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thanks for sharing! we heart new (to us) bluegrass music
I dig it.
SO touching. What a perfect example of the power of music.
If you have not seen the video of Henry, an elderly Alzheimer’s patient in an American nursing home, suddenly become revived by hearing the music of his youth through an iPod, then stop whatever you’re doing and watch it. A week later, it still makes me tear up.
The clip is part of a documentary called Alive Inside, which follows social worker Dan Cohen as he creates personalized iPod playlists for people in elder care facilities, hoping to reconnect them with the music they love. Cohen tells NPR’s Melissa Block that the video of Henry is a great example of the link between music and memory.
Someone please, PLEASE sell me Newport Folk Festival tickets! My heart is breaking at the thought of not being able to find tickets. All I want for my birthday this year (which is 2 days before the fest) is to see Alabama Shakes play. And First Aid Kit. And Trampled By Turtles, Sharon van Etten, the Head and the Heart, and…
Help me out, internet world!