If you are unfamiliar with the award-winning documentary Playing For Change: Peace Through Music there are a few video clips of this little gem available on Youtube. The first one, featuring Stand By Me, has nearly reached 13 million views to date, making it one of the most viral videos of 2008 and most certainly one of my top videos of all time. Here’s a snippet from the makers:
From the award-winning documentary, “Playing For Change: Peace Through Music”, comes the first of many “songs around the world” being released independently. Featured is a cover of the Ben E. King classic by musicians around the world adding their part to the song as it travelled the globe.
Playing For Change: Peace Through Music
Check out the Playing for Change website for more
Wasn’t that great? It really does get those warm and fuzzy feelings deep inside one churning doesn’t it? But if you are an unemotional robot who couldn’t give a fig about sunsets or puppies and even struggle to shed a tear for a dying relative, then try giving this one a watch: Dancing for humanity