Elizabeth LaPrelle sings "Black Is The Color." Hal Cannon hide caption

itoggle caption Hal Cannon

Ian Tyson, pictured with wife Sylvia, wrote "Four Strong Winds" after hearing Bob Dylan perform a new song. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of the artist

Musician Kristina Olsen says Tibetan prayer flags flying over porches near her home in Venice, Calif., became the inspiration for a song. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of the artist

Elmo Ray (left) and Rosemary Scott are members of the Stars of Harmony, an African-American quartet tradition based in Texas. Taki Telonidis hide caption

itoggle caption Taki Telonidis

African Children's Choir Courtesy of the artist hide caption

itoggle caption Courtesy of the artist