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Subject: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 May 21 - 10:48 AM

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Can you suggest any songs associated with the month of June ie: (A) Any songs with June in the title (B) Any songs with a June date given in the lyrics (C) Any songs referencing an event that is known to have occurred in June even if the lyrics do not actually say so.
It would be very helpful to have links to performances of the songs and also more sources of information about them.
As the thread develops I shall possibly re-organise some posts and add an index to make the songs easy to find.
Directly below is an alphabetical index of the titles collected in this thread. If a title in this index is blue then by clicking it you should be jumped to the section of the thread in which most of the discussion and links for that title occur. If you just want to add a new post to this thread use the “Post to this thread” button, above, to jump to the end of the thread. I shall sometimes rearrange “late” posts to group them with their appropriate main area of discussion so that they are not overlooked.When I add to someone’s post I make this clear by doing so beneath an orange line like the one below. Regards, GeoffLawes



INDEX OF JUNE SONGS

ALABAMA(THE)
ALL ON A ROSY MORN OF JUNE
ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE
AL PASAR EL TRÉBOLE
ANGEL MAKER   by Reg Meuross
APPLEBY FAIR
BAGENAL HARVEY'S LAMENT aka BAGENAL HARVEY'S FAREWELL aka THE LAMENT FOR BAGENAL HARVEY
BALLINDERRY
BALLOONING SONGS
BATTLE OF BENBURB (THE)
BATTLE OF THE SHANNON AND CHESAPEAKE
BEACHES OF ST VALERY
BEGGAR LADDIE (THE) Roud 119
BLAYDON RACES
BOLD FISHERMAN (THE)
BOLD PRINCESS ROYAL (THE)
BONNY BUNCH OF ROSES
BONNY LIGHTHORSEMAN
BOOLAVOGUE and other songs about The Irish Rebellion of 1798
BREXIT SONGS
BRISTOL SLAVER 2020
BYE JUNE   by The Smashing Pumpkins
BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON
CANDLE IN THE WIND
CHESAPEAKE AND THE SHANNON (THE) 1
CHESAPEAKE AND THE SHANNON(THE) 2 Roud 1891
CHRISTINE KEELER
COLD HARBOR
CROSSING THE BORDER   by   Si Kahn
CUCKOO (THE)
CUSTER'S LAST STAND
DANCING AT WHITSUN
DARK WATER by Sean Cooney and The Young 'Uns
D - DAY DODGERS
DOBBIN’S FLOWERY VALE
DONNOLLY AND COOPER
EIGHTEENTH DAY OF JUNE (THE)
EIGHTEENTH OF JUNE (THE)
ÉMIGRÉ     Alela Diane
EPSOM RACES
EVENING IN JUNE
FIRE by David Mallett
FIRST OF JUNE (THE)
FLOWER OF SCOTLAND
FOLLOW ME   by Moxie Raia and Wyclef
GIVE ME NIGHT IN JUNE
GOLDEN TRIANGLE (THE)
GOODMAN, SCHWERNER, AND CHANEY
GREENLAND FISHERY(THE)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
HARDY BOYS AT THE Y - Loudon Wainwright III
HARVEY LOGAN
HEARTS OF COAL
HEAT WAVE
HELLO FRIEND   by  Peggy Seeger& Ewan MacColl
HOMAGE TO MARAT
I’LL BE ON MY WAY
INSHALLAH   by   Sting
INTERNATIONALE (THE)
IN THE YEAR OF EIGHTEEN HUNDED
IRISH BALLAD   (Joyce Elaine Eilers)
IRON HAND
IS TRUAGH NACH D' RUGADH DALL MI
I WAS ONLY 19
JAMAICA FAREWELL
JANUARY JUNE (THE)
JASMINE IN JUNE
JUG OF PUNCH
JULIUS AND ETHEL
JUNE APPLE
JUNE IS A COMING
JUNE IS AS COLD AS DECEMBER
JUNE IS BUSTIN’ OUT ALL OVER
KILKELLY
LAMENT TO THE MOON
LAMPADUSA by Ewan McLennan
LONDON IS THE PLACE FOR ME
LONELY WATERLOO
MACK’REL UP THE WALL
MAIDIN LUAN CINCISE ( Whit Monday Morning )
MANCHESTER RAMBLER by Ewan MacColl
MANTLE SO GREEN
MARAT WE’RE POOR
MARIE-JEANNE
MARILYN MONRO
MEMPHIS IN JUNE - Nina Simone
MERRY HAYMAKERS (THE)
MIGRANTS SONG     by Jack Warshaw
MIKE WATERSON SONGS
MOLLY MAGUIRES (THE)
MRS DYER,THE BABY FARMER
MY FIDDLE IS MY SWEETHEART
MY GUITAR IS MY SWEETHEART
MY LOVE IS LIKE A RED, RED ROSE
MY SON TERENCE
NIGHT IN JUNE (A)
NORMANDY ORCHARDS
NORTH COUNTRY TRADGEDY (THE)
NOT SIXTEEN TIL SUNDAY
ODE TO BILLIE JOE
ONE DAY IN JUNE   -   Mrs. Greenbird
ONE MORNING IN JUNE
ONLY FOR THREEMONTHS
ORIGIN OF SPECIES
OUT OF THE WINDOW aka OUR WEDDING DAY
PEOPLE’S REACTION
PLAINS OF WATERLOO (THE)
POOR OLD MARAT
PUT ANOTHER NICKEL IN aka MUSIC! MUSIC! MUSIC!
RAGANU NAKTS
RAINY DAY IN JUNE
REFUGEE BLUES     W H Auden and Ted Slowik
ROLL ALABAMA ROLL
ROCKY ROAD TO DUBLIN (THE)
ROMANCE DEL CONDE OLINOS
ROSE IN JUNE(1)Roud 1202
ROSE IN JUNE(2)Roud 25337.
ROSE IN JUNE(3)Roud 1202
ROSEBUD IN JUNE
RUNNING (REFUGEE SONG)   featuring   Gregory Porter, Common, Keyon Harrold and Andrea Pizziconi
RUSHCART SONG (THE) by Mike Waterson
SAFE PLACE TO LAND(A)     by Sara Bareilles and John Legend
SAUCY ARETHUSA (THE)
SAVE THE BEST FOR LAST
SCOTS WHA HAE
SEEDS OF LOVE (THE)
SGT PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND
SHANNON AND THE CHESAPEAKE (THE)
SHEEPSHEARING SONG
SHOALS OF HERRING
SHORES OF NORMANDY ( THE) by Jim Radford
SHOT ON JAMES MEREDITH
SONGS ABOUT DARWIN AND THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION
SONGS ABOUT LIZZIE BORDEN
SONGS ABOUT MEDGAR EVERS
SONGS ABOUT St. THOMAS BECKET
SONGS ABOUT THE SOWETO UPRISING
SONGS ABOUT THE TIANANMEN SQUARE MASSACRE
SONGS ABOUT THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO
SONGS ABOUT THE BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL
SONGS ABOUT WILEY POST
SONGS BY COLE PORTER
SONGS BY JOHN WESLEY
SONGS FOR WORLD REFUGEE DAY
SONGS FROM “THE BAND WAGON”
SONGS ON THE POOR PEOPLE’S MARCH
SONGS SUNG BY JUDY GARLAND
SONGS SUNG BY PEGGY SEEGER
SPANCIL HILL
THAT’S LIFE
THEY ALL SANG THE INTERNATIONALE
THREE O’DONNELLS (THE)
THIRTY-FIRST OF JUNE (THE ) - Petula Clark
TOM DOOLEY
WARLIKE SEAMEN
WATERLOO by Abba
WELCOME EMIGRANTE -   Buffy Sainte-Marie
WHEN I WAS IN MY PRIME
THE WHITBY LAD
WHITE ROSE OF JUNE
WHY DID IT HAVE TO BE SPRING?
WILL THEY EVER BRIDGE THE HUMBER ?
WINDRUSH (THE)
WITH WELLINGTON WE’LL GO
WRECK OF THE CHRISTABEL
YMCA
23rd JUNE


