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    Please help me spread HOPE by covering this song and sharing it. I Maybe donate to a charity as well. Some suggested links below. Thank you.
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Hope by Brian Toledo & Eric Toledo
Written & Recorded on 4/14/2001 by Eric Toledo using a Yamaha MT4X 4-track cassette recorder, purchased at Skips Music Sacramento, CA and given to Eric by his Dad.

This is dedicated to anyone who needs a little HOPE in their lives.

I'd love to hear COVER versions of this song, lyrics or not or whatever. To spread the simple universal message of HOPE. Please help me spread HOPE by covering this song and sharing it. Included in the album download is the original lyrics & chords for HOPE.

Unfortunately I cannot find the master cassette tape or I'd upload the individual tracks as well. This song is CCMUSIC licensed.

You can download an alt mix of HOPE free here too: soundcloud.com/eroctech/hope




Suggested Charities:

If you would like to donate to help those struggling with mental illness, consider one of the following groups.

[American Foundation for Suicide Prevention | www.afsp.org ]
This national charity works to understand and prevent suicide by supporting research looking at the causes of suicide, helping those who have suicidal thoughts or those who have lost someone to suicide, and working with federal and state government on policies to prevent suicide and care for those at risk.

[Brain & Behavior Research Foundation | bbrfoundation.org ]
This foundation awards scientific grants to those working to make discoveries in understanding the causes and improving the treatments of mental disorders, such as depression, schizophrenia, anxiety, autism, and bipolar, attention-deficit hyperactivity, post-traumatic stress, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. They’ve awarded close to $310 million to more than 3,700 scientists in the past 25 years.

[Treatment Advocacy Center | www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/index.php ]
This charity works to improve the treatment of severe mental illness by promoting policies and practices for the delivery of psychiatric care and supporting the development of treatments for and research into the causes of psychiatric illnesses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

[Trevor Project | www.thetrevorproject.org ]
This national organization, founded by the creators of the Academy-award winning short film Trevor, provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender teens and young adults.



released January 13, 2016

The Holy Toledo Brothers:
Brian Toledo - Drums
Eric Toledo - Vox, Acoustic Guitar 1 & 2, Bass




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Track Name: HOPE (original demo)
This is your day
you’ll make it through
You have to believe in
More than just you

Someday we’ll find out
there more than just words
Someday we’ll be free again
just like the breeze

This is your day
your time is now
Be more than just space
let go of the worry

Do more than get by
you don’t have to be a hero
Be who you were created to be
oh, its beautiful, so beautiful

This is your day
so fly like an eagle
Catch hold of your dreams
take hold of the light,
it’s for you and I

Take hold of the light
Cause this is your day

This is your day
you’ll make it through
You have to believe in
More than just you yes it’s true