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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 03 Aug 22 - 12:37 AM

Songs and poems from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 1/2 August 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for about half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Hallelujah I’m A Bum
Both Sides Now
Dipsticks & Seals (poem)
Fields of Athenry (parody)
Farewell He (ttto All Around My Hat)
I’m the Original Chauvinist Pig
The Rolling of the Stones
Wind River Waltz
Pack Up Your Sorrows
I Wish They’d Do It Now
Le Galant Indiscret (The Indiscreet Suitor, sung in French)
White Cottons of Despair (ttto Woody Guthrie’s 1913 Massacre)
Dink’s Song
Pancho & Lefty
Buck-eyed Jim
You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me
Swifts and Swallows
Slip Jigs and Reels
Elijah (ttto Delilah)
Caledonia
Where Did You Get That Hat?
Claudy Banks (with additional verse)
Mathematics
Times are Not What They Used to Be
The Horses of May Day
Bold Riley
Duncan Gray
Who Woulda Thunk It?
The Briar and the Rose
Down Under
Handsome Molly
Travelling Man’s Daughter (aka Tinkerman’s Daughter)
Smile
The Unfortunate Rake (same tune as Streets of Laredo)
I Don't Want Your Millions, Mister
Jolly Roving Tar (aka Get Up, Jack; John, Sit Down)
This Bit is Mine (poem)
Women Always Lead Men From Behind
I’m Gonna be an Engineer
Darling Corey
Son Come Tell to Me (cowboy version of Edward)
Mezi Horami (Between the Mountains, in Czech)
The Bergen
The King's Navy
Tha mo ghaol air àird a'chuain (a broken token song in Scots Gaelic)
Catahoula
Give Ear to a Frolicsome Ditty
The Leaving of Liverpool
Crazy
Green Stamps (ttto Greensleeves)
Red-Haired Mary
Last Words
Related
It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
Joy of Living
Scrambled Eggs (ttto Yesterday)
Eilean Leodhais, tir nan gaisgeach (The Isle of Lewis, Land of Heroes, in Scottish Gaelic)
The Lammas Tide
See Here, She Said
The Wine Song
When Hippos Battle in the Mud
The Wild Side of Life
It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
The Kangaroo Song (aka A Kangaroo Sat on an Oak)
Raise Your Voices
Lisa's Freight Train
Give Yourself to Love
Kisses Sweeter than Wine


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 30 Jul 22 - 08:56 PM

Songs and poems from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 25/26 July 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for about half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Life Gets Teejius Don’t It? (recitation)
Leonardo da Thingy (poem)
The Song Goes On
The Good Cook Stirs in the Alli-allium
Michael Row the Boat
When I Go
An Affectation of Conceit (=I’m in Love with the Nearest Mirror)
Roll the Cotton Down (halyard version) + verses of Roll the Kaiser Down (parody)
Savory fair
Mia, totsants s’apròcha (sung in Occitan)
Bring Me a Rose
Crossing the Bar
Isn’t Life Strange?
Banks of Red Roses
The Unquiet Grave
Where Shall I Be (when the first trumpet sounds)? (including verses by Rick Pollay)
If Our Lives were on Videotape
49th Birthday (story) + poem by Muriel Fisher
Row On
In My Life
Girl from the North Country
Alice White
Ride Cowboy Ride
Anac Cuain
I’m So Glad I Got My ‘Ligion in Time
Willie’s Lady
The Ball Playing Song
Hospice (poem)
No Thanks, Thanks
I’m Going Home to Georgia
Hobo on a Freight Train to Heaven
Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain
The Wayfaring Stranger (aka Poor Wayfaring Stranger, I am a Poor Wayfaring Stranger)
Let There Be Morning
My Eldorado
Won't You Come Home, Disraeli (ttto Bill Bailey, Won't You Come Home)
Mickey Mouse wears a Boris Johnson watch (poem)
Too Many Icarus Moments (poem)
The Magpie
Joy to the World
High Germany
Make It, Mend It
The Second Book of Genesis, From a Reptilian Perspective
Pretty Flowers All Around
Fatty Molesworth
Jack Ashton
Autumn to May (aka Little Brown Dog)
All You Need is Love
Electricity
If You Love Me
Ratcliffe Highway
I Ain't Never Been Satisfied
The Ding Dong Blues
San Antonio Rose
After the Haircut (free verse)
First You Lose the Rhyming
The Lone Pilgrim
The Ballad of Penny Evans
Slow Train Through Georgia
Hard, Ain't it Hard
Parkette
Skye Boat Song


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 20 Jul 22 - 01:50 AM

Songs and poems from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 18/19 July 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for about half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Just the Facts, Ma’am
Now is the Cool of the Day
Mrs. Groves (poem)
Handweaver and the Factory Maid
Rest Quiet (poem)
Angling
Woodturner’s Love Song
Todo tiene que ver (sung in Spanish)
Blackwater Side
Uncle Tom Cobleigh Will Run (ttto Widdicombe Fair, Widdecombe Fair, Tom Pearce)
William Archer (version of Banks of the Bann)
Something Sort of Grandish
Billy Bones and his Dancing Cat
Ho, Boys, Ho
El Paso
Le grand frisé (sung in French)
I Give Myself to You
The Old Dance
Shanghaied
Ballad of Seth Davey (aka Whiskey on a Sunday)
Turn Around
The Castle of Dromore
Down Where the Drunkards Roll
Air Fa La La Lo
The King’s Navy
St. Brendan’s Fair Isle
Mrs McGrath
Ella's Song
Carter’s Blues
Bridge-Guard in the Karoo
The Moorlough Shore
Barrett’s Privateers
House Carpenter
Go To Work On Monday
Terms & Conditions (poem)
She Moved Through the Fair
Cool Water
Flying Song
Falling in Love
Lovin' Emma
The Fairy Fair Blues (ttto Folsom Prison Blues)
Some Enchanted Evening
Blue Bayou
Ten Thousand Miles (version of Turtle Dove)
Lynn's Dream
Beautiful Soul
Plains of Waterloo
Weggis Song (aka From Lucerne to Weggis)
The Maker
Going to the West
Stand Up for Jesus
The Woman in Your Life
Garnet's Homemade Beer (ttto Barrett's Privateers)
Jenny Wren (poem)
Ice Cream Weather
Brighten the Corner Where You Are
In the Heat of the Summer
Apprentice Song
Benjamin Bowmaneer
I'm an Old Deck Hand (ttto I'm an Old Cowhand)
Pretty Saro
Three Little Fishies
Newborough Beach
North Country Tragedy
Song of the Folk Nazi (read as a poem)
Blackbird
The Song Goes On
Skye Boat Song


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 13 Jul 22 - 05:34 AM

Songs and poems from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 11/12 July 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for about half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Going home (version of Frankie & Johnny)
Diamantina Drover
The Maid of Melrose Town (poem)
Boudicea
Sow Took the Measles
Dark-eyed Molly
Allergic to his Face (poem)
Widdecombe Fair
Scarborough Fair
A Terrible Beauty is Born
The Bold Princess Royal
The Worst Day Since Yesterday
I’ll be Your Baby Tonight
Black is the Color
Brown Baby
Le roi Eugène (sung in French)
If You Say Yes
The Music Makers
See No Evil
Snakes and Ladders
On Mother Kelly’s Doorstep
Melting Pot (poem)
Our Planet's Unfolding
Star of the County Down
Both Sides Now
Oak Ash and Thorn
The Orange Maid of Sligo
The Ballad of Soulful Sam
Rolling Home (to dear old England)
Bread and Roses
Folsom Prison Blues
Zen Gospel Singing
The Trees They Do Grow High (parody by Les Barker)
The Seasons’ Wheel (poem)
A Pirate Walked into a Bar
Mind Games
Early One Morning (Election Day parody)
Courting is a Pleasure (aka Lovely Molly)
All the Good Times are Past and Gone
Power and the Glory
Men of Worth
My Love Comes Rolling Down
Matty Groves
Scotch and Soda
Like the Way I Do
Monday, Monday
My Son John From the Isle of Man
Projectionist Woes (poem)
Text and Tweet (ttto Aragon Mill)
Hi Lili, Hi Lo
Breed Specific Legislation Ballad
Drinkin' Them Beers
Peat Fire Flame
Ring of Fire
Cotton Jenny
Fare Thee Well My Own True Love (aka Ten Thousand Miles)
Yesterday (parody by Dave Mann)
You Gotta Have Skin (ttto Heart)
Donegal Dreams
The Wild Geese (aka Norland Wind)
When the Ship Comes In
To My Old Brown Earth
Kite at Sundown


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 06 Jul 22 - 03:21 AM

Songs, instrumentals and poems from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 4/5 July 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for about half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

What Did You Learn in School Today?
The Last Thing on My Mind (poem, parody of Tom Paxton song)
Where’s the Fuel Now? (ttto Who's the Fool Now, aka Martin Said to His Man)
Goldwatch Blues
Walk with Me Now / The Raucous Cry of the Gulls (poem)
When I First Came to this Land
I Wish I could be Nice and Warm
Windmills
Perrine était servante (sung in French)
If I had a Hammer
Mack the Knife
Henry Joy (aka Henry Joy McCracken)
Wade in the Water
Workin’ My Way Back to You Babe
What does it Matter?
Patrick Spencer (Bob Coltman version of Sir Patrick Spens)
My Country 'Tis of Thy People You're Dying
Early Morning Rain
I Ain’t Marching Anymore
Peggy Gordon
Oops! Jamboree! (parody of Whup Jamboree)
Night Ride Home
Yankee Doodle
Oh Sinner Man
Battle of New Orleans
An Irishman’s Epistle to the Officers and Troops at Boston
The Rifleman's Song at Bennington
Ain’t Misbehavin’
Never Turning Back
At Seventeen
Rolling Down to Old Maui
America the Beautiful (piano instrumental)
Johnson Boy
America the Beautiful (sung)
The Roses of Prince Charlie
Columbia the Gem of the Ocean
The Mermaid and the Swallow
Somewhere in America
East Virginia
Roll On Columbia
They Make the Laws (poem)
Rigs of Rye
A Sailor's Life
Bard of Armagh
A Jolly Holiday
Rolling Home
The Fiddle and the Drum
A Kiss in the Morning Early
The Star-Spangled Banner
Enough
May I Suggest
How Anarchy Could Function
Tomra's Song
O What a Merry Land is England
The Auld Triangle (aka The Old Triangle, The Royal Canal)
Toddling Home
The Wayward Wind
Black-Eyed Susie
But Mr Adams
Pipers Refrain
The Minstrel Boy
Sister, Sail
Ashokan Farewell (piano instrumental)
Carter Blues
The Battle of the Somme
I Only have Eyes for You
Highland Cathedral
This Land Ain't Your Land (parody of This Land is Your Land)
Ezekiel Saw the Wheel
The Shirt Song
If I Were Free
Lay Down Beside Me
This is My Song (aka Song of Peace)


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 29 Jun 22 - 02:18 AM

Songs and poems from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 27/28 June 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. I didn't get a title for Elle's story about a parrot. Thanks to Moorley Man for over half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