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 May 21 - 11:08 AM

June 1, 1926 Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962)was born in Los Angeles
MARILYN MONROE   -The Ian Campbell Folk Group    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OB4O00OEuE
MUDCAT:Lyr Add: Marilyn Monroe (Sydney Carter/Rory McEwen    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=133310

CANDLE IN THE WIND  aka Goodbye Norma Jean - Elton John     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eIl_b5nHcE
Song info: wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candle_in_the_Wind

THE BOLD FISHERMAN
This song is usually set in May but some singers sing ” As I walked out one June morning “ as you can see with the following links
Mainly Norfolk info    
https://mainlynorfolk.info/copperfamily/songs/theboldfisherman.html
The Bold Fisherman · Walter Pardon    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eyAE9SMmhs&list=PLakEhBfePSAwqFw3TmOZ5DS2tN3uvfXt3&index=5
Bold Fisherman · Harry Cox     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uV2vmP-cOYI


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Jos
Date: 29 May 21 - 11:28 AM

'My love is like a red, red rose that's newly sprung in June'

Words by Robert Burns. Is it usually sung to a traditional tune?

Link to post below with more about about MY LOVE IS LIKE A RED, RED ROSE


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 29 May 21 - 12:50 PM

It isn't uncommon for variants of a song to come in both May and JUne variants. This is the case with The Banks of the Roses.
Version 5 in the Digital tradition starts

Oh, if ever I get married, it will be in June,
When the fields and the flowers are out in full bloom,
For 'twas there I spied my true love by the light of the moon,
All on the banks of the roses.
For 'twas there I spied my true love by the light of the moon,
All on the banks of the roses.

https://mudcat.org/@displaysong.cfm?SongID=5841


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 May 21 - 01:13 PM


MY LOVE IS LIKE A RED, RED ROSE
Wikipedia; Lyrics & Info   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Red,_Red_Rose

My Love Is Like a Red Red Rose - Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK9WK0QhejA
Eva Cassidy - My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5e0D_B0tdc0
My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose cover The Furey's & Davy Arthur    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRo3K8ZNMnY
My Love Is Like a Red Red Rose - Karen Matheson    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJGaRb3WCT4
My Love Is Like a Red Red Rose · Eddi Reader    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcUN_F5vrbs
My Love is like a Red Red Rose · Jimmie MacGregor · Leon Rosselson · Robin Hall · Shirley Bland    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeBtnSoELhA


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: DaveRo
Date: 29 May 21 - 02:46 PM

The January June



Thank you for this one DaveRo
THE JANUARY JUNE
MUDCATLyr Add: The January June (parody by Les Barker)
/mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=8760


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 29 May 21 - 03:00 PM

Any moon and June songs?
The sun is fading away
That's the end of the day
As the June light turns to moonlight
I'll be on my way
An early McCartney composition.


