Casting a mood of reflection, acoustic guitars and keyboard blend together to create a poignant floating layer of support to Hostetler’s lyric vocal. It is a state where ‘rain walking’ is the natural course of life. Efforts and failures and the resulting growth end with resolve to keep walking through it all one step at a time. Still standing, moving on with a sense of gratitude for an experience that has ripened into a valued moment in time.
“Rain Walking is a phenomenal track, reminiscent of late 70’s - early 80’s Folk/Ballad Music….with a resolute joy in his words, one of reflective wisdom, a vocal …similar to John Lennon as in the song “Woman”. -IndiePulseMusic
“a lovely, quiet number that showcases his ability to craft a song that stirs the imagination as well as the emotion”-Prof.Johnny Porter
rock & blues international (pg 51-2) https://rockandbluesinternational.com/
“I still marvel at how a strong thought becomes an idea that makes me pick up my guitar, and then somehow a riff appears that leads me on into some phrases that turn into a lyric which ends up as a song. Is it some sort of magic? Bob Marley certainly had the magic. He songs rose up from the ‘mud’ of Jamaican street life and “bloomed like a lotus flower”, enchanting fans around the world. Listen to his songs and enjoy!
In a recent reminiscing moment, I thought of how Bob Marley came out of nowhere and swept two generations of music lovers up into happiness, hope, community, and social awareness. In so doing his music and presence brought diverse people together. Who is here today that can rise up to the task to the need to lift us out of political pettiness to enjoy a life of togetherness. This is my modest offering of thanks to him”. Fred Hostetler