The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #1664   Message #2159725
Posted By: Joybell
28-Sep-07 - 11:23 PM
Thread Name: Tune Req: Gentle Annie (Stephen Foster)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Gentle Annie (Scottish)
I once sang the Australian copy-version of "Gentle Annie" for a lady in a restaurant where I was working. Her husband had come up to me and asked for a request. He said, "My wife likes Australian songs -- a romantic one would be good, but anything Australian will do. It's for her birthday." He didn't tell me his wife's name and I hadn't been anywhere near their table all night. Also it was a very noisy crowd. I went close to her and sang this song. Anyway -- turned out her name was Annie -- and she was brown eyed. We were all amazed. Wish I could harness that talent.
Cheers, Joy