A Resting Place: Some Songs to Lighten the Load


If you're human like me, you sometimes get angry: angry listening to morning radio, and how the advertisements are so loud and obnoxious (but you still want to hear Bob Maxton's weather forecast anyway on WTIC 1080), angry when reading political news, and angry when the car behind you kindly tailgates ya' all the way to work.

Sometimes, I think about sacrificing the '04 Camry just to make a point. Heck, the other morning all it would've taken was a light tap on the break.

Of course, the better angels of our nature often show up when we need them.

For some, these angles come knockin' when we need them most. As long as we keep them fed. Here are some songs that can help us all along the way:

Jason Isbell: "Something to Love"


Neil Young: "Good to See You"


Tammi Terrell and Marvin Gaye: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"

Willie Nelson: "Amazing Grace"


Nina Simone: "Feeling Good"

Loudon Wainwright III: "The Swimming Song"




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