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*  About the "Better Times Project". On March 9, the day after John Prine died, I was doing laundry when a  chorus started running around in my head. Two hours later, I sang a new song into my phone (dog barking in the background), and put it on line. My colleagesand I were busy re-scheduling 2020 events.  Knowing the financial hardship it would bring, I asked a few to make "home-grown" versions of the song and let me put them up, with leads to their social media. First was John Gorka; it worked so well that I asked a few more. A quarantined parent emailed that coloring books were sold out, so I started "coloring pages" with Sandra Boynton and Sue Coccia. My wheelchair-bound dancer friend Donna Russo sent a video, Frank Turner signed on, then Mary Black, and I'm slowly adding versions from ASL to Dutch and Japanese. It's become an illustration of the many ways one song can be done, and a reminder that you don't have to be a professional to make art. You just need heart. Every version here was done from "lockdown", with birds, dogs, children in the background. It doesn't matter. What matters is that we enjoy it, give voice to it, and remember that someday, better times will come. 
You can share anything here for personal use - radio stations are permitted to play these tracks, with attribution! Thanks, and stay safe. Janis 
If you'd like to make a donation to the Pearl Foundation as a thank you, click on the Tip Jar. Or, donate to a local food bank!!

If your computer tries to play these automatically when you click a link, try "Right click > Save as". Check here for available lyrics, and Sheet Music or Lyrics With Chords for same. If it's not anywhere, it hasn't been created yet. Thanks, enjoy!