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Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround

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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 27 Nov 22 - 10:13 PM

Songs, poems/recitations and monologues from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 21/22 November 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for the items presented before I came in. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Slithering (ttto Streets of Laredo)
Turning Toward the Morning
Distant Hills (poem)
Heart of the Heartland (poem)
Brindisi
The Tale of the Lonesome Prawn (monologue)
All Through the Night
Come Back in the Morning (ttto The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy)
The Holly and the Ivy
Pleasant and Delightful (spoken)
I'm Called Little Buttercup
Que se nos va la Pascua ("Easter is Leaving Us, Girls", sung in Spanish)
Folksinger's Ring (ttto Fiddler's Green)
The Old Woman Who Lived in the Wood
On Your Sleeve (poem)
Lobster Salad (recitation, aka Like Ya Would, Paddy's Dream, Kelly's Dream, Paddy Kelly's Dream)
Three Little Birds
A Friend of Mine is Going Blind
Kentish Beers
A Silent Lonesome Sound
When I'm Drunk
Worried Man Blues
Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary's
To a Thesaurus (poem)
All Mixed Up
Johnny Todd
In the Summer of His Years
Rivers of Texas
Freedom Come All Ye
Changes
Somos el Barco (chorus in both Spanish and English)
Poor Ditching Boy
The Charge of the Late Brigade
I'm Not as Drunk as People Think I Am
Somebody Would Shout Out Shop (poem)
The Intergalactic Laxative
Winter (poem)
Bring Us in Good Ale
Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf (poem)
The Shape of Things
I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
Ain't Got the Blues Blues
Nine Times a Night
When I Paint My Masterpiece
Urge for Going
Down and Out Blues (better known as Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out)
One More Minute
In de Vintertime
The Lady Recruit
If You Say Yes
Sir Greenbaum's Madrigal
Dance Ten, Looks Three
The Geek Shall Inherit the Earth (ttto Brisbane Ladies/Augathella Station/Spanish Ladies)
All the Money in the World
Savage Daughter
The Rose of York
See Me Tweet (ttto Ain't She Sweet)
Mary from Dungloe
Autumn Leaves
A Chat with Your Mother
Thanksgiving Eve
The Avant-Garden Song (ttto Garden Song)
Bells of Norwich (aka Julian of Norwich)


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: leeneia
Date: 19 Nov 22 - 05:01 PM

Joe asked me to put the name of the original version of "In Thee is Gladness" in the chat that Monday, but there was something wrong with my Chat and it wouldn't take typing.

The original version is called L'Innamorato,' and the composer was the Italian Giovanni Gastoldi, died 1622.


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 18 Nov 22 - 06:53 AM

Joan, done.


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GUEST,Guest Joan F
Date: 17 Nov 22 - 11:37 PM

No, though it has pretty much the same tune as "Spanish Lady", Dublin City", etc. The ni Dhomnail sisters, whose name I always mis-spell, use my chorus only at the end of their "Spanish Lady".

Someone at the Somerville Armory when we were having pub sings inside there told me my song was supposed to have the last verse I used so I've used it ever since.

I know another song with much the same lyrics but sung to a variant of the "Willow Garden" tune.

Please use the titles I gave in my earlier post.


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 17 Nov 22 - 03:59 PM

Thanks, Joan, I'll edit. Was this the song you sang? http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/folk-song-lyrics/Wheel_of_Fortune_or_Dublin_City.htm


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GUEST,Guest Joan F
Date: 17 Nov 22 - 09:53 AM

I sang "Wheel of Fortune", could also be called "Sad Experience Teaches Me" in the 1st round but the line your helper gives as title *isn't* in the song.


