Originally recorded by Kelly Gordon in , the song became a worldwide hit for The Hollies later that year and a minor hit for Neil Diamond in It has been recorded by many artists in subsequent years. Scott and Russell were introduced to each other by Johnny Mercer , at a California nightclub. Although Russell was dying of lymphoma and the pair met only three times, they managed to collaborate on the song. Seeing her struggling, someone asked if she wasn't tired. With surprise she replied: "No, he's not heavy; he's my brother.
If you are from a certain era you know this song. One of the biggest hits of , the music and lyrics were written by Bobby Scott and Bob Rusell, but it was the version recorded by the Hollies that put the song over the top. Trivia alert — Elton John plays keys on the track! It was communal, and it was community. Still today folks whose souls were shaped in that era will call each other brother. We pray and learn together during the day, we play guitar and drink scotch and wine at night. We wear t-shirts and jeans, old sweaters and junky baseball caps. We talk and share, compare shop, tell our funniest funeral stories and saddest wedding stories yes you read that correctly , and wrestle with issues both congregational and movement wide. But I think more than anything else we support each other. The rabbi business can be lonely.
On the reverse of the card, you will find a code that is instantly activated by opening a smartphone camera and pointing it at the code. You are then given the option to stream the song instantly from either Spotify, YouTube or Amazon Music. You Raise Me Up. Daddy Cool. We Are Family. Make You Feel My Love. Happy Birthday. Remember me Log in. Lost your password?
The soulful lyrics encouraged people to help others travel the long road with many a winding turn. Some very appropriate words 50 years later. His welfare is of my concern, no burden is he, to bear. Directed by Steve Robin. Op onze website vindt je veel meer songteksten met vertalingen van Neil Diamond! Originally recorded by Kelly Gordon in , the song became a worldwide hit for The Hollies later that year and a minor hit for Neil Diamond in This is that generation realising that the innocence of youth has been shattered and realising that they are faced with the task of making their way in a cynical world. Now that memories of both things have been pushed to the back of my mind, I have to say that I find this to be a really effective single.