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Give me loving arms, away from harm…..
There is no footprint too small to leave an imprint on this world.
For the children, the mothers, the fathers, the teachers, the rescuers who lost their lives and to those affected by the tornado and massive storms in Oklahoma: Our hearts break for you, and we continue praying for the healing and rebuilding of your community.
For ways to help, click on the pic below. For a quick way to donate, if you want to send a $10 donation to the Disaster Relief fund via text message, you can do so by texting the word REDCROSS to 90999. As in the case with other donations via mobile, the donation will show up on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your balance if you have a prepaid phone. You need to be 18 or older, or have parental permission, to donate this way. (If you change your mind, text the word STOP to 90999.)
Shortly after hearing about the events unfold in Oklahoma, Lisa tweeted this fitting performance……
Leaving you with a lovely visual from files. Credit: Justin
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Buy a David Archuleta Print & Support Crush Kids’ Cancer!
The Kids’ Chapter is excited to start a new project! Running from today until June 3rd, you have the chance to buy a print of a David Archuleta sketch, made by the talented Roselyn Garcia.
Seven different prints will be available for the next two weeks, and can be purchased for $20.00 each, with Roselyn generously donating half of the proceeds to Crush Kids’ Cancer!
Each print is a laser print on thick satin paper, 8.25 x 11.75 inches. Each print comes with a backing board to avoid getting all wrinkled and is sealed in a waterproof bag for protection.
(Note: Due to prints being shipped from the Philippines to the US, please allow for 1-3 weeks shipping. Thank you.)
Don’t miss out on getting a piece of these beautiful sketches by Roselyn!
Prints can be purchased on Crush Kids’ Cancer’s Etsy shop. Shipping charges are added to the order: http://www.etsy.com/
Thanks for your hard work on this Roselyn and for organizing this Ashley!
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When did this happen?
As sent in by Martha
Michael Bublé is now following David Archuleta. And he only follows 33 people. Must have been recent.
But what prompted it? Is there an E1MusicCanada connection? A Paul Anka connection? Or one with David Foster? Or is that Bublé’s wife is from Argentina, which is in ….. South America?? Or did Bublé, a hockey enthusiast, watch the Mighty Ducks commercial featuring David?
I just think Michael appreciates a great artist. Simple
Read about Michael’s past and maybe YOU can find another connection from this info: From Wiki
According to an Oprah interview on 9 October 2009, Bublé dreamed of becoming a famous singer since age two. When he was a teenager, he slept with his Bible and prayed to become a singer. Bublé’s interest in jazz music began around age five when his family played Bing Crosby’s White Christmas album at Christmas time. The first time that his family noticed his singing talent was at Christmas time when Bublé was 13 years old, and they heard him powerfully sing the phrase “May your days be merry and bright” when the family was singing to the song “White Christmas” in a car ride.
In 2000, Bublé’s career breakthrough came from a quite surprising chain of events. An aide to former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Michael McSweeney, saw Bublé’s performance at a business party and received a copy of Bublé’s self-financed independent album. McSweeney showed the album to Mulroney and his wife and Bublé was subsequently invited to sing at the wedding of Mulroney’s daughter Caroline, where he sang Kurt Weill’s “Mack the Knife”. At the wedding, Bublé was introduced to David Foster, a multi-Grammy Award-winning producer and record executive who had worked previously with artists such as Madonna, Brandy Norwood, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Céline Dion, Barbra Streisand, Kenny G., Cher, Josh Groban, and Andrea Bocelli.
Initially, Foster was reluctant to sign Bublé to his 143 Records label because he “didn’t know how to market this kind of music.” Bublé moved to Los Angeles for a brief period, with his agent, to convince Foster to sign him. Eventually, Foster agreed to produce an album for him if he raised $500,000 to cover the costs of the production, which Bublé did. Foster ended up covering the costs of production in the end under his label, with no assurances of support fromWarner Brothers, and after Bublé received the personal stamp of approval and support of Foster’s friend Paul Anka. After David Foster agreed to produce Bublé’s debut album, Bruce Allen, whom Bublé had pursued for years to be his manager, also signed Bublé.
Bublé did some acting in this period; in 2000, as a karaoke singer in Duets opposite Gwyneth Paltrow and Huey Lewis, and in 2001, as Van Martin (a club owner), in Totally Blonde.
Whatever the reason, looking forward to a few RT’s by MB in the future!
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David is the victor in this last round of Mix 106.1 Philadelphia Idol Brackets.
Next up, David will be competing against Carrie Underwood. We’ll let you know when its time to vote. Thanks for the heads up Sarahhazel!
No pressure on voting, it’s always a personal preference, but here is the info! And we make it easy; just click on the pic below to go directly to the site!
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Signing to Crush
As found by McKenzie Harris.
Yes, that’s signing, NOT singing! This is a lovely American Sign Language performance of Crush Performed by TayanitaRose, BEAT at Oregon School for the Deaf. Watch and leave a comment!
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Yesterday I posted my thoughts on a defining triad, a video, a picture and a thought that defines David for you. Yesterday, MaryLee provided hers!
According to MaryLee:
One of my very favorites ..at Twitter. I could watch this interview every single day ~such a perfect reflection on David’s feelings about his music/his career/his life ~so rare when an interviewer simply allows David to just share his feelings ~makes all the difference. Thanks for allowing me to think back on THIS and ALL the fantastic memories David has left with us to enjoy during his absence. It’s as if he’s not very far away.
“I can’t wait to bring back the person I become while I have that time away”.
~ excerpt from “A Thought” & one of my absolute favorite video blogs from David Archuleta)~straight from his heart.
Thanks for sending this in Mary Lee. I’ll post another one next Monday. Send in yours!
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As Found Around
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Have a wonderful Tuesday everyone.