When Our Old Age Pension Check Comes To Our Door
Adieu, Adieu
The Folk Club Disaster (poem)
Dabob Bay
Annie Get Your Sun Cream
Jim Keay’s Gander
Katie Moray
The Remote Users’ Song (ttto Wombling Song)
Come Round Her
Wee Pot Stove
Patches
The Outlandish Knight
The Back Blocks Shearer
L’inglesina (sung in Italian)
The Last Minstrel Show
Sturdy Woman
In the Heat of the Summer
Alice White
Down Where the Drunkards Roll
The Royal Forester
Summertime
The Ballad of Robban's First Ride
Pivnicková (in Czech)
When the Old Dun Cow Caught Fire
Rock Salt and Nails
Butchie’s Tune
The Sack ’em Up Boys
Rainbow Race
Millie’s Waltz
Story about a parrot
Disposal (poem)
Crying
Take it Easy
Cha Bhi Mi Buan ("I'll Not Survive", in Scots Gaelic)
The Tex-I-An Boys
The Lonely Willow Tree
The Old Gravy Train (poem)
Sunday Afternoon in the Car
Lassie wi’ the Yellow Coatie
Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves
Buy a Gun for Your Son
Sailor Home From the Sea (aka Cock of the Morning)
The Rest of the Day is Your Own (parody of A Farmer's Boy)
Shallow Brown
After the Gold Rush
You Blood Red Roses
Glenlogie (aka Jean of Bethelnie)
Cadgwith Anthem
Summer Sunlight
Banks of Marble
The Literary Dustman
There is a Tavern in the Town
The Rose of the San Joaquin
Now and Then
Morning Morgantown
The Isle of Arran
Kentucky in the Morning
Shift and Spin
The Golden Triangle
An Activist's Accomplishment (reading)
Not Only Bars
My Body's Nobody's Body But Mine
Quantum Mechanics
I Think I Understand
The Hippopotamus Song (aka Mud, Glorious Mud)
Noah's Ark Shanty (aka A Long Time Ago, aka In Frisco Bay)
Farewell Shanty (aka Padstow Farewell, aka Sailor's Farewell Hymn, aka 'Tis Our Sailing Time, aka Cornish Farewell Shanty)


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 22 Jun 22 - 09:18 AM

Songs and poems from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 20/21 June 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for over half of the list, and also to Casey. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Hard Times Come Again No More
Trains of Waterloo
Eeyore’s Speech from “Piglet” (poem)
Animal Adoption
Waltzing Matilda (Queensland version)
Streets of London
11th Cavalry Song
Somewhere to Begin
Galveston
I'm Gonna be an Engineer
Midsummer hymn
The Young Fisherwoman
Poison beer
Whisky You’re the Devil
Fruit Trees Fill My Garden
Queen Sally
Rainbow Race
Designated Answerer of Questions (ttto Dedicated Follower of Fashion)
Summer Lady (poem)
Freight Train
Bring Flowers
Geordie
Whitby Whaler
I am Cherry Alive
Six Feet of Mud
Harriet Tubman
Lord, How Come Me Here
Scarborough Fair
Wild Goose Shanty
Ella’s Song (aka We Who Believe in Freedom)
Oak Ash and Thorn
Out of the Window (aka Our Wedding Day)
Dreary Black Hills
The Keelman
The Broken Token
Come Fare Away (aka "Come Fare Away With Me"; also, "Marnie" is sometimes included in the title)
Some Little Bug
Come All You Recluse Spiders
Captain Wedderburn’s Courtship (aka Roll Her to the Wall)
The Gallowa’ Hills
At the Dawning of the Day (poem)
Never Turning Back
A Mighty Ship was the Gundremar
Long, Long Ago + I'm Romeo
A Boné Fido Dog
I Wish I was a Punk Rocker with Flowers in My Hair
Colors of the Sun
The Hounds
Nellie Gray
Pat Gets on an Airplane (ttto Paddy Works on the Railway)
Dance with My Father
The Hokey-Pokey (Shakespearean style)
Rory O'Moore
Already Dead
On Board the Susianna
Chrò Chin t-Sàile (I Will Go Home, in Scottish Gaelic)
The Elements
Into the Mystic
Keep Haulin'
Midsummer Hymn
Farewell Johnny Miner
The Bonny Bunch of Roses-O
Every Bush and Tree (aka I Have No Mother Now)
Yucky Bugs
Orphan Train
Lovely Agnes
The Gallagher Boys (aka Lost on Lake Michigan)
Dubarry Done Gone Again
Some Little Bug
Cockroaches on Parade
A Place in the Choir
After Hours
John o' Dreams


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 16 Jun 22 - 08:44 AM

Songs, poems, and instrumentals from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 13/14 June 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for over half of the list, and also to Casey. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Do-Re-Mi
Bright Blue Rose
As I Walked Out (poem)
Bert and Jane
What Have They Done to the Rain
The Water is Wide
The Rose and the Lily (version of Cruel Brother)
Hunting the Hare
Romance de Isabel (in Spanish)
West Texas Waltz
Jesus Jesus (sung in Irish Gaelic)
Three Score and Ten
The Shores of Normandy
The Power and the Glory
Who Do You Love
Derby Ram
Kentucky Babe
Changeling's Lullaby
Wanting Memories
San Antonio Rose
Old Dogs
A Sailor's Grave
That Look in his Eye
Cape St. Mary's
254 Shades of Gray
The Thunderstorm Approaches (poem)
Hurricane Blues
Miss Otis Regrets
She Was One of the Early Birds
Theme from Mahogany
Come Fare Away (aka "Come Fare Away With Me"; also, "Marnie" is sometimes included in the title)
Lovely Agnes
More Hills to Climb
Hope Eyrie
Annan Water
Peace Train
Keep on the Sunny Side
Golden Mansions
Caravan
Selchie
Feher Laszlo Stole a Stallion
Roseville Fair
Speed of the Sound of Loneliness
Remember All Those Years Ago (poem)
Why Did They Have to Get Married
Bruces' Song (aka Bruces' Philosophers Song)
Down in Granny's Yard (aka Johnny's Lost his Marble)
She's Like a Swallow
Farewell to Whiskey (aka Johnny My Man)
Roy O'Brien jingle
So Will We Yet
Dodi Li (in Hebrew)
Je suis trop jeunette ("I am too Young", in French)
Rosebud in June
Fantasy Lover
Crazy
Their Brains Were Small and They Died
In Self Defense (poem)
Who Shot Sam
To Cheer Him Up and Help Him on His Way
Sea Glass
Shallow Brown
Sammy's Bar
Thaïs
Greensleeves (piano solo)
Cold Haily Rainy Night
The Dewy Ones
Trouble
Singing Through the Hard Times
Zen Gospel Singing
Makin' Whoopee
(parody of) My Father's a Hedger and Ditcher
A Bench by the Sea
Hymn Song


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 14 Jun 22 - 08:34 AM

Songs, poems, and stories from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 6/7 June 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for over half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Dancing at Whitsun
June Song (parody of Dave Webber’s May Song)
Partygate (poem)
D-Day Song
Whiskey in the Jar
Down by the Sally Gardens
Lamorna
Bold Robert Emmet
Steal my Heart Away
Ratto al ballo (sung in Piedmontese)
Summerfly
Seeing Nellie Home
Last Bus Home
The Gam
Georgia on My Mind
Cut the Cake
There are Bad Times Just Around the Corner
A Frog He Would a-Wooing Go
The Old Rose & Crown
Mineral Wells
Coffee Shop Down in Pimlico
Long Hot Summer Day
Fisher Lads of Whitby
Dark-Haired Gypsies
Mill o’ Tifty’s Annie
Transylvania Shanty
Crackdown Addict
For Free
Big Yellow Taxi
It Could be a Wonderful World
Breaths
Sam the Skull
The Shearing’s Not for You
Band o’ Shearers
Kite at Sundown
Trains and Boats and Planes
Cumha an fhile (The Loneliness of the Poet, in Irish Gaelic)
Cholesterol
Get Your Butt Over Here (poem)
Rosebud in June
Hit the Road Jack
Mary and the Seal
I Can't Help but Wonder Where I'm Bound
Somewhere Ahead
D-Day Dodgers
The Frozen Logger
Play Friends (poem)
What Else Can I Do (aka Nothing Less Will Do, The Election Song)
Who Am I Now
All Hooked Up (ttto All Shook Up)
Simple Gifts
Give Yourself to Love
Chad Looked Over the Wall (aka Shortages)
When Can I Have a Banana Again
The Knight and the Shepherd's Daughter
John o' Dreams
The Blue Train
The Whale Song
Buckingham Palace (revised for the Platinum Jubilee)
The Boy Who Thought He Was a Cockerel (story)
Ragtime Cowboy Joe
Forgiven
The Fox
Son David (variant of "Edward")
Our Favorite Things (ttto My Favorite Things)
The Old Man's Wish
You Are Not Alone
Shores of Avalon
Circle of Friends
The Guillotine
Three Little Fishies
Open That Can
Be Prepared
Fave Swings (ttto My Favorite Things)
Hero (poem)
Hanging on the Old Barbed Wire (updated version)
Call Me the Whale
We Zoom (ttto Blue Moon)
Zoomiversary Song (ttto The Parting Glass)
The King's Breakfast (poem)
Lay Down Beside Me
River


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 02 Jun 22 - 08:15 AM

Songs, poems, recitations/readings and stories from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 30/31 May 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for over half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

The Last Shanty
The Earl o’ March’s Daughter
I Have Blown it All Away (poem)
Hard Case
Cruel Sister
Giving Her Away
I Ain’t Marching Any More
An Apartment in Sunny Spain
La filha d’un païsan (sung in Occitan)
A Prayer in Open D
If it Weren’t For the Music
Fathom the Bowl
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
Woad
Don Quixote
Don’t Take Your Gun to School
Nothing Rhymed
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (recited)
Old Abe
Oleanna
Down the Dials
Death Letter Blues
Sea Change
Paper Houses
Lili Marlene
Universal Soldier
Come Back Baby
Promenade
Terrorism (poem)
Song for the Life
In the Jailhouse Now
I Come and Stand at the Schoolhouse Door
Assault Rifles (poem)
Self-knowledge (poem)
Dirty Old Town
Summerland (poem)
Aisle After Hymn
Faithless Love
500 miles
Whiskey on a Sunday (aka Come Day, Go Day, also The Ballad of Seth Davey)
Martin Said to his Man (aka Who's the Fool Now)
The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth in 1952 (story)
Let Union Be
The One on the Right was on the Left
Jutland
The Water is Wide
Fire and Flame
And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda
recitation from David Valentine Taylor
Nepudem Domu (We Won't Go Home, in Czech)
Lyke Wake Dirge
Poor Soldier
Wayfaring Stranger (secular version)
Second Front Song
Homeward Bound
Buddhist Monk, 1960s (reading)
Man Who Used to Be
Calypso
Charge of the Light Brigade (poem)
Tim McGuire
Train Trip to Guildford
Run and Catch the Wind
Up with People
Who Am I Now
Mothers, Daughters, Wives (reading)
Here is My Home


