Good Samaritan Society-Specialty Care Community

Huntington's Hope Blog

by Sharon St. Mary

We want to keep you up-to-date on the happenings at the Good Samaritan Society-Specialty Care Community. In upcoming blog posts, you'll hear the latest from our team and others who make Huntington's Hope possible—the physicians, researchers, and Good Samaritans like you. You'll also share in the daily trials and triumphs of people with Huntington's disease and their families.

Mixd Up Kidz transformed Donovan's folk, psychedelic classic Atlantis into a southern gospel jamboree. Although their moniker makes them a mystery to most music fans, Mixd Up Kidz is actually a super collective of Minneapolis rock stars, featuring former Replacements drummer Chris Mars, veteran producer and guitarist Kevin Bowe, hip-hop powerhouse Carnage, as well as members of Sounds of Blackness, and multi-instrumentalist Tommy Barbarella. We’re... (more...)
Seattle’s folk-pop band Ivan & Alyosha channel Donovan’s romantic side with their beautiful cover of Catch The Wind. Their vocal harmonies are impeccable and so is their timing (as in ‘just in time’ to share it with a special someone on Valentine’s Day.) A special thanks to the band for helping us raise donations for Huntington's Hope. Net proceeds of every download help a child from a family affected by Huntington's disease achieve their... (more...)
Jillian Rae creates a psychedelic, lovely and haunting rendition of Donovan’s 1969 classic hit, Superlungs My Supergirl. In a recent interview with GO96.3 radio, Jillian described her creative process. “Everyone knows and loves Donovan’s songs. I chose that song and didn’t listen to it for a few months. Than I just kind of wrote a new song with the same lyrics and kept little Donovan hints.” Jillian’s creativity didn't stop there. Check out... (more...)
Rock and roll band Maudlin enthusiastically pulls Donovan’s ‘60’s classic Epistle to Dippy into a modern, high-energy rendition. “We had so much fun with this project,” said husband/wife co-creators David and Priscilla Priebe. “We took the perspective of trying to perform Epistle to Dippy as though it was our song, written in 2015, and play it exactly the way we would approach any of our own songs. It strays quite a bit from where Donovan... (more...)


DONOVAN – GAZING WITH T... April 22, 2016 | 0 comments

“I am so delighted with this new tribute album that Rock the Cause Records has released, assisted by Kara Wright of Peer Music, Los Angeles. The title of the tribute album, Gazing with tranquility is a line from my song, The Hurdy Gurdy Man. The line describes the deep stillness one... Read more

BRETT DENNEN – COLOURS April 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Spring is finally in the air. We can think of no better way to welcome it than sharing with you Brett Dennen's youthful cover of Donovan's Colours. Brett offers up a modern folk version of this timeless classic. With sparse guitars and vocals reminiscent of Neil Young, you can almost... Read more

Where the money goes

latest actions image