Solo: Feeling Good

I was actually feeling very bad! Parkinson’s is bringing me the most extraordinary pain that I have today started a new medication, called Gabapentin, in addition to all the meds I take already. So, I needed a boost and what better than to sing ‘Feeling Good’ as a means to combat feeling bad? You know…

Solo: The Earth Song

Okay, let me offer a reminder that I am singing as voice and speech therapy; helping me to cope with symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease that affect my voice. I offer this reminder, for I am about to reveal me singing a song which is great therapy for me to sing but which you may no…

Solo: S.O.S. D’un Terrien en Détresse

This beautiful song, recently linked to the stunning performance of Dimash Kudaibergen, is a joy and a challenge, to sing. You will recognise the complexity of this song pretty soon into it. For any singer, this song takes practice and consideration. From a Parkinson’s perspective, breathing control, considered tone and vocal dexterity are required but…

Solo: Broken Wings

One of the iconic songs of the 1980’s was Broken Wings by Mr. Mister. I love this song and thought I would have a go at recording it at Smule.com; the karaoke site that I use to sing songs for my own vocal therapy. This helps me to stave off some of the impact that…

Solo: The Power of Love

In this video, I sing the most beautiful song by Frankie Goes to Hollywood. Holly Johnson, as lead singer, sings this song sublimely and I would encourage you all to check out their original music video, at You Tube. This song is an emotional one to sing. It has the most stunning lyric and the…

Solo: Back to Black

In honour of the 10th anniversary of the tragic death of stunning Amy Winehouse, I recorded her song ‘Back to Black’, on karaoke site ‘Smule’. I hope you enjoy my rendition and that you will take a moment to remember the amazing talent that was Amy Winehouse. Find her music videos at You Tube. From…

Solo: Don’t Break My Heart

I had a lot of fun making this video. I have always loved the song, by UB40. From a Parkinson’s perspective, this song aided my vocal therapy. I find that this song has a seemingly gentle rhythm but, from a singing perspective, the rhythm is a constant that, as I tired, felt like a relentless…