Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Statue Of Liberty Reopens With A 4th Of July Song - "Mother Of Exile"

Statue Of Liberty Reopens With A 4th Of July Song - "Mother Of Exile"

NEW YORK, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Donny Stew's city song "Mother Of Exile" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkwprV3hsRo for New York City, is produced by RAT-A-TAT LLC for the 4TH of July reopening of the Statue of Liberty after the Super Storm Sandy debacle.  The song, a catchy country rock anthem is dedicated to the historic American tradition of welcoming immigrants to our shores with open arms.

The song includes lyrics from the legendary Emma Lazarus poem:
"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free"

The poem is on a bronze plaque in the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty.
The music video features the Donny Stew Band along with an original animated Statue of Liberty singing and dancing to the song with a backdrop of 4th of July celebrations in the NY harbor.
By a twist of fate, Stew's NYC rehearsal studio below the West Beth Theatre in Greenwich Village was also flooded out during the Super Storm Sandy. "We lost everything. It took us till now to recover."
Donny Stew's City Songs & Youtube Videos released to date: 

"59 Miles to Jacksonville," http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vnF2wa-6P0 appeared in Drew Barrymore's Hollywood Roller Derby movie "Whip It."   

"Indy Indy Indeed," released for this years 2013 Indianapolis 500 Memorial Day Race. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kftW255KEx4
"La Llorona - Ghost of Santa Fe" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_Z7G-eaFB0 
"Seeing my '59 Miles to Jacksonville,' song and name up in lights in Drew Barrymore's Roller Derby movie 'Whip It,' was the inspiration for the current 'City Songs project,'" said Donny.
In the meantime, Stew's been busy shooting mixing and editing youtube videos for his next project.  Next is a Multi City, twenty song "Pirate Rock Opera" extravaganza with songs for Tampa Bay, New Orleans, Miami, Key West, Saint Marteen, Nassau, Cancun, Seville and more.
To see the Donny Stew web site click  http://donnystew.com/home.cfm
To see the Donny Stew Biography click http://donnystew.com/donnystewbio.cfm
The Donny Stew City song collection is available at all the major digital outlets including:



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