I’LL BE ON MY WAY  a song written by Paul McCartney, credited to Lennon–McCartney,    https://www.google.com/search?q=i+ll+be+on+my+way+lyrics+paul+mccartney&rlz=1C1CHBD_en-GBGB775GB775&oq=I%27ll+Be+on+My+Way++lyri
"I'll Be On My Way - The Beatles    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8ZVRT90R8Y
I'll Be On My Way - Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5SDHvcNZfY
Other recordings of “ I'll Be On My Way “   on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=I%27ll+Be+On+My+Way+


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,mg
Date: 29 May 21 - 03:22 PM

rocky road to dublin
greenland whale fisheries?
silvery moon


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Richard Mellish
Date: 29 May 21 - 04:40 PM

Several songs about the Battle of Waterloo mention the date.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: DaveRo
Date: 29 May 21 - 05:07 PM

There are lots of songs with 'midsummer' in the lyrics, especially 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

Including one by Joni Mitchell from 1967. It's not on her 'Archives Vol 1' box set, which I have, and covers 1963-1967.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: DaveRo
Date: 29 May 21 - 05:37 PM

I discovered the other dat that ome people regard the feast of St John (the Baptist) - June 24th - as midsummer day. St John's Eve is is the subject of many songs, including French and Russian folksongs, and this from Coco Robicheaux:

https://youtube.com/watch?v=bz3I8PlMJTM


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 29 May 21 - 05:42 PM

DANCING AT WHITSUN
This year Whitsun was celebrated in late May, but the holiday often falls in June.
Dancing at whitsun, Whitsun carol, etc.


Mainly Norfolk : lyrics, recordings and Info   
https://mainlynorfolk.info/shirley.collins/songs/whitsundance.html


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 May 21 - 06:31 PM

June 18, 1812 the US House of Representatives and the Senate voted to declare war on Britain. The conflict is known as ‘The War of 1812 and formally began on 18 June,1812 A year later, on 1 June 1813, the Battle of Boston Harbour was fought in which the US ship The Chesapeake was captured by HMS Shannon of the British navy

Traditional Song Forum Talk about Songs from the war of1812     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJ0
kC4Rlc0E

In this YouTube talk Martin Graebe looks at the way in which the sea-battle between the USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon in 1813 has been portrayed in traditional songs and in broadside ballads from both sides of the Atlantic.

SHANNON AND THE CHESAPEAKE (THE)
The Shannon and the Chesapeake -Jerry Bryant and Starboard Mess    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OMyj0BjbZc


CHESAPEAKE AND THE SHANNON (THE) 1 The Chesapeake and Shannon · Alan Mills   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1LMZ63bIHA

BATTLE OF THE SHANNON AND CHESAPEAKE
Battle of the Shannon and Chesapeake · George Ward    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFX0uMtxnS8

CHESAPEAKE AND THE SHANNON(THE) 2 Roud 1891
The Chesapeake and the Shannon (Roud 1891) - Catherine Gallagher    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0-dk0m0FcE

Wikipedia: Origins of the War of 1812     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Origins_of_the_War_of_1812#Declaration_of_war
>   
Wikipedia : Capture of USS Chesapeake    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capture_of_USS_Chesapeake#:~:text=The%20Capture%20of%20USS%20Chesapeake,United%20States%20and%20Gr


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Hagman
Date: 29 May 21 - 09:05 PM

A Google search of "Songs with June in the title" yields lots - mostly non-folk, but needs must. Some highlights:

http://www.thecavanproject.com/29-songs-about-june/

https://www.quora.com/What-are-some-songs-that-mention-the-month-of-June-in-the-lyrics

https://www.ranker.com/list/the-best-songs-about-junes/reference

(More frivolously, JUNE Tabor has some very nice songs :-))


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Phil Cooper
Date: 29 May 21 - 10:26 PM

Rosebud in June.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Black belt caterpillar wrestler
Date: 30 May 21 - 01:55 AM

Bonny bunch of roses.

"By the margin of the ocean, one pleasant morning in the month of June"
Robin

Thank you for this one Robin

BONNY BUNCH OF ROSES

Nic Jones-The Bonny Bunch of Roses<   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2PxsHBv0ps
Shirley Collins, Dolly Collins - The Bonny Bunch of Roses     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReHp-GeZUwE
Fairport Convention - Bonny Bunch of Roses    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWUsScx7pQI
Bonny Bunch of Roses · Frank Harte · Donal Lunny    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KQXrEcOmA0

The Jug of Punch. Some versions mention 23rd of June and the date is to do with the introduction of legislation to force the use of exact measures of alcohol. After that date you couldn't sell ale in any old jug.

Robin


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 30 May 21 - 06:08 AM

Ode To Billie Joe
(Bobbie Gentry)

It was the third of June,
Another sleepy, dusty, afternoon....

Thank you for this song GerryM
ODE TO BILLIE JOE

Bobbie Gentry, 1967: Ode to Billie Joe   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOr60MxIvvE


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 30 May 21 - 06:16 AM

I Was Only Nineteen
John Schumann (of Redgum)

And Frankie kicked a mine the day that mankind kicked the Moon.
God help me. He was going home in June.

https://youtu.be/mGDhzVi1bqU


Thank you for this song GerryM
I WAS ONLY 19 (A Walk in the Light Green)

Wikipedia: Lyrics & Info   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Was_Only_19


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 30 May 21 - 06:21 AM

Shoals of Herring
Ewan MacColl

O we left the homegrounds in the month of June
And to Canny Shiels we soon were bearing
With a hundred cran of silver darlings
That we'd taken from the shoals of herring


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 30 May 21 - 06:25 AM

Manchester Rambler
Ewan MacColl

I once loved a maid, a spot welder by trade
She was fair as the Rowan in bloom
And the bloom of her eye watched the blue Moreland sky
I wooed her from April to June


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 30 May 21 - 06:26 AM

KILKELLY
Peter Jones


And your sister Brigid and Patrick O'Donnell
are going to be married in June.
YouTube Recordings
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Kilkelly+


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 30 May 21 - 06:28 AM

Derby Ram

The horns upon this ram, sir, they reached up to the moon
A lad went up in April and didn't get down 'til June


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Donuel
Date: 30 May 21 - 08:07 AM

June is busting out all over
Her waistline is bigger than a lake...


