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 Kessler Park UMC United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas. Previously, he was pastor at Northaven UMC in Dallas for seventeen years. Eric loves to write on topics of spirituality, social justice, music/art and politics. The entries on this blog reflect that diversity of interests. His passion for social justice goes beyond mere words. He’s been arrested at the White House, defending immigrants and “The Dreamers,” and he’s officiated at same sex weddings in his churches, in defiance of what some believe is Methodist teaching. Eric is an avid blogger and published author, and 2017 recipient of the prestigeous Kuchling Humanitarian Award from Dallas’ Black Tie Dinner. (Human Rights Campaign) 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, and is currently the longest service district judge in that district. She was re-elected for a fourth term in 2018. They have the world’s best daughter, Maria, and an incredible dog, Daisy. Find links to Eric’s music-related websites, at the top of this site’s navigation menu.

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