Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

An Everlasting Rose, words & music by Herb Tyson

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

This is a song I wrote for my mother, who died on February 16, 2014. This is a recording from the public premiere of this song last night at Mount Vernon Unitarian Church's annual variety show. I was a little shaky because I've never performed this song publicly before.  MP3: An ...

Our Doors Are Open ©2012 by Herb Tyson

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Our Doors Are Open MP3 Chorus: Our doors are open, and our hearts are too. Whoever you are, we've been expecting you. All are welcome here, so please come in. As we gather together, let our service begin.  You don't need to leave your reason at the door Please bring it in with you, that's what minds ...

Huntley

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Here are the lyrics to one of the songs I sang yesterday at Frog Pond Early Learning Center's fall festival. It's my tribute to one of my favorite places on earth—Huntley Meadows. Huntley ©2002 by Herb Tyson As I walk through the trees, A distant lark sings, Keeping time to the rhythm The woodpecker brings.  And ...

The Indiana Girl, by Marty Cooper

Friday, January 15th, 2010

In late 1972, I was a senior at Georgetown, and occasionally strayed from WMAL's and WTOP's traffic reports for my daily commute to school. It was while driving to school that I heard Marty Cooper's The Indiana Girl on the radio for the first time — I don't remember what ...