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 25 May 22 - 08:24 PM

Songs, poems, and instrumentals from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 23/24 May 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for roughly the first half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Twelve Gates To The City
World Turned Upside Down
Questionnaire (poem)
Be Gentle with my Heart
Fruit Trees Fill My Garden
Diga Joaneta (sung in Occitan)
The Deserter
She’s Like the Swallow
Turtle Dove
Reminds Me of You
Fennario
Cuchullain’s Son
The Bard of Armagh
Call to Song
Betsy Bell & Mary Gray
A Handful of Songs
Farmer’s Toast
Tonight He Belongs to Me
Early One Morning
Mrs. Fisher
Dowie Dens of Yarrow
Ceres, Pluto and Eris... oh my!
The Seasons of the Year
McCafferty
The Watchman’s Gone
Yorkshire Couple
Going to Leave Old Texas
Banks of the Nile
I Pity the Poor Immigrant
They Say it’s Wonderful
The Snows they Melt the Soonest
Mingulay Boat Song
Hard Times
Procrastination (poem)
Where will the Last Flower Grow?
The King’s Navy
I will Follow Him
I Fall to Pieces
Where Shall I Be?
I Think it's Gonna Work Out Fine
Summertime
The Spotted Cow (aka Crafty Farmer? Well Sold the Cow? The Crafty Ploughboy? The Yorkshire Bite?)
Solid Ground
Quit Your Lowdown Ways
Catahoula
Time to Spare
Land of the Bottom Line
Across the Great Divide
Take Your Time
Rio Grande
Cherokee Bend
Down Where the Drunkards Roll
Will Ye Go to Flanders
The Swaggering Jig (aka Bellaghy Fair)
Turn, Turn, Turn
Out of Nowhere
I Wanna Die Easy
Don't Buy the Liverwurst (ttto Down by the Riverside)
The Man in the Moon
What Else Can I Do (aka Nothing Less Will Do, The Election Song)
Anchored in Love
Nevada Jane
May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You (piano solo)
Hunting the Hare
Caledonia
Devilish Mary
Walkin' on my Wheels
Take Your Time
Jubilee


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 18 May 22 - 08:10 PM

Songs, poems, recitations, instrumentals and stories from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 16/17 May 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. "Mountain Village" is a guess at a title for Jane's story. Thanks to Moorley Man for roughly the first half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Travelin’ man
Verdant Braes of Skreen
Jehovah’s Witnesses at the Door (poem)
Aphrodite the Smelly Belly Dancer (or Shock Absorba the Greek)
Bold Riley
Nobody Knocking
D’ ye Ken John Peel?
Day by Day
Two Sisters
Los dos filhets del rei (sung in Occitan)
Cigarettes and Whisky and Wild Wild Women
Don’t Cry Baby
The Happy Zoomer (ttto The Happy Wanderer)
Lichtbob Lassie
Molecatcher
St. Brendan’s Voyage
The Mermaid
Oh the Dishes
A Dollar a Day
Ay lu lu (sung in Yiddish) (possibly aka Shlof Shoyn Mayn Tayer Feygele? or, Unter Beymer?)
Lives in the Balance
The Barring of our Door
Wagon Wheels
A bhean úd thíos
Today
Scarborough Fair
Rum, by Gum
Bill Bailey
Fresh Hops
The Puppeteer (recitation)
A waltz by Bob Pasquerello (may be in Fingerwaltzes collection) (solo piano)
Where is our James Connolly
Mountain Village (story)
Earth Angel
Don’t Despise the Deserter
A September Song (recitation)
The Dancing Teacher
Wild Mountain Thyme
How Could Anyone
Trouble
Just a Lie
Queen of the Rails
If I Could Be the Rain
Queen of Waters
I Can See Clearly Now
Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain
Benjamin Bowmaneer
The English Wedding (Le Mariage Anglais, alternating English and French)
Off the Cold Coast of Iceland
Bye Bye Blues
First of May Blues
Love Me a Little
When I Have Seen
I Happen to Know (poem)
The Strange Case of Mr Donnybrook Boredom (poem)
The Strange Case of the Irksome Prude (poem)
Little Village
Ordinary Man (Gordon Lightfoot, not Peter Hames)
The Ballad of Minepit Shaw
Diana
For Tom McLean
Barrett's Privateers
Share the Road with Me
Book of Love (Monotones)
An Irish Song
Follow the Heron Home
Cuba
Rock On Rockall
Turning Toward the Morning
I Think of You
Take Your Time
The Dandelion (poem)
Why I Voted the Socialist Ticket (poem)
Did You Ever Lose an Elephant
Gentle Arms of Eden
Angel from Montgomery


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 14 May 22 - 07:33 PM

Songs, poems, monologues and riddles from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 9/10 May 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for roughly the first half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Cornish Lads
Billy Boy (Malvina Reynolds rewrite)
The Unquiet Grave
Sisters of Mercy
Useful French Phrases (poem)
Trip to Gougane
Lo comte Arnaud (sung in Occitan)
Mack the Knife (bilingual version, part English and part German)
Asparagus (monologue)
Come to the Dance
Courting is a Pleasure
A la una yo naci (sung in Ladino)
Strontium 90
Innisvaddie Annie
Down by the Railroad Track
Cawsand Bay
Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys
Fever
Resurrection Packet
Forgive and Forget
Al di là (sung in Italian)
Knocking Nellie
Sunbeam and Sunshine
Eggs and Marrowbones
The Armadillo
We’re All Cleaning Windows
Blank Space
Prudence
The Faithful Horse
There is a Tavern in the Town (in English, then in German)
Banks of the Ohio
Mudcat Love
Rio Grande
Poor Little Liza Jane
Transylvania Shanty (ttto South Australia)
Bluenose (Skilling & Martin)
Boys of Barr na Sráide
The Morning Glory (aka One for the Morning Glory, Here's to the Morning Glory)
Song of Wandering Aengus
Nancy Spain
Barking (poem)
Brown Stuff (riddle)
Rutherford Coffee Bar (ttto Sisters of Mercy)
Thanksgiving Eve
Sally Free and Easy
Old Age Rage
The Bold Fisherman
The Little Sparrow
Run for the Roses
Down to the River to Pray (in Scots Gaelic)
Shule Aroon (Siúl a Rúin) (chorus in Irish Gaelic)
Drop Hammer
Rolling Down the Bay to Juliana
Siúl a Ghrá (in Irish Gaelic)
Fare Thee Well Cold Winter
The Unquiet Grave
Beautiful Soul
A Wee Bird Cam tae My Apron
Russian Major General (ttto Major General's Song)
The Verdant Braes of Skreen
The Rambles of Spring
Anathea
Auprès de Ma Blonde (in French)
Tomorrow
Bonny Boy from Underneath My Apron
Peace like a River
Jerusalem
The Knoxville Girl
Sunny Goodge Street
The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue (fragment, in Middle English)
(The) Colorado Trail (aka Along the Colorado Trail)
You Are Beautiful
Bagenal Harvey's Farewell (aka Bagenal Harvey's Lament, ttto Derwentwater's Farewell)
Try to Remember (fragment)
Parting Song


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 10 May 22 - 09:15 PM

Songs, poems, and recitations from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 2/3 May 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for roughly the first half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Scotch and Soda
Lie Low
Travel Irons (poem)
Reg the Veg and the Charity Lady
Ballad of Thunder Road
Drunken Sailor
Come Back in the Morning aka Prescription Calypso
Turning Towards the Morning
An druimeann donn dílís (My Dear Brown Cow) (in Irish Gaelic)
The Gas Man Cometh
Romance del Conde Olinos (in Spanish)
Diana
You Belong to Me
Dandelion (by Humphrey & The Dumptrucks)
Where oh Where do I Live?
Malt and Barley Blues
Two Brethren
Rose the Riveter, Revisited
Southbound Passenger Train
Hard Times in the Mill
Who Mowed the Lawns of Eden?
Route 66
The Working Class Stranger
Wait till the Work Comes Round
Angel on my Shoulder
Life is Music
Can’t You See?
Dream a Little Dream of Me
Thugamar féin an samhradh linn (in Irish Gaelic)
Freight Train
On a Winter’s Night
Dance up the Sun
Kathy’s Song
Blue Moon
Do not go Gently (poem)
Villanelle (by Berlioz, from Les nuits d’été)
Roseville Fair
May Time Dawns
Count Me Out (poem)
Hollywood Hope
Lunenburg Town
November Lament (recitation)
Hang Them High
The Book of Love (Magnetic Fields, not Monotones)
Over the Rainbow
Bring Them Home
Union Maid
Bluenose
Way Over Yonder in the Minor Key
The One-Legged Cowboy
Buffalo Skinners
Mary Ellen at the Church Turned Up
The Moon Shone Bright
Lean On Me
My Father's Mansion's Many Rooms
I'm an Old Cowhand
The Blackest Crow (aka My Dearest Dear, Breast of Glass)
Amazing Grace (alternating English and Scots Gaelic)
Ta He Wa He La He (in Hawaiian)
Japanese Garden in the Rain (recitation)
St. Louis Blues
The Farmer is the Man
What Then (poem)
The Wild West is Where I Want to Be
Blue Boat Home (ttto Love Divine All Loves Excelling)
Drift Away
The Bedmaking
Scarborough Fair
Whiskey is the Life of Man (aka Whiskey Johnny)
The Galway Shawl
A Rìbhinn Òig Bheil Cuimhn' Agad
Shiny-O
Morris the Moose
Think About Your Troubles
Circle Round (or, Circle Chant)
On Children (or, Your Children)
Morningtown Ride


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 28 Apr 22 - 12:02 AM

Songs, recitations, poems, and stories from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 25/26 April 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for roughly the first half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

My Own Grandfather (recitation)
I Am My Own Grandpa
It Takes a Soldier
Cosmo, Prince of Denmark (poem)
Strawberry Fair
Disobedience
Hackingham Palace
Temperance
A Nation Once Again
Pretty Saro
Humpty Dumpty was Pushed
Bob Dylan’s Dream
A los árboles altos (sung in Spanish)
Swell My Net Full
O Come Away
Summertime
Annan Water
Blow Away the Morning Dew (aka The Lady's Policy, The Disappointed Lover, The Baffled Lover)
New Garden Fields
Kind Hands
Dear Mr. Rogers
With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm (sometimes called "Anne Boleyn")
Blue Bleezin’ Blind Drunk
The Gum Tree Canoe
Whisky in the Jar (aka Kilgary Mountain, Gilgarra Mountain)
The Tailor & the Mouse
Once I Was a Sailor
The Rare Old Times
Willow Weep Me No More
Rio Grande (Great Lakes version)
Wild Horses
The Dock and the Nettle
Downtown Zeno Exit
Gentle Arms of Eden
Now is the Month of Maying
Things in Life
Lullaby
Isle Au Haut Lullaby
We Ain’t Gonna Give it Back
L’adieu de la mariée à ses parents (sung in French)
Speed of the Sound of Loneliness
Foggy Dew (Irish version)
The Highwayman
Hal-An-Tow
Spot was Not Like the Rest (poem)
Make You Feel My Love
Singing in the May
Tha mi duilich, cianail, duilich ("I am sorry, anguished, sorry" in Scottish Gaelic)
No More Fish, No Fishermen (ttto of See Amid the Winter's Snow)
John Ball
Fortitude
There is Nothing Like a Dane (ttto There is Nothing Like a Dame)
Moving On
Mayday Carol
Que Bonita Bandera (in Spanish)
Annie Laurie
Oor Hamlet
Husy (Geese, in Czech)
Shanghai Lil
Jamaica Say You Will
Dragon Song
One Morning in May (aka The Nightingale, The Bold Grenadier)
Marion les roses (All Among the Roses, in French)
Waterbound
The Journey
Calypso
The Old Gray Squirrel
Masters of War
The Brown and the Yellow Ale
One Hippopotami (ttto What Kind of Fool am I)
The Last of the Great Whales (aka The Last Leviathan)
How Drunkenness Came Into the World (story)
As If He Knows
A Bench by the Sea
Anachie Gordon
You of Little Faith
Rest Well, Old Man (poem)
Day is Done (ttto Taps)


