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Rock for Learning - promoting great music and  good causes to cultivate a better world.  Now featuring artists: OASIS, COLDPLAY, LED ZEPPELIN, ROBERT PLANT, KEANE, HOT HOT HEAT, RYAN ADAMS, RADIOHEAD, INCUBUS, and more...

Rock for Learning celebrates 15 years of sharing great music and good causes!


Every day is a new day, a destination that I am grateful and thankful and fulfilled to have reached. Now, let's dance! - Melanie Silos, Publisher/Songwriter - Rock for Learning Journal & Keynotes [photography by Marisa Silos/copyright 2006 NMP/MCS Hello Members and Visitors!

Yes we are celebrating 15 years of Rock for Learning, learning to cultivate a better world with great music and good causes!

Did you realize that you can make a difference? Learning about important matters, your rights, freedoms, protecting resources required for life sustenance, self-empowerment, role of stewardship, and supporting causes and music, you can be one to help cultivate a better world with us. Join us right here. You can make a difference! It takes only ONE to make a world of difference!

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You matter! Together, we can cultivate a better world.
Rock for Learning!

Melanie Silos,
Chief Editor/Songwriter,

"All you need is LOVE, LOVE...LOVE is all you need!" - The Beatles (Lennon-McCartney)
( <3 And friends... New Rock 104.1FM FresYes, CA.)

Hear new music from Melanie Silos-Music here:
Grace & the Midnight Angel - original music and lyrics by BMI singer-songwriter Melanie Silos

ROCK FOR LEARNING FEATURED ARTICLES on Empowerment, Commitment & Activism:
Click in for the full feature articles:

WE'VE GOT TO FOLLOW THROUGH ON OUR IDEALS OR BETRAY SOMETHING AT THE HEART OF WHO WE ARE... - Bono (U2) BONO, at Harvard University addresses the class on African relief, American ideals, and rebelling against indifference. (Photo and link courtesy of Berklee College of Music and Harvard Magazine.)Bono supports DataData.org  [MORE]OASIS:  On life & learning:  NEVER STOP; says Noel Gallagher, lead guitarist, singer/songwriter, and mastermind of Oasis... A drink of life in the summer heat at an OASIS and an undeniable feeling of Heathen Chemistry.  (Photograph courtesy Sony Music Ent.) [MORE]Robert Plant photo by Frank Melfi by permissioncoldplay photo by permission of Capitol Records COMMITMENT TO IMPORTANT MATTERS
Featuring encouragement and direction from members of Oasis, U2, The Music, Coldplay, Page & Plant, Hot Hot Heat, plus Francis Dunnery, Editor/Songwriter Melanie Silos, and more.
"Overcoming the forces of opposition and adversity in upholding commitments and valued aims requires the TOP strengths of being decisive, passionate and focussed, and responsible for actions, efforts, decisions, and effects of such activities." - M. Silos Read the complete article[LEARN MORE HERE]



YOU ARE THE MAGIC. - Johnny Marr.  Johnny Marr & The Healers - Bangin' On with Love.[MORE] On what's important for family development: 'KEEP ON GETTING EDUCATED AND LEARN LOVE FOR HUMANITY' - Ian Brown  [photo use by permission.]ADVOCATES OF PHILANTHROPY - RADIOHEAD Bring Out the Stars at Hollywood Bowl. ...It's about ALL the people that made it what it is together. (Photo courtesty of NLM) [MORE]Pete Yorn (photo by permission of NLM 2006.)ACTIVISM WITH FUNDAMENTAL VALUES

Featuring activist guidance from Pete Yorn, The Smith's Johnny Marr, Stone Roses' Ian Brown, Radiohead, Berlin's Terri Nunn, Ryan Adams & the Cardinals, Incubus' Brandon Boyd, and Melanie Silos.
"The ability to make a difference begins with getting educated, learning, and having the skills, knowledge, and abilities to enact solutions; learning about conditions and important matters in the community and world will provide the factors from which we may discern our focus, aims, direction and course of action. Fundamental values such as love for humanity, preservation of the environment, and willingness to learn and fix it when broke, are the driving force of care that will motivate action for support and providing solutions." - M. Silos Read the complete article[LEARN MORE HERE]


