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Lyr Req: Greek Wassail

*#1 PEASANT* 27 Nov 10 - 03:50 PM
Joe Offer 27 Nov 10 - 04:31 PM
*#1 PEASANT* 28 Nov 10 - 08:49 PM
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Subject: Lyr Req: Greek Wassail
From: *#1 PEASANT*
Date: 27 Nov 10 - 03:50 PM

looking for lyrics and author for Greek wassail

also found on I tunes



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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Greek Wassail
From: Joe Offer
Date: 27 Nov 10 - 04:31 PM

You know the routine, Conrad. Please post what lyrics and background information you have - or did you just find the title on iTunes and nothing more?
I take it this is the one recorded by David W. Solomons on his Songs of Solomons album. From the sound sample, all I can say is, "It's Greek to me." Solomons has a number of his recordings available for free download on his Website, but not this one.
Here's his description of "Greek Wassail":
    A Wassail in fast 7/4 rhythm, like a slightly drunk Greek dance. The words are by the composer and very tongue in cheek, but with an overlay suggesting a critique of the less "culturally inclined" holidaymaker!
It's enough to make me want to download the song. Oh, wait - there's a YouTube Video. After hearing it, I think I'll decline the temptation to transcribe it - even though it is in English.
-Joe Offer-

As an extra, added bonus, here's Ludhe Sing Tishu. Not my cuppa tea.

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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Greek Wassail
From: *#1 PEASANT*
Date: 28 Nov 10 - 08:49 PM

Yes Joe thats all I had- Later found the Solomons information but dont know if he wrote it.....

Being Mr. Wassail at present I have to get to the bottom of the lyrics. I sent him an e.mail.....


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