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 23 Apr 22 - 01:06 AM

Songs, recitations, poems, monologues and stories from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 18/19 April 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for roughly the first half of the list, and thanks to Monique for additional information. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Days of ‘49
Sergeant William Bailey
Jason & The Arguments (poem)
Lolly Too Dum
Poisoning Pigeons in the Park
Spring (from Year Song) (recitation)
George & The Dragon (monologue)
Justice
Among the Heather (aka Down the Moor)
The Boat that First Brought Me Over
Joan de la Rèula (sung in Occitan)
Will Ye Go to Flanders?
When Spring Comes In (aka The Spring Glee)
Danny Boy
Rawtenstall Annual Fair
Streets of Laredo Parody
Breaths
Ocean of Life
The Sick Note
Gentle Arms of Eden
Lovely Joan
Na sera 'e maggio (in Neapolitan)
Adir Hu (Passover song, in Hebrew)
Blood Red Roses
Get Away, Old Man, Get Away
Mollymauk
Song for Marianne
Paul Revere’s Ride (poem)
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
The Green Fields of England
Brother Noah
The Rasta Masta has to Ask for Special Pesto on his Pasta
Child of Mine
The Reluctant Cannibal
Ranter’s Wharf
Farewell Johnny Miner
The Flowers of the Field (poem)
The First and Last Man
Zog, Maran (Tell Me, Marrano, in Yiddish)
The Gallant Forty-Twa
Spancil Hill
Nothing to Show for it All
One Time Only
The Manchester Rambler
Love's the Rising Sun
Bread and Roses
The Eagle's Gift – An Invitation (recitation)
Jesus Christ (ttto Jesse James)
Now is the Cool of the Day
Scarborough Settler's Lament
Hippopotamus Song
Roses
Across the Great Divide
Run and Catch the Wind
Lean On Me
Mr Taxman (ttto Mr Sandman)
Beautiful Noise
On the Pulse of Morning (recitation)
Crossing the Bar
Hevenu Shalom Aleichem / Shalom Chaverim (medley, in Hebrew) )
Sweet Sorrow in the Wind
A Seaman's Hymn
Dream Plover (ttto Dream Lover)
Mr Bojangles
Some Fool Made a Soldier of Me
The Prophet
Ballad of the Carpenter
The Chocolate Song
Beans, Bacon, and Gravy
Outside of a Small Circle of Friends
(additional stanza to) Hippopotamus Song
Grounds for Violence (ttto Sounds of Silence)
Crazy
Doney Gal
Hunting the Duck
That's the Way the World Goes Round
The Boy Who Thought He Was a Cockerel (story)
Changes


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 13 Apr 22 - 07:08 AM

Songs, recitations, poems, and stories from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 11/12 April 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for roughly the first half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

[Got some more information, made a few edits.]

Mr Rabbit, Mr Rabbit
The Darling Song
The January June (recitation)
Weather Lore
The Man from God Knows Where (recitation)
We Zoom
The Trees they do Grow High
The Hippies and the Beatniks-O
Johnny Burke
The Bramble and the Rose
“Babble” (medley and simultaneous singing of a number of gospel songs)
Stamp And Go
Santy Anno
(As I Was a-) Practising
Top of the World
Leaving Train
Tinkerman’s Daughter
John Barleycorn
Love’s Old Sweet Song
Wedding Song (in Ladino)
Lullaby (in Ladino)
Amelia Earhart’s Last Flight
The Town of Mariupol
Chicago
Bones
In the Sidings Now
Norfolk and Good
A Nice Quiet Day
You'll Never Know How Much I Love You
Vlad the Clown
Java Jive
Safe Romance
Still Safe on Shore
The Fisherman's Song
All my trials
Light the Winter's Dark
Isle Au Haut Lullaby
The Lamplighter (poem)
The Speed of Slow (poem)
No Telling
Wreck of the Old 97
M. T. A. Song (ttto Wreck of the Old 97)
The Almond Tree, or, The King's Love (story)
(variant of) Bright Morning Stars
Catahoula
Aragon Mill
In the Middle, In the Middle, In the Middle
It Goes Like it Goes
Tonight I Await (poem)
Caitlin at the Window
Blue Ridge Mountain Blues
Three Ravens 2020
Go Down, Moses (aka Let My People Go)
The Wayward Wind
Darcy Farrow
Philadelphia Lawyer
The Errant Apprentice
The Dove of Peace (aka Oh Tell Me Where the Dove has Flown)
I'm Gonna Tell (On You)
Come Love Come
Chain Gang
Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys
Remember Your Name and Address
Circle 'round
On Children
One More Minute
John Hardy
Rising Green
Engine One-Forty-Three (aka The F.F.V., The C. & O. Wreck)
Lay Down Beside Me
Hard Nights Come Again No More (ttto Hard Times Come Again No More)
The Man in the Moon
Shake and Shake the Ketchup Bottle (poem)
I Eat My Peas with Honey (poem)
Just Plant a Watermelon (aka Watermelon Song)
When (poem)
Until the Dark Time Ends (aka The Comfort of Singing Voices)
Birdie Nee (aka The Eagle's Lullaby)
My Mother Won't Let Me Play with You
The Singer
Sea Glass
Buttermilk Hill (aka Shule Aroon, Siúil Rún, Shule Agra, Súil a Grá, Johnny has Gone for a Soldier, Gone the Rainbow)
'Cause He's a Cowboy
Beautiful Dreamer
Master of the Sheepfold
May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You
Some Velvet Morning


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 12 Apr 22 - 06:27 AM

Songs and poems from the 4/5 April Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround, probably in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for roughly the first half of the list.

Titanic (...the great ship went down)
Deportees
Refugees (poem)
Strangers (poem)
Angling
Villikins and his Dinah
The Irish Rover
Yankee Doodle – a bit later (1846)
Takin’ Old Route
Pitman’s Union
Lo merle (The blackbird, in Occitan)
Farewell Johnny Miner
Ned on the Hill
Small Birds Rejoice/Chevalier’s Lament
Lovely Agnes
Mitcham Line Shunty
Vlad the Clown
Follow the Heron
The Weepin’ Willer
If it Wasn’t for the Song
The Water is Wide
Lord Saltan & Young Auchanachie
God Moves on the Water
Last Train and Ride
Lazy Bones
The Coble of Cargill
The Man with the Chainsaw
Breaths
Neocortex
The Unquiet Grave
Roads and Walls
At 17
King Orfeo
Ballad of John Williams
All my trials
Ask the Cat!
Old Devil Moon
Take Your Time
House of the Rising Sun
Faded Love
Roseville Fair (Bill Staines via Les Barker)
Greek Tragedy (poem)
At the 'round
Dr Freud
Spring Harvest (poem)
Mr Bluebird Sing
Della and the Dealer
On a Monday Morning
Green Rolling Hills of West Virginia
Spring Cleaning
For Those in Peril from UV
When Your Bells Have Turned Green (ttto Fiddler's Green)
True Colors
I Would I Were
Three Ravens
Whiskey on a Sunday (aka The Ballad of Seth Davey, also Come Day, Go Day)
1952 Vincent Black Lightning
Four Strong Winds
The Death of Robin Hood
Hineh Ma Tov (in Hebrew, two tunes)
Permission to Dance
Stewball
Would You Like to Play the Guitar (parody of Swinging on a Star)
All the Good People
Smut
Morningtown Ride
Planting a Rainbow (poem)
Maple Sweet
Rainbow Warriors
Meditation
Parting Song


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 12 Apr 22 - 06:24 AM

[Originally posted 01 Apr 22 - 07:59 PM]

Songs, poems, stories, monologues and instrumentals from the 28/29 March 2022 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to Moorley Man for the items presented before I came in. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Mole in the Ground
Kilkelly, Ireland
The Deckchair Man (poem)
Springtime in Yorkshire
The Runcorn Ferry (monologue)
Streets of Laredo
Mother’s Lament
Le parapluie (sung in French)
Spring Song
Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head
The Gallant Shopper
The Banks of Doon
Labelled with Love
Redwing Blackbird (Billy Edd Wheeler)
A Bushel and a Peck
Sarah Won’t You Come Out Tonight?
Fiddlers’ Green
Sammy’s Bar
Scotch and Soda
The Lumberman’s Alphabet
Sam Hall
Dark-Eyed Sailor
The Barnyards of Delgaty
Joanna
The Ding-Dong Blues
Looking Out My Back Door
Two Farmers
I'm in Love with Susan
Waterbound
Hey Jude
A Gay Spanish Maid
The Tinkerman's Daughter
The Goodnight-Loving Trail
Kelvin Grove
The Bear with no Name (story)
Hang Out Your Brightest Colors (aka Ballad of Michael Collinns)
Wrinklies (poem)
Caring Society (poem)
A Nightingale Sank in Berkeley Square (ttto A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square)
Peat Fire Flame
As Time Goes By
Haul Away
Bread and Fishes
Russian Major General (ttto Major General's Song)
Yellow on the Broom (ttto The Female Drummer/When I was a Fair Maid)
Meditation
Death Come Easy
Satisfied Mind
A Car-Washing Song
John Willie Peckett (poem)
Winter (reading, from Year Song)
Goliath of Gath/Garth
Henry My Son (version of Lord Randall)
The Farmer in Cheshire (aka The Highwayman Outwitted / The Highwayman and the Farmer’s Daughter)
The Fields of Athenry
Hardcastle's Rake
The Smoke-Off (poem)
Try to Remember
People Say Strange Things
What I Like About Texas
Jack Haggerty (aka The Flat River Girl)
Golden Mansions
Rambles of Spring
Miss Rowan Davies (piano instrumental)
Queen Elinor's Confession
The Ash Grove (piano instrumental)
The Freedom Come All Ye
Farewell to the Gold
Song for the Life
Sweet Betsy From Pike
Where'er You Walk
Only Our Rivers Run Free
Across the Great Divide (Kate Wolf, not The Band)
Lay Down Beside Me
If I Were Free
Here's to You


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 12 Apr 22 - 06:22 AM

[Originally posted 23 Mar 22 - 10:34 PM]