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 30 May 21 - 12:32 PM

SPANCIL HILL
"It being the 23rd of June, the day before the fair"

https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=48023#718762

as sung by Robbie McMahon (video)
Thank You for this song Felipa

SPANCIL HILL
The Wolfe Tones - Spancil Hill    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ym7IEttAx9A
   
Christy Moore & Shane MacGowan(The Pogues) Spancil Hill   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iUEwB4ME3I
The Dubliners - Spancil Hill    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1GIoVrFHUs
SPANCIL HILL -Helena Cinto    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xErwYLa19ug


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 30 May 21 - 05:47 PM


Thank you GerryM
MANCHESTER RAMBLER   by Ewan MacColl

Ewan MacColl The Manchester Rambler    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YENYMwuCG2Y
The Spinners - Manchester Rambler     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jv0OPOZBWxI
John Tams & Barry Coope "The Manchester Rambler"     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dchwCSqS284
The Manchester Rambler · The Dubliners    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpsAP0zhk5o
The Derbyshire (Manchester) Rambler · Dr Harp's Medicine Band     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qx_d1-FlcpU
The Manchester Rambler · The Houghton Weavers    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spXZxw24bJo


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 30 May 21 - 05:52 PM

The Beaches of St. Valery
Davy Steele

'Til the 51st Highlanders found themselves back
On the banks of the Somme one more time.
It still bore the scars of that war to end wars.
The old soldier's scars deep in their minds.
But we couldn't stay long for the Panzers rolled on
As the battle raged west t'wards the sea,
Until on June the 10th when sapped of all strength
I entered St. Valery.

Recording by the Battlefield Band.
Link to THE BEACHES OF ST VALERY below


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Black belt caterpillar wrestler
Date: 31 May 21 - 06:28 AM

https://www.british-history.ac.uk/statutes-realm/vol7/pp604-605

This is the link to the act makes proper measures of a pint and quart compulsary after 23rd June. It is a bit vague as whether it is 1698 or 1699!

Robin


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 31 May 21 - 09:00 AM

"Oh, shine on, shine on harvest moon up in the sky.
I ain't had no lovin' since January, February, June or July
Snowtime ain't no time to stay outdoors and spoon,
So shine on, shine on harvest moon - for me and my gal!"

Annoying song! Picking arbitrary months doesn't help.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 31 May 21 - 09:39 AM


Perhaps this thread is waiting for this contribution henryp
/mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=169450


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 31 May 21 - 09:49 AM

Thank you for this GerryM
THE BEACHES OF ST VALERY

Battlefield Band The Beaches of St. Valery   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7INre6oo9es


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 01 Jun 21 - 12:22 PM

ROSEBUD IN JUNE

Mainly Norfolk:Lyrics & Info   
https://mainlynorfolk.info/steeleye.span/songs/rosebudinjune.html
Rosebuds in June · The Watersons    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cp_er01MNZ4    
Rosebud in June - Steeleye Span     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uA9Xj2i-4hk    
Rosebud in June · Bella Hardy    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSdBfR1s1zQ
Rosebud in June - Ruth Courtney    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ea2wUvPgNA
Anne Darby - Rosebud in June    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3htMmlOOMI
Rose Buds in June / Mrs Preston's Hornpipe    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Et_t4lXZxoo
The Rosebuds in June · James Findlay    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5HI7MLp7Us
Kanti Kune: Rosebud in June   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oETy42_Fi4


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: open mike
Date: 01 Jun 21 - 11:55 PM


JUNE APPLE
June Apple here played by Doc Watson and David Holt


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: open mike
Date: 02 Jun 21 - 12:04 AM

June Apple - Bluegrass Confidential    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLIXmStEeGc


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST
Date: 02 Jun 21 - 01:33 PM

St Boniface, newly adopted patron saint of Devon, saints day 5th June.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST
Date: 02 Jun 21 - 01:34 PM

https://www.facebook.com/lizzie.pridmore/videos/10158255324721958


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 02 Jun 21 - 07:04 PM


Thank you Black belt caterpillar wrestler

JUG OF PUNCH.

As I was sittin' with my jug and spoon
One fine mornin' in the month of June
A birdie sang in an ivy bunch
And the song he sang was the jug o' punch


Lots of recordings of Jug of Punch on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=JUG+OF+PUNCH


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: open mike
Date: 03 Jun 21 - 04:39 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wv3FTpsa_3I

It was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day /
I was out choppin' cotton, and my brother was balin' hay /
And at dinner time we stopped and walked back to the house to eat / And mama hollered out the back door, y'all, remember to wipe your feet....

Bobbie Gentry - Ode To Billy Joe


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 03 Jun 21 - 08:06 PM

ROSE IN JUNE (1) Roud 1202

Mainly Norfolk: Lyrics and info   
https://mainlynorfolk.info/copperfamily/songs/roseinjune.html
The Rose in June · Bob Copper    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vtKb4r_HCo


Link to post below ROSE IN JUNE(2)Roud 25337.
Link to post below ROSE IN JUNE(3)Roud 1202


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 04 Jun 21 - 05:45 AM


6th JUNE - D DAY

THE SHORES OF NORMANDY    by Jim Radford

In the cold grey light of the sixth of June In the year of 44
The Empire Larch sailed out from Poole
To join with thousands more


Wikipedia: Jim Radford    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Radford

Jim Radford - The Shores of Normandy    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsVQMfxIfks&t=92s

D- DAY DODGERS

THE D DAY DODGERS IAN CAMPBELL FOLK GROUP    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKmzyIq1U10
More Recordings from YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=D-Day+Dodgers+

D-Day Dodgers from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D-Day_Dodgers

Link To NORMANDY ORCHARDS

LINK to MUDCAT thread Lyr Req: Song about the Dunkirk sealift    
/mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=172398&messages=4#:~:text=Friendly%20%2D%20Home-,Lyr%20Req%3A%20Song%20about%20the%20Dunk


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 04 Jun 21 - 12:46 PM

18th June ,The Battle of Waterloo

SONGS ABOUT THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO

EIGHTEENTH DAY OF JUNE (THE)

On the eighteenth day of June, my boys, eighteen hundred and fifteen,
Both horse and foot they did advance; most glorious to be seen,
Both horse and foot they did advance and the bugle-horn did blow
Where the sons of France we made to dance on the plains of Waterloo.


Wilson Family: Plains of Waterloo   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jfJXZpNLNk
Mainly Norfolk:Lyrics & Info    https://mainlynorfolk.info/folk/songs/theeighteenthdayofjune.html

EIGHTEENTHOF JUNE (THE)

Eighteenth of June · Frank Harte · Donal Lunny   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-silITaGYKM
Martin Carthy -The Eighteenth of June     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A29dy9lBiLo

Mainly Norfolk:Lyrics & Info:   https://mainlynorfolk.info/watersons/songs/theeighteenthofjune.html

PLAINS OF WATERLOO (THE)

June Tabor - Plains of Waterloo   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlwPf19koRY
The Plains of Waterloo · Frank Harte · Donal Lunny    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuNNNUdqW_E
Plains of Waterloo - Laura Smyth    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cv6zXDcX-yI
The Plains of Waterloo-Kate Rusby and Kathryn Roberts    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyowFIITBE0

WATERLOO by Abba
Abba - Waterloo   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sj_9CiNkkn4

WITH WELLINGTON WE’LL GO
With Wellington We'll Go – Raymond Crooke   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1lcBszv6ZA

MUDCAT: Tune Req: With Wellington We'll Go     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=152806

BONNY LIGHTHORSEMAN
Bonny Light Horseman - Bonny Light Horseman · Frank Harte · Donal Lunny
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhzqXr_kf2U
Siobhan Miller - Bonny Light Horseman     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4vYII-oc3k
John Faulkner and Dolores Keane - the Bonnie Light Horseman    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWhyzAAk6yM

LONELY WATERLOO
Several Recordings on YouTube
   
https://www.google.com/search?q=LONELY+WATERLOO+youtube&rlz=1C1CHBD_en-GBGB775GB775&oq=LONELY+WATERLOO+youtube&aqs=chrome..69i57

MUDCAT Lyr Req: Waterloo vs. Lonely Waterloo     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=83935&messages=15#top

Link to post by henryp,below


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 04 Jun 21 - 06:45 PM

Thanks to GerryM for this one
SHOALS OF HERRING

O we left the homegrounds in the month of June
And to Canny Shiels we soon were bearing


The Shoals of Herring sung by Ewan MacColl    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ov81aogaxg
Many more performances of Shoals of Herring on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Shoals+of+Herring+


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 05 Jun 21 - 10:14 AM

BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON

By the light of the silvery moon
I want to spoon
To my honey, I'll croon love's tune
Honey moon, keep a-shinin' in June


Doris Day & Gordon MacRae - "By the Light of the Silvery Moon"    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=td7lCCO9aaQ
By The Light Of The Silvery Moon By Little Richard     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clHlyxb7meg
By The Light of the Silvery Moon -Fats Waller     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dK_3EzjdUEE
Many recordings on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=by+the+light+of+the+silvery+moon+l


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 05 Jun 21 - 07:16 PM

ONE MORNING IN JUNE

One morning in June as I chanced to rambling, I met a cailín a fair one was she.
Nothing could save me I fell wild in love with her, wounded ....

One Morning in June · Paddy Tunney   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jq7JSu-n528
Lasairfhíona Ní Chonaola: One Morning in June https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_DG5vnwtHA
One Morning in June · Eithne Ní Chatháin
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zB6rrFtYwQ

MUDCAT: Lyr Req: One morning in June as I chanced to ramble     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=145360#3362435
More Information on this song


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Noreen
Date: 07 Jun 21 - 07:05 PM

When I was in my Prime
Help: when I was in my prime - symbolism

In June the red rose blooms, but that's not the flower for me
It's then I'll pluck the red rose off and plant a willow tree...


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 08 Jun 21 - 11:07 AM


Thank you Noreen
WHEN I WAS IN MY PRIME
When I Was In My Prime-Pentangle    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CsGfHEO5Gw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CsGfHEO5Gw


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 08 Jun 21 - 07:00 PM

When I Was In My Prime- Nina Simone     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5BnDaxvbrA

When I Was In My Prime- Rhiannon Giddens     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nv7J2tfdRyQ&list=RDnv7J2tfdRyQ&start_radio=1

MUDCAT: Help: when I was in my prime – symbolism    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=26954


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 09 Jun 21 - 03:25 AM

LAMENT TO THE MOON

As I strayed along at the close of the day,
About the beginning of June,
'Twas there in the glade I espied a fair maid,
As she sang her lament to the moon.

thread.cfm?threadid=51211


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 09 Jun 21 - 12:04 PM

Thank you for this one GerryM
LAMENT TO THE MOON

Lament to the Moon - Packie Byrne    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjgCtGqdJBs


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Jun 21 - 11:49 AM

ROSE IN JUNE (2) Roud 25337.
Mainly Norfolk: Lyrics & Info   
https://mainlynorfolk.info/louis.killen/songs/theroseinjune.html

Rose in June · Dave Webber & Anni Fentiman     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSKsVdMOYqQ

Rose in June (The)-Louis Killen    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6_OPZMIOFQ
The Rose In June- Ann Thelwell     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MY__Eq0H6VM

Rose in June - Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWppCNAGxfs


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Jun 21 - 11:51 AM

ROSE IN JUNE (3) Roud 1202
Rose in June · June Tabor    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdvytWMsxEs


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Reinhard
Date: 10 Jun 21 - 12:01 PM

It's easier to identify the songs you list by adding their Roud numbers.

