Music Show #133 –1/11/2019 – Inspirational Lives: Episode 3 – Yacouba Sawadoga

A series dedicated to individuals who have lived inspirational lives and this show starts out with a brief story about Yacouba Sawadoga.

Song #1 “Yacouba – The Village Fool” – A song about how important it is sometimes to look at things differently so we can find new solutions. Yacouba Sawadogo did just that and he helped to hold back the desert from taking his farm and those of his neighbors.

Song #2 “If There’s a Will, There is a Way” – A song that espouses the belief that if we can work together we can make things safer for both citizens and the police.

Song #3 “Until This Planet’s Green” – An environmental anthem for our planet and a declaration that “We won’t let you die in the hands of greed. We will help you until this planet’s green.”

Song #4 Garden Song by David Mallett

Song #5 “This Land Needs Care from You and Me” – (new words to Woody Guthrie’s “This Land)  This song proposes that the land really belongs to the Creator or the organizing energy that has created it and that we are most importantly stewards of the land.

Song #6 “Plant Those Seeds with Love” – A song that encourages us all to invest our love in the seeds (our life endeavors) that we plant each and every day of our lives.

Song #7 “You Can Do It” – A comforting, motivational song that reassures us that we can make it through the trials that confront us by recognizing the love within and around us.


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