The Clay Center's 2020 Emotional Healing Playlist - MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

The Clay Center’s 2020 Emotional Healing Playlist

Clay Center 2020 Emotional Healing Playlist


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Amidst a pandemic, economic strain, political tension, rising mental illness, and more – we are all in need of some emotional healing. Let the healing begin! Our executive director Dr. Gene Beresin says that music has the power to help us feel, heal, and connect with others. So, in the spirit of a music mental health break, here’s our 2020 Emotional Healing Playlist on Spotify, or scroll down and listen below. For you and the young people in your life, curated by the Clay Center Team.

What songs do you or a child or teen in your life turn to for when you need some emotional healing? Tag us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook! We’d love to listen, and share the healing with others.

1. “Sir Duke,” Stevie Wonder, Songs In The Key Of Life

2. “We Get By,” Mavis Staples (feat. Ben Harper), We Get By

3. “Rainy Day Parade,” Jill Sobule, Pink Pearl

4. “Happy Days Are Here Again,” Barbra Streisand, The Barbara Streisand Album: Arranged and Conducted by Peter Matz

5. “Pray for Peace,” The Blind Boys of Alabama, Almost Home

6. “Let It Be,” The Beatles, Let It Be (Remastered)

7. “Peace,” Tommy Flanagan, Something Borrowed, Something Blue

8. “One,” Mary J. Blige & U2, The Breakthrough

9. “You’ve Got A Friend,” Carole King, The Living Room Tour

10. “I’ve Been Dazed,” Michael Kiwanuka, KIWANUKA

11. “Alaska,” Maggie Rogers, Heard It In A Past Life

12. “September,” Earth, Wind & Fire, The Best Of Earth, Wind & Fire Vol. 1

13. “Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down,” Eric Burdon, Soul of A Man

14. “Someday,” Celtic Woman, Celtic Woman

15. “I Am What I Am,” Douglas Hodge, La Cage Aux Folles (New Broadway Cast Recording)

16. “Will the Circle Be Unbroken,” Susan Boyle, Hope

17. “What the World Needs Now Is Love,” Steve Tyrell, feat. Burt Bacharach, Martina McBride, Rod Stewart, James Taylor & Dionne Warwick, Back to Bacharach (Expanded Edition)

18. “Imagine,” Ray Charles, Ray Charles Forever

19. “I Will Not Be Broken,” Bonnie Raitt, Souls Alike

20. “From A Distance,” Bette Midler, Some People’s Lives

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