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 17 Nov 22 - 12:20 AM

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

Jabberwocky (recitation)
Constant Lovers
Jenkins’ Ear (poem)
Home Fit for Heroes (poem)
The Germans Bombed our Chippy in the War
Sniper Sandy (monologue)
Pensioner Magee
Walk with Me (poem)
Scarborough Fair
In Thee is Gladness Amid all Sadness (ttto L'Innamorato; lyrics translated from the German, "In Dir ist Freude")
Las fielairas ("The Spinners", sung in Occitan)
(version of) Two Sisters
What is't to Us
Wheel of Fortune (aka Sad Experience Teaches Me)
John Condon
The Day We Went to Blackpool (ttto The Day We Went to Bangor)
Wind River Waltz
This Old World
The True Haunting
The Green Willow Tree (version of The Golden Vanity)
If I had the Copyright on the Word $%^&
Life Passes By (French original is "La vie s'écoule, la vie s'enfuit")
Bríd Óg Ní Máille ("Bridget O'Malley," sung in Irish Gaelic)
Somewhere to Begin
The Ferrybank Piper
I'm in Love with a Big Blue Frog
Only Remembered
The Lost Words Blessing (I think the singer called it "The Blessing Song")
Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella (instrumental)
Don't Let Me Come Home a Stranger
Battle of the Somme
Philadelphia Lawyer
Wall of Death
Number Ten (poem)
Bungay Roger
The Inquisitive Mind of a Child (poem)
The Water is Wide (aka Waly, Waly)
Masochism Tango
Kitty Bairdie
When You Wish Upon a Star
Dream of a Child
Our Town
Seven Bridges Road
Zimmerframe Blues (ttto Summertime Blues )
Thanksgiving Eve
(To) Make You Feel My Love
Buddy Can You Spare a Dime
Downtown Zeno Exit
Eyes of a Painter
Cold Rain and Snow (aka Rain and Snow)
Casus Belli
Halsway Carol
(a different version of) Two Sisters
Air an Somme ("On the Somme", sung in Scots Gaelic)
River of Tears
Light of a Clear Blue Morning
Farewell
All the Good People
Geritol Gypsy
Their Brains Were Small and They Died
(parody of) Mockingbird (aka "Hush, Little Baby")
The Road is Always Easy
If I Were Free
Railroading on the Great Divide


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 09 Nov 22 - 04:45 PM

Songs, stories, recitations, and poems from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 7/8 November 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man and Monique for the items presented before I came in. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Mr. Fox (story)
Dennis Wheatley (ttto Sally Wheatley)
Art (recitation)
Bonfire Night
Don Quixote
Lovely Joan
Have I Stayed Too Long at the Fair
Banks of the Sweet Primroses
Ballade en novembre (sung in French)
The Devil at York Minster
The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington
Oh Babe it Ain't No Lie
Tavern Down by the Harbor
Angels Rock Me to Sleep
Broke (recited)
Safe Romance
To the Princess Margaret on her Arrival at Holyrood
Willie McBride Rap
It was All for Our Rightful King
Too Stupid for Democracy
Delia's Gone
The Cat Came Back
Crazy from the Heart
Lady Franklin's Lament
Palace of the Czar (aka Shootin' with Rasputin)
Peace Begins in My Own Heart (ttto Poor Wayfaring Stranger)
Things in Life
Almost Every Circumstance
Lyke Wake Dirge
The Ship Hotel (poem)
Uncle Fred's Shed
Streets of Laredo
On the Sunny Side of the Street
The Black Velvet Band
The Dreadnought
(rewrite of) Jerusalem of Gold
My Dearest Dear
Burning Gold
Woody Knows Nothing
Thirteen Florins on the Bar
Candles in the Rain
Wasn't That a Time
Keep on the Sunny Side of Life
Crazy
Sunrise, Sunset
Shirley
Sing with Me
From Me to You
Guy Fawkes (ttto Modern Major General)
Wash My Eyes
Manoa in the Rain
The Final Trawl
Song of the Weaver
If You Miss Me at the Back of the Bus
Widows of War
Don't Fence Me In
Where Teardrops Fall
Watts Happening (ttto Don't Fence Me In)
Find Every Ballot (ttto Climb Every Mountain)
Nevada Jane
River of the Big Canoe
Julian of Norwich


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 06 Nov 22 - 04:36 PM

Songs, recitations, poems, monologues, readings, and stories from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 31 October/1 November 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for about half the list. Comments and corrections always welcome.

The Griesly Bride
The Lover’s Ghost
The Witch of Fife (recited/dramatized)
She’s a Witch
The Bard (recited)
Three Ravens
The Ballad of William Bloat (recited)
A Bhean Ud Thios (= "Oh Woman Down Yonder", sung in English)
Voces daba un marinero (= "The Sailor was Screaming Out", sung in Spanish)
The Merry Huntsman Reinvented (parody of The Merry Huntsman)
The Monster Mash (recited)
The Devil’s awa’ wi’ the Exciseman
Weela Weela Walya (aka Woman in the Woods)
October Roses
Red Samhain (sung in Russian)
The Unquiet Grave
Bound for Transylvania
A-souling
Du, du liegst mir im Herzen (sung in German)
Gentle Soldier of My Soul
I am Cherry Alive
Hillbillies in a Haunted House (recited)
Unfortunate Miss Bailey
Samhain (poem)
Moon over Bourbon Street
Camptown Races
We Sail the Ocean Blue / I'm Called Little Buttercup (bits)
Hallows' Eve
The Maids of the Northern Lights (poem)
Blood Count Dracula
Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts for Soldiers (monologue)
Tam Lin
Tragedy
Le Fantôme ("The Ghost", in French)
The Private Still
The Brown and Yellow Ale
The Widow's Promise
Tam Glen
Rise Again
The Grateful Dead Concert (ttto Teddy Bears' Picnic)
Look for Me at Samhain (reading)
The Devil and the Ploughman
The Stolen Child
IQ Testing (story)
The Vampire
Mary Had a Little Lamb
Tom Dooley
A Witch's Words to Her Familiar on Samhain (poem)
The Devil and the Smith
Take Me Out(-of-sync) to the Ballgame
The Kelpie's Lullaby
Sentimental Journey
Who were the Witches
The Highwayman (Ochs setting)
Zombie Jamboree
Quantum Mechanics
The Vicar of Bray
Mr Fox
All Scary Critters Got a Place in the Choir (ttto A Place in the Choir)
Ghost Song from Ruddigore ("Painted Emblems of a Race")
The Lincolnshire Vampire
With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm (aka Anne Boleyn)
The Castleford Ladies Magical Circle (sung as The Mudcat Ladies Magical Circle)
I Remember Loving You


