“Child of the Sky” In 2001, Cynthia gave birth to a very special little Boy. His name is also Russell. I was present at his birth and while most children come into the world crying, Little Russ came out quietly and while being handed to me, as I carried him around the room, he just had a very gentle smile on his little face, as if to say, “Ah. Here I am. ” I remember thinking. “Yes, the world will be in good hands in the future.” I always think of him when I sing this song, a song I actually wrote in 1969 and recently found in a file of old songs. I didn’t save the music, so, Hans said, “Well, write new music! So I did, and it is one of my most favorite songs.