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Lake Tahoe musician creates Mother Earth song to inspire change

by Paula Peterson | Southtahoenow.com
April 18, 2024

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Local musician Liz Broscoe has released a song that features Lake Tahoe and the challenges to keep it blue, and it could become the next battle cry to protect the lake.

Liz has been working on a new album for over a year and she wrote “Mother Earth” as one of the songs for that album. She had finished writing the song when she saw the videos of the thousands of pounds of trash left on Zephyr Shoals on the 4th of July.

“It made me sick just like everyone else that saw it,” Liz said of the viral video.

Within a day of sitting with that image, Liz had an inspirational thought to make a public service announcement (PSA) and music video out of “Mother Earth.”

Like many others in her generation, Liz grew up watching the PSA with the crying Native American canoeing on a trash-laden Hudson River. Released in 1970, it became of one the most well-known television public service spots. “People start pollution, people can stop it,” the announcer said in the background.

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