The Kin Cultivating a Better World with KinshipTHE KIN: Cultivating a Better World with Kinship
Get on board with The Kin! "Everything's Changing" as The Kin "Get On It" bringing waves and bonds of kinship with new sounds and new friends stealing hearts on their "Thick as Thieves" tour...Vocalist/guitarist Thorry Koran shares, "The greatest reward is the relationships with the people" as they meet many of their fans and friends along the way sharing love and kinship....Spread the love and keep the kinship going with The Kin and Rock for Learning to cultivate a better world "Together"! [LEARN MORE HERE]


Led Zeppelin Celebration Day DVDLED ZEPPELIN: Cultivating a Better World with Music, Love and Spiritual Enlightenment
The first step towards cultivating a better world is that of raising awareness of the matter so that attention may be given to creating and activating solutions for it. Led Zeppelin is cultivating a better world through music, love, and spiritual enlightenment wherein we each may discern and find the path to the "Stairway to Heaven" and be encouraged through the history of their diverse classic rock with the occasional spiritual references... Sharing what's meaningful and spiritually important to Robert Plant who writes such enlightened lyrics (as a traveler of time and space), he signs for us his spiritual declaration... [LEARN MORE HERE]


[photo by permission of Interscope] EMPOWERMENT with Self-Awareness & Follow-Through
With self-awareness from Afterward, Keane, Carney's Reeve Carney, and more.
"This is the matter of being self-aware and upholding the essence of one's greatest nature as it is the core of strength in ones existence and prosperity. It means to stand true to your values and act upon them. It's the creation of empowerment with self-awareness and follow-through." - M. Silos Read the complete article[LEARN MORE HERE]



Rock for Learning Animal Rescue Initiative - featuring Emmylou Harris' Bonaparte's RetreatANIMAL RESCUE INITIATIVE: Action To Save the Lives of Sheltered Pets
Help cultivate a better world through pet rescue, adoption, and responsible stewardship of all natural creation, including animals. Stewardship of all natural creation, i.e., the environment, people, and animals, is a responsibility of caring, not abusing. It is our obligation as human beings to care for our fellow creatures -- not only people but also companion animals, farm animals, and wild animals -- with mercy and compassion. Musician artists Emmylou Harris and Sarah McLachlan set great examples for animal rescue and stewardship; let's follow in their lead. Please join us with Emmylou Harris' Bonaparte's Retreat and other artists and animal rescue organizations in the initiative to raise awareness and share important information for animal rescue, adoption resources, guidelines for responsible stewardship, and links for spaying/neutering and pet care.[Learn more HERE.]


On what matters, Seal declares - Love what else is there.A MOMENT FOR A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE: What the World Needs Now
Featuring words of inspiration from Seal, Johnny Marr, Stone Roses' Ian Brown, The Golden Ratio's Talia Mayes, and more."It takes just a moment to make a supportive effort that collectively will make a world of difference through simple sharing, helping to raise awareness, and initiating action on important matters...How will we help raise awareness and inspire action on what is important so we can share a moment and do someting about it, and what can we do about it? 'All you need is LOVE; LOVE is all you need.'" Read the complete article[LEARN MORE HERE.]


[photo by Terri Villalobos] END ROULETTE: Spinning for Creative Freedom
The important matter is to actively protect against the suppression and oppression of creativity. With End Roulette creativity is not by chance, spinning for creativity is an active choice and pursuit of freedom of self-expression. Lead vocalist/songwriter Mary Jane Snow shares: "I want to encourage artistic girls to follow their dreams and be inspired. Be creative; be individual; be yourself." Read the complete article[LEARN MORE HERE]


. Click in to one.org to take action and contact your government officials regarding HIV/AIDS relief and other matters of importance to your community and world. TAKE ACTION ON IMPORTANT MATTERS - CONTACT GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS HERE. You count, and sometimes it takes only ONE to make a difference in the world. Sometimes merely a single whisper from the heart creates the greatest result of action. Listen to your heart - what is it whispering to you? As for the environment, education, HIV/AIDS Relief, health care, politics, and foreign policy here's a first step to take action on what matters in your world. Contact your government officials directly - [CLICK IN FOR MORE.]



ROCK FOR LEARNING! TAKE ACTION TO FREE HIGHER EDUCATION. The future careers of our young adults and their right to higher education through colleges, universities, and specialized schools is currently being held ransom, a hostage held from its rightful students... [Learn more here.] Please join us to take action with this campaign to help build the system to FREE HIGHER EDUCATION.*



Learn and help rise awareness; read on!

