The Songs of a Modern Son of Man
There are many other scriptural precedents the modern son of man follows in singing new songs.
However, finally, in April 2013 he was diagnosed and treated for COPD as well, and prescribed inhaled medicine has helped. Since then his spirit has been lifted and he started singing and playing again, gradually building up his strength and ability. It was slow going, because his body is very weak and stress is damaging, but by April 2014 he was finally able to produce recordings that he is a little more satisfied with. (You can listen to them and see videos by clicking here.)
But then, that was prophesied by Isaiah:
A song can be the best way to communicate an idea, but many songs are sung to the air because many people do not understand or do not pay attention to the words.
Many singer-songwriters have been trying to get through to humanity for a very long time. Countless songs have been sung, all trying to point out the need for love, justice, fairness, equality, and peace. From Woody Guthrie to his son Arlo, there have been plenty of singer-prophets, imploring people to be fair, and peaceful.
"There's battle lines being drawn. Nobody's right if everybody's wrong. Young people speaking their minds, Getting so much resistance from behind. I think it's time we stop, hey, what's that sound? Everybody look what's goin' down." – Stephen Stills, For What It's Worth
"Don’t let it bring you down. It’s only castles burning. Find someone who’s turning, and you will come around." – Neil Young
"All you need is love." "If you say you want a revolution, well you know, if you're talking about destruction, you can count me out." -- The Beatles
"The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls, and tenement halls." – Paul Simon
"The truth you might be runnin' from is so small. Yet it's as big as the promise -- the promise of a comin' day." – Stephen Stills
"I did my best, it wasn't much. I couldn't feel, so I tried to touch. I've told the truth, I didn't come to fool you. And even though it all went wrong, I'll stand before the Lord of Song, With nothing on my tongue but Hallelujah." -- Leonard Cohen
"Democracy is coming to the U.S.A." – Leonard Cohen