“The Power of Words” – by Author G D Grace

The musical landscape always moves at an  evolutionary pace. It functions  in perfect alignment with each passing era, leaving behind a trail of milestones and mainstays that  inspiring those eclectic few that  follow.
Gordy’s Motown was a finely-tuned catalyst that transformed many ordinary into global sensations, spawning one that became a phenomenon.

Was it luck, or just mystical destiny unfolding naturally? Did Quincy Jones, Rod Temperton, or the late Michael Peterson know that they would become creative components in a Thriller phenomenon? Were their minds subconsciously connected and plugged into that same transitional conduit when singer, performance, and visual aligned?

In the sixties,  Motown helped merge a racial gap; a feat that can only be deemed, courageous. The monumental moment when black fans moved from dark musty balconies and convened onto the main floors, they stood beside whites in musical unity. They finally got the chance to see, dance, and sing-a-long to the latest hits recorded by black artists together.

Some us know that music is partly responsible for the demise if segregation. The influential powers of the written and spoken word is undeniable.

What is the most highly celebrated and circulated book on this  planet?

It’s the Bible.

The underlying pulse of economy beats from rituals and practices that originate from the parables and passages within those sacred pages.  Were the writers driven and inspired to collectively contribute by a divine consciousness, or were they all just literary creatives?

Words are powerful.






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(Psalms 30:5)

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Author D. Grace, who resides in Northern California, is a 5x’s self-published author whose literary works include, “Knights of Deception”, “Ripped & Ready” Seasons 1, 2, & 3, and “Dragged. He is currently working on his 6th novel entitled “Daddy”, and on the backburners are his other literary projects which include “Red”, “With Arms Around Me”, “Unspeakable Acts”, “Snowflake”, and the sequel to “Knights of Deception”. His influences include the late successful author, E. Lynn Harris & also James Earl Hardy. He also cites the incredible Tyler Perry as another inspiration. His strong Spiritual belief and his passion for literary expression fuel his ambition and provide him with strength and the confidence to enter into the world of artistry where criticism and scrutiny are prevalent and constant. “I have grown spiritually and feel that my purpose here on earth found me and even though there is fear sometimes wondering about my financial situation, I believe that it is why I was born – to inspire and, with my first book in print, oh what a legacy I am building to leave behind long after I take my last breath…” Author, G. D. Grace Literary Links: http://stores.lulu.com/enlightenment4theheart https://author2be.wordpress.com/ http://authorgdgrace.blogspot.com/ Apple i-Store: http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/dragged.../id469265678?mt=11 http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ripped-ready/id466085347?mt=11 http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ripped-ready/id453294317?mt=11 Author G D Grace’s Blog Talk Radio Show “A Touch of Grace” http://www.blogtalkradio.com/author2beepa

2 thoughts on ““The Power of Words” – by Author G D Grace”

  1. When I was 14 years old and Ray Charles was 16, our average night went like this: We played from seven to 10 at a real pristine Seattle tennis club, the white coats and ties, [playing] ‘A Roomful of Roses’ . . . From 10 to about one o’clock, we’d go play the black clubs: the Black and Tan, The Rocking Chair, and The Washington Educational and Social Club-which is a funny name, funkiest club in the world. We’d play for strippers and comedians and play all the Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson and Roy Milton stuff, all that r&b. It was a vocal group. Then, at about 1:30 or 2 a.m., everybody got rid of their gigs and we went to the Elks Club to play hardcore bebop all night long . . .

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