HELP IS ON THE WAY

When Maureen McGovern brought down the house at April 2005’s Easter Bonnet Competition singing David Friedman’s Help is On the Way, we couldn’t let her glorious version go unrecorded. This CD-single benefits both BC/EFA and Ms. McGovern’s “Works of Heart” Foundation for Music and Healing.

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HELP IS ON THE WAY

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Songs from the Neighborhood: The Music of Mister Rogers with Maureen McGovern and Others Wins Grammy Award

(CBS/maureenmcgovern.com)

About the win, Maureen McGovern said "I was so struck by the simplicity, honesty, sweet beauty and life-affirming messages of Fred Roger's songs. In recording "This Is Just The Day," I tried to capture that carefree, why-not-take-a-chance, joyful spirit that was at the heart of Fred himself.

Audience members, who have come to see our Little Women Broadway National Tour (parents and grandparents alike) have told me they remember Fred very fondly from either their's or their children's childhoods and have purchased the CD to pass on the torch to the next generation in their families.

"Songs From The Neighborhood" is the dreamchild of producer, Dennis Scott, who put together a collection of 13 songs recorded by caring artists who all share a love and respect for Fred Rogers and his music. I am proud to be one of them and thrilled that the project has been honored with a Grammy."

A portion of proceeds from the sale of Songs from the Neighborhood will be donated to the non-profit Fred Rogers Fund at Family Communications, Inc.

PLUS Special Bonus DVD featuring each artist performing in the studio with personal interviews!


 



Bill Meade asked if I was interested in recording some additional Harold Arlen music for a re-release of my Out of this World McGovern Sings Arlen CD. An enthusiastic "Yes!" was my response! I LOVE Harold Arlen's music!

Since his centennial celebration is around the corner, I'm thrilled to add two new bonus cuts to this collection - personal Arlen favorites of mine. Jeff Harris' romantic chamber arrangement of "Let's Fall In Love," captures the essence of the self-titled 1934 film and his wistful adaptation of "Optimistic Voices" from "The Wizard of Oz" breathes new life into this favorite little gem from my childhood.

I hope you enjoy listening to this Arlen tribute as much as we enjoyed recording it! Harold Arlen's music takes me OUT OF THIS WORLD!!!

- Maureen McGovern

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MMaureen McGovern will contribute
50% of her royalities for this recording
to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
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When I was asked to consider recording several additional cuts for the re-release of my beloved Bergman CD, I was thrilled. The overwhelming dilemma in selecting material for the original CD was what to leave out!

These three new recordings contain two more songs I have always loved by the Bergmans and their respective composers, Michel Legrand and Dave Grusin -- and also a rarely heard gem by the Bergmans and jazz great, Roger Kellaway.

"What matters most" is hearing the lyrics of Alan and Marilyn Bergman..........I can't wait to do Volume II.
This CD is dedicated to the heroes of the Muscular Dystrophy Association who make "Ordinary Miracles" happen every day.

- Maureen McGovern

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Twelve songs of comfort from
Maureen McGovern,
Two-time Grammy nominee
and founder of the
Maureen McGovern "Works Of Heart" Foundation
for Music and Healing,
that address the emotional
and inspirational needs
of patients and caregivers.
This first-in-series of CDs
is her gift of hope for those
individuals who face insurmountable
odds with grace and courage.

Maureen McGovern
will donate her artist royalties
from this recording to
The American Music Therapy Association.

"The music on Maureen McGovern's new CD is so beautiful and uplifting. I find myself listening to it all the time! Maureen's voice comes right out of her heart — that's for sure — and the arrangements are outstanding."
Dr. Christiane Northrup
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