One of my favorite musicians is Eva Cassidy (1963 - 1996). In trying to select this week's "YouTube musical clip for a peaceful weekend," I had hoped to find something by Eva related to Christmas. At first, it seemed like the only thing available was a cheesy video of one of her songs on top of some woman's pictures of her Christmas tree and boyfriend.
But, then I saw that Eva had done a beautiful rendition of (the often schmaltzy) "People Get Ready." It's absolutely an Advent song.
John the Baptist couldn't have said it better himself: