Dedicated Song for a Friend

Dedicated Song for a Friend

I started working this song in January, 2014.  After playing with some ideas, I put it aside and did not approach it again until this past Sunday (March 7th).  I keep playing with certain harmonies and rhythmic possibilities, but the attached version is getting closer.

This morning I found out that a dear friend from my childhood and high school band days is fighting leukemia. She fought cancer just a few years ago and won!  This is devastating news to find out that she is in a great Birmingham hospital fighting for her life.

I made the decision this morning to dedicate this song to her and I pray for the remission of this cancer in her body.  She is an intelligent woman of great strength, grace, and beauty.  She was 1st Runner-up in the Miss Alabama Beauty Pageant several years back. Get well, Diane.

NOTE: All music that I compose is filed with the US Copyright Office and also registered with ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers) which is a performing rights organization. Copyright infringement is costly to anyone who violates any of the exclusive rights of the copyright owner. READ: http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap5.html

https://www.reverbnation.com/richardmclendon/song/25482542-a-struggle-for-life

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