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 26 Oct 22 - 04:46 AM

Songs, poems, monologues, and recitations from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 24/25 October 2022, quite likely in the order in which they were presented. Thanks to Moorley Man for about half of the list, and to Felipa for a correction. Comments and corrections always welcome.

Away Ye Merry Lasses
Mr. Fox (the one by John Pole)
Lucy Gray (poem)
The Monster Mole
We're Living At The Cloisters (monologue)
The Rains Have Come Again
The Ballad Of Springhill
Don Quixote (fragment)
Grey October
Vampire Rag
Didn’t I Dance?
Don’t Fence Me In
Sometimes I’m Calling For You
Lyke-Wake Dirge
Unfortunate Miss Bailey
The Rasta Masta Has to Ask for Special Pesto on His Pasta
Agnes at Hallowe’en (monologue)
The Congleton Bear
The Curmudgeon (recitation, parody of Poe’s The Raven)
Found Dying in the Street
Flirtin’ with Death
Carrying Nelson Home
Phantom of Samhain (poem)
Bringing Mary Home
Tails and Trotters
Tell Old Bill
The Toast Song
Legacies (poem)
The Reluctant Monster
Albert and the 'Eadsman (monologue)
The Preacher's Whiskey Flask
Look for Me at Samhain (poem)
The Spider
The Bell-Ringing
I Had an Old Coat
The Griesly Bride
Death and the Lady
'Illean bithibh sunndach ("Boys Be Happy", in Scottish Gaelic)
Lady Margaret
I Wanna Be a Bonobo
Hej Bystrá Voda ("Oh Fast-Flowing Stream", in Czech)
The Lowestoft Boat (ttto A-Rovin')
Mr Fixit (poem)
A Maiden Sat A-Weeping
Why I'm Different (poem)
Samhain (poem)
Knoxville Girl
Jerusalem of Gold (Yerushalayim Shel Zahav, sung in English, except chorus in Hebrew)
Somewhere to Begin
Good Old Mountain Dew
Song Sung Blue
Over the Rainbow
Death of Queen Jane
Thíos Cois na Trá Domh (in Irish Gaelic)
Revolutionary Tea
Oregon or Die
Bound for Transylvania
King Henry
(version of) Butcher Boy
Light
The Good in Living


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 23 Oct 22 - 05:49 PM

Songs, poems, recitations, tunes, readings and monologues from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 17/18 October 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.

Lady of Autumn
Carrying Nelson Home
How They Brought the Gnus from Ghent to Aix (poem)
Clancy of the Overflow (recitation)
Three Fatal Females
The Unquiet Grave
Turn the Page Over (ttto The Wild Rover)
Susanna Martin
Qu’allais-tu faire à la fontaine? (sung in French)
Oor Hamlet
Caisleán Droma-Mhor (= Castle of Dromore) (sung in Irish Gaelic)
Hobo's Lullaby
When the Old Man Came Home Sober
Apple Pickers’ Reel
Sweet Memories
Rio Grande
Man Walks Among Us
Silver Dagger
October Song
January Man
Planxty Irwin (tune)
Planxty Fanny Power (tune)
Brother Warrior
Last Trip Home
Four Walls
Harris and the Mare
Teddy Bears' Picnic
Easy and Slow (the Irish song, not the Si Kahn song)
Morningtown Ride
October Winds (aka Castle of Dromore, sung in English and in Irish Gaelic)
Breisleach (in Scots Gaelic)
The Old Chisholm Trail
Mrs Ravoon
(rewrite of) Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Speech at the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly (reading)
The Boys of the Chelsea School (monologue)
The Headless Horseman
The Owl and the Pussycat
Total Eclipse of the Heart
Loch Tay Boat Song
(rewrite of) Jerusalem of Gold
Flicka från Backafall (Girl from Backafall, in Swedish)
The Anti-Vaxxer and the Climber
Half a Man
West Coast Lullaby
My Texas Girl
Mexican Hat Dance (tune is called Jarabe Tapatîo)
Baboon Climbs the Hill / Stellenbosch Boys
Coal in the Stone
Don't Fence Me In
Fair the Heather Grows
The Marvelous Toy
Watts Happening (ttto Don't Fence Me In)
We Should Be Going Home (ttto Rolling Home)
Hymn Song
Find a Way Home


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 11 Oct 22 - 06:56 PM

Songs, poems, and monologues from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 10/11 October 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.