Songs and poems from the 21/22 March 2022 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to Moorley Man for the items presented before I came in. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Run Come See Jerusalem
Barrett’s Privateers
AncientMariner-dot.com (poem)
Lady of Negotiable Affection
Ballad of Springhill
Plaisir d’Amour
À Landry (in French)
Fiddlers’ Green
Quaker Benediction
Call Me Up in Dreamland
False false
Gardening
No Birds in the Air, No Fish in the Sea
Comment vouloir qu'une personne chante (in French)
Akh ty nochka (O thou night, in Russian)
Teen Angel
Mountains of Mourne
April Morning
Lowlands Away
The Cuckoo
Love Potion Number Nine
Can a Dockyard Matey Run
The Really Strangest Dream
Breaths
Shanty Man's Life
It Ain't Necessarily So
We Shall Wear Midnight
Freeing Our Hearts
(poems) No Nukes Prayer; Play Friends; Prism
Shenandoah
The Anti-Garden Song (parody of Garden Song)
Hobo on a Freight Train to Heaven
White Collar Holler
Get Your Kicks on Route 66
Rock On Rockall
Key of R
Shoals of Herring
I Sit and Think (poem)
My Grandmother (poem)
Fragments of Memories (poem)
Tribute to Cole Porter
Turn the Page Over (ttto The Wild Rover)
Beyond the Forest (in Russian)
The Frozen Logger
Last Kiss
Ben Kenobi Nobi (ttto John Kanaka)
Buain A’Choirce (Reaping the Oats, in Scots Gaelic)
The Last Clydesdales
Drill Ye Tarriers, Drill
Nevada Jane
Man Walks Among Us
We Hate to See Them Go (aka The Bankers and the Diplomats, aka The Bankers and the Diplomats are Going in the Army)
The Floo'ers o' the Forest (are a' wede away)
All Aboard for Blanket Bay
We Should Be Going Home (ttto Rolling Home)
The Dormouse and the Doctor
Give Me the Fishes, Give Me the Loaves
Life Passes By
Everything Possible
Hector the Hero
A Blessing for Every Day (poem)
Happy Birthday (Weird Al Yankovic)
Fever
Old Joe Clark
Spinning Wheel
The Wayward Wind
Ain't No More Cane on this Brazos
Babbling Brook
Boulder to Birmingham
Custard Creams (ttto John o' Dreams (which comes from Tchaikovsky's Symphony #6))
Starlight on the Rails
Windmills
The Rose of Allendale/Allandale
The Vicar and the Frog
An Chúilfhionn (The Coolin', The Fair-Haired One, in Irish Gaelic)
Round Midnight
Lift Every Voice and Sing


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 16 Mar 22 - 07:28 PM

Songs, poems, monologues, recitations, instrumentals and stories from the 14/15 March 2022 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to Moorley Man for the items presented before I came in. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Circle of Song
Danny Farrell
Recumbent Posture (monologue)
Tribute to Irving Berlin
The Cottager’s Reply (recited)
Red is the Rose
Fields of Athenry
The Old Tobacco Box (aka There Was an Old Soldier)
Santy Anno
Coming Home
The Mountain
Polly on the Shore
Three Fishers
Barring of the Door
Bold Fisherman
The Greatest Story of All
High Noon (poem)
Open Water
I Ain’t Nobody in Particular
Nell Flaherty’s Drake
Cockles and Mussels (aka Molly Malone)
Smiles
My Father and the Moy (recitation)
My Singing Bird
Dick Darby the Cobbler
An Páistín Fionn
Our Goodman (aka Three/Four/Five/Six/Seven Nights Drunk, and other titles)
The Bard of Armagh (same tune as Streets of Laredo and several other songs)
Love Potion Number Nine
The King's Navy
Jennifer's Rabbit
Abide With Me
My Johnny was a Shoemaker
On the Middle Ground
Sweet Cootehill Town (same tune as The Parting Glass)
The Devil and the Smith (ttto Cliffs of Moher)
Let Her Sleep Under the Bar (aka The Lady in Red)
Mullah Nas'r Ud Din and the Banquet (story)
I'll Tell Me Ma
The Lovers' Tasks (aka The Elfin Knight, Scarborough Fair, The Riddle Song)
Spring, Spring
Dublin in the Rare Old Times
When the Ship Comes In
White Squall
Not Tonight, Josephine (poem)
Men's Bits (poem)
The Bard (poem)
Sister Josephine
Summer (poem)
Martin Said to His Man (aka Who's the Fool Now, and other titles)
The Harp Without the Crown (aka The Gals of Dublin Town)
Beidh Aonach Amárach (There Will Be a Fair Tomorrow, in Irish Gaelic)
Song for Ireland
Innisvaddy Annie (aka Up the Noran Water)
Rathlin Head
Isn't it Grand Boys
Nothing So Grand as a War
Beautiful Dreamer
Jimmie McBride
The Unquiet Grave
Burning Gold
Our Favorite Things (ttto My Favorite Things)
How are Things in Glocca Morra?
Dóchas Linn Naomh Pádraig (Our Hope is Saint Patrick, in Irish Gaelic)
Slieve Gallion Braes (also spelled Gallon, Galleon, Gallen)
Foggy Dew (the Irish one)
Enniskillen Fusilier
Ach Du Lieber Augustin (in German)
Blood Red Roses
St Patrick Battalion
Finn McCool and the Beautiful Woman (story)
Star of the County Down
My Lagan Love
Pi Day (recitation)
Don't Call Me Early in the Morning
The Maker
I Just See You
Twilight
Danny Boy (on piano)
Here is My Home


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 13 Mar 22 - 10:07 PM

Songs and poems from the 7/8 March 2022 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to Moorley Man for the items presented before I came in. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Deportee
War Song
Refugees (poem)
Emma's Dilemma
Pensioner McGee
Hillbilly Heaven
Painting the Shed (ttto Greensleeves)
Will Ye Go to Flanders? (with added contemporary stanzas)
Freeing Our Hearts
(poems) No Nukes Prayer; Play Friends; Prism
Now Westlin Winds
I'm Shy, Mary Ellen
Walls and Windows
The Water is Wide
Dink's Song
The Minstrel Boy
Waiting for the Ferry
After You Die (poem)
My Grandfather's Clock
Ducks Are Flying (in Russian)
If Ever I Cease to Love
Hangman (aka The Prickly Bush, The Prickle Holly Bush, The Maid Freed from the Gallows)
Vlad the Clown (ttto Battle Hymn of the Republic)
From Me to You
Proper Cup of Coffee
Aye, Aye, Paisano
Always Forty-Two (Blowing in the Wind meets Hitchhiker's Guide)
When I was a Lad
Little One (better known as Turn Around, also as Where Are You Going?)
Over the Rainbow
Easy and Slow
Maggie (version of When You and I were Young, Maggie)
Lo Yisa Goy (in Hebrew)
The Uist Tramping Song (in Scottish Gaelic)
Braes of Balquiddr (https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=167177&messages=58
for relation to Wild Mountain Thyme)
Evergreen
Between the Lines
A Song of Peace (aka This is My Song, ttto Finlandia)
Andorra
Somewhere to Begin
Fair Weather Friends
If I Were Free
Light
Woyaya (We Will Get There)
Only a Boy
Pastures of Plenty
We Need Each Other Now
Farewell Farewell
Blackbirds and Thrushes (aka Hares on the Mountain)
Rock Salt and Nails
It Could Have Been Me
Evening Bell (in Russian)
The Lone Pilgrim
Tell it on the Mountain
Hop, Hop, Hop (aka Early in the Morning, same tune as In and Out the Windows, William Brown/Keep that Wheel a-Turning)
Leatherwing Bat (aka The Birds' Courtship, Hawk and Crow, ....)
Pointing to the Moon
Circle Round for Freedom
Dona, Dona
Season of Peace
And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda
Quiet Joys of Brotherhood (same tune as My Lagan Love)
Eve of Destruction
Vive la Compagnie (aka Vive l'Amour)
I Like Beer
Buffalo Boy (aka Mountaineer's Courtship)
Let There Be Peace on Earth


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 02 Mar 22 - 01:00 AM

Songs, stories, videos, and readings from the 28 February / 1 March 2022 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to Joe for access to information about the items presented before I came in. Comments and corrections always welcome.

The Derby Ram
Pancake Race
Gently Down the Stream of Time
Fighting for Strangers
Beautiful People
Battle of the Books
Oor Hamlet
Solo le pido a Dios (in Spanish)
The Flowers of the Forest
The Wild Caribee
Along the Colorado Trail
Sarajevo
As I Roved Out (aka The Deluded Lover)
The Tailor's Britches
King James and the Tinker
Dancing in Front of the Guns
Katherine's Wedding
How Stands the Glass Around? (aka Why Soldiers Why?)
You are My Sunshine
King John and the Bishop of Canterbury
Dear Old Shepherd's Bush
Witch Hazel
9-5 Pollution Blues
She
Midnight Special
Tell Old Bill
The Slender Boy
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
Under the Quarter Moon
When All Men Sing
Eli Jenkins' Prayer (aka Sunset Poem)
The Twa Corbies
Little Brown Dog (aka Autumn to May)
In Honor of Vedran Smailovic (story)
Ojibway Country
Winds of Morning
Cossack Lullaby (in Ukrainian)
Ukrainian National Anthem (spoken, in English)
Squid Jigging Ground
Sons Of
Colors of the Wind
Gracias a la Vida (in Spanish)
Cold Days of February
A Tale of Jesus
The Shores of Lough Brann
Never Press Nine
Old Dog Tray
If I Should Wake
Benjamin Bowmaneer
I Ain't Marching Anymore
Di Sapozhkelekh (also spelled Saposhkelekh, sung in Yiddish and English)
Follow the Heron Home
Rushes and Roars the Wide Dnieper
The Sure Hope
Voják (Soldier, in Czech)
How Anarchy Could Function (ttto The Leaving of Liverpool)
Tennessee
Dodi Li (in Hebrew)
Flowers of Joy
Pretty Polly
Story about houses burning down on South Coast of England
Aunt Sue
David of White Rock (in English and Welsh)
Video of Ukrainian National Anthem
A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall
Waist Deep in the Big Muddy
Don't This Road Look Rough and Rocky
Daisy a Day
Shiny-O
Hineh Ma Tov (in Hebrew)
Song of Peace (ttto Finlandia)


