Anne Marie Pace pointed me to this piece in the Washington Post on celebrities re-recording "We are the World" as a fundraiser for Haiti ---and she mentioned how inspiring it was to read about Barbara Streisand rehearsing for 30 minutes for a 10 second solo.
What I fixated on was this line from the producer:
"This is like running through hell with gasoline underpants," Jones said.
Writing is like that sometimes too. Flame on!