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Testimony (Wish They Knew) by Kayanna Ottaway - #Original





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Published on Sep 2, 2018

Testimony (Wish They Knew)
Poem by Lauren Elliott
Composed by Kayanna Ottaway
Performed By Emily Fedorowycz ( Emily Scribbles)

Please if you enjoy this original music #SHARE it . #LIKE it ,#TWEET it #COMMENT on it and #SUBSCRiBE for more !!!

I first heard these words as a young teen at summer camp at WLD Ranch about 2002 maybe. I remember Lauren as my CIT and she was nervous about giving her Testimony that day. Then she took out a piece of paper and started reading this poem that never left me from that day. It was saying things I felt so deep and some which I wasn't fully grasping at that point. Over the years I still here her soft voice telling my truth and my heart. I have had it on my heart as soon as I started playing music to find a way to put it to music. I composed the music on an electric guitar and it just came that day and I've played a lot with it since but not really. I then of course had to give the guitar away which was what I was doing with my music program at the time but I never got to play it that way again. So I put it aside for a while hoping Id feel inspired to finish it by hearing what I wanted it to do. I started doing @youtube videos and @twitter @Google+ and realized that you could ask people to collab with you. So I did. I went and found some people who would like demo the song for me since I really couldn't do what I felt it needed. Sometimes you are a vessel to deliver and sometime its not yours to be the voice of. So yeah, I found two beautiful ladies that were willing to work with me on it and see if something could grow from that. Again I don't know what I am doing lol. Anyway I love both renditions but something still isnt where I hear it personally. so I waited some more . I have actually played my own version out acoustic a few times now. Someday I want to hear it as imagined but I am not being fair to these muscians by not sharing their work on this project. If you can see a place you fit in musically, message me and and Id love to post your rendition as well maybe it ill start creating its voice. Please if you enjoy #SHARE. #LIKE ,#TWEET, #COMMENT and #SUBSCRiBE !!!


Please watch: "We Could Fly Rhiannon Giddens Cover by Kayanna Ottaway "


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