Sometimes no words can do justice to the hard reality of life for too many children. Rebel Voice won’t indulge in a prolonged introduction for this one. We wish only to say that most of us only think we have problems. Then we see a little boy from Indonesia who hasn’t got the full use of his legs, and must walk on his hands to get around. He does so uncomplaining. His courage, patience and tenacity should be a lesson to us all. Say hello to Mukhlis Abdul Holik, one of life’s young heroes.
This haunting ballad was written by the Derry song-writer, Phil Coulter, for his disabled child. Coulter was insistent that Luke Kelly should be the one to sing it. He recognized the strength of Luke’s voice and the passion that he would bring to the song. The version here contains some static. There are other studio […]