Whitby Fisherman (ttto Blessed Quietness)
The Mary Ellen Carter
In Praise of VIA Rail (poem)
Hector the Objector
It Won't Last Very Very Long (monologue)
The Sick Note
Look for Me at Samhain (poem)
Autumn Song
Bessie’s Boil (monologue)
La esposa infiel ("The Unfaithful Wife", version of Seven Drunken Nights - Our Good Man, sung in Spanish)
The Sailor Fireman
How Brightly Beams the Morning Star
Miner’s Washing
The Tale of Old Bill Blunt
Reuben James
The Demon Lover (aka Night Visiting Song)
Steal Away and Pray
In the Sidings Now
The Equestrian Statue
The False Knight on the Road
Marching Inland
Slow Train Through Georgia
My Bonnie Lies Over the Oil Tank (ttto My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean)
Go Rest High on that Mountain
This is Halloween
He Had a Long Chain On
If You Know What I Mean
My Country 'Tis of Your People You're Dying
Living in the Stilts
Wandering
The Griesly Bride
A Strange Way to Go to be Free (poem)
Every Man Should Have a Shed
New Motorway's Coming (aka Folk Song 73) (monologue)
Pleasant and Delightful
Red is the Rose
The Street Where You Live
My Lady at Tesco (ttto My Lady of Autumn)
Killing the Blues
Fire Down Below
With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm (aka Anne Boleyn)
In My Life
The Long and Lonely Winter
Time to Love Again
Lyke Wake Dirge
Zombie Jamboree
The Fifth Day of October
Rosh Hashanah (ttto Oklahoma!)
The Siren
Oedipus Rex
Things We Said Today
Yesterday
Who Am I Now
I Hate to See You Cry
I Don't Know
Final Trawl


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 05 Oct 22 - 08:44 PM

Songs, poems, monologues, and recitations from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 3/4 October 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.

Your Daughters and Your Sons
October Song
The Tryphena’s Extra Hand (poem)
The Spider and the Yucca
Tom Lotch (monologue)
Three Wheels on My Budget (ttto Three Wheels on My Wagon)
The Bard of Armagh
Le roi a fait battre tambour (sung in French)
We’ve Got Work to Do
William-O (aka Bay of Biscay)
Lifeboat Horses
The Last Shanty (poem)
The Minstrel Boy
Neocortex
Trouble Child
Bells of Norwich
I Wish that the Wars were all Over
Urge for Going
Three Rows Over, Two Seats Down
Rawtenstall Annual Fair
Night Rider's Lament
Let Her Go Down
The Book of Kevin, Chapter Five
The Pub Landlord’s Labrador
Faraway People (recited)
Winter (poem)
Buffalo Gals
The Starling
Jamaica Farewell
Hard Time Come Again Once More (ttto Hard Times Come Again No More)
Don't Tell Mama
Oró sé do bheatha bhaile ("Welcome Home", in Irish Gaelic)
Arthur McBride (aka The Recruiting Sergeant, Arthur McBride and the Sergeant)
Ballad of the Microwave Poodle
These are My Mountains
Letyat Utki ("Ducks are Flying", in Russian)
The Best of Autumn
Hanging Johnny
Three Score and Ten
The Handsome Cabin Boy
The Fifth of October (ttto The Patriot Game/One Morning in May/The Nightingale)
Autumn Leaves
Soon It's Gonna Rain
Empty-Handed
Songs Stay Sung
Peace Begins in My Own Heart (ttto Poor Wayfaring Stranger)
Alasdair Mhic Cholla Ghasda ("Alasdair, Son Of Gallant Coll" in Scots Gaelic)
Bridges


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 28 Sep 22 - 01:25 AM

I sang Ecumenical Hora at the most recent singaround. The lyrics were written by Murray Porath, the tune is that of Hava Nagila. The version I sang went

Ave, Maria; Ave, Maria; Ave, Maria;
Allahu Akbar!
Ave, Maria; Ave, Maria; Ave, Maria;
Allahu Akbar!

