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Twitter Snapshot: Mark Johnson on one world and one song

Mark Johnson delivered a poignant conclusion to the first day of TEDGlobal, as he screened two videos from Playing for Change, his project to record different artists around the world playing the same song, to be combined in one composite film. A palpable sense of hope and unity pervades the reaction on Twitter:

Mark Johnson asked the street musicians why they played on the street. “I’m in the joy business”kevglobal

“What brings us together between birth and death is up to us.”
Precioso. -M. Johnson. — eRomanMe

Mark Johnson is creating a global force of music and song! It is just uplifting music to reach enlightenment!liaonet

The #TED crowd seems to love Mark Johnson and his vision of uniting the world in music. His org is “Playing for Change,” peace thru music. — ruthannharnisch

Mark Johnson said something interesting about us gaining world peace by speaking the common language of music [inspiring] — iamhelenharrop