  But it’s still Advent. I wanted to add one more Advent-themed post, this time in the form of a song I wrote last year.  … Continue reading

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Advent Prayer by Henri J.M. Nouwen

Lord Jesus, Master of both the light and the darkness, send your Holy Spirit upon our preparations for Christmas. We who have so much to do seek quiet spaces to hear your voice each day. We who are anxious over … Continue reading

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Perfectly in Tune: Value Added?

I’m sitting in my office on a cold, bright morning listening to the GREAT new Joe Henry record, “Reverie”. A new Joe Henry record, actually any Joe Henry record, makes for very good listening but a new one is always … Continue reading

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Legends of Gospel Music

Hello again everyone. Well it’s been quite a week at All Souls.  Most notable, of course, was the funeral service of John Stott.  Parts of the service were recorded and they will be well worth a listen.  The welcome, songs, … Continue reading

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New Song(s) Friday… and more obsessing about Rhythm.

Hello again.  Well, it’s been a while since you’ve heard from me and you may all be desperate for a new song or two.  Hopefully you will not be disappointed by today’s offerings. Over the last number of weeks I’ve … Continue reading

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New Song Friday and A Call for Rhythmic Variety.

Last night we had our monthly open rehearsal at All Souls.  It was a smaller group than the last time but there were still seven of us making music together.  Whereas the previous time was great fun due to the … Continue reading

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New Song Friday – Radiant Lamb

Sorry to be a little late this week but we’ve been having internet issues for the last while.  So I better make this quick before I get thrown back to the mid-90s. This week’s song is rather different than what … Continue reading

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