“Higher Ground” by Stevie Wonder (1973)

You’re not going to get many statements of purpose more fervent than Stevie Wonder’s “Higher Ground”. It’s a song of faith that stands tall even amongst Stevie’s many excellent declarations of faith. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not an especially religious person. Not an unbeliever, just a skeptic. However, if there’s one person that is… Read More “Higher Ground” by Stevie Wonder (1973)

“Harvest For The World” by The Isley Brothers (1976)

In 1976, the Isleys took a short break from epic funk/rock workouts and baby-making slow jams to deliver this inspiring slice of folk/soul. “Harvest For The World” is a hopeful anthem in which Ronald Isley puts on his preacher’s hat and testifies for brotherhood and world peace. As one might sadly expect, those who were… Read More “Harvest For The World” by The Isley Brothers (1976)