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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 09 Oct 21 - 04:54 AM

Songs, poems, monologue and recitation from the 4-5 October 2021 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. I didn't get a name for Storm's French poem, and I'm not sure whether Marian and Jerry did a song near the end. Thanks to MoorleyMan for the first part of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Red River Valley
Administerium (poem)
Beulah Land
You’re a Stick in the Mud, Mate
Three-Volcano Day
And Something Else
Lo Grand Bailèra (The shepherdess, sung in Occitan)
Roll the Old Zimmerframe Along
The Cliffs of Baccalieu
October Roses
Shrimp Boat Lulabelle
Hallowe’en (Violet Jacob)
Nenagh Fair
Fly Around, My Pretty Little Miss
I Still Miss Someone
October Song
Spanish is the Loving Tongue
Small Stage in the Corner
Wild Bird in a Purple Plum
The Night I Appeared as Macbeth (monologue)
Galway Shawl
Come, Little Leaves
See No Evil
The New Periodic Table
Awake Ye Drowsy Sleepers (version of Silver Dagger, known by many other names)
Little Sadie
To a Thesaurus (poem)
You are Old, Father William (poem)
Coal Tattoo
Albert and the Privy (poem)
The Fifth Day of October
My Lagan Love
Byker Hill
Peace Train
City of New Orleans
War Horse Town (poem)
My Lady of Autumn
You Can't Take It With You When You Go
These are My Mountains
Lincoln Park Pirates
Badman Ballad (aka Badman's Blunder)
Elsie Marley
Passengers Will Please Refrain (aka Humoresque)
The Witch of the West (ttto The Witch of the Westmoreland)
Two Lovely Black Eyes
One I Love
Commandment (poem)
The Four Seasons
I Wanna Be a Bonobo
This is Halloween
Ode to the Little Brown Shack Out Back
James James Morrison Morrison
Barbara Allen
Middle English and Welsh Pie (recitation)
In China or a Woman's Heart
Autumn Leaves
Les Feuilles Mortes (Autumn Leaves, in French)
(poem in French)
How Will I Ever Be Simple Again?
(song from Marian & Jerry?)
Love Call Me Home
October Song


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 25 Oct 21 - 03:56 AM

Songs, poems, monologue and story from the 18-19 October 2021 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround [note – there was no 11-12 October singaround due to competing folk event attended by many of the regulars], probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to MoorleyMan for the first part of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Mary Ellen Carter
Width (poem)
I Fear IKEA (ttto The Wild Rover)
The Seven Deadly Sins
Grey October
Champion at Drivin’ ’em Crazy (takeoff on Champion at Keepin' 'em Rollin', ttto The Limerick Rake)
The Preacher’s Whisky Glass
The Circle Game
Ploughman Lads
Pat Murphy’s Meadow
Frog Went a Courtin’
The Village Pimp
Lady of Autumn
Caminito de Avilés (in Spanish)
I Give Myself Very Good Advice
The Devil’s Courtship (Alan Reid version)
Leaves that are Green
Say No to the Devil
Sir Patrick Spens
Life Gets Teejus, Don't It? (monologue)
Valparaiso in a Rowboat
Bratach Bana (in Scots Gaelic)
The Deserter (sometimes called Ratcliff Highway, but there's also a very different song by that name)
The Factory Lad
Johnny Be Fair
Now Westlin' Winds
The Griesly Bride
Dear Mum (poem)
Bringing in the Sheaves
The Battle of Trafalgar
The Best of Autumn
Mingulay Boat Song
Drinks at the Cuba
Sussex Drinking Song
On One April Morning
Bottle Against the Wall
If I Were Free
Bobby Shafto(e)
A Bad Lad and a Cad (poem)
Come Walk with Me
Red-Haired Girl (An Cailin Rua in English)
Vaccination (ttto Fascination)
Marigolds
Ivor the Driver
An Cailin Rua (Irish Gaelic)
Turning Toward the Morning
The Song Goes On
Carrying Nelson Home
No News, or, How the Dog Died (story)
Chopsticks
Darcy Farrow
Dance to Your Daddy
What Then? (poem)
Bright Sweaters in Fall
Being a Pirate
Johnny Todd
In the Hills of Shiloh
Fast Freight
Take Your Time
Nevada Jane
In Worcester City
George Collins
Love Comes to the Simple Heart
Hold On
Jubilee