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 24 Feb 22 - 03:44 AM

Songs, poems, and recitations from the 21/22 February 2022 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, in the order in which they were performed. One of the participants had a birthday coming up, and suggested others might sing him unusual birthday songs. Some obliged, mostly with very short songs, for which I didn't get a title, so I've just cited them below as "Birthday song". Thanks to Moorley Man for the items presented before I came in, and thanks to Felipa for a correction. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Just the Facts, Ma'am
Chimes of Freedom
John Barleycorn (poem)
In My Little World of Doom
Gunner Joe
Tumbling Tumbleweeds
Evening in Inishbofin (poem)
To My Father (poem)
A Rebus Upon Mr Anthony Hall
A Sailor's Life
Willie's Lady
I Dreamed I Saw Saint Augustine
The Maid of the Sweet Brown Knowe
Ziggy (Un garçon pas comme les autres) (A Boy Unlike the Others, in French)
The Music Makers (based on Ode by Arthur O’Shaughnessy)
Twenty-Third of February
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (recitation)
Song of the Contrabands (better known as Go Down, Moses; also, Let My People Go)
Streets of London
Hind Horn
Fate's Decree
Shingling the Rum Seller's Roof
She Told Me to Meet Her at the Gate
Downtown Zeno Exit
The Cockle Gatherer
The Year of Jubilo (aka Kingdom Coming)
What You Do with What You've Got
The Hippopotamus Song (sometimes called "Mud, Glorious Mud")
The Midnight Special
Irish Wedding Song
Henry My Son (Lord Randall variant)
Until It's Time For You to Go
Tell Old Bill
Sammy's Bar
Sipping Cider
Táim Breoite Go Leor (Lord Randall, in Irish Gaelic)
The Only One for Me
Mon Pays
The Hole in the Elephant's Bottom
Tommy Don't Lick That Pipe
By Weary Well
The Church of the Wholly Undecided (poem)
Emma's Attitudes
Don't Have Any More Mrs Moore
Label in a Printer (ttto Little Boxes)
When I First Came to This Land
Still Believing
The King of Ballyhooley
Cadal Chan Fhaigh Mi (in Scottish Gaelic; aka Cadal Cha Dèan Mi)
The Laily Worm and the Machrel of the Sea
No More Sacrifice Zones (to a tune reminiscent of Your Daughters and Your Sons)
Birthday Song
All Things Change
Birthday Song
Water is Life
Birthday Song
Rowing Home (ttto Rolling Home)
Carry Freedom Home
Sh'ma Yisrael and family song
Viking Birthday Song (aka Barbarian Birthday Dirge, Mongol Hacker's Birthday Song, ttto The Volga Boatmen)
Nessie, Come Up
The Drunkard's Looking Glass
I Wanna Be a Bonobo
Rose of Allandale
Yom Huledet Sameach (Happy Birthday, in Hebrew)
West Texas Waltz
Danville Girl
Shenandoah
Song for the Mira
The Sheffield Apprentice
If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake
Birthday song (in Hebrew)
This Old Man Should Go Back Home (ttto This Old Man)
Birthday song (one stanza, might be called Every Moment We Are Free)
Eyes of Amber
Bring Me a Little Water Sylvie
I Am Ready for the Storm
If I Were Free
A Tale of Jesus
Cut the Cake
Blowin' in the Wind
The Parting Glass
Bells of Norwich


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 15 Feb 22 - 11:43 PM

Songs, stories, poems, and instrumentals from the 14-15 February 2022 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, in the order in which they were performed. A whole lotta love songs. Thanks to Moorley Man for the ones done before I came in. Comments and corrections always welcome.

My Dog Sam
The Power of the Dog
Old Blue
Will You Be My Valentine?
Lies
Country Life
Scarborough Fair
Valentine Haiku (poem)
When Poppies Close their Crimson Eyes
Happy Valentine's Day
You're the Girl I Love
Que serais-je sans toi?
Så længe jeg lever (As Long as I Live, in Danish)
Hallelujah, I Love Her So (sung as Hallelujah, I Love Him So)
Tell Me
Loving Emma
My Inspiration is You
One for My Baby
Cucurrucucú Paloma (in Spanish)
I Still Miss Someone
They Gotta Quit Kicking My Dog Around (one stanza)
The Elfin Knight
We Never Mention Aunt Clara
To the Beggin' I Will Go (aka The Begging Trade)
Phoebe and Reuben (aka Reuben Wright and Phoebe Brown)
The Frozen Logger
Riding on Top of the Car
Shaggy dog story about a lorry driver
Vicki's Secret
My Funny Valentine
Celestial Pie
's é fath mo bhuartha (The Cause of My Sorrow, in Irish Gaelic)
Broom of the Cowdenknowes
Waltz Across Texas
Basin Street Blues
An Vailintín Buan (The Eternal Valentine, in Irish Gaelic)
The Rose
South Wind (piano instrumental)
The Bold Fisherman
Song of the Soul
I Never Cared for You
Island in the Sun
Valentine's Day
Everything Possible
Paradise
Love Is
Nelson's Battle Recipe
Just You Wait
The Telling Takes Me Home
Souvenirs
For Bobbi (as titled by songwriter, John Denver; recorded as For Baby by Peter Paul and Mary)
The Bee
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes
My Valentine
I Live Not Where I Love
Slow Romance
Take Your Time
Spanish is the Loving Tongue
Down in the Fields where the Buttercups All Grow
The Coster's Serenade
Three short stories
Suburbs of Eden
Free Little Bird
Confidence
Wonderful Tonight
Advice to the Lovelorn
Max's Waltz
Song for the Mira
Mirabeau Bridge
Scarlet Ribbons
Sweet Violets
Why Does Love Make You Stupid?
The Shmuck Song
Witch Hazel


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 08 Feb 22 - 09:24 PM

Songs, stories, poems, monologues, and instrumentals from the 7-8 February 2022 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to Moorley Man for the ones done before I came in. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Worried Man Blues
Eight Shillings a Week (ttto Fathom the Bowl)
The News Where You Are (monologue)
The Water is Wide
Shelf Raiders in the Store (ttto Ghost Riders in the Sky)
Love on the Line
Fruit Trees Fill My Garden
One Night as I Lay Upon My Bed
Sing Me Back Home
San Francisco (in French)
Fare Thee Well, Enniskillen
Won't You Come and Sing for Me
They All Asked for You
Tying a Knot in the Devil's Tail (aka Sirey Petes)
Katie Bairdie
Ellan Vannin (other spellings occur)
The Green Man
The Moon Behind the Hill
Waly, Waly
Cab, Cab, Cab
Look Me Over Closely
Mingulay Boat Song
Hal-an-Tow
The Coachman
Me and Bobby McGee
I Hold Your Hand in Mine
Victoria Dines Alone
Booth Killed Lincoln
Birmingham Sunday (ttto I Once Loved a Lass)
Crossing the Water
The H'emmer Jane
Pace Egging Song
The Bonny Earl of Moray
The Thatcher (story)
This is My Spirit World (variant on This is My Father's World)
Time to Spare
Dona Nobis Pacem
Times are Gettin' Hard, Boys
Tomorrow is a Long Time
Envelopes (poem)
They Came for the Mime Artists (poem)
Liverpool Lullaby
I Love Susie in the Supermarket
Edward
Fiddlers Green
Iko Iko
Death and the Lady
Leezie Lindsay
Come Haste to the Wedding (one stanza only)
Calling All Angels
Watching the Trains Come In
Lolly-Too-Dum
I Think of You
How Can I Miss You When You Won't Go Away
Ballad of Crispus Attucks
Gentle Maiden Waltz (piano instrumental)
Three Jolly Rogues of Lynn (aka In Good King Arthur's Days, King Arthur's Servants)
Heat Detector
Harriet Tubman
That's the Ticket
This World Goes Round and Round
The Last Song
The Collier Lass (aka Polly Parker)
Hughie the Graeme
Early
The Fox and the Huntsman (story)
It's a Miracle
The Orphan Train
The One-Eyed Cook (aka The Drummer and the Cook)
Sing With Me
Bay of Biscay O
The White Shepherd
Here's the Tender Coming
Bonnie George (or, James) Campbell
Jubilee


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 02 Feb 22 - 01:44 AM

Songs, stories, poems, monologues, recitations, and instrumentals from the 31 January, 1 February 2022 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to Moorley Man for the ones done before I came in. Comments and corrections always welcome.

The Man on the Flying Trapeze
My Husband's Got no Porridge in Him
Acupuncture (poem)
Do not Disturb
Magna Carta (monologue)
The Man of Songs (poem)
Santiano (in French)
The Woodbridge Dog Disaster
Gotta Travel On (aka Done Laid Around)
Midnight on the Water
Suffolk Miracle (aka Holland Handkerchief)
Pleasant and Delightful
Disaster at Sea (poem)
Polly on the Shore (the Lester Simpson song, not the trad one)
Mobile / Birth of the Blues
Sam's Medal (poem)
We Live in an Ocean of Life
The Good Old Way
A Dollar a Day
Sloop John A
Dido, Bendigo
One More Minute
Is Mise Raifteiri / I'm Raftery the Poet (Gaelic and English)
Rolling Mills of New Jersey (takeoff on Rolling Hills of the Border)
Ring of Fire
Cowboy's Sweetheart
The Snowdrop (story)
Einstein the Genius
Gabhaim Molta Bhride and Amhráin na Féidireachta (in Gaelic)
The Portree Kid (ttto Ghost Riders in the Sky)
This Old House
When You and I were Young, Maggie
Black Muddy River
Black Jack David (recitation; Mike Heron take on trad material)
Love and Lockdown
A Shropshire Lad (poem)
The Convict of Clonmell (aka The Gaol of Cluan Meala)
Old Kimball (from the Stewball/Skewbald family, with floating verses from The Cuckoo)
Thousands or More
Spencer the Rover
The Sow Took the Measles
Spring Will Come
Masochism Tango
Red, Red Robin
More Work for the Undertaker
Brave Wolfe
When I Go
Benny's From Heaven (ttto Pennies From Heaven)
When I'm Drunk
When You Hear Them Cuckoos Hollerin'
Just a Bowl of Butter Beans
Congleton Bear
When I Got Born (story)
Isn't it Grand, Boys
John Barleycorn
Midnight on the Water
Three fiddle tunes, on mandolin: Rachel (aka Texas Quickstep), Spootiskerry, Silver Spear
See What the Boys in the Back Room will Have
Brave Wolfe (not the same as the earlier one)
Piano Leg (ttto Wayfaring Stranger)
Gulf Coast Highway
Man Walks Among Us
We'll Pass Them On
The Good Old Way
I'll Fly Away
Early Snow
Don't Let It Bring You Down
Speed of the Sound of Loneliness
How Can I Keep From Singing?
Circle Game (one verse)


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 26 Jan 22 - 12:17 AM

Songs, stories, poems, and instrumentals from the 24-25 January 2022 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to Moorley Man for the ones done before I came in, and several corrections. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Night Rider’s Lament
Dainty Davie
Stamped Addressed Antelope (poem)
The Truth About the Loch Ness Monster
Today
Ae Fond Kiss
Atressi co·l signes fai (in Old Occitan)
Somerset Wassail
The Saucy Sailor (aka Jack Tar)
The Gorilla Song
When You're Gone I Say Your Name
For He is an Englishman (dulcimer instrumental)
Green Grow the Rashes-O
Rolling Home (the trad one, not the John Tams one)
Wert Thou in the Cauld Blast
Saucy Anna
Brother Moses Smote the Water
White Coffins of Despair (ttto 1913 Massacre)
Log Driver's Waltz
When She Walks (I found many songs by that name on the net, but not the right one)
Ye Banks and Braes
The Rasta Masta Has to Ask for Special Pesto on His Pasta
Three Maritime folksongs (fragments; one of them was Seventeen Come Sunday)
The Sow Took the Measles
Across the Blue Mountain
Satan's Jeweled Crown
The Scotsman
The Runcorn Ferry (recitation)
Comin' Through the Rye
Let There be Morning
St. Paul's Song
Sioux City Sue
Aye Waukin-O
Friends of the Cathedral (poem)
Breathin' All the Poisons In
Loch Tay Boat Song
Tripe and Cow Heels
Simple Gifts
The Ways of Man
Sin City
Where Did You Get that Hat
Like the Way I Do
To a Moose (poem)
Story (about deer killed on New Jersey roads)
(Piano tune improvisation)
I Will Stand Fast
I Gave My Love a Cherry (aka The Riddle Song)
MacPherson's Lament (aka MacPherson's Farewell)
Lolly-Too-Dum
Old Lang's Sign (ttto Auld Lang Syne)
I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow
The Year of Jubilo (aka Kingdom Coming)
A Parcel of Rogues in a Nation
Lorena
I Fall to Pieces
Blackbirds and Thrushes / Hares on the Mountain
Auld Lang Syne (piano instrumental)
Ballad of Tim Evans (aka Go Down, You Murderer)
We Shall Overcome
Sacred Ground
The Green Man
The Concertina Song (ttto Hallelujah)
Come See the Boys Go Round
My Get Up and Go
Gold Watch and Chain
Mooses Come Walking
If I Were a Moose


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 25 Jan 22 - 03:20 AM

I was on a plane from JFK to LAX and missed the entire singaround of 17-18 January 2022. Here's a go at listing the songs & poems that were performed, based on the chat. I'll be happy to make additions, deletions, and corrections as they come to hand.