Nearer my God to Thee, nearer my God to Thee.
Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war.
Nearer my God to Thee, nearer my God to Thee.
Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war.

Hare! Hare Krishna!
Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna,
Krishna, Krishna, Hare, Hare
Hare Rama, Hare Rama,
Rama, Rama, Hare, Hare,

Allelu! Allelu!
Kyrie Eleison,
Ommmmmmmm.

I don't know where I found these lyrics. Possibly on one of the Usenet newsgroups rec.music.folk or rec.music.filk, could be 30 years ago.

Track 17 of https://archive.org/details/filk_ovff_concert_1 is Murray Porath singing it at the 1984 Ohio Valley Filk Festival concert, but with very different lyrics from what I've posted here.


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 27 Sep 22 - 08:24 AM

Songs, poems, recitations and monologues from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 26/27 September 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.

Old Joe Clark
Hard Times
The Widow’s Promise
Mandalay (poem) (by Les Barker, not Kipling)
Just a Little Rain
Molly Malone
Errol the Feral Cat
The Broken-down Showman (monologue)
Maiulin (sung in Italian)
Sussex Drinking Song
Till I’m Too Old to Die Young
Feeling Good
Unsaneh Tokef (recited)
Who by Fire
Chickens in the Garden
Wabash Cannonball
75 Septembers
Urge for Going
Strike at the Whale! (Pique La Baleine, sung in English)
Pointing to the Moon
Wee Pot Stove
Johnny MacEldoo
Peaceful Easy Feeling
Four Walls
Edward/Who Put the Blood?
(I Wish I had) Someone to Love Me
Camden
Across the Seas of Time (poem)
The Key of Always (poem)
Label in the Printer (ttto Little boxes)
Clementine
Bone Fido
Sam’s Medal (monologue)
Before I Gaze At You Again
How to Handle a Woman
The Heights of Alma
Evil-hearted Man
Song for Margaret (the one by Charlotte Peters Rock)
Deep Settled Peace (or, There's a Deep Settled Peace in My Soul)
The Isle of Eigg
Light the Pipe
Sweet Thames Flow Softly
I'm Leaving Facebook (ttto Farewell My Friends, aka Parting Friends, aka Canaan's Land)
Library-O
Last Trip Home
The Soldiers Story
Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye
One Time and One Time Only
Eyes of Night Owls (ttto Eyes of Eagles)
Bread and Fishes
Misalliance
Darcy Farrow
Frances Lee
Ecumenical Hora (ttto Hava Nagila)
The Family of Woman and Man
(When We Go) Rolling Home
One With the Darkness
Housewives' Shanty
Circle of Song


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 21 Sep 22 - 12:15 AM

Songs and monologues from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 19/20 September 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.

Railroading on the Great Divide
Home Lads Home
When I’m Gone (not the Phil Ochs song)
Beat the Retreat (monologue)
Absent Friends and You
America (My Country ‘tis of Thee)
L’Escriveta (sung in Occitan)
Barbara Allen
Little Boy Fishing off a Wooden Pier
The Mountain
Blue Bleezin’ Blind Drunk
Funerals
The Future Mrs ‘Awkins
Vicky’s Secret
Her Majesty
No Woman No Cry
Cheek to Cheek
Do Virgins Taste Better (ttto The Irish Washerwoman)
The Bergen
Barroom Girls
Goldwatch Blues
Spanish Pipedream
Charade
Bright Sweaters and Fall
Bonny at Morn
Die Gedanken Sind Frei (sung in German)
I Will Go With My Father A-Ploughing (ttto "The Maids of Mourne Shore," the tune commonly used for Down By the Salley Gardens)
Maybe I Won’t Turn Up For Me Death
Sam Drummed Out (monologue)
Love is a Chain
Come All You Virginia Girls
When Your Bells Have Turned Green (ttto Fiddlers’ Green)
The Mary Ellen Starter (parody of The Mary Ellen Carter)
I Can See Clearly Now
There Is a Wall
General Guinness
Let’s All Go Join the Queue (ttto Let’s All Go Down the Strand)
Raven in the Storm
Killed by a Coconut
Banana Republics
San Francisco Bay Blues
Isle of St Helena
Medicine Wheel
In Spite of Ourselves
Stormy
Truth Cannot Be Silenced (ttto Die Gedanken Sind Frei)
The Unquiet Grave (ttto Star of the County Down)
Boat of Silver
Somewhere
The Way I Feel
Streets of London
Find Me an Island
Dimming of the Day
Singing Through the Hard Times
Lilibet's Gone (ttto Lavender's Blue)
All Around My Fat (ttto All Around My Hat)
Crossing the Bar


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 13 Sep 22 - 08:47 PM

Songs, recitations, monologues, poems, and instrumentals from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 12/13 September 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.

