🌐 World Service #8, RESPECT, 18 September 2021

In this episode: *The Staple Sisters, β€˜Respect Yourself’, 1972. https:youtu.be/10Rw7tf3QzM *Brene Brown, Top Ten Tips for Self-Love https://youtu.be/s5d2yQK5P_E *Film Chat with Steve Parker – β€˜R.E.S.P.E.C.T.’, MGM Official Trailer https://youtu.be/qTtxoz3OIlU *Aretha Franklin, β€˜A Natural Woman’, Live at Kennedy Centre Honours, December 31, 2015. https://youtu.be/qz2efshhuq To view World Service 8 video, copy and paste the following url …

🌐 World Service #7, ‘TOGETHER’, 20 August 2021

In this episode: Nick Seymour (Hunters and Collectors) leads the Couch Choir in ‘Throw Your Arms Around Me’. Smelling Rose’s Roses – images and poetry. Geoff’s Radical Musings – everything is connected; Thich Nhat Hanh – the cloud in my tea. Overcoats sing a COVID Medley – ‘Used to be Scared of the Dark’ and …

🌐 World Service #6, 2021. Facing Our Dragons

In this episode: Film Chat with Steve Parker – ‘Rosa’s Wedding’ Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors, ‘Dragons’ – Late Show Stephen Colbert #PLAYATHOME How To Build UNSTOPPABLE CONFIDENCE & Start Fixing Your LIFE – Jordan Peterson ‘Seeds of Freedom’, Manu Chao, Playing for Change’ In Australia, COVID is striking back again. We are facing invisible …

🌐 World Service #5, 2021. Sponsoring Happiness

Playing for Change is a global network of professional musicians who collaborate to raise money to set up music – art – dance schools around the world for disadvantaged children and youth.In this episode we see some of the students themselves in action with their sponsoring musical heroes; as usual, singing about a vision for …

🌐 World Service #4, 2021: Human Touch

In this episode: Song: ‘United’, Playing for Change Geoff’s Radical Musings: Belonging Smelling Roses’ Roses Film Chat with Steve Parker, ‘Land’ Song: ‘A Human Touch’, Leslie Mendelson and Jackson Browne This episode took shape after Steve Parker decided to review the film ‘Land’ – a story about attempting to recover from grief by isolation. At …

🌐 World Service #3, 2021. Special Places

In this edition: The Beach Boys classic, β€˜In My Room’ by the Spooky Men’s Chorale Kids playing basketball on the street get a real surprise. One of my favourite places. Film Chat with Steve Parker reviews Oscar contender β€˜The Father’. The Playing for Change band honours their inspiration, street musician Roger Ridley and performs β€˜Stand By Me’ to a …

🌐 World Service – Episode 2, 2021: Inspirational Resistance to Oppression

In this episode: An old lady taking on a dictator in Belarus (ABC Foreign Correspondent, Eric Campbell) Playing for Change, ‘Biko‘ (Peter Gabriel) Film Chat: Nomadland, Golden Globe Best Film, Best Director Acts of Kindness: Malena the Stork is rescued in Croatia Playing for Change,Β ‘Chan Chan’ (Buena Vista Social Club). International Women’s Day on March …