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What tune shall we play in August?

Valse de Vent
- 6 (14.3%)
Oh Joe the Boat is Going Over
- 12 (28.6%)
Morgan Rattler
- 8 (19%)
Brighton Camp
- 16 (38.1%)

Total Members Voted: 40

Voting closed: July 31, 2011, 11:49:37 PM


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Clive Williams

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Poll: Tune of the Month for August 2011
« on: July 24, 2011, 11:49:37 PM »

Hi everyone - here's this month's selection:

From last month, Valse de Vent - a beautiful, simple (I think, haven't tried to learn it yet!) French waltz written by Florence Pinvidic. And here is a lovely video of her playing it... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcGX7x1vJ6I . Bob Ellis has kindly put together some sheet music for it, which you can download from here.

Oh Joe the Boat is Going Over - a classic polka from East Anglia (in England); here is Gavin Atkin playing a nice clean version in D: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BoL07qRXGI

Morgan Rattler: A lively 48 bar traditional jig - here played by Busketeer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuskJgw3NG4

Brighton Camp: Another English tune, also known by the song that's commonly sung to this tune, The Girl I Left Behind Me. Here's a straight version played at a ceilidh: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfVxRhxHctg, and a slightly different version played by Ed Rennie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtGmWJ-d8vk

So there we go... happy voting!

Clive

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Re: Poll: Tune of the Month for August 2011
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2011, 08:12:56 AM »

Looking at 'Morgan Rattler' I was drawn to 'Gloria Jeffries' version on guitar - which was nice - I'd like to hear 'her' version of Lola....
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