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Harry Connick Jr.; photograph by Larsen&Talbert

Harry Connick Jr. Explores His Faith in New Solo Album

The Grammy-winning musician wrote and recorded the music at home during the pandemic.

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L to R: Matthew Garber, Karen Dotrice, Julie Andrews; credit Walt Disney Pictures/Photofest

The Story Behind 'A Spoonful of Sugar'

Songwriters often admit that their inspiration comes from small, everyday moments. Here’s the sweet story of the famous Mary Poppins song.

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Singer, actress and author Michelle Williams; photo by Michael A. Schwarz

How Singer Michelle Williams Copes with Depression and Finds Joy

The Grammy-winning artist outlines five actions that helped her cope during tough times.

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A woman listening to music; Getty Images

5 Stories of Heavenly Music to Comfort Your Soul

These mysterious melodies, hymns, and instruments brought peace to those who needed it most.

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Dolly Parton; photo by Stacie Huckeba

Dolly Parton Shares the Story Behind 'Mary, Did You Know?'

The beloved music icon reveals how the track, which is featured in her new album A Holly Dolly Christmas, “sends chills down me.”

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Carrie Underwood; Credit: Joseph Llanes

Carrie Underwood on Sharing Your Greatest Gift at Christmas

The award-winning country singer reveals how her small-town upbringing shaped her faith, career and family life.

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Singer-songwriter Kari Jobe. Photo credit: Cameron Powell Studio

How a Divinely Timed Song Became an Anthem During the Pandemic

When Christian singer Kari Jobe and others wrote “The Blessing,” they didn’t realize the huge impact it would have.

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A man plays his guitar on his porch for all to enjoy

3 Ways People are Coming Together Through Live Music

These places are tapping the healing power of music to spread cheer and joy during the pandemic.

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Singer Tony Bennett; photograph courtesy Tom Beetz via Creative Commons

Tony Bennett at 95: Still a Creative Force

The acclaimed author, artist and singer was once at the bottom looking up, but at 95 years of age, he's still going strong.

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Sam Cooke, Ella Fitzgerald and Aretha Franklin

12 Uplifting Songs from Inspiring Black Musicians

Talented Black artists have transformed genres like rock, jazz, soul and gospel⁠⁠. Here are 12 favorites who have revolutionized music worldwide.

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Country music legend Dolly Parton

Behind the Scenes with Dolly Parton

In this exclusive video, we take a peek at the photo shoot for the country music legend's fourth Guideposts cover.

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Country music legend Eddy Arnold

Guideposts Classics: Eddy Arnold on the Value of Aiming High

In this story from September 1972, the country music legend shares a lesson from his father about recognizing the good in people—and in himself.

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Legendary composer Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach: A Musical Giant Turns 93

Over the course of a sixty-plus year career, composer Burt Bacharach has amassed an amazing string of popular hits, and he's still going strong.

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Country music legend Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton: Dream Big, Pray Big

Fueled by her unflappable faith, the country music legend has never been afraid to aim high.

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