As we prepare to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, many of us will also take time to make it a part of our worship services as well. I thought I might offer a soundtrack for the weekend, starting with “When the Ship Comes In” by Bob Dylan, which he sang at the March on Washington where King delivered “I Have a Dream.”
The second song is a U2 standard: Pride(In the Name of Love).
Patty Griffin’s tribute song is called “Up to the Mountain.”
James Taylor calls us to remember there are ties between us all in “Shed a Little Light.”
Here’s Bruce Springsteen’s offering of “Eyes on the Prize.”
I close with Mavis Staples singing “99 & 1/2.”
May all the words we hear fall on fresh ears and open hearts.