The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast release “Let’s Get Together” on Big3 Records – Recorded at Big3 Studios.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of The Suncoast recorded, mixed and mastered the track "Let's Get Together" at Big3 Studios. Please support the families of the fallen officers and our community by downloading “Let’s Get Together” from our iTunes store.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast and Big3 Records have joined forces to create a powerful song and video in honor of the three St. Petersburg Police Officers, lost in the line of duty – homage to our Fallen Heroes, and a fundraiser for the officers’ families.
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May 26, 2011 – Saint Petersburg, FL – Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast and Big3 Records have joined forces to create a powerful song and video in response to the three slain St. Petersburg Police Officers, as homage to our Fallen Heroes, for the healing of the community and a fundraiser for the officers’ families.
“Let’s Get Together” is an edgy, soulful ballad that drives home the powerful emotions evoked from the tragic deaths of three Saint Petersburg Police Officers. Singer, songwriter and national recording artist LX who wrote the inspirational song after, Herbert A. Murphy, Director for the Royal Theater Boys & Girls Club Arts Academy, and he met with 60 students to discuss the recent tragedies. The student’s share their disbelief that these crimes happened just blocks away from where many of them live. After the discussion, they were lead in a moment of silence to remember the fallen officers. “During that moment I was compelled to take these emotions and grieving thoughts and put them on paper”, LX said.
“All of us at Big3 Records have friends and family affected by this tragedy,” says Bill Edwards, owner of Big3 Records. “We felt a strong need to help by doing what we do best (making music), and giving the profits to local Charities. It’s turning out to be one powerful-uplifting song and music-video”
“Let’s Get Together” begins with an emotional appeal for change and it gradually builds into a towering anthem, with the voices of 60 children ages 5-18 from the Boys & Girls Club joining in for the poignant lines: “Take my hand come together, heal the hurt, love each other, live in peace and harmony, let’s get together you and me”, “Let’s Get Together” lyrics combines expressions of deep pain over the deaths with hope in the healing efforts, “I know I can’t do it alone, please be my hope, just be my hero”.
All proceeds from every download of this emotionally charged “St Petersburg Community Originated Anthem” will go directly to local charities assisting the families of St. Petersburg Police Officer Jeffrey Yaslowitz, Sgt. Tom Baitinger and Officer David Crawford.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast, whose mission is to inspire and enable all young people living in Pinellas County, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The goal is to prevent such tragedies through teaching children the value of life and community. Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast is proud to support and assist our local community by providing this song as a message of healing and hope.
By downloading this song, you will be assisting in the support of the officer’s families – and have a moving and memorable piece in your music collection.