Songs Inspired by Movies

“Tom Joad” is just as informative about the events that take place in John Ford’s film as any written synopsis, but you get the added emphasis of Guthrie’s knowing voice which serves to bring the characters to life as he tells you pretty much the entire narrative.

Choosing Music for a Funeral

Family members should be allowed to voice their opinion on funeral songs. This may well lead to debate as some family members may share conservative views about the appropriateness of certain types of music. When this debate takes place, it is important that everyone keep in mind that the funeral songs really should reflect the type of person who died rather than following conventional expectations.