Find your favorite Rock for Learning featured artists, including Coldplay's Chris Martin, Oasis' Liam and Noel Gallagher, Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant and more,
in the new e-book "ENERGY, AIM, ACTION: Keys for the Seeker"



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  • * Commitment to Important Matters and Valued Aims
  • * Empowerment With Self-Awareness and Follow-Through
  • * Loving Actively: God Is Always Happening
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COLDPLAY "Magic" from their new record "Ghost Stories"
Performance in support of Sport Relief to raise money to help vulnerable people in both the UK and the world's poorest countries.

Click in to view and donate.

(featuring guitarist Gem Archer of Oasis/Beady Eye)

Teen Cancer Trust learn more and share support here. Join Paul Weller, Noel Gallagher/Oasis, Robert Plant, The Who, and friends in support of the TEENAGE CANCER TRUST.

And in all your aspirations in life, love, and music, as Paul Weller says in this song, "AIM HIGH".

And enjoy music from:


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Got the Moves like Jagger? MICK JAGGER/THE ROLLING STONES support NRDC.org!
NRDC brings action to protect the Earth natural resources, including from effects of Global Warming. This year marks the worst drought in US history since the Dust Bowl, and Greenland melted in the course of 4 days, and the Polar caps are melting faster than ever!
LEARN MORE at NRDC.org and take action with Rock for Learning! And check out the latest Rolling Stones CD & DVD releases at RollingStones.com

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join together in support of The Global Poverty Project to end extreme poverty.

Please join us to MAKE A COMMITMENT TO TAKE ACTION to help end golbal poverty. Click in HERE and sign up.


Rock for Learning encourages SUPPORT OF OUR SPECIALLY SELECTED MUSICIANS and their musical and philanthropic community development efforts through purchasing their products, participation, and funding for their favored organizations. [Point upon the stars for descriptions and details.]


Support 12 Million Dog March12 MILLION DOG MARCH - The Reidel & Cody Fund - Learn about it here; and join AEROSMITH and CHEAP TRICK on tour in support of the 12 Million Dog March and help save lives and treat pets that have cancer - Plus, Cheap Trick front man ROBIN ZANDER is donating 100% of the proceeds from his song "EVERY DOG HAS IT'S DAY" to support the cause. [click in and learn more and get the song here].


Support with Sarah Mc LachlanTHE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (ASPCA) - Learn about it here and join Sarah McLachlan in support of animal welfare.


Emmylou Harris' Bonaparte's Retreatwww.BonapartesRetreat.org Artist Emmylou Harris is the founder of Bonaparte's Retreat Pet Adoption, which was created to rescue unadoptable dogs from the Nashville Humane Association.


Combat Climate Crisis with LIVE EARTH Keane, participating in 2007 Live Earth concert event - (photo by permission of NLM COMBAT CLIMATE CRISIS with LIVE EARTH LIVE EARTH brought together more than 150 of the world’s top musicians for 24-hours of music from 7 concerts across all 7 continents to help combat the climate crisis (aka Global Warming). Proceeds from the event created the foundation for a new, multi-year global effort to combat the climate crisis led by Vice President Al Gore. Kevin Wall, Worldwide Executive Producer of Live 8, is co-produced Live Earth. Thanks to Keane for the news of it! KEANE was one of the participating artist in the JULY LIVE EARTH concert event. [LEARN MORE ABOUT IT HERE]


INCUBUS(Photo by permission Ren Mgmt.) INCUBUS brings you The Make Yourself Foundation to fund various causes and charities both locally and around the world. Incubus is concentrating their efforts on the environment and the arts and they hope to make some substantial contributions in that area this year. THE MAKE YOURSELF FOUNDATION Learn about it here. Incubus' main cause.

ROLLING STONES support action to create solutions to reduce global warming and protect Earth's environment.  Turn up the heat on global warming - National Resources Defense Council - NRDC.org presents the Rolling Stones in a FREE concert to stop global warming.  Feb 6th, 2003 at Staples Center, LA, CA.  
Turn up the heat on global warming with a benefit concert for the NRDC to stop global warming.  Take action to raise awareness and create change to preserve Earth's resources. NRDC.ORG NATIONAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL (NRDC) - Learn about it here. The Rolling Stones support action to protect the Earth's environment from global warming.

