“Chicago” by The Friends in Chicago [Audio Track]

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in Chicago, USA with The Friends in Chicago singing “Chicago”, based on an excerpt from a talk given by Abdu’l-Baha. 

The Friends in Chicago are: Jeremy, Adeeb, Anahita, Danika, and Savva.

You can also watch the recording of this song on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube channel here: “Chicago” by The Friends in Chicago

This song was filmed and recorded in Chicago, USA, December, 2018.

Here is the quotation used for the lyrics followed by the lyrics and chords below:

QUOTE:

“May the fire of the love of God be so enkindled in Chicago that all the cities in America shall be ignited. This is my hope.” -Abdu’l-Baha

LYRICS AND CHORDS:

Am C G Am
May the fire of the love of God
Am C G Am
be so enkindled in Chicago

Am C G Am
May the fire of the love of God
Am C G Am
be so enkindled in Chicago

Am C G Am
that all the cities in America
Am C G Am
shall be ignited

Am C G Am
that all the cities in America
Am C G Am
shall be ignited

Am C G Am Am C G Am
This is my hope. This is my hope. This is my hope.

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You can also watch the “Studio Sessions” video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLePDtgwcyKAScvchcLzY-XZTmP2tdN-EY

About the Author

Naysan is the editor of Baha'i Blog and he has worked in various avenues of media for two decades. He’s passionate about using the arts and media to support and explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and he has produced and collaborated on popular music projects like the "DawnBreaker Collective" and the successful Ruhi-inspired sequence of "MANA" albums. His experience as a producer for CNN was invaluable while working on a number of special projects for the Baha’i World Centre, including the "Building Momentum" and "Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience" videos. If there’s a media-related Baha’i project out there, chances are that Naysan was involved with it somehow!

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