What you've called Rose in June (1) and (3) are both the same song, Roud 1202. They differ a bit in the verses but have basically the same structure and chorus.

Rose in June (2) is Roud 25337.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Jun 21 - 12:14 PM

Thanks Reinhard, I will try doing that -Geoff


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Jun 21 - 12:15 PM


RAINY DAY IN JUNE   by The Kinks
The Kinks - Rainy Day in June    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fmuw_kSDnvk


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 12 Jun 21 - 06:34 AM

BEGGAR LADDIE (THE) Roud 119
Mainly Norfolk: Lyrics & Info   
https://mainlynorfolk.info/folk/songs/thebeggarladdie.html

'Twas in the pleasant month of June
When gentle ladies walk their lane,


The Beggar Laddie (Child No. 280) · Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhASUGJICx0


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 12 Jun 21 - 06:48 PM

WHITE ROSE ‘O JUNE
White Rose o' June · Anne Lorne Gillies    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWnoJ-sxRrk


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 12 Jun 21 - 07:19 PM

if we can have the Kinks we can have Rodgers and Hammerstein
JUNE IS BUSTIN’ OUT ALL OVER



https://www.allmusicals.com/lyrics/carousel/juneisbustinoutallover.htm

June is bustin' out all over
All over the meadow and the hill!
Buds're bustin' outa bushes
And the rompin' river pushes
Ev'ry little wheel that wheels beside the mill!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHAmTlqEX_E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1YmR75Sn7c

-----------------------------
and some songs I never heard of

HEAT WAVE  -   Glass Animals
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbaGTNVc6Rk
Sometimes, all I think about is you
Late nights in the middle of June
Heat waves been fakin' me out
Can't make you happier now



SAVE THE BEST FOR LAST
Written by Phil Galdston, Wendy Waldman and Jon Lind.
Sung by Vanessa L. Williams -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7p3La6O3H8Q

Sometimes the snow comes down in June
Sometimes the sun goes 'round the moon
I see the passion in your eyes
Sometimes it's all a big surprise

... ...


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 14 Jun 21 - 08:25 AM

EVENING IN JUNE
Evening in June · Van Morrison   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUWND3tYYe4


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 20 Jun 21 - 03:33 PM

This song was submitted in a discussion thread about Juneteenth, and no title is given

As I walked out one morning, it was on the [8?]Teenth of June;
The birds were singing in the trees, and all the flowers in bloom.
On a primrose bank I lay me down beside a crystal stream.
So deep, so deep I fell asleep and I began to dream.

I dreamed I saw a clipper ship a-floating on the tide,
With four and twenty sailor lads all for to be her guide.
On the deck was one young lad, and he much alarmed me:
'Rise up, rise up your weary hearts, for the royal sons are free.'

And when we heard of liberty, we let ourselves be known;
And were you at the meeting, boys, they held at Innisoon?
Long time, long time we've been in chains, but now at last we're free.
And if ever we're enchained again, we'll fight for liberty.'

Here's a health to the three O'Donnells; they're a credit to the name.
They're a credit to their country, boys, in honour, birth and fame.
There were two of them made clergymen all in the church of Rome;
And God himself took one of them unto his heavenly home.

Here's a health to Father William who fought at Waterloo.
He fought with the French and Spaniards the English to subdue.
He fought them with his army till he could no longer stand.
He was once the Lord Lieutenant's man, but he's now our brave clergyman.



Thank you for this one Felipa I think the title is THE THREE O’DONNELLS

ITMA: The Three O’Donnells, - Paddy Tunney   
https://www.itma.ie/inishowen/song/three_odonnells_paddy_tunney


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 20 Jun 21 - 06:07 PM

MANTLE SO GREEN
As I went out walking one morning in June,
To view the fair fields and the valleys in bloom,
I spied a pretty fair maid she appeared like a queen
With her costly fine robes and her mantle so green.



Andy Irvine Her Mantle so Green   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OClnaldfxeg
Lua - Her Mantle So Greenhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GtG6ph4wCw
Her Mantle so Green · Eleanor Shanley    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fb6w18IyHI
Her Mantle So Green - Sinéad O'Connor    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg1a5mySqtE

Mainly Norfolk:Lyrics & Info     https://mainlynorfolk.info/steeleye.span/songs/mantleofgreen.html


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 20 Jun 21 - 06:46 PM

In Latvia at mid-summer, they sing lots of songs, including songs of medieval origin.
Raganu Nakts sung by Tautumeitas

RAGANU NAKTS

Tiesa, tiesa, ne melini... [ligo, ligo!]
Vecu laužu valodina... [ligo, ligo!] x2
Janu nakti meitas gaja
Raganas(i), vilkaces(i)

Jani, Jani šovakar(i)
Kam tie Jani piedereja?
Raganam(i), vilkacem(i)
Tam tie Jani piedereja

Skrien ragana škersu gaisu
Ne mana(ja) setina
Mana seta dzelžiem kalta
Adatam(i) jumti jumti

Adatam(i) jumti jumti
Izkaptem(i) spares celtas
Adatam(i) nosadurti
Izkaptem(i) nosagriezti

Sviesta piena upe teka
Mana govju laidara(ja)
Tur nolauza skaugis kaklu
Tur devinas raganinas
Tur noslika Laumas meitas


MIDSUMMER NIGHT
translation by C J Mitchell

Its true, Its true, there lay no lies (sway*, sway)
In the old native language (sway, sway)
During summer solstice night the girls become
Witches and werewolves

Summer solstice, Summer solstice is tonight
Who does summer solstice belong to?
Witches and werewolves
summer solstice belongs to them

The witch ran through the air ...
Not in my backyard
My yard is forged with iron
Needles on my roof

Needles on my roof
Caught up in the rafters
Needles stabbed
Rafters cut

The river flowed like buttermilk
In my cows' pasture
There the hunter broke its neck
and stood nine witches,
Drowning was the woodlands fae**
Without the sun in the evening.