JOHN MAYER, NICKELCREEK, & BONNIE RIATT performed a benefit concert  in Boston (Spring 2003) to support The Songbird Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that educates and motivates people to make sustainable choices to preserve migratory songbirds. One of the greatest threats to migratory songbirds is the surge in aggressive sun-grown coffee. In Latin America, coffee has traditionally been grown under the canopy of the rain forest, and a majority of the remaining regional rain forest is on coffee farms. Our current campaign goals are focused on raising awareness among coffee consumers, retailers, growers and distributors of the effect of sun-grown coffee on the songbirds and the rain forest on which they depend for essential habitat. SONGBIRD FOUNDATION Learn about it here.
Supported by John Mayer, Bonnie Raitt, Nickelcreek and more. Click in for details, concert review and new photos!

THE WHO are supporting a the Young People's Trust through sales of a limited edition Encore Series CD of their live performances on their 2002 tour (with opening artist Robert Plant).  All proceeds will benefit The Young People's Trust for the Environment. The Young People's Trust is a charity which aims to encourage young people's understanding of the environment and of the need for sustainability.  To buy this Encore Series CD and support this organisation go to themusic.com. THE YOUNG PEOPLE'S TRUST FOR THE ENVIRONMENT Learn about it here.
To support this effort and buy The Who's "Encore Series" Live CD, go to www.themusic.com or The Who Store right here right now.


Berklee, a nonprofit institution, was founded by pianist/arranger and MIT- trained engineer Lawrence Berk in 1945 as Schillinger House of Music. Located in Boston, Mass. Berklee offers the finest music education in the world.  Did you know...  David Bowie, Sting, James Taylor, Billy Joel, Natalie Cole, Pat Metheny, Dizzy Gillespie, Bonnie Raitt, Carly Simon, Tito Puente, Sarah Vaughn, and John Mayer are but only a few of the great musicians who have graduated from Berklee. And most recently in 2003, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler earned an honorary doctorate in Music.  Berk changed the name to Berklee School of Music in 1954, and the school granted its first bachelor's degrees in 1966.  The world's largest independent music college and the premier institution for the study of contemporary music, and home of the largest music technology learning center, Berklee provides the link between technology and the ability to create music.  Berklee offers the AEROSMITH Scholarship, Zildjian Scholarship, Women in Music Scholarship, Billboard Scholarship, JIMI HENDRIX Scholarship, Charlie Parker Scholarship, Arif Mardin Scholarship, and the Berklee City Music Scholarship. Find your future in music go to www.berklee.edu for more info.  ALSO FIND AT BERKLEE.EDU: U2's BONO speaks at Harvard - Video clip, BONO addresses the class on African relief and American ideals: We've got to follow-through on our ideals or betray something at the heart of who we are... THE BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC Learn about it here.
Contact their scholarships department at scholarships@berklee.edu or go to Berklee.edu for more.

BRIAN SETZER TRIO & THE STRAY CATS with Slim Jim headlined the 5th Annual Rock N' Surf Boarding House Mentors Fundraiser on May 21st to benefit Surf Camps for at-risk youths.   Boarding House Mentors is a program, which brings at risk youth and mentors to the beach to learn to surf together. By sharing this experience mentors and mentees become closer, and youth become inspired by the possibilities within themselves. BOARDING HOUSE MENTORS Learn about it here. Supported by The Stray Cats/Brian Setzer.
To become a surfing mentor or donate surf gear, please contact the Boarding House Mentors (Click in.) NIEL YOUNG Bridge School Benefit - photo by Pegi Young courtesy of WBR

NIEL YOUNG brings us the 17th Annual Bridge School Benefit October 25th-26th, 2003 Mountain View, CA. This very special acoustic concert benefiting The Bridge School will feature: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Willie Nelson, Pearl Jam, Counting Crows, Incubus, Wilco, Dashboard Confessional, plus Special Guests.  The Bridge School is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to ensure that individuals with severe speech and physical impairments achieve full participation in their communities through the use of augmentative & alternative means of communication (AAC) and assistive technology (AT) applications and through the development, implementation and dissemination of innovative life-long educational strategies. BRIDGE SCHOOL Learn about it here. Neil Young's main cause! Join NY and friends at the Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert, and buy the CD!

HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH bring you the The Hootie and the Blowfish Foundation, established in 2000 to create an endowment that benefits children of South Carolina through education and supports school music programs nationwide.  The 9th Annual M.A.M. - Masters Celebrity Pro-Am in Myrtle Beach, SC, aired Monday May 12th 2003 on the Golf Channel featuring Hootie's Darius Rucker, Jim THE HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH FOUNDATION Learn about it here.
See Hootie Golf! Click in for the Annual M.A.M.golf pictures and good Hootie music, and read more about the M.A.M. here at HootieGolf.com.

