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Heart Songs 200811

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SummaryThis month’s Heart Songs selections are a collection of songs about love, life, and relationships — except for the first song, Roll Tide by Hanz Zimmer from the movie Crimson Tide (Amazon | iTunes). You can see the complete selection of songs at the bottom of this page. The instrumental selection Roll Tide accompanied the scene in the anti-war movie Crimson Tide where the older seasoned graying hawkish military sub captain (Capt. Frank Ramsey played by Gene Hackman) admits defeat and error as he hands the reigns of power to the young executive officer – an underdog idealist diplomatic well educated anti-war African American Harvard graduate (Lt. Commander Ron Hunter played by Denzel Washington). In the end of the film, just before the end credits roll, the senior captain walks off, realizing he is at the end of his own career. This song was selected by the RNC/GOP to be played at the conclusion of John McCain’s 2008 Presidential Concession Speech. [Read More]

The complete list of songs for this month are shown below (requires the free Adobe Flash Player to view). The listing below provides links to songs, artists, and albums available on iTunes. There are 30-second previews of songs on iTunes.

By Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson is a freelance writer and tech consultant in Iowa City. He is also the founder and Director of the ResourcesForLife.com website. Learn more at AboutGregJohnson.com