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    I was in two minds about doing this one, because...

    I was in two minds about doing this one, because I bet TCK knows it. And therefore our host might too. But for me, for 30+ years, this was the deepest cut of all - a song I couldn't find.
    It all...
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    I am hoping for 100% on the never-heard-it-ometer...

    I am hoping for 100% on the never-heard-it-ometer for this one. The last time I did a song by Half Man Half Biscuit I was met with a sea of blank faces, with maybe just a couple of people in the...
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    I hope enough people say "never heard it" to make...

    I hope enough people say "never heard it" to make it qualify. The original by Declan O'Rourke is quite simply one of the loveliest songs I know, and although it has been covered by a few people, and...
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    Fred - worry not, you are just witnessing an...

    Fred - worry not, you are just witnessing an outbreak of Sheeran-bashing, a fairly popular sport here in the UK. Popular, that is, unless you are one of his many fans. Personally, I can take him or...
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    George Ezra first appeared in 2013, and had a hit...

    George Ezra first appeared in 2013, and had a hit with this in 2014. His debut (and so far, only) album was the 3rd best seller in the UK that year.


    https://youtu.be/1r_JlNpyIQg
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    Oh yes, I challenge anyone to do something from...

    Oh yes, I challenge anyone to do something from their "Nonagon Infinity" album. In fact, I challenge some people just to give it a listen.;)
  7. Sticky: Filed under "if I'm getting desperate by...

    Filed under "if I'm getting desperate by November..."


    Thanks Linda - that's one place I haven't been to yet.


    I already have quite a number of those, a lot of them gathered here when they...
  8. Sticky: Let's go for Tubular Bells while we are at...

    Let's go for Tubular Bells while we are at it...;)

    Anything a bit more three-chords and two-and-a-half-minutes ish?
  9. Sticky: The Rutles are looking likely... but Meat...

    The Rutles are looking likely...



    but Meat Loaf isn't...:cool:
  10. Sticky: Thanks! I wouldn't say that I KNOW 365 songs,...

    Thanks!
    I wouldn't say that I KNOW 365 songs, but I am gradually getting to the point where I have 365 songs which I can play to a sort of acceptable level. If you have any suggestions - songs you...
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    When you compose the message here in the forum,...

    When you compose the message here in the forum, click on the little film icon (almost at the far right of the row of editing icons) and paste the link that YouTube gives you in there.
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    Theme 3 - Randy Newman appeared at the 2005...

    Theme 3 - Randy Newman appeared at the 2005 festival, and even did this song.


    https://youtu.be/6Lj8Nz-xuU8
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    Theme 1 - Elvis Costello has recorded in New...

    Theme 1 - Elvis Costello has recorded in New Orleans (as well as appearing at that 2005 festival), and has worked a lot over the years with Allen Toussaint, but this one is from a much earlier album,...
  14. Sticky: That's a deal Brian! That's the kind of song I...

    That's a deal Brian! That's the kind of song I can manage...And thanks for chipping in so quickly!
  15. Sticky: Thanks for all your support on this 365ukesongs...

    Thanks for all your support on this 365ukesongs thing. You people really are the best.

    A few comments on the suggestions that have been made -

    Collaborations - I'm a bit wary of anything which...
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    Here's a bit of advance warning of a challenge I have set myself for 2018.

    Remember the crazy Season that Alan hosted, where the artists you could cover changed every day? That was the first (and...
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    Another dollar in the pot, courtesy of this minor...

    Another dollar in the pot, courtesy of this minor hit from Rockpile


    https://youtu.be/nLpu_1ibi3k
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    What - doing this song or robbing a bank?

    What - doing this song or robbing a bank?
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    Here's one from The Clash. It was written by Mick...

    Here's one from The Clash. It was written by Mick Jones about his school chum Robin Crocker, who, when he left school, made a poor career choice - bank robber.

    Warning, for small and/or sensitive...
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    I too have my own space (the background to almost all of my videos) where I do my playing. In fact, thinking about it, last week's Season video from the campervan was the first time I have recorded a...
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    Very kind of you Linda! From where I am sitting...

    Very kind of you Linda! From where I am sitting (in the North East of England) we got away with it very lightly - strong winds last night, some trees down here and there, but nothing worse than a...
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    Another one from Tom Waits. ...

    Another one from Tom Waits.


    https://youtu.be/3TE4pUOZxR4
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    Any excuse to play something by Tom Waits ...

    Any excuse to play something by Tom Waits


    https://youtu.be/25lOxDQztVE
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    Another week away in the van, and the hunt for...

    Another week away in the van, and the hunt for that elusive beast, the Free WiFi, is not going well. So apologies for not being around to listen and comment so far. But I had to contribute something...
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    My playing cards arrived today - thanks Linda! As...

    My playing cards arrived today - thanks Linda! As my songs for this week were performed in the campervan, that's where the cards are going, for the nights when we have to gamble for the last glass of...
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