The HOB Foundation brings music, arts and culture to schools and children.  If you would like to sponsor a program or donate musical instruments, please contact IHOBF Program Director, Kim Russell, at (702) 632-7682, or visit the website at ihobf.org.  >*** Rock for Learning would like to thank our guests & supporters:  Linda Locke and Ella Escudero for joining the Las Vegas Intl. House of Blues Foundation Advisory Board.  Through our combined efforts we hope to make a valued difference in the development of music, arts, and culture in children internationally. HOUSE OF BLUES FOUNDATION (ihobf.org) Learn about it here. Rock for Learning's FIRST commercial sponsor in 2002 - House of Blues!


GlobalGLOBAL POVERTY PROJECT learn about it here. join together with Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys, Band of Horses, and K'Naan to help end extreme poverty. Please join us to MAKE A COMMITMENT TO TAKE ACTION to help end golbal poverty. Click in HERE and sign up.


Make some noise with Amnesty IntlSNOW PATROL (photo courtesy of A&M Records) GET INVOLVED... AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL's "Make Some Noise" Campaign features SNOW PATROL, MAROON 5, AEROSMITH, THE CURE, THE POSTAL SERVICE, & BLACK EYED PEAS with covers of John Lennon songs to support human rights and protect individuals wherever justice, freedom and equality are denied. LEARN ABOUT IT at www.Amnesty.org and download music to make a difference: Every track you buy supports the work of Amnesty International to protect human rights worldwide.

PEARL JAM, Coldplay, Duran Duran, and all those involved with Lollapalooza 2003/ Axis of Justice (Audioslave, The Donnas, The Distillers and Jurassic 5) and many other artists would like you to visit and support MUSIC FOR HUMAN RIGHTS - AMNESTYUSA.ORG AMNESTY USA - MUSIC FOR HUMAN RIGHTS. Learn about it here. Supported by many artists, Radiohead, Pearl Jam, Coldplay, Axis of Justice, and more!


GIVE SUPPORT... ROBERT PLANT & THE STRANGE SENSATION while on tour with their record "Mighty Rearranger" performed in Europe for the Nelson Mandela Foundation and recognizing the gravity of conditions in Sub-Saharan Africa encourages learning to create a greater personal awareness and recommends:

  • Medecins Sans Frontiers to provide medical aid wherever needed.
  • Nelson Mandela Foundation to help raise Global awareness of AIDS/HIV.
  • SOS Sahel the only British development organisation to focus exclusively on the semi-arid lands of the Sahel and Horn of Africa to support activities in Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, Niger and Mali, some of the poorest countries in the world to meet their needs and address their problems.

FRANCIS DUNNERY calls for your support of The West Cumberland Children's Hospital Fund (UK) founded by Charlie & Kathleen Dunnery of Egremont-UK.  If you would like to help this organization, please send checks payable to EGREMONT TOWN HALL at CKDCF-Egremont Town Hall.  Market Street. Egremont, Cumbria CA22 2DF U.K. All contributions will benefit the children.CHARLIE & KATHLEEN DUNNERY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FUND (UK) Learn about it here.. Francis Dunnery's main cause.

SEAL supportsChildhelp USA,  one of the oldest and largest US non profits dedicated to the treatment and prevention of child abuse and neglect.  The organization's programs provide for the physical, emotional, spiritual, and educational needs of abused and neglected children.  A share of proceeds from Seal's US tour will be donated to Childhelp USA. Click into Seal.com for tour details CHILDHELP USA
Click in to Seal.com for tour details. US tour proceeds will be shared with Childhelp USA.

Ryan Adams supports Housing Works (Benefit concert 1/17/03) - visit Housing Works Used Book & Cafe in Soho, NY at 126 Crosby St., where 100% of proceeds go to Housing Works non-profit organization to provide housing, job training, and other services for 
homeless New Yorkers with HIV and AIDS.HOUSING WORKS (Housingworks.org) Learn about it here. Brought to our awareness by Ryan Adams - Go for books, music, and coffee at Housing Works Bookstore, SoHo-NY. Join Spin Doctors' Mark White supporting The Ronald McDonald House Charities

CARLOS SANTANA brings you The Milagro Foundation, based in Northern CA.  Milagro (Miracle) is a charitable foundation that supports underrepresented and underprivileged children and youth in the areas of arts, education and health. The foundation makes grants to community-based, grass- roots organizations that work with children and youth, especially those at risk and disadvantaged due to such factors as poor health, illiteracy, or insufficient educational and cultural opportunities. THE MILAGRO FOUNDATION Learn about it here. Carlos Santana's main cause.

