Thursday, May 07, 2015

A song for my mom, for Mother's Day


My mom loved music and always enjoyed hearing me sing.  Actually, to be more accurate, she enjoyed hearing me and my brother Lincoln sing together.  If one of us did a solo it was like "That's nice, but can't you do something in harmony?"  

But when I first sang this song, "John of Dreams" for her, she loved it and said, "That song is just perfect for your voice."

So with Mother's Day approaching I thought I'd make this recording in her honour.  I've never done a video recording of myself singing before, but now I can say (for what it's worth) that I'm on YouTube.

I hope you enjoy it -- you especially, Mom.



16 comments:

  1. Jeannie!!! Thank you so much for sharing this! I think your voice sounds amazing no matter what song you sing but I think your mom was right when she said this song is perfect for your voice!

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    1. Thanks so much, Melinda. I'm glad you liked it. Folk and celtic music are among my favourite types of music.

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  2. Lovely Jeannie! Thank you for sharing.
    Brenda

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    1. You're welcome, Brenda -- thanks for listening.

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  3. Beautiful and heart warming Jeannie. Have a wonderful Mother's day, both in present and in memories, and in your dreams. ((hugs)) Pam

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    1. Thanks, Pam - I hope you have a lovely Mother's Day too: you deserve it!

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  4. You have a beautiful voice. Thanks for sharing this.
    Have a lovely Mother's Day! (Pam said it so well - both in memories, and in present.)

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    1. Thanks, Tuija - I always appreciate hearing from you. Do you celebrate Mother's Day this Sunday as well? If so, I hope you have a nice one.

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  5. Voice, guitar, words, music ... this is beautiful, Jeannie. Thanks for sharing your Mother's Day present with us.

    P.S. Your voice sounds just like I imagined it would.
    P.P.S. Can you sing Excursion Around the Bay next?

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    1. I'll get right on that, Tim! :-) Thanks for stopping by to listen and comment.

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  6. Very restful. I have never heard this song before. I found myself humming in harmony towards the end. You have a lovely voice :-) What a wonderful tribute.

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    1. Thank you, Sandy -- I appreciate your taking the time to listen!

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  7. I'm smiling through my tears.
    Thank-you Jeanie.
    Linda

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  8. Lovely, Jeannie! I had to wait a while to listen, 'cause I was afraid it would be too hard. But it wasn't, it was lovely and I feel so blessed that you shared this with us. Your voice deserves to be on You Tube!!! Maureen

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    1. Thank you so much, Maureen - I'm glad you enjoyed it. It's a very touching song. I had strongly considered singing it at my mom's funeral, but then I sang one with a more spiritual theme instead.

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