Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Saw this on Justin McRoberts' site. If you go to The Amazing Change you can sign the petition. I was #35,898. They want 390,000 by February.
-Arlo Guthrie performed Amazing Grace on the opening night of Woodstock.
-The Music Educator's National Conference included Amazing Grace in their list of 42 songs that preserve a piece of American culture.
-There are currently 972 arrangements of the song and more than 1,100 available albums which feature versions of Amazing Grace.
-A survey of British teenagers in the mid-1970s found that the majority thought that Amazing Grace was a love song about a girl named Grace.
-Amazing Grace is considered to be the anthem of the Cherokee Nation because the song was sung on the Trail of Tears during 1838-39.