Eric Schneider | Yes, We Will! (Songs for Est Graduates)

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Yes, We Will! (Songs for Est Graduates)

by Eric Schneider

est Grads: Remember the kick-ass Training, the legendary 6-DAY Course, The Hunger Project's commitment to possibility, a world working for everyone, and having a say in our lives? These 10 songs by a 1980's staff member will bring those thrills right bac
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  Song Share Time Download
1. A Normal San Diego Training
7:08 $0.99
2. I Don't Hafta Do It Alone
2:21 $0.99
3. Just 'cause You 'n' I Said
2:48 $0.99
4. Talkin' Transformation Blues
2:15 $0.99
5. I Forgave Myself
2:15 $0.99
6. Until We Do
2:24 $0.99
7. The Vey Best Game
3:25 $0.99
8. Who We Are Is a Key
3:21 $0.99
9. Rather Be Right
3:29 $0.99
10. Yes, We Will!
4:06 $0.99
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Album Notes
Eric Schneider knew he was going to take est when he learned that John Denver wrote "Rocky Mountain High" right out of his Training. "A Normal San Diego Training"- which poured out of Eric after his 1981 Training- is a whole 'nother animal. Listening to it has been, for many people, a quick review of the est Training.

Next year he did the 6-Day Course, and wrote "I Don't Hafta Do it Alone." That year he and the rest of us also discovered "The Very Best Game" - having a world that works for everyone. He topped off 1982 by writing a song from his long-distance relationship, asserting (We're never gonna get together) "Until We Do." [And they never did, but that's another story.]

Getting engaged on leaving staff in 1985, Eric assured his fiancee (later his boys' mom) that he was with her, "Just 'Cause You 'n' I Said." The same year he wrote "Who We Are is a Key," on a lunch break from a course Werner led in San Francisco, and satellcast around the country. That was the day after he'd been to Introduction Leader mocks with Mark Spirtos, where he'd scribbled on a paper, "Who we are is Love, looking for a place to happen." On the way home for lunch, he wondered "What's the rest of that song?? "Key" is now the unofficial theme song of the unorganized American Peace Movement.

Next year, out of a breakthrough insight, Eric wrote the moving, "I Forgave Myself," and debuted it an Orange County (CA) meeting of the late Lew Epstein's Men's Clubs. (Did you know Louie?)

In 1989, he summed up his training and development with the right-on "Would You Rather be Right?" and gently mocked us all with the hilarious "Talkin' Transformation Blues." That same year Werner declared a window of time opening up, in which we actually could end hunger. Eric wrote the triumphant "Yes, We Will!" and flew to The Hunger Project's Africa Prize Dinner in NYC that year, to hear Willie Mae Wright perform it.

Check out these nine great songs by Eric Schneider, who lives and sings a life of Transformation, and wakes us up with each tune. When you buy this exciting collection, email your receipt to, for a free set of all the lyrics, so you can sing along.

***FREE: Download an album for a friend and get two additional songs at no charge:
"Mountains Without Tops" (inspired by a specific teaching of Werner's)
"When I Grow Up I Want to be Like Helen Gilhooley" (commissioned by Tom Solomon in 1989) ***

Warning: The first two of songs on "YES, WE WILL!" are "Rated PG-16," for the kind of language we used to hear in the Old Days. (Wink!)



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