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The 12 Years a Slave Trailer is FINALLY here!!

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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

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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. 

Lyrics:
[COALHOUSE]
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.

[COALHOUSE]
We'll go down South 

[SARAH]
Go down South,

[COALHOUSE]
And see your people 

[SARAH]
See my folks.

[COALHOUSE]
Won't they take to him

[SARAH]
They'll take to him

[COALHOUSE]
Like cats to cream! 

[SARAH]
Mmm...

[COALHOUSE]
Then we'll travel on from there.

[SARAH]
California or who knows where!

[BOTH]
And we will ride
On the wheels of a dream.

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