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Here are some songs, a radio interview, and a podcast related to the content of the book, Living With a Broken Heart. NOTE: It may take a few moments for this page to finish loading, because it pulls in a lot of external resources. Thank you for your patience. We believe you will find it worth the wait!

Songs

On page 22, Paul mentions the song "Mama Said" by the Shirelles. You can listen using the embedded Grooveshark* player below.

Mama Said by The Shirelles on Grooveshark

On page 23, Paul mentions the song "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?" by the Bee Gees. You can listen using the embedded Grooveshark* player below.

How Can You Mend a Broken Heart by Bee Gees on Grooveshark

On page 116, Paul mentions the song "How Can I Help You Say Goodbye," written by Karen Taylor-Good and recorded by Patty Loveless. You can listen using the embedded Grooveshark* player below.

How Can I Help You Say Goodbye by Patty Loveless on Grooveshark

On page 116, Paul mentions the song "Not That Different," written by Karen Taylor-Good and recorded by Collin Raye. You can listen using the embedded Grooveshark* player below.

Not That Different by Collin Raye on Grooveshark

On pages 193-205, Paul describes the process he went through in writing the song "Until Then" in memory of Ashley. You can listen to the song using the embedded Grooveshark* player below.

Until Then by Paul O'Rear on Grooveshark

On pages 116-117, Paul mentions Karen Taylor-Good and the song she wrote in memory of her nephew Paul, titled "Precious Child." Karen graciously offers a free MP3 download of the song on her website.

On page 147, Paul mentions the old gospel hymn, "This World is Not My Home." The following video features the Charity Youth Bible School Choir (approximately 650 students) singing this old hymn.

Radio Interview

On pages 60-64, Paul mentions a radio interview that he and Ashley did with Kidd Kraddick on the "Kidd Kraddick in the Morning" show on April 11, 2000. You can listen to the interview by clicking the play button on the audio player below. Time: 16:26.

 

Songs to Grieve By

In the appendix to Living With a Broken Heart, Paul provides an extensive list of "Songs to Grieve By." Those for which legally playable online versions could be found are provided below. You can listen to any song by clicking the play button on the embedded Grooveshark* player or YouTube video.

“Ashokan Farewell”
Performed by Jay Ungar , Matt Glasser, Evan Stover, Russ Barenburg and Molly Mason
Album: “The Civil War” (1990)

Ashokan Farewell by Jay Ungar, Evan Stover, Matt Glaser, Molly Mason, Russ Barenberg on Grooveshark

“On My Way Home”
Performed by Enya
Album: “The Memory of Trees” (1995)

On My Way Home by Enya on Grooveshark

“It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday”
Performed by Boyz II Men
Album: “Cooleyhighharmony” (1991)

It's So Hard to Say Goodbye To Yesterday [Limited] by Boyz II Men on Grooveshark

“Say Goodnight”
Performed by Beth Nielsen Chapman
Album: “Sand and Water” (1997)

Say Goodnight by Beth Nielsen Chapman on Grooveshark

“Precious Child”
Performed by Karen Taylor-Good
Album: “On Angel’s Wings” (2001)

“Heaven’s Joy Awaits”
Performed by Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Album: “Heaven’s Joy Awaits” (1993)

“We’ll Soon Be Done With Troubles and Trials”
Performed by IIIrd Tyme Out
Album: “Singing On Streets Of Gold”

“You Would Have Loved This”
Performed by Cori Connors
Album: “Sleepy Little Town” (2001)

“I Need Thee Every Hour”
Performed by The Acappella Company
Album: “Acappella Praise & Worship: Acappella Praise Service” (1996)

I Need Thee Every Hour by Acappella on Grooveshark

“Finally Home”
Performed by MercyMe
Album: “All That Is Within Me” (2007)

Finally Home by MercyMe on Grooveshark

“Sometimes When It Rains”
Performed by Secret Garden
Album: “Earthsongs” (2005)

Sometimes When It Rains by Secret Garden on Grooveshark

“One More Day”
Performed by Diamond Rio
Album: “One More Day” (2001)

Track 02 by Diamond Rio on Grooveshark

“Tears in Heaven”
Performed by Eric Clapton
Album: “Unplugged” (1992)

Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton on Grooveshark

“No One Knows But You”
Performed by Beth Nielsen Chapman
Album: “Sand and Water” (1997)

No One Knows but You by Beth Nielsen Chapman on Grooveshark

“Over the Rainbow/Wonderful World”
Performed by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
Album: “Facing Future” (1993)

Somewhere Over the Rainbow / What a Wonderful World by Israel Kamakawiwoʻole on Grooveshark

“Holes In The Floor Of Heaven”
Performed by Steve Wariner
Album: “Burnin’ the Roadhouse Down” (1998)

Holes in the Floor of Heaven by Steve Wariner on Grooveshark

“Go Rest High On That Mountain”
Performed by Vince Gill
Album: “When Love Finds You” (1994)

Go Rest High On That Mountain by Vince Gill on Grooveshark

“Lay Your Burden Down”
Performed by Chuck Girard
Album: “Chuck Girard” (1978)

Lay Your Burden Down by Chuck Girard on Grooveshark

“If I Had Only Known”
Performed by Reba McEntire
Album: “For My Broken Heart” (1991)

If I Had Only Known by Reba Mc Entire on Grooveshark

“You Can Let Go”
Performed by Crystal Shawanda
Album: “Dawn of a New Day” (2008)

You Can Let Go Now Daddy. by Crystal Shawanda on Grooveshark

“Fly”
Performed by Celine Dion
Album: “Falling Into You” (1996)

Fly by Celine Dion on Grooveshark

“My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme From ‘Titanic’)”
Performed by Celine Dion
Album: “Titanic” (1997)

My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from "Titanic") by James Horner on Grooveshark

“If I Could Be Where You Are”
Performed by Enya
Album: “Amarantine” (2005)

If I Could Be Where You Are by Enya on Grooveshark

“I Miss My Friend”
Performed by Darryl Worley
Album: “I Miss My Friend” (2002)

I Miss My Friend by Darryl Worley on Grooveshark

“My Old Friend”
Performed by Tim McGraw
Album: “Live Like You Were Dying” (2004)

My Old Friend by Tim McGraw on Grooveshark

 

Podcast

Brian Little

Brian Little recorded this podcast to help spread the word about Living With a Broken Heart.
Time: 9:56.

 

 


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