Edit: My thanks to Felipa, MaJoC the Filk (Fermat reincarnated?), and Moorley Man for additions, deletions, and corrections.

Let Union Be
A Man's a Man for A' That
The Land (poem)
The Epitaph to the Unknown Miner (monologue)
Rambleaway
Somewhere to Begin
Polly on the Shore (the Lester Simpson composition)
Birmingham Sunday
God Rest Ye Sober Underlings
Santy Anno
Dark-Eyed Sailor
Down in the Valley
The Ballad of Knocking Nellie
The Tailor's Breeches
The Red Hats of Ireland
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Gentle Arms of Eden
Still Scared of You
Whitebark
The Times they are a-Changin'
Lullaby Baby Blues
Stepstone
Dollymount Strand
Come by the Hills
Sink the Cheerio
Trouble in the Fields
Singing for Our Lives
Love (John Lennon)
The Gipsy Trail
The Everlasting Circle
Green Grass Grows All Around
I Once Loved a Lass (aka The False Bride)
Embraceable You
Legacy
Here We Come a-Wassailing
You Shall Go Out With Joy
Dem Deer
Peace Begins in My Own Heart (ttto I am a Poor Wayfaring Stranger)
Lorna the Library Book Burglar (poem)
Which Switch is the Switch, Miss, for Ipswich? (monologue)
Way Down Low
A Frog, He Would a-Wooing Go
Little Rosewood Casket
Elizabeth Block - Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Activists
Yon Green Valley
O Sinner Man
Vine and Fig Tree (Lo Yisa Goy)
In de Vintertime
254 Shades of Gray
Songs Stay Sung
Unknown Blessings
Nowhere in a Hurry Blues
It Was Vaccination
Caught in a Circle
Don't Let Me Come Home a Stranger
Piney Wood Hills
Where Teardrops Fall
Thàladhainn Thu / Dream Angus (two songs, one in Gaelic, to the same tune)
Once I had a Sweetheart
Pretty Saro
Haste Ye Back
Fathers Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Scholars
Kemo Kimo
Farewell
Here is My Home
There Was an Old Soldier and He Had a Wooden Leg


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 11 Jan 22 - 05:59 PM

I don't remember this happening before; no poems, recitations, readings, stories, or instrumentals, just songs at the the 10-11 January 2022 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround. Here they are, in the order in which they were performed. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Logs to Burn
The Month of January
Cinderella Song (to a Lieber-Stoller tune)
The Court of King Caractacus
Óró mo bháidín
There was an Old Piper
What's the Use of Wings
Green Hills of Kerry (aka Sweet Tralee)
Sea Coal
Bring Us in Hot Tea
Wee Pot Stove (aka In the Wee Dark Engine Room)
A Good New Year to One and All
Volt Ikh Gehat Koyekh (Yiddish and English)
Dowie Dens of Yarrow
The Wildebeest Song
We Have a Dream
Watercress-O (and one verse of Dowie Dens of Yarrow)
They Were You
If I Were a Carpenter
Turning of the Year
The Gallant Forty-Twa
The Rosabella
Why We Wear (ttto Great Speckled Bird, Wild Side of Life and several other country songs)
I Ride an Old Paint
Moving On (Homer & Jethro parody of Hank Snow original)
All Among the Garlic (ttto All Among the Barley)
The Rich Man and the Poor Man
The January Man
Choosing the Pantomime
The Sushi Blues
The Buffalo Skinners (aka The Trail of the Buffalo, The Range of the Buffalo, The Hills of Mexico)
My Last Cigarette
If You Could Read My Mind
The Bird on Nellie's Hat
The Yarn of the Nancy Belle
Cowboy's Barbara Allen
The Tyger
Safe Romance
The Hedgehog's Song
Broom of the Cowdenknowes
Burntollet Ambush
The Black Cook
Bless This House
Time, Gentlemen, Time
Sally, Free and Easy
Where the Brumbies Come to Water
Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys
Hal-an-Tow
Lone Pilgrim
The Old Maid in the Garret
My Grandfather's Clock
Long March to Derry
Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Activists (ttto Mamas ... Cowboys)
Over the Rainbow
My Love Come Rolling Down
Kingfisher
Penny for the Ploughboys
The January Mom
Engine 143 (aka "Wreck of the C. & O.", "The F.F.V.", "George Allen", and "The C. & O. Wreck")
Enough
Here's to You


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 04 Jan 22 - 02:32 PM

Songs, poems, readings from the 3-4 January 2022 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, in the order in which they were performed. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Bells of Norwich
Strike Sound
Nicholas Knox of Nottingham (reading)
The End of Another Year
Mum's Ukelele
Jolly Bacchus
(parody of) Any Dream Will Do (see https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=163229)
The Mavis
They Should Have Asked My Husband (poem)
The Snow Falls
The Sheffield Wassail
The False Lover Won Back
Boney was a Warrior (aka Boney)
The Tamosher (aka Gathering Rushes in the Month of May, aka Underneath Her Apron)
The Fields of Athenry
Friends Like These
Le Chinois
Early Morning Rain
Precious Friend
Sugar Wassail
A Song for Just After Christmas
Three Score and Ten
Friend for Life
Free Julian
You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive
The Lambs on the Green Hills
My Get Up and Go
Mariner's Hymn
Snow Shanty
Heavy Plant Crossing (poem)
New Year's Resolution Song
The Lifeboat Man
Moving On Song
The Loo Song
My Young Man
(secular version of) The Holly and the Ivy
You Can't Make a Turtle Come Out
Turn It Around
Fiddler's Green
The Music of Strings
Jock o' Hazeldean
Everything Possible
No L
Shawneetown
Shutdown Blues
Mo Ghille Mear (in English, with chorus in Irish Gaelic)
Thirty Foot Trailer
Hot Buttered Rum
The Butcher Boy
Vive la compagnie (covid version)
When the Forsythia's in Bloom (ttto When the Yellow's on the Broom)
Wild Mountain Thyme
Three Wise Women
The Turning of the Year
To Women as Far as I'm Concerned (poem)
The Grudge of the Old (poem)
Soolaimon
The January Woman (ttto The January Man)
The January Man
Let There be Morning
Gloucestershire Wassail
The Parting Glass
Hippies and the Beatniks-o


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 28 Dec 21 - 03:54 PM

Songs, poems, stories and instrumentals from the 27-28 December 2021 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, in the order in which they were performed. For the first time, I was there from start of singing to finish, except for maybe 15 minutes when I got disconnected from the internet. Thanks to MoorleyMan for filling me in on what I missed. And I should thank, this week and every week, all the participants who are so good about giving titles and/or typing them in the chat. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Christmas 1914
King John's Christmas (poem)
A Snowflake from Hell (aka A Snowflake Fell) (poem)
Christmas Chaos
Theme Song from Red Dwarf
Ned on the Hill
The End of Another Year
Wait 'Til the Sun Shines, Nelly
Angels Watching Over Me
The Little Husband
Clementine (ttto Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer)
The Banks of the Bann
Here's to the Holly
(variant of) Hangin' on the Old Barbed Wire
Zat You, Santa Claus?
Yule Tide Shanty
The Strange Case of the Baffled Hermit (story)
The Owl who was God
Flora (aka The Lily of the West)
Sweet Thang (aka Sweet Thing, but there's another song by that name)
Victor Rag (instrumental)
Miss Fogarty's Christmas Cake
The January Man
Ben Backstay
Permission to Dance
A New Year Carol (aka Levy-Dew, aka Residue)
Please, Dear Lord, Forgive
Cold December
At the Turning of the Year
Bells Over Belfast
In the Month of January
Hobo on a Freight Train to Heaven
Leaving Belfast Town
Journey of the Magi (story)
Auld Lang Syne (instrumental)
This Christmas Gonna Last All Night
Music Makers
Christmas at Four Winds Farm (poem)
The Day After the Day After Boxing Day (poem)
The Bores Head Out
The Rolling English Road (poem)
Global Warming
Braw Sailing on the Sea
Merry Christmas from the Family
The Maid of Liosamanaigh
Farmer's Carol
The Garden Hymn
Three Wishes (story)
Propane (ttto Cocaine)
Ale Brider
Johnston's Motor Car (aka Johnson's Motor Car)
Walking in My Winter Underwear
Ring of Fire
Mathematics
The Jumblies (poem)
Child Ballad Brief
Eddi's Service (A.D. 687) (poem)
(two versions of) Sussex Mummers' Carol
Picardy (aka Jésus-Christ s'habille en pauvre; one stanza in French, remainder in English)
Humpty-Dumpty Hearts
Jolly Old Hawk
Hello Susan Brown (aka Coffee Grows on White Oak Trees)
Cearcall a'Chuain (The Ocean's Cirlce, in Scots Gaelic)
Fairytale of New York
Boxing Day
The Christians and the Pagans
Fa-Sol-La
A-Soalin'
Garden Song (with additional alcoholic stanza)
Velcro
I Bid You Goodnight


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 22 Dec 21 - 08:10 PM

I was unable to attend the singaround of 20-21 December 2021, but was able to put together this list of songs, recitations, monologue, video, and instrumental due to the efforts of Moorley Man and Joe Offer. As ever, comments and corrections are welcome.

