Music is medicine. It has the power to heal, inspire and transform. There’s some profound music here that will lift you up, connect you and possibly help in your healing and recovery! If you’ve experienced the loss of a loved one, had a child, served in the military (or have family who serve/d), been the victim of domestic violence or abuse or suffered from any loss, disease or trauma — or if you just really dig great acoustic music with meaningful lyrics and high-caliber vocals — you’ve come to the right place!
On Gentile’s Music is Medicine EP, you’ll find a song for changing worlds, a song for gentle birthing, an anthem for veterans (and all who serve) and a tune for thriving, among others. The CD will be released in winter/spring, 2018. Pre-order now!
Photo illustration © copyright Betsy Gentile.
Check out earlier videos of some of the tunes to be published on Donna G’s Music is Medicine CD.
“Crossing Over” lyrics, music & melody © copyright 2013 Donna Gentile. All rights reserved.
Crossing Over is a Native spirit-inspired honor song that is meant to give our loved ones wings. The song came through Gentile as a result of her search for Native wisdom and prayers to ancestors to help her father prepare for his passing. Gentile had the profound honor of singing the song to her father as his soul took flight. Read more & share…
“River Song for Kira” lyrics, music & melody © copyright 1999 Donna Gentile. All rights reserved.
River Song for Kira
River Song for Kira is a gentle birthing lullaby inspired by American Indian tradition (possibly Cherokee*) where women in the tribe take pregnant mothers to sacred space and invite the mothers to ask Creator and their unborn baby to bring forth a song for gentle birthing. The mother was to sing the song to the baby in her belly throughout pregnancy and then again at birth. Read more & share…