California, Big Yellow Taxi, Both Sides Now...

Joni Mitchell live at the BBC in 1970.
 

 
 
 
 



 


Performed by Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton in Los Angeles, California as part of Playing For Change's Live Outside series. “Candy Man Blues” was first recorded almost 90 years ago by Mississippi John Hurt and the music lives on from generation to generation. Timeless songs to make you smile. www.playingforchange.com.
 

 
 
 
 





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Band members Mermans Mosengo and Jason Tamba performing a traditional Congolese song titled, “Marie”. This video was filmed on the Island of Anguilla. playingforchange.com
 

 
 
 
 





Neil Young (Jimmy Fallon) sings his classic song "Old Man" alongside Neil Young.

 

 
 
 
 




Al Gore has teamed up with Pharrell Williams to announce a second round of Live Earth concerts to promote awareness of climate change. The pair made the announcement with producer Kevin Wall at the World Economic Forum in Davos Wednesday.

Live Earth Road to Paris will take place on six continents over 24 hours on June 18 and will be anchored from Paris and New York. Organisers are aiming for a global television audience of 2 billion across 193 networks. It will be supported by a yearlong campaign in partnership with leading brands, NGOs and non-profits, organisers say. liveearth.org

 
 
 
 





Surashri Kesarbai Kerkar (सुरश्री कॆसरबाई कॆरकर) (July 13, 1892 - September 16, 1977) was an Indian classical vocalist of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana. She is considered one of the finest and most powerful Indian classical singers of the 20th century.
 

 
 
 
 




 

"O day, arise! The atoms are dancing. The souls are dancing, overcome with ecstasy. I'll whisper in your ear where their dance is leading them. All the atoms in the air and in the desert know well, they seem insane. Every single atom, happy... or miserable, becomes enamoured of the Sun, of which nothing can be said."

Poem Of The Atoms by Rumi, Music Composed by Armand Amar.


 

 
 
 
 




 

Getsemene - Playing For Change - Live outside series

Jason Tamba playing "Gethsemane" in the spot where he first learned guitar in his hometown of Lukala, Congo. Sung in Kikongo, the lyrics advise us to listen carefully to our inner voice. Though we may speak different languages and have different cultures, music unites us, inspires us and shows us that we all share the human heart. www.playingforchange.com

 
 
 
 




 

Home Free sings Angels We Have Heard On High.

Home Free, a pop and country-tinged a cappella group out of Mankato, Minnesota, structures itself like a traditional barbershop quartet, with a lead tenor, two harmony voices, and a bass, with the fifth member providing percussion sounds. The group, with its built-in nostalgia, has a particular affinity for Christmas and holiday tunes.

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Hang Massive - Kanthi Song - From new album AS IT IS (2014).
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Jimmy Fallon, Meghan Trainor & The Roots Sing "All About That Bass" w/ Classroom Instruments.

According to Trainor, the title of the song relates the idea of the bass being the support at the bottom of a song to a person's bottom: "You know how the bass guitar in a song is like its 'thickness," the "bottom"? I kind of related a body to that."
 

 
 
 
 





"When Brave Bird Saved" A Short Film From Laura Marling.

Laura Marling in a short film inspired and soundtracked by the first 4 tracks from her new album, 'Once I Was An Eagle,'  released May, 2014 through Virgin Records. www.lauramarling.com
 

 
 
 
 





French filmmaker Vincent Moon travels the world with just a backpack, a laptop and a camera. He’s filmed Arcade Fire in an elevator and Bon Iver in an apartment kitchen – and single-shot films of a Sufi ritual in Chechnya and an ayahuasca journey in Peru. In this talk, he explains how film and music can help people see their own cultures in a new way. Followed by a performance by jazz icon Nana Vasconcelos. TEDx.
 

 
 
 
 





Song Around The World that features children performing alongside PFC musicians on the Bobby McFerrin classic, “Don’t Worry Be Happy”. Perfect message and a great song.

This video is in partnership with Okaïdi, a children’s clothing line based in France. Playing For Change Foundation is working with Okaidi to launch a music program across 10 primary schools in the Mirpur District of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Okaidi Foundation recently created these schools and is now partnering with the PFC Foundation to introduce music as part of their curriculum. Through this new initiative, over 500 underprivileged children between the ages of 6 and 12 will receive free music education as part of their weekly activities at school. playingforchange.com
 

 
 
 
 





Renewable energy spins this artifact, the Rodafonio, a product of Circular Factory. Part of the programming of FEX 2013, an extension of the International Festival of Music and Dance of Granada. factoriacircular.wordpress.com
 

 
 
 
 





Anoushka Shankar & Joshua Bell: Live at Verbier Festival (2007).

First piece is 16 minutes long, amazing.
Bell performs again with Anoushka at the 38 minute mark.
 

 
 
 
 





Igor Falecki (12y) & Kamil Pyrek (11y) perform Red Baron by Billy Cobham.

www.igorfalecki.com

 

 
 
 
 





The voice that started the first ever Song Around The World, “Stand By Me”, many years ago on the streets in Santa Monica, CA. Roger Ridley inspired from the very beginning, and his music continues to inspire as PFC shares this 9 years and 95 Episodes later.

Thanks to Roger, all of you, and music everywhere, we can see that if we stand by each other everything is going to be alright. Turn up this classic medley of “Tears on My Pillow” and “You Send Me”, the final PFC video featuring Roger Ridley, and for a moment find peace in your heart and in your world. Music is the Key. RIP Roger, we LOVE you and your music shines as bright as the sun. playingforchange.com
 

 
 
 
 





Birds flying high you know how I feel
Sun in the sky you know how I feel
Breeze driftin' on by you know how I feel

"Feeling Good" is a song written by English songwriters Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse for the musical The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd. The song was first performed on stage in 1964 by Cy Grant on the UK tour, and by Gilbert Price in the original Broadway cast in 1965.

Nina Simone recorded the song for her 1965 album I Put a Spell on You and it became a standard. The song has been covered by many artists, most notably by English rock band Muse, Michael Bublé, George Michael, Eels and Joe Bonamassa.

 
 
 
 





Santur Kari dar Esfahan Ba Honarmandiye Aghaye.

Performed by Benjamin Stein of Germany.

www.facebook.com/benjaminsteinmusic
 

 
 
 
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