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Moving Memorial Song: “Copenhagen” by Lucinda Williams

A haunting song that encapsulates how the psychological and emotional severity of grief and loss knows no age boundaries

In 2011, this beautifully haunting song, written and sung by the immensely talented Lucinda Williams, appeared on her album, Blessed. Williams wrote “Copenhagen” after the sudden death of her manager, Frank Callari. In Lucinda Williams’ own words, “We were in Copenhagen … Continue reading

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Beautiful Memorial Music: “Mama You Sweet” by Lucinda Williams

A beautiful memorial song that encapsulates the physical and emotional severity of a daughter’s grief and love for her mother

On her 2007 album, West, one of my favorite singer-songwriters, Lucinda Williams, released an intensely beautiful song about her love for her mother and her grief over her death called “Mama You Sweet.” “Mama You Sweet” starts with the repetition … Continue reading

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