The Brits Go Mad for “Prairie Chapel Road” (Well not really. But it was used in a BBC radio clip…)

Thanks to Madaleine, from the Kerrchat list, for the catch of this one…
Apparently, my new song, “Prairie Chapel Road,” written in honor of Cindy Sheehan and Camp Casey, made it into a BBC Radio clip the other night…or, at least a clip of the song made it into the clip of the story.

Listen here
Stream here

This seems to be a clip from the live performance during last Friday’s prayer vigil with the military famlies and vets.

As of this writing, Prairie Chapel Road has been downloaded/streamed thousands of times. Someone told me that there was a video clip of me playing that aired on both Nightline and CNN…but I didn’t see either one.

Pretty wild stuff.

Hoping to get back down there for either Friday or Saturday, and play the song for more folks…I’ll keep all yall posted….


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Eric Folkerth is a minister, musician, author and blogger. He is Senior Pastor of The Woods United Methodist Church in Grand Prairie, Texas. For seventeen years, he was pastor at Northaven UMC in Dallas, Texas. Eric is an avid blogger and published author. Eric is also an award-winning singer-songwriter, who performs throughout Texas and the Southwest. He's won honorable mention in both the Billboard and Great American song contests; and he's been a finalist in the 5th Street Festival and South Florida Folk Festival songwriter competitions. Eric is also a leader of Connections, a unique band comprised of United Methodist clergy and layfolk from throughout North Texas. Connections performs "cover shows" of artists like Dan Fogelberg, Chicago, Eagles, Doobie Brothers, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor and others. Their shows draw crowds of between 300 and 1,000 fans, and they have raised more than $240,000 dollars for worthy charities. Eric has led or co-led hundreds of persons on mission trips around the globe, to places such as Mexico, Haiti, Russia, and Nepal. He has worked with lay persons to build ten homes, and one Community Center, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Dallas. He's a popular preacher, and often tackles challenging issues of social justice in his writings and sermons. His wife, Judge Dennise Garcia, is a State District Judge for Dallas, County. As judge of the 303rd Family District Court, she consistently gets high ratings from area lawyers, and was named "best judge" by The Dallas Observer. First elected in 2004, she was the first Latina ever elected to a county-wide bench in Dallas County. She was re-elected for a third term in 2010. They have the world's best daughter, Maria, and an incredible dog, Daisy.

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