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    Sticky: Hello! If season 316 is still available, could I...

    Hello! If season 316 is still available, could I take it?
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    The Simpsons went to Iceland in 2013. So here is...

    The Simpsons went to Iceland in 2013. So here is "Njósnavélin" (2002) by Sigur Rós. Tried to play a quite new uke arrangement by Helmut Bickel.

    https://youtu.be/p3thFMNKG2Q
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    The Rowan Tree Is Red Again (1977?) by Kustas...

    The Rowan Tree Is Red Again (1977?) by Kustas Kikerpuu.

    https://youtu.be/PC0-PFhso8Y
  4. Thread: Season 294

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    Strange things are going on in Finnish woods: the...

    Strange things are going on in Finnish woods: the wee wood troll lives in a nice cave under a spruce stump, according to the kids' song "Mörri-Möykky" (1965) by Marjatta Pokela.
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    Autumn Song - "Höstvisa" (1965). Lyrics by Tove...

    Autumn Song - "Höstvisa" (1965). Lyrics by Tove Jansson (the artist and writer behind the Moomins). Music by Erna Tauro. Equally melancholy in Swedish and English.

    https://youtu.be/EaA8DPByyLo
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    One of my most persistent earworms from the 80s -...

    One of my most persistent earworms from the 80s - "Only You" (1983) by Savage (Roberto Zanetti). Three years later an Estonian band "Monitor" covered the song, and this time the lyrics were about a...
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    A Finnish song about artist's life which mentions...

    A Finnish song about artist's life which mentions lots of drugs: "Taiteilijaelämää" (1995) by Ismo Alanko.
    (A fine version with symphony orchestra is here.)


    https://youtu.be/clIKQiuyLU8
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    Willie Nelson recorded "September Song" by Kurt...

    Willie Nelson recorded "September Song" by Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson in 1978. Here is an instrumental version with vid, featuring the "city cows" of ancient native Eastern Finncattle breed. The...
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    May The Force Be With You Always (1977) by Tom T....

    May The Force Be With You Always (1977) by Tom T. Hall. This song is not about Star Wars. Or is it?

    https://youtu.be/fQ0Hs5YXNCk
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    I'm not in love, either. Honest. ...

    I'm not in love, either. Honest.

    https://youtu.be/Uv4WE2e08VU
  11. Thank you for the stickers, Linda! They arrived...

    Thank you for the stickers, Linda! They arrived today and they'll remind me of this fantastic Season in days to come.
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    Holidays and camps - several Seasonistas have...

    Holidays and camps - several Seasonistas have covered the song "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh" over the years, but I learned just a few weeks ago from Tommy that a Finnish version exists. So here is the...
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    Aloha! Here is the song "Koke'e" by Dennis...

    Aloha! Here is the song "Koke'e" by Dennis Kamakahi, arranged by Spencer Gay. Slow and rough version - perhaps going to Hawaii would help with "the Hawaiian feeling"? :)
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    Stanley (stanat20) already submitted a fine cover...

    Stanley (stanat20) already submitted a fine cover of "Morning Has Broken", but here is my instrumental version, based on uke tabs by R. J. Putter and Helmut Bickel. Extra percussions and ambient...
  15. So glad to hear, Val, that your husband's...

    So glad to hear, Val, that your husband's condition is a bit better. Best wishes to you both.
  16. Thank you for the terrific Season! During the...

    Thank you for the terrific Season! During the last couple of weeks there have been long articles about Summer Of Love 1967 in Finnish newspapers and magazines. Thanks to the Seasons and the fantastic...
  17. Sending my best wishes to our brave host Linda...

    Sending my best wishes to our brave host Linda and to Tommy.
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    A medley of 3 songs that are usually not "put...

    A medley of 3 songs that are usually not "put together", but these were the favorite American sing along songs of my grandma and aunt. They sang better. :)

    https://youtu.be/dJ2UYLsmW_0
  19. "Strawberry Fields Forever" (1967) by John and...

    "Strawberry Fields Forever" (1967) by John and Macca. Instrumental version with tabs from UkeFever, a birch tree and lingonberry sauce:

    https://youtu.be/64N9YUnVYiA
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    Thank you, Keith, for an inspiring week! I always...

    Thank you, Keith, for an inspiring week! I always had a secret sympathy for Roy Orbison's songs, so I had to do this - after working all day and feeling daring:

    https://youtu.be/DNw91h1wovg
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    Thank you Liz for a fine Season!

    Thank you Liz for a fine Season!
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    For some odd reason, my banjolele likes to play...

    For some odd reason, my banjolele likes to play waltzes about the perils of whiskey. Here is a song named "Don't Sell Daddy Anymore Whiskey". In YouTube a cover by Johnny Cash can be found....
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    Very enjoyable week! My entry is a song with both...

    Very enjoyable week! My entry is a song with both "Hello" and "Goodbye" in it. The original version was called "Telegram Of Love" and it was a duet between people in New York and in Rome, Italy. But...
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    Fantastic Season and many inspired song choices,...

    Fantastic Season and many inspired song choices, I've really enjoyed listening.
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    A great week with fine music! Here is a song...

    A great week with fine music! Here is a song about a brook. (And this time my rendition is intentionally monotonous. :))

    https://youtu.be/18QM4dp033g
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