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 28 Oct 21 - 06:43 PM

Songs, poems, and stories from the 25-26 October 2021 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to MoorleyMan for the first part of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Reuben James
Suicide Town
Dracula Song
Madeira M'Dear
Ghost Story
Hang on to a Dream
Bay of Biscay
Wings of a Gull
Heat Detector
Al the Vegetable Man
He Moved Through the Fair
The Three Ravens
Hey John Barleycorn
Hallows’ Eve
The Mary Ellen Carter
Have You Seen the Ghost of John?
Lyke Wake Dirge
Lowlands Away
To Die No More
Twa Corbies (to tune of above)
Loves the Rising Sun
Jack and the Devil (story, aka Stingy Jack, Jack o' Lantern, etc.)
Reedy Lagoon
Down Home Blues
The Blackbird’s Lament (Parody of If I Were a Blackbird)
Ivor the Driver
You're Always Welcome at Our House
Cailleach Beara (ttto The Rose)
Hey Nelly Nelly
Dev'lish Mary
The Wellerman (aka Soon May The Wellerman Come)
Rua Dos Bobos (The House of Fools, in Portuguese)
The Castle of Dromore (English, and Irish Gaelic)
The Rose
It Makes No Difference Now
The Ghost's High Noon
Old Dog Tray
Anne Boleyn (aka With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm)
The Headectomy Song
Brahn Boots (poem)
Broken-Hearted Lover's Stew (poem)
Golden Slumbers
Salisbury Plain (aka Flash Girls)
October Roses
Molly Malone
Who's That Knockin' (updated version)
Death and the Doctor
Re: Your Brains
Burning Gold
Last Kiss
Dark as a Dungeon
Crow on the Cradle
Zombie Jamboree
Breaths
The Hip Song
La Llorona (story, in English)
Bringing Mary Home
Your Flag Decal Won't Get You Into Heaven Any More
Sixteen Tons
The Deathly Hallows (story)
Bound for Transylvania (ttto Bound for South Australia)
Early Snow
Lay Down Beside Me
How Woman Got Even With Man
The Devil and the Farmer's Wife
Crossing the Water


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 04 Nov 21 - 04:44 AM

Songs, poems, recitations and stories from the 1-2 November 2021 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to MoorleyMan for the first part of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Wreck of the Old 97
Three Ravens
Chronology (poem)
Monster Mole Song
A Cappella Fella
Little Orphan Annie
The Saucepan Cupboard (recitation)
Tam Lin (Anais Mitchell version)
Church on Sunday
Davy Cross
Dona Dona
Ballad of William Bloat
The Vampire
Hallowe’en
The Lincolnshire Vampire
Lady Margaret
Tam Lin (Betsy Johnston version)
Ceres and Pluto and Eris...oh my!
Spoon River
Homemade Haircut
Wallaby Stew
The Witch of the West-Mer-Land
Clark Colven
Wilhelmsleod (A Dying Viking Addresses His Son)
Whiskey in the Jar (aka Gilgarra Mountain, Kilgary Mountain)
Buffalo Boy
The Height of the Ridiculous (poem)
Ghosts in Deptford (poem by Cicely Fox Smith, with anonymous sequel from https://www.olddeptfordhistory.com/2014/02/ghosts-in-deptford-cicely-fox-smith.html)
The Comfort of Singing Voices (aka Until the Dark Time Ends)
Urge for Going
The Blacksmith
Sundown
Logs to Burn
Welcome Cold November
I'll Meet Thee on the Lea Rig
Warning (poem)
Dust if You Must (poem)
A Boring Day
In Memory of My Mother (poem)
When the Old Man Came Home Sober
Gentle Soldier of My Soul
Their Brains were Small and They Died
Unfortunate Miss Bailey
The Stolen Child
Footprints on the Moon
Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair
The Nutting Girl
Remember that a Poor Tramp has to Live (aka The "Crickets" Tramp Song)
He's Coming to us Dead (aka The Express Office)
Vampire Rag
Mockingbird (aka Hush Little Baby) (filk version)
Death Letter Blues (preceded by one stanza of Coffin Blues)
November (poem, aka "No!")
Tia Miseria (Aunt Misery, story in English)
Old Time Religion (filk version)
If Wishes were Fishes
Rock-a-bye Baby
King Henry
Katy Cruel
Tom Pearce (aka Tam Pierce, Widdicombe Fair)
Take Your Time
Sing with Me
A Bench by the Sea
The Sinking of the Reuben James
Crazy
Kathleen Mavourneen
Whiskey on a Sunday (aka The Ballad of Seth Davy, aka Come Day, Go Day)
Morningtown Ride


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: Felipa
Date: 04 Nov 21 - 09:25 AM

was Dona Dona sung in English this week or in Yiddish - or bilingually - or some other language?