COLDPLAY & OASIS' NOEL GALLAGHER in the 2002 Oxfam Benefit Concert play for Fair Trade.  OXFAM International is a confederation of 12 organizations working together in more than 100 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty, suffering and injustice as part of a global citizens movement campaigning on such issues as Fair Trade, Debt relief, Education for all, and Access to medicine. OXFAM "Make Trade Fair" Supported by many artists including, Coldplay, Oasis, and more. Download video clips from the benefit concert from [Here.]

Join the SPIN DOCTOR's bassist Mark White in support of The Ronald McDonald House, and help children heal.THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES Join The Spin Doctors' Mark White in support of The Ronald McDonald House Charities and help children heal.

In November 2011, Pete and Roger, supported by Oasis, Robert Plant, Paul Weller, Dave Grohl, and more. Roger Daltrey hosts a benefit concert annually to support Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen cancer America.  Roger Daltrey has been a patron of Teenage Cancer Trust for over 10 years and, with Pete Townshend at his side giving his full support, has helped raise millions of pounds for the charity.  Click in to learn more and share support.

ROGER DALTREY/THE WHO, PAUL WELLER, NOEL GALLAGHER, FLORENCE & THE MACHINE, JIMMY PAGE, and others performed at the London Royal Albert Hall TCT Annual Benefot to  support Teenage Cancer Trust.  Supporting performers also include Coldplay, Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Doves, Madness, and more.  Proceeds support development of hospital sanctuaries with information, inspiration, motivation, education, affirmation for teens with cancer. TEENAGE CANCER TRUST & TEEN CANCER AMERICA. The main cause of The Who and Roger Daltrey, and supported by The Who and friends through the Annual TCT Benefit at Royal Albert Hall. Learn more about it and share support with TheWho.com.

The Tiger Woods Foundation actively encourages and promotes parental responsibility and involvement in the lives of children and celebrate the spirit of inclusion in all aspects of human existence. The Tiger Woods Foundation has been actively supported and endorsed through annual Tiger Jam benefit concerts over the years by artists such as: Seal, Third Eye Blind, Hootie & the Blowfish, John Mellencamp, Joe Walsh, Don Henley, Train, LeAnne Rimes, Prince, and many more.TIGER WOODS FOUNDATION Supported by many artists including, Hootie & the Blowfish, Train, Prince, Seal, and more.
Recommended Reading: "START SOMETHING - You Can Make a Difference" by Earl Woods & The Tiger Woods Foundation

PEARL JAM could be the most active activists on a series of benefits including: The Benefit for the Prostate Cancer Center October 28, at the Santa Barbara Bowl. [Tickets available by auction on eBay.] All proceeds from ticket auctions will benefit the Louis Warschaw Prostate Cancer Center at Cedars-Sinai. Also Oct 22nd, 2003-Benefit for YouthCare.org in Seattle on October 22, plus Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit Concert on October 25-26. WARSCHAW PROSTATE CANCER CENTER at Cedars-Sinai. and YOUTHCARE.ORG Supported by Pearl Jam and Eddie Vedder

PETER GABRIEL brings us The WOMAD Foundation, inspired by Peter Gabriel's love for music around the world, is a registered educational charity established in 1983. Through festivals, performance events, recorded releases and educational projects, its constituted aim is: To promote, maintain, improve and advance education in world cultures, whilst seeking to excite and inform audiences of the worth and potential of a multi-cultural society.  See website for dates, locations and details. WOMAD: World Of Music And Dance Learn about it here. Peter Gabriel's main cause.
Click in to WOMAD.org for dates and info.

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PROVIDE RELIEF FOR THE "AMERICAN BLUES" & ACTIVATE SUPPORT WITH PETE YORN supporting causes for At-Risk/Disadvantaged Youths, Children, Family/Parent Support, Hunger, Mental Challenges, and Poverty through organizations such as: LiliClaireFoundation.org, www.FoodBankNYC.org, TheLunchboxFund.org, ChildrenoftheNight.org, SaveTheMusic.org, SweetRelief.org, EnergyAction Coalition, and fight for social justice with Pete Yorn and Axis of Justice (System of a Down-Serj Tankijian, Rage Against the Machine/Audioslave-Tom Morello and friends.). Have a listen to "American Blues Vol 1" (click HERE) and see lyrics and LEARN MORE at Myspace.com/PeteYorn. You ROCK for LEARNING about it!