The Night before Christmas (aka A Visit from St. Nicholas) (ttto Sweet Betsy from Pike)
I Am Christmas
12 Days of Christmas (by John Julius Norwich) (recitation)
I’m a Little Fairy on the Christmas Tree
The Happiest Christmas of All (by Weston & Lee) (monologue)
Lorena (by H.D.L. Webster)
The Beautiful Sing
Kentucky Wassail
The Tern and the Swallow
Ay del chiquirritín (Spanish carol, in Spanish)
Gettin’ in the Mood (Christmas version)
Shepherds, Arise
The Sailor’s Christmas Day (Richard Cotton, ttto Hearts of Oak)
Gaudete
Noël (On a Winter’s Night Long Ago) (by Hilaire Belloc)
At the Turning of the Year (Anne Hills)
Ciùin an oidhch/Silent Night (video made by Tony Becker)
Halve, by yourself, that... (by Jim Burrill)
Heart of My Home (by Della Mae group)
Solstice Bells (by Mary Garvey)
Bethlehem Charabanc Trip (by Gary Hogg) (recitation)
Field Behind the Plow
Wassail the Silver Apple (Mike O’Connor)
Brightest and Best
Chariots (by John Kirkpatrick)
Christmas Memories (Evans)
Old Time Religion
The Mistletoe Bough
Bells of Norwich
Angels from the Realms of Glory (ttto Heartbreak hotel)
Christmas Market (by Mike Harding) (recitation)
Foxtrot Tango Calling (by Chad)
Christmas Fairy (by Frances Dunlop) (monologue)
Redwing Blackbird (David Francey)
Mary had a Baby
Santa Claus is COVID-secure (by Lancashire Hotpots)
The Ballad of Robban's First Ride (Malvina Reynolds)
Greensleeves/What Child is This? (piano solo)
O Come O Come Emmanuel
Come Walk with Me (by Steve Thomason)
Miss Fogarty’s Christmas Cake
Christmas in Killarney
I Wonder as I Wander
I Still Miss Someone
Glory Hallelujah (Frank Turner)
Jingle Bell Rock
Loud Sing the Carol (by Howard Kaplan)
In the Bleak Midwinter
If You were Here
a' Ghrian - Ode to the Sun
James James Morrison Morrison (aka Disobedience)
Wexford Lullaby
King Herod
Autumn to May
Arrest these Merry Gentlemen
Jeanette Isabella
Pacheco
A-Soalin'
The Latke Ditty
Long is the Winter Till the Sun's Return
The American Stranger
The Trees are All Bare
Please to See the King
Gaudy Tree


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: Joe Offer
Date: 21 Dec 21 - 03:58 AM

Partial list of the songs from the 13-14 December 2021 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround (I had to leave in a hurry before proceedings ended), probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to MoorleyMan for the first part of the list; thanks to Felipa for additional information. Anyone who has access to any items that were performed after "McCassery (to the tune of Lord Franklin)", please post your information, and I'll edit it into this post (with attribution). If you have a copy of the chat that continues past McCassery, and you don't mind sharing it with me, please send it to me. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Just One More Chorus
Granny's Xmas Sweater
Sans Day Carol
Across the Great Divide
We Were There
Hi-lili Hi-lo
Until the Dark Time Ends
Raglan Road
Bodmin Fair (version of Scarborough Fair)
Santa Baby
Santa Lucia (in Danish)
Where, O Where Do I Live?
Light is Returning (aka One Planet is Turning)
Joe and Me
I'm Leaving Facebook (ttto Wayfaring Stranger)
While Shepherds Watched (Sheffield version)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Writing Xmas Cards
Bitter Withy
Song for a Winter's Night
While Shepards Watched (ttto Ilkley Moor)
Thank You Very Much
The Greatest Story of All
Where Does the Comma Go (ttto God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen)
Hand Me Down My Walkin' Cane
The Little Drummer Boy
Flowers of Bermuda
I Wonder as I Wander
Jubilee
Gawain's Song
John Ball
While Shepherds Watched (ttto Summertime, House of the Rising Sun, Amazing Grace, Old Lang Syne....)
McCassery (aka McCafferty, McCaffery) (ttto Lord Franklin = Lady Franklin's Lament)
Pretty Boy Floyd
Cherry Tree Carol


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 07 Dec 21 - 10:57 PM

Songs, poems, recitation and tunes from the 6-7 December 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.

Music to Me
November Drinking Song
Merry Christmas, You Suckers (poem)
Christmas Song (poem)
A Letter to Santa Claus
Compliments Returned
Bring Us Good Ale
The Twelve Days After Christmas
The Pickle Tree Carol (aka The Pickle Carol; ttto The Cherry Tree Carol)
In the Bleak Midwinter
My Skies
Round and Round (aka The Goldfish)
Ma bòna bregada (in Provençal)
Bridges
In the Pines (aka Black Girl)
Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream (in Swedish and English)
When Soldiers Die on Battlefields (recitation)
We Three Kings are Six Feet Apart (ttto We Three Kings)
The Ookpik Waltz (tune)
Somebody Would Shout Out Shop
Molly Malone
I Am Cherry Alive
Down Among the Bushes of Jerusalem
River (Bill Staines) and Planxty Irwin (tune)
Going to the West
Fairytale of New York (in Irish Gaelic and English)
Wild, Wild Heart
Christmas in LA
Solstice Song
Brightest and Best
Black Waters
The Nightingale Bird
I Am a Pizza
Roseville Fair
The Poor Ditching Boy
Snow Falls
Let Me Die a Young Man's Death (poem)
The Grudge of the Old (poem)
Nasty Santa
Ee By Gum
Miss Hooligan's Christmas Cake
Ave Maria
River (Joni Mitchell)
Starwalker
I'm My Own Grandpa
Wee Pot Stove
Dirty Old Town
Arthur McBride and the Sergeant
The Women are Worse than the Men (version of Child 278, The Farmer's Curst Wife, aka The Devil and the Farmer's Wife, The Devil and the Ploughman, Lily Bulero, Killyburn Brae)
Mrs Murphy
The Song Goes On
Sufganiyot Song
Tidings of Candy and Toys (ttto God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen)
The Stranger (Yn Joarree, in Manx and English)
Old Zeb
The War Between the States
Rolling Down to Bethlehem (ttto Rolling Down to Old Maui)
Father's Pants (ttto Cwm Rhondda)
Circle of Steel
Hanukkah in Santa Monica
Ding Dong Ding (Christmas song from Julie Bidou)
The Twa Corbies
The Faith of Man
Clementine (ttto Cwm Rhondda)


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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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: MoorleyMan
Date: 29 Sep 21 - 08:18 AM

Clarification for the above list:
Working Man was the Rita MacNeil song, not Terry Conway or either of the others with the same title...


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 29 Sep 21 - 07:42 AM

Songs, poems, monologue from the 27-28 September 2021 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. I'm not sure about the one I've called The Legendary Gendarmes. Thanks to MoorleyMan for roughly the first half of the list, and thanks to Gayle for a clarification. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Let Union Be
Come and be Welcome
The Verb To Be (poem)
Will it Fill the Till?
Epitaph to the Unknown Miner (monologue)
Lady of Autumn
Rory O’More
Ned of the Hill
I’m Drunk, I’m Drunk
Railway Race to the North
Come Write Me Down
Chat with Your Mother
My Donald
Lo Bailèra (in Occitan)
Farewell to the Old House
The Coffee Shop in Pimlico
Many a Mile I Have Gone
Degree of Freedom Blues
Success to the Farmer
The Ball Playing Song
When You Get to Heaven
Oregon
Take a Walk
Working Man
Moth
Dark-Eyed Molly
Horse Thief
Gold Watch and Chain
The Family of Woman and Man
Oh What a Merry Land is England!
I Had an Old Coat
Suzanne
Grannie (poem)
Rafael & Abdullah
Mrs Jones' Operation
Maid of the Sweet Brown Knowe
Whiskey-O (aka Whiskey Johnny)
McDonalds Kitchen (ttto Streets of London)
The High Walls of Derry (aka Johnny, Lovely Johnny)
The Legendary Gendarmes (?)
Zen Gospel Singing
The Streets of Derry (aka Derry Gaol)
Abstract Horny Blues
Neocortex
Tear Down the Walls (not the Fred Neil song)
Day We Went to Rothesay
The Man in Green
Daily Growin'
Slow Train Through Georgia
Barrett's Privateers
Oedipus Rex (Mark Graham, not Tom Lehrer)
Twisted
My Painting Box
Ulysses
Keep Hauling
Vaccination (ttto Fascination)
Doc's Guitar
Are You Going to Salisbury Town? (ttto Scarborough Fair)
Side By Side
Cree Prophecy
Hymn Song


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 22 Sep 21 - 03:36 AM

Songs and poems from the 20-21 September 2021 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to MoorleyMan for roughly the first half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Eight Shillings A Week
(We Are) Forced to be Contented
A Pilgrim’s Way (poem)
What is ’t to Us
Don’t Dilly Dally on the Way
Anger
Moving Day
On Peace
Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright
Farewell Johnny Miner
At Ballyvaney Fair (poem)
Lupin and the Poppies
Your Long Journey
Empty Pockets Blues (aka Barrels of Money Blues)
All God’s Critters
The Idle Welder
Oops Jamboree
Paper of Pins
Old Zip Coon
Price Tag
Far Side Banks of Jordan
Field Behind the Plow
Cockleshells (version of Waly-Waly /Rue & Thyme)
Lark in the Clear Air
M.T.A.
3 Jolly Coachmen (aka Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl)
Music in My Mother’s House
Wooden Spoon
Man of the Earth
Mid-term Break (poem)
Farewell to Grog (aka Come, Messmates, Pass the Bottle 'Round)
Grumpy Old Men of Old England
I Guess We’ll Go to Filey After All
Pirate Jenny
Going to the West
Nell Flaherty's Drake
So Will We Yet
End of the Line
Shanty Boys
The Old Bog Road
I'm so Lonesome I Could Cry
I Wish You Were Here
Paní Mámo Hosti Jedú (in Czech)
A Chat with Your Mother
People Say Strange Things
Irish Wedding Song
I'm so Glad I Got My 'Ligion in Time (aka Ain't Gonna Die, aka I'm So Glad)
Poem LXV
Unicorns
Winds of Morning
Rubber Blubber Whale
River
Come All You Bold United Men
The Old Hearth Wall
Gray Flannel Line (ttto Grey Funnel Line)
Ragtime Cowboy Joe
Bless This House
Pirate Jenny's Granddaughter
Don't Know the Words (for My Favourite Things)


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 15 Sep 21 - 01:48 AM

Songs and poems from the 13-14 September 2021 Mudcat Worldwide Singaround, probably in the order in which they were performed. Thanks to MoorleyMan for roughly the first half of the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Banks of Marble
Peppers and Tomatoes
A Love Song (poem)
I Do Have My Little Bit of Pride
Bold Riley
King James and the Tinker
Bird in the Bush/Three Maidens A-Milking/Drink Down the Moon/Three Pretty Maidens
Gentleman Soldier
Reconciliation
Are You Lonesome Tonight + parody version
All Shall Be Well
Will Ye Gang Love
Cycles
One More Day
Only Then Will Your House be Blessed
My Love Comes Rolling Down
Nutting Girl
Wandering Star
Quand les hommes vivront d’amour (in French)
When I was a Lad
I’m Movin’ On No. 2
Off to California
My Boy Willie
Follow the Heron
The Kirk Soirée
Limehouse Reach
Sweet William’s Ghost
A Seaman’s Wife
Night Visiting Song
Ragtime Cowboy Joe
What Else Can I Do?
Grey October Clouds
Heights of Alma (aka Battle of Alma)
When You and I were Young, Maggie
I've Been Hiding My Light Under a Bushel (poem)
Postcards of Scarborough
The Hot Breath of a Salesman
Bushes and Briars
Yarmouth Town
Norfolk and Good
Annan Water
New York Mining Disaster 1941
It's Nobody's Fault But Mine
Solidarity Forever
MacPherson's Rant (aka MacPherson's Lament, MacPherson's Farewell)
That's Amore
Crazy
There is a Tavern in the Town
Hruška (Peartree, in Czech)
The Music of Strings
There Are No Words
East Texas Red
Valparaiso in a Rowboat
How Can I Keep From Eating?
Take Your Time
Parkette
Alma
Blank Space
Sheffield Sings
This is My Song (ttto Finlandia)


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: leeneia
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 10:03 AM

It looks like that was good attendance, even though it was Labor Day. I'm glad the singaround is going well.

I had three gatherings that day and couldn't be there. I'll be back.


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