Neil Sedaka is one of my favorite artists from the ’70s. Not only he is a good singer but also he is a good composer. I’ve been a fan since I was small. His music is not just a music to my ears but to my soul.
Despite the emotional struggles that I have been experiencing these past few days (I blame the hormones!), I’m still grateful for the people who are always by my side in good and not so good times. Some of them are not physically with me but they always make sure that I’m doing fine. And that is one of the things that I treasure most.
Anyway, here’s one of my favorite relaxing music. I always listen to this whenever I feel stressed, bored and can’t sleep.
During my stay at Liloan Southern Leyte, I met an extraordinary man. He is an old man in his 60’s. He is a musician and he plays the violin but unlike the other violinists he doesn’t own a Stravidarius nor a Stentor. His violin is homemade. It is made from a rod, strings, bottlecaps and a tin can. When someone asked him what he can do with his musical instrument, he just simply sat on the bench and played. First he played a couple of Filipino music and then I requested for a Delilah. I’m really impressed because he got the tune (almost) eventhough his instrument is not one of the best. It only shows that he got the skill and the passion.
Check out the video at the last part of this post.