MusicforAmerica.orgMUSIC FOR AMERICA previously on tour with the BEASTIE BOYS promoting political activism. Ch-Check it out! See what it's all about! MusicforAmerica.org Learn about it here.



SUPPORT A SAFE NEST WITH MELANIE SILOS singer/songwriter of SWAN SOUL: Saving lives of families and animals since 1977, SAFENEST.org supports the vision of a world where domestic violence is not tolerated and provides relief and shelter for individuals and animals under abusive conditions. LEARN MORE at SAFENEST.org You ROCK for LEARNING about it!



TIBET NEEDS YOUR HELP AGAINST ABUSE & ANNIHILATION ...against the total extinction of their country by the Chinese Government. Please join JOE WALSH, INCUBUS/BRANDON BOYD, Producer/Director RAY IPPOLITO and friends in support of this Tibetan Freedom cause. Write to government officials to protect human rights and TIBETAN FREEDOM NOW or NEVER: FREE TIBET [See the video here] and LEARN MORE about it and a letter from Ray Ippolito here. Read and learn more here. You ROCK for LEARNING about it!



Click in to ONE.org to take action and contact your government officials regarding HIV/AIDS relief, Tibetan Freedom, Human Rights, and other matters of importance to your community and world. (Image by authorization of ONE.org)

HELP - WarchildMusic.comBECK (photo courtesy of NLM)

  • GET MUSIC... support for WAR CHILD!
    WAR CHILD ANNOUNCE "HEROES" (rel: Nov 25th): AN INCREDIBLE NEW BENEFIT ALBUM FEATURING ALL NEW AND EXCLUSIVE CONTRIBUTIONS FROM various artists including BECK doing a cover of Bob Dylans "Leopard Skin Pill Box Hat", and DUFFY covering McCartney's "Live & Let Die". SIR PAUL McCARTNEY said “I have been supporting War Child since 1995. Their work with children in war zones saves lives and their work with those who take decisions that help them to do something about it saves even more lives. I think Duffy’s version of ‘Live and Let Die’ is great - I was really impressed. The breadth of talent on this project is amazing; it’s great that so many people gave their time, energy and support to this initiative. I urge everyone to support War Child.”
    Proceeds benefit War Child, an award winning charity that provides humanitarian assistance to war-affected children in some of the most devastated regions of the world.

    RADIOHEAD(Photo courtesty of NLM) Also, available through www.warchildmusic.com. Download the special RADIOHEAD Jonny Greenwood remix of "Go To Sleep" recorded live in Japan 2004 for .99 cents. COLDPLAY (photo courtesy of Capitol Records) Also get the album to help children of the Bosnian War is available in stores featuring COLDPLAY, OASIS, BLUR, RADIOHEAD, KEANE, SUEDE and more.

    Click in and LEARN MORE at WarChildMusic.com plus access more music to support the War Child cause! You ROCK for LEARNING about it!



    UNICEF Benefit CD - Do They Know It's Halloween"DO THEY KNOW IT'S HALLOWEEN?!" It's trick & a treat!!! Featuring Beck, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, The Arcade Fire, David Cross, Elvira, etc. This single is entitled the NORTH AMERICAN HALLOWEEN PREVENTION INITIATIVE, a satire - as well as a charity-benefit song with all proceeds being donated to UNICEF. [GET IT HERE AT THE YAHOO STORE] - (CD #2 on the list.)



    Ryan Adams
    Army of Anyone
    Ian Brown (Stone Roses)
    End Roulette
    Francis Dunnery
    The Golden Ratio
    Hot Hot Heat
    Johnny Marr & the Healers
    The Kin
    Led Zeppelin
    March Fourth Marching Band
    The Music
    Robert Plant
    Darius Rucker (Hootie & the Blowfish)
    The Thrills
    Pete Yorn
    The Zutons

    Rock for Learning - promoting great music and  good causes to cultivate a better world.  Now featuring artists: OASIS, COLDPLAY, LED ZEPPELIN, ROBERT PLANT, KEANE, THE KIN, RYAN ADAMS, RADIOHEAD, INCUBUS, and more...
    Rock for Learning!
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