Melody Brings the Time Back Lydia Adams Davis entertains seniors with favorite tunes from their own decades in pop and folk music. Lydia, a recording artist, performer and puppeteer says of the workshop: These songs will awaken recollections of “gone, but not forgotten” days from which we will create original story songs! This songwriting adventure is seriously fun and authentic.”
Ballads and Memories – Lydia engages seniors in writing autobiographical ballads! Interactive puppetry is included to access memories and provide a hilarious experience!
Songs seniors learned as children, watched in favorite movies and some from their own timeline.
Good Ol’ Colony Days Yankee Doodle – For Liberty and Lincoln Too – Over There – We Shall Overcome Songs of War and Peace. Fully costumed. (full descriptions available on Historical Programs)
It’s A Mighty Hard Road – songs of the Great Depression: Woody Guthrie favorites, Union songs and Tin Pan Alley hits.
Ain’t Misbehavin’ – From Gilbert and Sullivan to Bye Bye Birdie, Lydia uses her improvisational talents and background in theater, Lydia makes the audience an integral part of the show. Join in the fun!