Blues legend Charlie Sayles joins the Subsidiarity Project

More news from the Subsidiarity Project

Azar wrote: "We have two new releases. We are trying to revive the career of Charlie Sayles of Blues fame. He is 67. Charlie has a polished and experienced voice." See this YouTube: 

– it's a segment from a 2011 documentary called Times Like Deese. More at

Sad and Blue

This song was written in the spirit of the sanctifying grace that sorrow can offer. It will be featured on Charlie's next album.


Woke up this morning
I was sad and blue
wondering what could be true
felt this way more than a few
Sad and blue is so true

Woe, my old friend comes and goes like the wind
see you in the morning light

Yesterday I gave all my best
now I just have to rest
Felt this way more than a few
Sad and blue is so true

Music and Lyrics ©2014 by Subsidiarity

The Call

This song's lyrics are from The Song of Solomon

Although this is a love song, it speaks more deeply about the delight God sees and will see in the faces of those who respond to His love, namely the Church.


Arise my love and come away
The rain is over and done

Let me see your face!
Let me see your face!

Music and Lyrics ©2014 by Subsidiarity

Bible source (NRSV):

Song of Solomon

The voice of my beloved!
   Look, he comes,
leaping upon the mountains,
   bounding over the hills. 
My beloved is like a gazelle
   or a young stag.
Look, there he stands
   behind our wall,
gazing in at the windows,
   looking through the lattice. 
My beloved speaks and says to me:
‘Arise, my love, my fair one,
   and come away; 
for now the winter is past,
   the rain is over and gone. 
The flowers appear on the earth;
   the time of singing has come,
and the voice of the turtle-dove
   is heard in our land. 
The fig tree puts forth its figs,
   and the vines are in blossom;
   they give forth fragrance.
Arise, my love, my fair one,
   and come away. 
O my dove, in the clefts of the rock,
   in the covert of the cliff,
let me see your face,
   let me hear your voice;
for your voice is sweet,
   and your face is lovely.'