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Susan Clark: Inspirational Music

Ancient Voices

(Susan Clark)
April 14, 2013
Susan Clark

It seems like I receive messages in the early morning hours, while I'm in a half awake/half sleeping mode.  Sometimes it feels as though my ancestors are talking to me, imparting their wisdom, guiding me through challenges.  My producer decided it would be interesting to incorporate a Native language phrase or two into the background vocals.  My friend Fred Vigil helped with two phrases from the Towa language, spoken in Northern NM.  The two phrases you hear in the background vocals, roughly translated state --"Listen to your elders" and "The Great Truth."  My apologies for the abrupt ending on this version of the  tune.  If you listen to the album (Sunlight of the Soul)  in it's totality, you'll hear a nice cross fade between Ancient Voices and Brynn's Tune.

Ancient Voices/Susan Clark

 Ancient voices call to me

I can hear them in my dreams

Tellin’ me the soul lives on

Long after my body’s gone

The soul lives on and on and on

Carries me to higher ground

Never lost…always found

The soul lives on…and on and on….the soul lives on

 

Ancient voices call to me

I can hear them in my dreams

Tellin’ me that love lives on…long after the hatred’s gone

Love lives on and on and on

Carries me to higher ground

Never lost…always found

Love lives on…and on and on….Love lives on

 

Ancient voices call to me

*(Khu Daa Shii Om Bah)

I can hear them in my dreams

Tellin’ me that peace lives on

Long after the wars are gone

**(P’ a’ Ke Tah’)

Peace lives on and on and on

Carries me to higher ground

Never lost….always found

Peace lives on…and on and on…Peace lives on

(Khu Daa Shii Om Bah)

 

Ancient voices call to me

(P’ a’ Ke Tah’)

I can hear them in my dreams

Tellin’ me the soul lives on

Long after the body’s gone

(P’ a’ Ke Tah’)

The soul lives on and on and on

Carries me to higher ground

Never lost…always found

The soul lives on…and on and on

The soul lives on…and on and on

The soul lives on

(Khu Daa Shii Om Bah)

And on and on…the soul lives on

(P’ a’ Ke Tah’)

*Towa language, loosely translated: “Listen to your Elders”

**Towa language, “The flow of life, this life’s journey”

Special thanks to  Fred Vigil for your help with these phrases