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20th December 2010
Shawn Rae’s Christmas CD, A World Christmas, Love Knows No Borders, the first Christmas CD from the Muslim world with respect for Christianity that is being advertised in New York Times Square. It is intended to be a positive message of interfaith harmony, which affects over half of the population of the world, as opposed to the despicable act of the Times Square failed bombing attempt. In contrast, the latter would have caused untold misery, death and destruction, which would only escalate the existing strife in the world.
And if I could have three wishes
And if my first wish came true
There’d be peace on earth
Good will among men
And love in all that we do
(Times Square Video Music – Christmas Wishes – Shawn Rae – Christmas CD)
H’t to The Underground site
Shawn Rae Interview News 10 ABC – California
Shawn Rae is Interviewed in California regarding his Christmas album, A World Christmas, Love Knows No Borders. Christians, Jews & Muslims worked side by side in making the Christmas Album. Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, Zoroastrians and people from many other faiths applauded this effort towards interfaith harmony that affects half the population of the world. Shawn Rae’s message, as a cross-cultural ambassador, is to help keep the “dialogue” of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia & Pope Benedict XVI alive. The “Dialogue” was endorsed by 460 organizations and the United Nations.
America is not “the oldest democracy in the world”, Shawn. But why should we Brits, Greeks etc split hairs? There are some more worthy claimants for this distinction here. It’s at The Guardian, so ignore the fact that the writer thinks both Britain and America aren’t democracies. Typical Guardianisto-think. I bet he thinks Cuba IS!
Anyway, good for you, Shawn. I hope the CD sells well.
These Christmas shoppers (in Canada I understand) got more than just fries with their meals.
Great stuff, isn’t it? Nice to see pros and to hear some real talent, don’t you think?
Btw, regulars will know I’m a soft touch for a good lyric and an expressive singer. Well, here’s one of my favourite love songs from one of today’s and yesterday’s best and most popular musical talents. Especially for lovers who cannot be together this Christmas –
Barry Manilow – Weekend In New England 
Is that a bead of sweat on his cheek at the end? Whatever, it touches all the right buttons, whether you’re in New England or Old Arabia.
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