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If you are keeping up with reality music programs like I am – you no doubt know the name Candace Glover. Next week is the finale for American Idol and three girls competed last night to be in that finale next week. This girl has my vote. Her vocal ability is unmatched on the Idol stage this year. And as Keith Urban said last night, “If you don’t vote for Candace, go see your doctor because you don’t have a pulse!” I agree!

Here is the beautiful rendition done last night of “Somewhere”

God Bless

She’s Leaving Home

There have been some great Beatles songs on American Idol this past week.  This is one of my favorites – about a runaway that was in a newspaper article around 1967.

Enjoy and God Bless

Wednesday morning at five o’clock as the day begins
Silently closing her bedroom door
Leaving the note that she hoped would say more
She goes down the stairs to the kitchen clutching her handkerchief
Quietly turning the backdoor key
Stepping outside she is free.

She (We gave her most of our lives)
is leaving (Sacrificed most of our lives)
home (We gave her everything money could buy)
She’s leaving home after living alone
For so many years.

Father snores as his wife gets into her dressing gown
Picks up the letter that’s lying there
Standing alone at the top of the stairs
She breaks down and cries to her husband Daddy our baby’s gone
Why would she treat us so thoughtlessly
How could she do this to me.

She (We never thought of ourselves)
is leaving (Never a thought for ourselves)
home (We struggled hard all our lives to get by)
She’s leaving home after living alone
For so many years.

Friday morning at nine o’clock she is far away
Waiting to keep the appointment she made
Meeting a man from the motor trade.

She (What did we do that was wrong)
is having (We didn’t know it was wrong)
fun (Fun is the one thing that money can’t buy)
Something inside that was always denied
For so many years.
She’s leaving home. Bye, bye

Circle Of Life

Zoanette.  The most unusual and unique artist that has auditioned for American Idol – in a long while. I love the fact that she’s originally from Liberia.  I love that she is not afraid.  I love that she’s outrageous and passionate.   She will be remembered – no matter how far she gets in this competition.   The audience and judges LOVE her.  And so do I.  And can you really lose singing an Elton John classic?  I think not.  You go girl!


You Set Me Free

Angela Miller. American Idol. Enough said.

Enjoy and God Bless!

Fix You

A couple of night ago – Chris Medina sang this beautiful song while singing for his chance in the top 24 on American Idol competition – and ultimately did not make it in – as the world knows now and Jennifer Lopez had a melt-down from eliminating him.  I loved his version of the Coldplay song so much – I just had to post it.  Maybe someone needs to hear these lyrics today.  I was so moved by them.

God Bless

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