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Lyr Add: Roseville Fair (parodies)

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A COWBOY'S HARD TIMES
A PLACE IN THE CHOIR
GOIN' BACK TO CAROLINA (Sweet Winds Blowing)
IN THE HEATHER
JUBILEE
MY SWEET WYOMING HOME
PLACE IN THE FIRE
RIVER
THE ROSEVILLE FAIR
THE YEARS THAT COME TO PASS
WHITE MOUNTAIN GOODBYE


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dick greenhaus 09 Sep 06 - 05:07 PM
Midchuck 09 Sep 06 - 05:23 PM
GUEST,beachcomber 09 Sep 06 - 05:42 PM
GUEST 09 Sep 06 - 07:10 PM
dick greenhaus 09 Sep 06 - 07:34 PM
Mr Happy 10 Sep 06 - 06:20 AM
Charley Noble 10 Sep 06 - 05:08 PM
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Subject: Lyr Add: TRUTH ABOUT ROSEVILLE FAIR (D Greenhaus)
From: dick greenhaus
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 05:07 PM

Max- you asked for it.

There's just one thing
'Bout country music,
If you don't know now
You'll learn right soon;
Anytime
There's a fiddle and a banjo
At least two of them
Will be out of tune.

cho:   Give me your E, said the fiddle to the banjo
       Or your G or D, I just don't care.
       And we sat around while the band was tuning
       All night long, at the Roseville Fair.

Well the mandolin
He never made it
And the bass was off
With a blonde somewhere
And the whole damn thing
It got downgraded
Frome "Roseville Good"
To "Roseville Fair."

It's a fine ole place
For cotton candy
And ice-cold beer
And burgers rare.
You can ride all night
On the painted ponies
But you just can't dance
At the Roseville Fair.

(dick greenhaus)


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Subject: Lyr Add: TUNBRIDGE FAIR (parody of 'Roseville Fair
From: Midchuck
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 05:23 PM

Mizchuck and I came up with this, which we perform regularly. Haven't been sued yet.

THE TUNBRIDGE FAIR:

Oh, the mud was deep, and the midway noisy,
And the smell of fried dough filled the air
The very first time I came up from Joisey
To have some fun at the Tunbridge Fair.

You were dressed in...well, that was the attraction,
And you got goose bumps in the cold night air
And the people gathered 'round, just to catch the action
At the girly show, at the Tunbridge Fair.

        And you danced all night, and the moon shone brightly
        On your rosy cheeks, and your curly hair.
        And I fell in love, so I came back nightly
        To the girly show, at the Tunbridge Fair.

I came back to Tunbridge, last September
And sure enough, I found you there
But the show was gone, no one could remember
When the last one closed, at the Tunbridge Fair.

You had gone from dance into law enforcement
You had a big ol' gun, and a badge to wear
And a uniform, and that, of course, meant
You were overdressed for the Tunbridge Fair

        So I spent the night in the local hoosegow
        For what I said when I saw you there,
        And I realize that it's no use now,
        Yelling "take it off," at the Tunbridge Fair.

        But in my dreams, the moon shines brightly
        On your rosy cheeks and your curly hair
        And the memory arises nightly
        Of the way you danced, at the Tunbridge Fair.

        When I found romance, at the Tunbridge Fair
        But I missed my chance, at the Tunbridge Fair
        Now you're wearing pants, at the Tunbridge Fair.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Truth about Roseville Fair
From: GUEST,beachcomber
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 05:42 PM

Great parodies lads ! enjoyed them - can I use them ?


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Truth about Roseville Fair
From: GUEST
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 07:10 PM

Another song. Tuning at www.crocodiletunes.com/lyrics/THE%20ROSEVILLE%20FAIR%20chords.doc



Roseville Fair
(Bill Staines)


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Oh, the night was clear and the stars were shinin'
and the moon came up,... so quiet in the sky
And all the people gathered round while the band was a-tunin'
I can hear them now ... playin' 'Comin' Through the Rye'

She was dressed in blue and she looked so lovely
just a gentle flower of a small town girl
Then he took her hand and they danced to the music
with a single smile ... she became his world

(chorus)
And they danced all night ... to the fiddle and the banjo
their driftin' tunes, seemed to fill the air
so long ago, but they still remember ...
when they fell in love, at the Roseville Fair
Now, they courted well, and they courted dearly
They'd rock for hours in the front porch chair
Then a year went by ... from the time that he met her
and he made her his, at the Roseville Fair

(repeat chorus)

So here's a song for all of the lovers
and here's a tune ... that you can share
May you dance all night ... to the fiddle and the banjo
Oh, the way they did at the Roseville Fair
Oh, the way they did ... at the Roseville Fair


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Truth about Roseville Fair
From: dick greenhaus
Date: 09 Sep 06 - 07:34 PM

Beachcomber-
I can speak only for myelf,but I say "Go ahead."


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Subject: Lyr Add: ROSEVILLE FAIR (parody by Les Barker)
From: Mr Happy
Date: 10 Sep 06 - 06:20 AM

ROSEVILLE FAIR (Banjo Parody)
(Les Barker)

Oh the night was clear and the stars were shining,
And the moon came out quiet in the sky
And the people gathered round and the band was tuning;
I can hear him now, comin' through the rye.

She was dressed in blue and she looked so lovely,
Just a gentle flower of a small town girl;
Then he took her by the hand and they danced to the music;
With a single smile she became his girl.

And they danced all night to the fiddle and the banjo;
Driftin' tunes filled the air;
So long ago now but I can still remember
When they fell in love at the Roseville Fair.

They courted well and they courted dearly
Till the followin' year at the self-same Fair;
She caught him holdin' hands with some floozy;
She cracked his skull with a rosewood chair.

And his head went right through the middle of the banjo;
She left them both well beyond repair;
And the old folks said, "That's the way to treat a banjo";
She cracked his skull with a rosewood chair.

And we couldn't believe the improvement in the music;
Driftin' tunes filled the air;
With his head still stuck through the middle of the banjo.
We danced all night at the Roseville Fair.

And his head went right through the middle of the banjo;
She left them both well beyond repair;
And the old folks said, "That's the way to treat a banjo";
She cracked his skull with a rosewood chair.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Truth about Roseville Fair
From: Charley Noble
Date: 10 Sep 06 - 05:08 PM

That should hold 'em for a while.

No, here's an exta verse from my days in Michigan:

The years went by and time's now left us;
Your face is lined and your hair is grey,
But I'll tell you again how much I love you
With this simple song in the same old way...

Cheerily,
Charley Noble


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