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All The Difference In The World – Leap Of Faith

Leap Of Faith is a conflicted movie.
A cynical look at manufactured religion transforms into something else.
Crippled teenager Boyd (Lukas Haas) interacts with Jonas Nightingale (Steve Martin) when a miracle show experiences what seems to be a miracle:

Jonas:
Look, I run a show here. It’s a lot of smoke and noise and it’s strictly for the suckers. I’ve been pulling one kind of scam or another since I was your age, and if there’s one thing I know it’s how to spot the genuine article because that’s what you’ve got to watch out for. Not the cops, you can always get around the cops. But the one thing you can never, ever get around is the genuine article, and you, kid, are the genuine article.
Boyd:
Are you saying you think you’re a fake?
Jonas:
I know I’m a fake.
Boyd:
Well, what difference does it make if you get the job done?
Jonas:
Kid, it makes all the difference in the world.

One of my friends from college days and I used to wonder about working the phrase ‘aluminium siding’ into one of our sermons, but to the best of my knowledge neither of us ever did.


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Cuckoo by Edie Brickell & Steve Martin

This rendition of Cuckoo by Edie Brickell & Steve Martin was recorded by the BBC.
Enjoy.


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I’m By Your Side by Steve Martin & Edie Brickell

So Familiar by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell was one of my favourite album purchases this year.
It came out in 2015 and took me a while to find, but I’m glad I did.

Here’s I’m By Your Side.


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Won’t Go Back by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

I love Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s collaborations.
Their second album So Familiar came out late last year.
Here’s Won’t Go Back.


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Sun’s Gonna Shine by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin

Listening to lots and lots of all sorts of music.
Here’s Edie Brickell on vocals and Steve Martin on banjo (with friends) performing Sun’s Gonna Shine from their album Love Has Come For You.