*The midsummer festival in Latvia is referred to as Ligo, but the word also roughly translates to mean a swaying or rocking dance motion (Reddit)

**The Lauma in Latvian folklore is a woodland fae or goddess who appears as a beautiful woman. She's generally regarded as a temperamental entity who may prey upon men or kidnap children, but are also can summon rain and perform high quality domestic work. They are strongly associated with blessings or curses on children, and with cow's milk. They are afraid of iron. (Wikipedia, Encyclopedia Brittanica)
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/raganu-nakts-midsummer-night.html

https://lyricstranslate.com/en/raganu-nakts-midsummer-night.html


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 20 Jun 21 - 07:14 PM

I forgot to include a link to a more folky video of Latvia midsummer festivities. Ligo is celebrated on the 23rd of June so there is also a Christian overlay (St John's eve). Near where I live in Ireland, some people still light bonfires on hilltops on St John's eve but the custom is not so strong as it used to be.

Apparently Latvia is the place to be at summer solstice
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXJpIBocNys The dancing towards the end of the video is very like Scandinavian dancing, and of course the Scandinavians also do mid-sommer festivals. I don't know what they are doing in pandemic times though.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18614119
"Latvia's most important national holiday is arguably not Christmas but the summer solstice celebrations of Ligo (pronounced "leegwa") - a pagan tradition when Latvians celebrate the shortest night by staying up to greet the rising sun."


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Subject: RE: summer solstice songs
From: Felipa
Date: 21 Jun 21 - 11:54 AM

The Cornish Midsummer Bonfire Song

The bonny month of June is crowned
With the sweet scarlet rose;
The groves and meadows all around
With lovely pleasure flows.

see the rest of the song at Mudcat thread Searching Summer Solstice Folk Songs

I've also added Ragnau Nakts to that discussion. I think "Searching Summer Solstice Folk Songs is a combination of two until-recently separate Mudcat threads with similar themes)


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 22 Jun 21 - 05:25 AM

NORTH COUNTRY TRAGEDY
(Craig Johnson)

Come all you Christian people who travel in the north
Who load your Winnebagos and boldly sally forth,
We left the hills of Bloomfield in the merry month of June
And crossed the straits of Mackinaw while the eight track played a tune.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,Ric Jerrom
Date: 22 Jun 21 - 06:08 AM

A West Riding version of “The Jug of Punch” starts:

“‘Twas on the Twenty Third of June, as I was a weaving all at me loom,
I saw a bird on an ivy bunch and the song she sang was “The Jug of Punch”
Gladly fol the day
Gladly fol the skiddly-iddly didle-dum, skiddly-iddly didle-dum,
Skiddly-iddly idle-didle dum dum day”

The Bates Brothers of Sheffield sang it in local folk clubs in the mid 60s. They were raucous, irreverent, funny and sometimes moving.
Thank you Ric Jerrom,I looked on the Yorkshire Garland site    https://www.yorkshirefolksong.net/song.cfm for this song and not finding it I asked Steve Gardham,of the Yorkshire Garland about it . Steve says I think the Irish would be a bit annoyed if we included this as a Yorkshire song. All of the oral versions come from Ireland although it is originally English c1845 featured in J B Buckstone's operetta Green Bushes. This version obviously comes from Irish oral tradition, probably the McPeakes version. I think it would be a stretch too far to claim it for Yorkshire.
But thanks for your suggestion Ric . The Jug of Punch , of the Irish kind, is in the Index at the top of this thread . If anyone knows of recordings of the song as sung by The Bates Brothers of Sheffield it would be good to add it to the list of recordings


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 22 Jun 21 - 08:30 AM

GOODMAN, SCHWERNER, AND CHANEY
by Tom Paxton

Civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner were abducted and murdered in Philadelphia, Mississippi, on 21 June 1964.

Goodman, Schwerner, and Chaney written and recorded by Tom Paxton.

The Pearl River was dragged and two bodies were found
But it was a blind alley, for both men were brown
So they all shrugged their shoulders and the search it went on
For Goodman and Schwerner and Chaney.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 22 Jun 21 - 10:41 AM

CHRISTINE KEELER
Does anyone know anything about this song? My friend Bill Sowerby in Hull suggested the song to me for this thread. In his email he said he would love to know more about the song and tells the story of how he first encountered it.

Bill Sowerby and some friends were on holiday in Ireland in August 1974, visiting the Fleadh in Listowel, County Kerry and were in a session in Lynch's Bar with lots of other singers and musicians. The MC repeatedly asked a young man if he would "give us Christine" to which he always replied "maybe later". Eventually he was persuaded to sing the song and, anticipating a good Irish song, Bill switched on his cassette recorder and this is what was sung. We don't know who he was or who wrote the song and we have never heard it sung since except by Bill. The words here have changed a little over the years as happens but it is mostly as we heard it in 1974. The tune is a variant of Brighton Camp / The Girl I Left Behind Me.