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: MoorleyMan
Date: 04 Nov 21 - 02:15 PM

English, as i recall.


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 10 Nov 21 - 01:42 AM

Songs, poems and recitations from the 8-9 November 2021 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to MoorleyMan for the first part of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

The Erie Canal
Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
In Flanders Fields (poem)
The Florin and the Farthing (poem)
Let Me Breathe
Se Essa Rua Fosse Minha ("If this Street were Mine", in Portuguese)
I'm a Woman
John Condon
Dancing at Whitsun
(Parody of) The Last Thing On My Mind
Ballad of Penny Evans
Taps
Shenandoah
Be Kind to Your Parents
Shule Aroon
When this Bloody War is Over
The Recruited Collier
Beer, Beer, Beer (aka Charlie Mopps)
Bless 'em All
Blowin' in the Wind
Lone Star Blues
Lives in the Balance
Piper's Refrain
Agnes at Halloween
Hangin' on the Old Barbed Wire
Turning Toward the Morning
Till We Meet Again
Fire and Flame (aka When Halifax Burned)
Christmas in the Trenches
Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot?
Now I'm Easy
Lost Gardeners of Heligan
Back of the Bus
No More Sacrifice Zones
Stow Brow (aka The Drowned Lover, The Drowned Sailor, In Scarboro' Town, In Scarborough Fair Town, Stowborough Town, Washed Ashore, ....)
When I'm Gone
Battleship of Maine
Tommy's Lot
A Pacifist in Wartime (poem)
Trenchant Soldiers
My Mate (poem)
Over the Lancashire Hills
Marigolds
Love Dance Between Activists (poem)
Man Who Used to Be
Wildwood Flower (aka I'll Twine 'Mid the Ringlets)
Two Brothers
Fiddler's Green
Sinking of the Reuben James
Farewell
I'll Fly Away
Lay Down Beside Me
Sir Gav Gets Hitched
The U-2 Song (takeoff on Sinking of the Reuben James)
The Ball-Playing Song
Frankie's Trade
Watching
Will Ye Go to Flanders
So Long, Mom
Nobody's Moggy Lands
We are from Omsk
Die Moorsoldaten (Peat Bog Soldiers, in German and English)
Crow on the Cradle
Wounded in Action (recitation)
Until Justice is Real
Amelia Earhart's Last Flight
Don't this Road Look Rough and Rocky
Early Snow
(New last verse for) Will Ye Go to Flanders
Ode ("We are the music-makers....")
Hymn Song


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 19 Nov 21 - 10:03 PM

Songs and poems from the 15-16 November 2021 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to MoorleyMan for the first part of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Hobo’s Lullaby
White Poppy
Mother Earth’s Green Moss Code (poem)
Doodlebug Baby
I Ain’t Marching Any More
Faraway Places
Handsome Johnny
Cry Me a River
The Comfort of Singing Voices (aka Until the Dark Time Ends)
What Is't to Us
Cantares ("Songs", in Spanish)
The Handsome Cabin Boy
Don't Forget Your Old Shipmate
Drinks at the Cuba
The Boomerang Café
The Fields of Athenry
Universal Soldier
You Are the Reason
The Strange Man (aka The Surprising Old Man)
Christians at War (takeoff on Onward Christian Soldiers)
Mr Fox
I Know it Won't
Safe Romance
The Bad Girl (in the DT as One Morning in May, aka The Bad Girl's Lament, When I was a Young Girl)
Beans, Bacon and Gravy
Talk to Me of Mendocino
Normandy Orchards
Brother Can You Spare a Dime?
Some Little Bug
Roses of No Man's Land
Danny Boy
This Pretty Planet
The Quiet Faith of Man
The Man I Killed
Hunting the Cutty Wren (poem)
Bungay Roger
Hunting the Wren (Golden Hind version)
Oregon Country
Drover's Dream
Down by the Salley Gardens
The Trooper and the Maid (or Sixteen Come Next Sunday, or something)
Yankee Bayonet
We're All Cleaning Windows
Old Tyler
Sally Free and Easy
Find Every Ballot (ttto Climb Every Mountain)
One Thousand Men are Walking
Blank Space
Fall River Hoedown (aka Lizzie Borden)
Will Ye Go to Flanders?
No Man's Land (aka Green Fields of France, Willie McBride)
Lullaby from Brave (in Scots Gaelic)
Rowing Song (in Scots Gaelic, English, and Old Icelandic)
But Not for Me
River of Love
When the Roses Bloom Again
The Rose of York
Quantum Mechanics (ttto Little Log Cabin on the Hill)
Thanksgiving Song
If I Were Free
When All Thy Names are One