Right Said Fred
September Song
How To Give A Cat A Pill (recitation)
Brown Boots (monologue)
Plots
The Bells of Rhymney
Papeta Calhau (sung in Occitan)
I’m Marching Inland
So Handy
You’ll Get By
Dark as a Dungeon
Song of Deal
The Golden City
More Work for the Undertaker
Aged and Mellow
Empty Pocket Blues
Voodoo Queen Marie
The Anti-vaxxer and the Climber
My Meatless Day
The Nightingale Bird
Sleep on Beloved
I Still Miss Someone
The Iona Boat Song
How Can I Keep From Singing?
Roseville Fair
Waltzing’s for Dreamers
Happy Ever After (poem)
Angel of the North (poem)
Father William (recited)
I Love Susie in the Supermarket
Sally Free and Easy
Here I Am Amongst You
O Sinner Man
Embraceable You
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (piano instrumental)
The Gallant Shopping
Eppie Morrie
When a Knight Won His Spurs
Call the Lamas!
Will Ye Load, Mudcat, Load (ttto Wild Mountain Thyme)
(Parody of) Three Score and Ten
Death of Queen Jane
I Want to Buy Peroxide (parody of "I Wandered By a Brookside"?)
(Parody of) Parting Friends
Medley: Unst Boat Song and Þat Mælti Mín Móðir (My Mother Told Me) (in Norn, Old Icelandic, English, and Scottish Gaelic)
Isle au Haut Lullaby
The Bells
What Should I Wear to the Revolution
The Bold Tinker (aka Daniel O'Connell, O'Connell's Steam Engine, Making Babies by Steam)
Singing Through the Hard Times
Come By the Hills
Golden Mansions
Hills of Isle au Haut
How Could You Believe Me when I Said I’d Govern, when You Know I’ve Been a Liar All My Life? (parody of How Could You Believe Me when I Said I Love You, when You Know I’ve Been a Liar All My Life?)
Only Remembered
Bright Morning Stars


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 13 Sep 22 - 02:05 AM

This website was down for a few days, which prompted me to write these verses, and to sing them at the Mudcat Singaround of 12/13 September 2022, to the tune of Wild Mountain Thyme:

Oh, the wintertime is here [in Australia],
And Mudcat's on the fritz.
How will I learn my songs?
I'm about to lose my wits.

Chorus:
Will ye load, Mudcat, load,
And we'll all browse together,
Downloading lyrics
From the electronic heather.
Will ye load, Mudcat, load?

If the website should crash,
Where will I find another?
Fresno State? Mainly Norfolk?
Or YouTube – what a bother!

Chorus


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 13 Sep 22 - 01:53 AM

Songs, poems, monologues, and recitations from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 5/6 September 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.

Banks of Marble
Old Bones
Cargoes (poem)
Time to Pay the Ferryman (poem )
The Burghers of Calais (monologue)
Bill the Burly Burglar
Sam’s Gone Away (aka Aboard a Man o’ War)
The Ballad of Chris Moser
Schön ist der Morgen (Morning is broken, sung in German)
September Song
Brave Marin (sung in French)
Bury Me in My Overalls
Ludlow Massacre
How Could You Believe Me when I Said I’d Govern, when You Know I’ve Been a Liar All My Life? (parody of How Could You Believe Me when I Said I Love You, when You Know I’ve Been a Liar All My Life?)
When I Grow too Old to Dream
Mobile Bay
Cold Mountain
Queen Eleanor’s Confession
Gambling on the Sabbath Day
The Boys of Barr na Sraide
My Dearest Dear (aka The Blackest Crow)
Female Rambling Sailor
The Boxer
The Mill was Made of Marble
All Among the Barley
Your State's Name Here
The Day After Tomorrow
The Lemmings’ Reunion (poem)
The Magna Carta (monologue)
The Kamikaze Reunion Party (recitation)
My Father Was a Driver on the Northwest Railway
I Still Miss Someone
Shepherd, O Shepherd
Stixwould Harvest Song (aka Drink Good Ale)
Little Sadie
Take a Chance
That's He (ttto That's Him)
Try to Remember
McKinley's Rag (aka White House Blues)
Drill Ye Tarriers, Drill
Geritol Gypsy
False, False
Bonny Portmore
Who Built this House
Farewell to Nova Scotia
Logie o' Buchan
Do You Need Another Hand?
Drill Ye Tarriers, Drill
Before the Deluge
Tolpuddle Man
I've Been Workin' on the Railroad
I Can See Your Aura and It's Ugly
Medley: In the Sweet By-and-By/The Preacher and the Slave/Joe Hill
Me and My Uncle
The Scarecrow
Working Man
A Miner's Life (aka Union Miners, Miner's Lifeguard)
Satisfied Mind


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 31 Aug 22 - 08:24 PM

Songs, monologues, poems, and instrumentals from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 29/30 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.

Home Grown Tomatoes
Thorneymoor Woods
Aggie the Elephant (monologue, aka Little Aggie)
Woodhouse Colliery (poem)
Oblate Spheroids (poem)
Spanish Beaches (ttto Spanish Ladies)
High Germany
Aphrodite the Smelly Belly Dancer
Ten in the Bed (aka Roll Over)
Black is the Colour
O Tell Me Where the Dove has Flown (tune is "Dove of Peace")
Frozen Logger
The Unquiet Grave (Jean Ritchie version)
The Rare Ould Times
The Countersigns
The Baby Tree
If it wasn’t for the ‘ouses in Between
Downed and Drowned
Egyptian Ella
Byker Hill
Till the Dance is Mine
The Keys of Canterbury
Ragged Old Truck
Elsie Marley
Our Ship is Ready
Isabella (adaptation of Keats’ poem)
What’s the Use of Wings?
Westlin Winds
Turn Turn Turn
Songs Stay Sung
The Mountain
Slow Train Through Georgia
Old Zip Coon
The Rich Man and the Poor Man
Doomsday Blues
The Atheist and the Bears (poem)
Violin Farm (monologue)
Hillbilly Heaven
Saucy Sailor
Disco Calypso
Isn't It Grand, Boys
As Time Goes By
In My Grandma's Garden
See You In September
As If He Knows
Sapozhkelekh (in Yiddish; chorus only)
Morning Come, Maria Gone
Guilt and Shame
Room for Company (aka Bartholomew Fair)
Broom o' the Cowdenknowes
As I Roved Out
The Song of the Volga Boatmen (in Russian; "Ey, Ukhnyem!" loosely translated as "yo heave ho!")
Heat Detector
Sweet Thang
The Wild Side of Life / It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
Hielan Laddie (often sung as "Donkey Riding")
I Heard You Sing a Song
Sunday Driver
Hungarian shepherds' dance (title unknown; jaw harp instrumental)
Dilmano Dilbero (in Bulgarian)
Awake You Drowsy Sleeper
In China or a Woman's Heart
One I Love
When I was a Cowboy
Rigs of the Time (contemporary verses)
The Recruited Collier
Bring Me a Boat
His Name was Juel
Look to the Rainbow
Hymn Song


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

Songs, poems, and monologues from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 22/23 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.

The Cat Came Back
I Wish We’d Sailed on the “Jeanie Johnston”
The Civilised World (poem)
Sam’s Racehorse (monologue)
Suede Show Blues
Barney Google
Public Bar (ttto Early One Morning)
False Autumn (poem)
If You Love the Water, Let It Rain
Cad é sin don té sin (sung in English translation)
Cawsand Bay
The Scotsman
The Lone Pilgrim
Roseville Fair (fragment)
Morning Has Broken
Wild Mountain Thyme
Fair Maid of Islington
Maginot Waltz
Dink’s Song
Bad Blood
I've Been Floating Down the Old Green River
Prairie Lullaby
One More Mile
Buddy Better Get on Down the Line
Ukrainian Now
Stewball
Remember Me
Who will Watch the Home Place?
Bygone Days (poem)
Marksman Sam (monologue)
Balding
April Come She Will
Streets of Laredo
????? ???? (Letyat utki) (Ducks are Flying, sung in Russian)
The Lord Into His Garden Comes (The Garden Hymn, extra verses from Meditations Among the Tombs)
A Bottle o’ the Best
A Capital Ship (aka The Walloping Window Blind)
The Coils of Love
The Rosabella
Down Where the Drunkards Roll
Billy Venero
Address on Death (poem)
The Laily (or Laidly, or Loathsome) Worm and the Mackerel (or Machrel) of the Sea
Far from the Home I Love
The Ballad of Michael Collins (aka Hang Out Your Brightest Colours)
What'll I Do
The King's Navy
The Cobbler's End
Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
My, My, Mama
Darling Nelly Gray
Dark-Eyed Molly
Braw Sailin' on the Sea
Caledonia
Blue Tail Fly (aka Gimme/Jimmy Crack Corn)
If I Could (poem)
Let's Choose Peace
Let's Fall in Love
When I First Came to this Land
The Vampire Come to Whitby
Do You Love an Orange (ttto Do You Love an Apple)
She's Someone's Grandmother
Dillon Bay
Sing, Sugar, Sing
Wild Blossoms
Hobo's Lullaby


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 18 Aug 22 - 01:13 AM

Songs, recitations, poems, and instrumentals from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 15/16 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.

Early
Parking At Whitby (ttto Dancing at Whitsun)
Leave Her, Johnny, Leave Her
Raggle Taggle Gypsies
Verbosity
Sammy’s Bar
You Can't Make a Turtle Come Out
El enamorado y la Muerte (sung in Spanish)
Lunenberg Town
Harbo & Samuelson
Skewball (recited)
An Cailin Rua (The Red-haired Girl) (sung in English)
The Muffin Man Song (plus medley of nursery rhymes)
Where’ve You Been?
The Ramona
Old Times They Are a-Changin’ (parody of The Times, They Are a-Changin')
On the Cat (ttto Quartermaster’s Stores)
The Doctor
Danny Boy
Eat Bertha’s Mussels
Haul Away Boys
The Singer's Club in Enniscorthy (tune based on The Man who Came Home from Pretoria)
One I Love
Man with Blue Dolphin
The Irish Rover
Deep River Blues
My Grandfather’s Clock
The Queen and the Soldier
Silly Polysyllabist
The Last Battle
Rosin the Bow (aka Old Róisín the Beau, and other variations)
Bluenose
Wild Rover (ttto Banana Boat Song)
Blue Screen Broken Hearted Blues (updated to Zoom Room Blues)
Ballad of Penny Evans
Bonny Streets of Fyvie-o (aka The Bonnie Lass o' Fyvie, Peggy-O, Fennario, The Maid of Fife, ...)
Where Shall We Go (poem)
How Beautiful Upon the Mountain
Tail Toddle
Sunday Morning Coming Down
Banks of Ponchartrain
Marcie
Scarlet Ribbons
Mrs Murphy
Greensleeves
Flushed from the Bathroom of Your Heart
The Blind Boy's Dog
Bunessan (piano solo; tune used for Morning Has Broken)
Forty Years Ago (rewrite of Twenty Years Ago)
Charlie Porter
Make and Break Harbour
My Love is Like a Dewdrop
Lord Franklin (Les Barker parody)
Leanabh an Aigh (Blessed Child, in Scots Gaelic, ttto Bunessan)
All the Way Home
Swimming to the Other Side
True Confessions (poem)
Single Player
Let Me Be There
I Have a Dream
ACME
Where Do Dead Animals Go
The Fields of Athenry
Michael Row the Boat Ashore
Music to Me


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Subject: RE: Songs from the Mudcat Worldwide Singaround
From: GerryM
Date: 11 Aug 22 - 02:09 AM

Songs, recitations, monologues, and poems from the Mudcat Worldwide Zoom Singaround 8/9 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.

Whatever You Say, Say Nothing
Woodstock
Remember All Those Years Ago (poem)
We Are All The Souls On Earth (poem)
William Brown (aka Keep That Wheel a-Turning)
Drunk and Disorderly (parody ttto Lord of the Dance)
I’m a Wheel within Wheels within Wheels
Greasy Mac (recited)
Re Gilardin (sung in Piedmontese)
I Ain’t Marching Any More
Willie o’ Winsbury
You Belong to Me
Walkie in the Garden/Parlor
I’m an Old Deckhand (ttto I'm an Old Cowhand)
Home Lads Home
Song to a Seagull
White Cliffs of Dover
Long Summer Day
The Hole in the Ark (monologue)
She Moved Through the Fair
Love at the Five-and-Dime
Blues Chase Up a Rabbit
Le Chinois
The Vision (poem)
Sight for Sore Eyes
The Contender
The Carnival is Over
Catfish John
Let Me Be There
Son of the Earl of White Banners (sung in Scottish Gaelic)
Star of the County Down
Bring Back My Body to Me (parody ttto My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean)
The Irish Rover
Brigg Fair
Pearl the Preying Mantis (poem)
Red is the Rose
The Ballad of Springhill
Animalarkey
Five Folk Songs in Thirty Seconds
Adelaide's Lament
When First Unto this Country
Long Black Veil
Aardvark
Hiroshima Memorial Candlelight Vigil (poem)
Changes Olivia Newton-John presente!
Danny Boy Cat Parody
Ballad of Lewis Mills
Summerfly
Black Girl (aka In the Pines)
Last Song
The Music of Strings
You Never Know Just Who You're Going to Meet
Hard Times Come Again Once More (ttto Hard Times Come Again No More)
Embraceable You
I Come and Stand at Every Door
Man Smart (Woman Smarter)
Jazzing (poem)
Dance Away
Archimedes (ttto Leave Her, Johnny)
Kingfisher
Drowned Sailor
Dreaming My Dreams with You
Have You Never Been Mellow
What's the Use of Wings
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: 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
Slithering Round Eden (ttto Streets of Laredo)
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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