SEASON 260 : Roads Girdle the Globe
This week's theme is simple:
The song titles have to have a word like Street, Avenue, Boulevard, Road, Highway, etc. in them.
It's okay for that word to be an abbreviation, but St. has to mean "street" and not "saint" or "state". A single word that is specifically a street name is okay, such as Broadway.
For more general words, like Route, Way, Path, it has to be clear that the song is referring to a street. For example "Route 66" would be good, but a song called "I Had a Paper Route" wouldn't be okay.
Other things that are not acceptable for this week:
Songs with the word "railroad" in the title. This week it's a street theme, not a train theme. Unless the song is called "Railroad Street".
Just because you know of somewhere that there's a Dixie Street doesn't mean you can play "Dixie Chicken" for this week. The song "Baker Street" by Gerry Rafferty is okay, but that doesn't mean that Midnight Oil's "Bakerman" or PFM's "Josephine Baker" are also okay. Bob Dylan's "Positively 4th Street" is okay, Aimee Mann's "4th of July" is not. Don't try to Thornton Rule me on this, I won't put the song on the playlist.
I thought about banning the song "Take Me Home, Country Roads" for this week. I won't ban it, but please dig a little deeper. If you're the third or fourth person who plays this, my eyes and ears will probably glaze over, and I won't be giving you all the attention you deserve.
The video must be a new video recorded for this Season.
The video must say that it is for the 260th Season of the Ukulele.
Multitracking is okay, overdubs are okay. But I'm most interested in seeing you perform a song on the ukulele.
Original songs are always welcome.
Videos must be posted to this thread. But not before midnight tonight, Hawaiian time. (And remember, Season 259 still has a day to go, so keep on Groundhogging.)
The contest ends at midnight Hawaiian time on Sunday night, February 12.
NO MORE THAN THREE VIDEOS! Your other songs don't have to go home, but they can't stay on the playlist here.
Winners will be chosen randomly. I will probably give three t-shirts as prizes.
To start things off, this was one of my favorite songs of 2016. It's "Eliot St." by a Boston band called Quilt.