Sept 11 – If I Had My Way – Linda Eder tribute


“Children would be cherished, hope would never perish…” linda-eder-thumb.jpg
Lisa and I became fans of Frank Wildhorn’s music, after seeing his “Jekyll and Hyde.” His music came to us then, and in the weeks to follow we camped on YouTube, iTunes, and other music sites to discover his music expressed through Linda Eder’s incredible voice.
(Yes, that Linda Eder, of Star Search fame.) “Once Upon a Dream” and “Someone Like You” from Jekyll are incredible, but God lights interesting paths for us to take, and so today guided our path…and yours…to “If I Had My Way.”

Written by Frank Wildhorn, slated for lyrics by Jack Murphy, then credited to Nan Knighton, this song is art following 9/11. A video was posted to YouTube of her first vocal performance of “If I Had My Way” but was later taken down.

 

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