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 24 Nov 21 - 06:13 AM

Songs, poems and monologue from the 22-23 November 2021 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to MoorleyMan for the first part of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Funiculi Funicula
The Way Through the Woods (poem)
Normandy Orchards
The Road Not Taken (poem)
Father’s Toys
Down the Drain (monologue)
A Stor Mo Chroi
The Castle of Dromore
Pretty Polly
Stuff that Works
Bored of the Dance (ttto Lord of the Dance, Simple Gifts)
L'orage ("The Storm", in French)
The Bonny Bay of Biscay-O
Bushes and Briars
Green Sally
Gullah children's rhymes
Bye and Bye
Jambalaya
Anne Boleyn (aka With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm)
John Blunt (aka Get Up and Bar the Door, The Barring of the Door)
Duna
I've Got the Crud (ttto All For Me Grog)
The Queen and the Soldier
Winter Turns to Spring
Indian's Farewell (aka When Shall We All Meet Again)
The Tryphena's Extra Hand
The Town of Castle d'Oliver
Housewife's Lament
Away Ye Merry Lasses
Coachman's Whip (aka The Coachman)
Reuben's Train (aka 900 Miles)
English Ale
Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys
The Jeannie C
Walking on the Waves
Buckeye Jim
Ain't No Place Like Home
Here in California
Thanksgiving Eve
Master of the Sheepfold
Raglan Road
The Phoenix (poem)
My Turkey Song
A Brief Pageant of English Verse (poem)
John (aka The Loo Song)
Rag Dance Song
What Would You Do If You Married a Soldier
Brian O'Lynn
Cúnla
Love is Teasing
Alexander Technique Rag (ttto Alexander's Ragtime Band)
Uncle Dave's Grace
Ca' the Yowes
Marry Me, Penelope
The Rasta Masta has to Ask for Special Pesto on his Pasta
The Bronx Bird Watcher
Red is the Rose
Glorious Ale
Song of the Soul
Wild Goose
It's My Party (and I'll Lie if I Want To) (ttto It's My Party and I'll Cry if I Want To)
Julian of Norwich (aka Bells of Norwich)
Swimming to the Other Side


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 02 Dec 21 - 04:09 AM

Songs, poems and instrumental from the 29-30 November 2021 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to MoorleyMan for the first part of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Autumn to May (aka Little Brown Dog)
Prospect Providence
My Phone is Out of Order (poem)
Ranky Tanky
When Icicles Hang by the Wall
Tracks in the Snow
I Will Be the One
La bèla de Mai (in Occitan)
Your Mother is a Sociopath
Jimmy Randal (version of Lord Randal)
The Rosewood Casket
Mexico Lindo y Querido
Hunting the Hare
The Darby Ram
Follow the Heron Home
The Bullhead Boat (aka Boating on a Bullhead)
The Man in the Bed
Land o' the Leal
Windy Old Weather (aka Fish of the Sea)
Let's Talk Dirty in Hawaiian
Footprints on the Moon
Hey There
Farewell to Nova Scotia
Christmas in LA
Both Sides the Tweed
Macpherson's Farewell (aka Macpherson's Rant, Macpherson's Lament)
A Conversation with Baby (poem)
Fathom the Bowl
Light One Candle
Christmas Caroling
Ready for the Storm
The Reach
River
Lover's Ghost (Child 248, The Grey Cock, Saw You My Father)
The Boy Who Was Raised by Lemmings (poem)
Lonely Little Lemming (poem)
Darby Ram (nautical version)
The Truth About Loch Ness
The Scotsman
The Apology (ttto Fathom the Bowl)
Tit-Willow
Ye Jacobites by Name
Propane (ttto Cocaine)
Row On
Hal-an-Tow
Blizzard of Lies
When Father Papered the Parlor
When Forsythia's in Bloom (ttto When the Yellow's on the Broom)
Which Side Are You On?
The Black Cook (aka The Black Devil, Three Jolly Black Tars, The Doctor Outwitted)
Rock of Ages (Chanukah version)
Ma'oz Tsur (Rock of Ages, in Hebrew)
I am Cherry Alive
(Throw It Out) The Window
Sally Free and Easy
Good King Wenceslas (in Latin)
The Lochmaben Harper (aka The Blind Harper)
Dimming of the Day
Swimming to the Other Side
Somewhere (There's a Place for Us)
Dark Island
Scotland the Brave (instrumental)
Hands on the Wheel
Hanukah in Santa Monica
Hot Air Company
Send in the Clowns
Thanksgiving Song
Crossing the Water


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