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    I interrupt this season to announce that Season...

    I interrupt this season to announce that Season 383 is now available so you can start preparing.

    Don't forget that the current season still has a day and a half to run so

    Back to season 382
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    Here's an original Summer Song from me. Early...

    Here's an original Summer Song from me. Early posting is hosts privilege. Remember don't post yours until after Midnight, Saturday Hawaii time.

    https://youtu.be/rRsNx_yvugE

    Lyrics & Chords
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    Season 383: Summer Rites

    The title of this season is a pun as I want you to write a song or tune about summer.

    Rather than an intro video, I've put my own contribution in the second post in this thread.

    To give you...
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    Graham (Not Another Linda) covered Sailing which...

    Graham (Not Another Linda) covered Sailing which was written by Gavin Sutherland.
    Sutherland is a county in the far Northwest of Scotland
    There is a village in Sutherland called Kylesku which lies...
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    It would be a little difficult. :rofl: I play...

    It would be a little difficult. :rofl:

    I play two harmonicas held together by little magnets for easy key change between tunes.
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    Berni's mention of adultery reminded me of a...

    Berni's mention of adultery reminded me of a traditional song about a soldier "playing away" that I've not sung for a long time.

    https://youtu.be/CXU_JYZ3LNA
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    My second this week is a tune played on tenor...

    My second this week is a tune played on tenor recorder with accompaniment on tenor ukulele.

    Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738) was an Irish Harper and composer. He was the son of a blacksmith and went...
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    Miss you too. Congratulations on getting your...

    Miss you too. Congratulations on getting your poem published. Add a tune and bring to the seasons when you feel able.
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    About 1790, a broadside ballad was published...

    About 1790, a broadside ballad was published called the "Buck's Elegy". It, or at least the basic story it told, proved remarkably enduring and collectively these days this group of songs are...
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    I use MuseScore but only for notation. I've not...

    I use MuseScore but only for notation. I've not tried the tab function as I rarely use tab. I can recommend it. Free, powerful, flexible.
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    A bit cheeky this one but it does mention San...

    A bit cheeky this one but it does mention San Francisco in the chorus. Thornton Rule?

    https://youtu.be/xdDqNNvgd50
    When I published it, I got a message saying "This video is private" but the...
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    Some Beach Boys. Not my best but hey! ...

    Some Beach Boys. Not my best but hey!

    https://youtu.be/WALTcW4Ovjk
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    I think it depends on where in the world you are....

    I think it depends on where in the world you are. Henley & Frey certainly had a reputation for being particularly zealous about copyright and would object to any Eagles cover put up. It seems that it...
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    For a lot of Latin American music styles, the key...

    For a lot of Latin American music styles, the key distinguishing feature is the rhythm and with a ukulele we often describe this in strum patterns. I don't really like to dwell too much on strum...
  15. Sticky: The portable power banks are very useful.

    The portable power banks are very useful.
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    I think it's better if we don't poke our nebs in...

    I think it's better if we don't poke our nebs in and leave the host to deal with things as they see fit. I surmise that most people have read the OP but tend to forget or work on local time without...
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    I followed some tutorials on YT and tried the...

    I followed some tutorials on YT and tried the strum they suggested. I could do it but then matching it to a song and it all went wrong. I then tried the built in rhythm on my keyboard and tried to...
  18. Sticky: Voting has been political for some years, added...

    Voting has been political for some years, added to which we've only been playing at entering for some years. The result has little to do song or singer and everything to do with the spectacle. All of...
  19. Sticky: No surprise there then! I'm sure the B-word was a...

    No surprise there then! I'm sure the B-word was a factor. We're not exactly flavour of the month in Europe just now.
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    Here's my English version with added distortion....

    Here's my English version with added distortion. As Plastik Uke said banned almost certainly for the succession of murders and the underlying menace of the song. Also and example of beeb...
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    The Beverley Sisters were a British Female vocal...

    The Beverley Sisters were a British Female vocal group who had a number of hits in the 1950s. Their songs were typical sentimental love songs of the time so quite why this one was banned, I really...
  22. I have three tenors strung DGBE. A Brueko tenor...

    I have three tenors strung DGBE. A Brueko tenor with high D, a tenor Fluke with low D and a Baton Rouge 8 string with high/low D and the other three courses in unison. The 8 string is the least...
  23. Sticky: That doesn't sound good. Get well soon.

    That doesn't sound good. Get well soon.
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    Our host and Jon Duncan have worked some ukulele...

    Our host and Jon Duncan have worked some ukulele magic on a traditional Northumbrian Air, The Wild Hills O' Wannies. I took my original video and added the new audio.

    https://youtu.be/1AQR8oseIes
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    Thanks Ryan. Here's a direct link to the You...

    Thanks Ryan.

    Here's a direct link to the You Tube Video

    The Wild Hills O' Wannies
    https://youtu.be/Ubc9fheZpss
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