“Blackbird” and “Here Comes the Sun” from Good Friday to Easter

If you have yet to watch our video, this episode brings home just how timeless and continuously relevant Beatles lyrics remain decades after the height of their popularity.

In this discussion, Gareth and communications intern, Hope Durot, link two songs to recent movements and challenges in our society and to similar messaging in the Gospels. Specifically, how “Blackbird” and “Here Comes the Sun” relate to the BLM movement and the COVID pandemic.

We have all been the blackbird in the dead of night, learning to fly during this pandemic, as well as during the George Floyd and Breona Taylor tragedies. “Here Comes the Sun” is an anthem of hope that better times are coming. With Easter just around the corner, let’s all join in saying, “here comes the sun.”