Showing posts from July, 2013

The 12 Years a Slave Trailer is FINALLY here!!

If you need a refresher, here are previous blog posts on the film.

I think the film looks great. What you you all think?

Ragtime The Musical ~ Wheels of a Dream + Lyrics

I was fortunate enough to stumble across this video clip of a performance by Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell singing Wheels of a Dream. 

Ragtime The Musical takes place in early 20th century America. 

On its own the music, costumes, and acting is brilliant. Watching this musical number I shed tears. 

I have not seen the play but if I should ever get the chance I will do a complete review. 

I see his face.
I hear his heartbeat.
I look in those eyes.
How wise they seem.
Well, when he is old enough
I will show him America
And he will ride
on the wheels of a dream.

We'll go down South 

Go down South,

And see your people 

See my folks.

Won't they take to him

They'll take to him

Like cats to cream! 


Then we'll travel on from there.

California or who knows where!

And we will ride
On the wheels of a dream.

Yes, the wheels are turning for us, girl.
And the times a…