No Good Reason

/ 27 July 2014

Here’s a powerful short documentary about the recording of a song, a song written by Nichole Cooper who survived homelessness and wrote the song when she was 15 years old. Natalie Merchant somehow got a hold of it and made it possible to record and share this song which appeared on a benefit album entitled “Give us your poor.” I’ve long owned — and enjoyed — the album, but had never heard this story: