From Christine Lavin:
“Tom Paxton and John McCutcheon have written a heartfelt, stirring song, ‘Ukrainian Now,’ that touches us all. Noel Paul Stookey edited this beautiful video that includes Peter Yarrow, Bill Miller, Tret Fure, Holly Near, Emma’s Revolution, Rebel Voices, Crys Matthews, Carrie Newcomer, Joe Jencks, and me (Joe also plays the electric bouzouki, adding a haunting compliment to the piano of McCutcheon).
“The lyrics scroll across the screen and there’s sheet music is at the end. If you play an instrument, please learn this, videotape yourself, and I’ll post it here as soon as you send it. And please share far and wide.
“As Holly Near says at the video’s conclusion, ‘We are all Ukrainian now.'”
These musicians, singers, songwriters and activists are my people, some for my entire life. I love, respect, appreciate and need them so very much, especially in such awful times.
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