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Sunday, January 7, 2024

Setlist from Jan 6, 2024 Sing at HCL

Here are the songs we sang at the Library on Saturday morning, January 6, 2024:

  1. Gather / We Are Not Alone (Joanna Laws Landis)
  2. Welcome to the table/circle (clb)
  3. Neuroplasticity Song (Ahlay Blakely) - first line "everyday I can change ..."
  4. The Center Will Hold (text: Brene Brown, from Atlas of the Heart; music: clb)
  5. Summons (words adapted from Aurora Levins Morales poem “Summons”/music: Ahlay Blakely) - first line "last night i dreamed 10,000 grandmothers..."
  6. What we need is here* (from The Wild Geese by Wendell Berry/Music: Amy McCreath) 
  7. Answer back in love** (unknown***) - first line "trouble is gonna find you/happen"
  8. Let it snow! (sea shanty adapted for winter) - 
  9. Open Sentences (Ahlay Blakely) - first line "I love being alive because ..."
  10. Healing is Possible (Orion Johnstone)
* Click on the red "View Attached resources" to see a video.
** We haven't found an online recording of this song.  If you have, please let us know if the comments below!
*** We don't know the source of this song, but we'd love to know.  If it's you or you know who it is, please let us know in the comments! 

are grateful to you if you sang with us! We also want to thank fellow songleader Sarina Partridge for inviting us to sub for them yesterday, librarians Emma and Mark from the Hennepin County Library for hosting us, and the MN Legislature for the Arts and Cultural Heritage funds to provide programming like this!

There's two more dates of singing at the downtown Mpls Library.  Check them out with Sarina!  Saturdays, February 3 (the >> poster is incorrect) and March 2 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.!

And if you're looking for more singing in the Twin Cities, check out the list here!  

We, Liz and Conie of Good Trouble, are honored to weave community song and movement for any and all occasions. Reach out if you'd like to add participatory, fiercely heartfelt singing and movement to your gathering.

Keep singing and stay warm, graceful, and creative!

Love, Liz and Conie, a.k.a. GOOD TROUBLE

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