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This Land is Your Land at 80 Still Made for You and Me
1 month ago

This Land is Your Land at 80 Still Made for You and Me

Folk singer songwriter Woody Guthrie’s legendary song ‘This Land Is Your Land’ is still made for you and me as the anthem turns 80 on February 23rd. The folk hero and his timeless song have Socially Sparked® our lives since 1940. There have been many renditions over the decades of Woody’s unofficial classic anthem since [...]
The Ultimate Music Love-In Full of Roots
2 months ago

The Ultimate Music Love-In Full of Roots

The ultimate music love-in fest is full of roots and called Folk Alliance International. This year in New Orleans, the music conference opened with a clear theme defining what Folk Music is all about and why it’s Socially Sparked® our lives. It’s all about the roots of people and place as the 32nd annual Folk [...]
July Sparks Celebrations for Independence Days, Human Rights, Reggae +
2 years ago

July Sparks Celebrations for Independence Days, Human Rights, Reggae +

July Sparks celebrations for Independence Days in countries of Canada, United States of America and France; Reggae Day in Jamaica and Nelson Mandela Day worldwide. It’s the month of Fireworks, Parades, Music, Festivals and Picnics. Plenty to be happy about and get Socialy Sparked in July. Here are highlights of things to do around the [...]
Social Media Group Spawns Ocean Conservation Album
3 years ago

Social Media Group Spawns Ocean Conservation Album

Ukulele Sirens: Songs for the Sea, an ambitious international collaboration ocean conservation album project started by a Facebook group,The Ukulele Sirens, a Facebook like-minded social media group spawns international collaboration for its ocean conservation album project, Songs for the Sea. The group hopes that their music and this project will inspire the world to take [...]
July Sparks Celebrations for Independence Days, Mandela, Reggae +
3 years ago

July Sparks Celebrations for Independence Days, Mandela, Reggae +

July Sparks celebrations for Independence Days in countries of Canada, United States of America and France; Reggae Day in Jamaica and Nelson Mandela Day worldwide. It’s a month of Fireworks, Parades, Music, Festivals and Picnics. Plenty to be happy about in July. Here are highlights of things to do around the world in July: Things [...]
Women Trailblazers and Pioneers – Music Education
3 years ago

Women Trailblazers and Pioneers – Music Education

Women Trailblazers and Pioneers continues our series in salute of Women’s History Month. This week, we feature two incredible women trailblazers and pioneers who have paved an inspiring path for women and children around the globe. Leaving a trail filled with determination, passion, inspiration and success is Grammy Award-winner Ella Jenkins. Her younger counterpart is [...]
Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity
3 years ago

Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity

Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity. "Empathy plus action equals solidarity" -- Billy Bragg, musician, singer/songwriter, grassroots political activist That was a recurring theme from singer/songwriter and grassroots activist Billy Bragg during a Keynote Speech last week at the Folk Alliance Conference in Kansas City. Billy Bragg Ignites The Folk Alliance Conference with impassioned keynote speech [...]
Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity
3 years ago

Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity

Empathy plus action equals solidarity is the Socially Sparked quote of the week.

“Empathy plus action equals solidarity” — Billy Bragg, musician, singer/songwriter, grassroots political activist

Activism is the …
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