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I am at a lost, and using Fluther to help my son with homework (stifle your gasp). Do you have any song titles and artists that are about performing good deeds?

Asked by gimmedat (3943points) March 8th, 2009
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kevbo's avatar

“Man in the Mirror”?
“Feed the World”?
“Hands Across America”?
“Lean on Me”?

Darwin's avatar

He AIn’t Heavy (He’s My Brother)

Vincentt's avatar

Dance4Life(song) is a song promoting the Dance4Life charity. There’s the Artiesten voor Azie song “Als je iets kan doen” (“If you can do something”) which was about helping people in general and was a fundraiser for the Tsunami in Asia a few years ago.

And of course Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas?. Live Aid might be helpful too.

Oh, and here’s a very useful Wikipedia page.

Darwin's avatar

Give Me Your Eyes (Brandon Heath)

Darwin's avatar

The Good Deeds, the bluegrass music ministry of Marilyn and Gary Deeds

lercio's avatar

Not great songs but here goes.

“Two little boys” (Rolf Harris). “Camouflage” by Stan Ridgway.

Darwin's avatar

My Good Deed by Shearwater

toomuchcoffee911's avatar

Just Stand Up is about standing up to cancer. A bunch of great female singers (and Miley Cyrus) sing it together,

jlm11f's avatar

I am not sure if this counts, but it is about raising awareness in a sense. Big Yellow Taxi by Counting Crows

SuperMouse's avatar

Let There be Peace on Earth

Likeradar's avatar

Give Peace a Chance (Lennon)

With my Own Two Hands (Ben Harper, I think)

Jeruba's avatar

“Lean on Me”

“If I Had a Hammer”

probably a lot of religious songs

augustlan's avatar

“We Are the World”

fireside's avatar

Mr. Wendel – Arrested Development

generalspecific's avatar

Perhaps Bowl of Oranges by Bright Eyes? It sort of is..

“I came upon a doctor who appeared in quite poor health.
I said “There is nothing I can do for you
that you can’t do for yourself.”
He said “Oh yes you can. Just hold my hand. I think that would help.”
So I sat with him a while and then I asked him how he felt.
He said, “I think I’m cured. No, in fact, I’m sure.
Thank you Stranger, for your therapeutic smile.”

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