Connie’s Playlist for a Better World

According to Karen Reshetar, Board Certified Music Therapist, “Music therapy uses music to reach a non-musical goal which can be social, spiritual, cognitive, physical, and psychological among others. The music is your tool.” The American Music Therapy Association’s website is

Simply put, music can move a person from one state of being to another. This playlist has been carefully chosen to achieve that goal. Please download and listen to songs in order listed (local libraries will frequently allow free downloads or use ITunes.)



For What it’s Worth Buffalo Springfield
Favorite line: “. . . paranoia strikes deep, into your life it will
creep . . .”
Where is the Love? Black Eyed Peas
Favorite line: “. . . take control of your mind and meditate, let your soul gravitate to the love ya’all.”
Good People Jack Johnson
Favorite line: “Where’d all the good people go? We’ve got heaps and heaps of what we sow.”
Turn, Turn, Turn The Byrds
Favorite line: “. . . a time for peace, I swear it’s not too late.”
Blue World Moody Blues
Favorite line: “Heart and soul took control, took control of me. Paid my dues, spread the news, hands across the sea.”
The Voice Moody Blues
Favorite line: “Understand The Voice within and feel a change already beginning . . . “
Get Together Youngbloods
Favorite line: “. . . listen, you hold the key to love and fear all in your trembling hand, just one key unlocks them both, it’s there at your command.”
If I Could Jack Johnson
Favorite line: “Down the middle drops one more grain of sand . . . ”
What the World Needs Now Jackie DeShannon or Trijntje Oosterhuis
Favorite line: “What the world needs now is love, sweet love, it’s the only thing that there’s just too little of.”