Counting on Me, Counting on You.

A couple of weeks ago we went to a benefit concert for the Carry it On Fund which was established in 2015 to celebrate the lives of Pete & Toshi Seeger by supporting those who carry on their work.  It was fabulous.  A beautiful old Church, great song leaders including Sally Rogers, Bill Harley, Peter Blood, Annie Patterson and, a big crowd singing their hearts out.  We did lots of favorites, This Land is Your Land, If I Had A Hammer, Well May The World Go, Guantanamera – but the song that took me by surprise and has become a bug in my ear ever since, was one I didn’t know. God’s Counting on Me, God’s Counting on You, was written by Pete and his friend Lorre Wyatt (terrific songwriter himself who penned Somos El Barco/We Are the Boat among other great songs.) Happily, there’s a very sweet video of the song – recorded in part on Pete’s beloved Clearwater.

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