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Clay Aiken – The Road To Independence

My heart is old
It holds my memories
My body burns a gemlike flame
Somewhere between
The soul and soft machine
Is where I find myself again

Kyrie eleison
Down the road that I must travel
Kyrie eleison
Through the darkness of the night
Kyrie eleison
Where I’m going, will you follow
Kyrie eleison
On a highway in the light


Yes…I have posted this before…but I found an excellent video that should be seen by all of you!!

And, well… I do hope to see you at the Gala on October 6th!

The musical group, Mr. Mister was formed in 1982 by bassist/lead vocalist Richard Page and keyboardist/vocalist Steve George. The two men grew up as friends in Phoenix, Arizona and both became sessions musicians.

Guitarist, Steve Farris and drummer Pat Mastelotto joined with the others to create Mr. Mister and the group quickly landed a deal with RCA.

Their most popular song was Kyrie  (Greek words, meaning “Lord, have mercy upon us”)

It was in February of 2004 when Clay Aiken hit the road with Kelly Clarkson on their Independent Tour!  Clay started his part of the concert  performing Kyrie!

I will never forget the excitement when Clay Aiken entered from the back of the stadiums, singing Kyrie…it was the entrance of a Star!   The entrance and concerts bring back excitement and fond memories.


Did you see Clay sing Kyrie live? Did you see it more than once? 

It’s been many years since the independent Tour, but all of us have the opportunity to see Clay perform the concert again.

This year, Clay, who is the co-founder of the National Inclusion Project, challenged us to attend the Gala this year. He said that if we get at least 400 attendees to this year’s gala, he will perform the ENTIRE SET LIST from his


And it’s not too late.  There still a few tickets left!

The National Inclusion said:

This will be an incredible evening of inspiration, fellowship, music and inclusion and with YOUR help, we can relive Clay’s debut album LIVE!

We need YOU to reach out to your friends, family, and social networks and make this our biggest Gala yet.

Don’t forget all proceeds go directly to the Project and our mission of making inclusion the expectation, not the exception.

I have my tickets to the Gala…I hope I will see you all in Raleigh on October 6, 2018.  You can read more about the Gala at NIP

I hope you enjoy this fun video of Kyrie!  It is part of the 

Road to Independence by Aflack

I am so glad I found this fun video!

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