Christine Keeler

The truth I’ll tell it happened in the merry month of June
When the Russians tried to put a woman on the moon
But over here in England a terrible storm did blow
Concerning Christine Keeler and a bloke called Profumo

Now it’s well known that Christine was generous to the boys
To ministers and diplomats and also Russian spies
She was generous to all colours be it black or white or red
Sure half the British government had slept in Christine’s bed

Profumo had a lovely job his salary was high
He also had a lovely wife but he had a roving eye
One day in high midsummer his room was far from cool
He first met Christine Keeler in the Clivedon swimming pool

He tickled her in the swimming pool, he cuddled her in the park
Then went for drives round pubs and clubs,
he caressed her in the dark
One day he was late for keeping a date Christine to him she said
I’m sorry Jack you should have stayed with the crack cos there’s a Russian in my bed

Now Dr Ward tried very hard to keep the whole thing quiet
But “Lucky Gordon” came to call and the story came to light
It reached the House of Commons, McMillan he was vexed
I can’t allow corruption or an overdose of sex

Profumo now is in disgrace he’s finished for all time
McMillan and his Cabinet they forced him to resign
He lost his MP’s salary and calls before the Queen
And that’s the price he had to pay for his sessions with Christine

If anyone can give us more information or even an online recording of this it will be much appreciated.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,Tom Patterson
Date: 22 Jun 21 - 01:54 PM

Windrush Day - 22nd June

The Windrush by Tom Patterson
https://youtu.be/RQwvf_Coeec


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 22 Jun 21 - 07:29 PM

Thank you GUEST,Tom Patterson. Can we have the lyrics to your song and perhaps a Youtube recording link if you have one?

Link to THE WINDRUSH by Tom Patterson lyrics and recording , posted below


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 22 Jun 21 - 08:51 PM

some versions of "Out of the Window" aka "Our Wedding Day" include the following verse
OUT OF THE WINDOW aka OUR WEDDING DAY
Oh, Molly, my dear Molly, what's this you have done?
You have pulled the thistle, left the red rose behind;
The thistle will wither and decay away soon,
But the red rose will blossom in the merry month of June.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 23 Jun 21 - 01:56 AM

WARLIKE SEAMEN
Peter Bellamy sings Warlike Seamen

Come all you warlike seamen that to the seas belong;
I'll tell you of a fight, my boys, on board the Nottingham.
It was of an Irish captain, his name was Somerville,
With courage bold he did control, he played his part so well.

'Twas on the eighth of June, my boys, when at Spithead we lay,
On board there came an order, our anchor for to weigh.
Bound for the coast of Ireland, our orders did run so:
For us to cruise and not confuse and face a daring foe.


Several recordings on YouTube    
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Warlike+Seamen+
Mainly Norfolk:Lyrics & Info    https://mainlynorfolk.info/copperfamily/songs/warlikeseamen.html


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,Tom Patterson
Date: 23 Jun 21 - 10:05 AM


Windrush Day - 22nd June

THE WINDRUSH
by Tom Patterson

We sat out on that evening, our thoughts drawn to the dawn
The Windrush would be leaving, bound for England, come the dawn
Through a haze of smoke and rum, he trawled his memory
Told some long forgotten tales, smiled then said to me
"You'll be alright there, you'll be alright there
You know there's jobs to fill they need your skill
You'll be alright there"

And so we left Jamaica, bade farewell to our roots
We came ashore at Tilbury in our hats and Sunday suits
Driven by a vision of pavements lined with gold
Freedom, wealth and plenty, the dream that we'd been sold
"You'll be alright there etc

As winter came a-creeping, I found myself alone
I missed the Caribbean sun, my family, friends back home
We had to beg from room to room, "No coloureds wanted here"
The mighty empire I'd admired had given birth to fear
"You'll be alright there etc

Can anyone imagine just how I felt inside?
The anger and frustration that I forced myself to hide
I worked for just a pittance compared to other folks
Forced to sit and listen to endless racist jokes
"You'll be alright there etc

The days have turned to decades since I came across the sea
I'm told my city soon will have a Black majority
Multi-racial to it's core but a slave of history
Privilege and poverty remain for all to see.
"You'll be alright there etc

I couldn't make the link work but the song can be found on Youtube at Tom Patterson Folksinger.

TheWindrush by Tom Patterson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQwvf_Coeec


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 24 Jun 21 - 09:39 AM

SHEEPSHEARING SONG

Come all my jolly boys and we'll together go,
Together with our masters to shear the lambs and ewes.
All in the month of June of all times in the year
It always comes in season the lambs and 'yowes' to shear.

Mainly Norfolk:Lyrics and Info
https://mainlynorfolk.info/copperfamily/songs/sheepshearingsong.html
The Sheepshearing Song (Arr. Townsend) · The Mellstock Band https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dK0IM_rB5pM


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 25 Jun 21 - 11:37 AM


DONNOLLY AND COOPER

'Twas on the 3d of June, brave boys this challenge sent o’er,
From Britannia to old Grauna to renew her eons once more;
To renew her satisfaction, and her credit to recall,
For they're all in deep distraction since Donnelly conquered all.


Donnelly and Cooper · Tom Donovan    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2TEjDNOsXM
ITMA: Corney McDaid- Donnelly and Cooper     https://www.itma.ie/digital-library/sound/donnelly_and_cooper_corney_mcdaid


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,Jiggers
Date: 25 Jun 21 - 01:52 PM

How about Seeds of Love which is on my Jim Moray album called Sweet England. It mentions May and June. So it could be in May songs, June songs, and the months of the year threads.

.....
I sowed them all on one May morning
....
And I vowed I'd stay 'til June

For in June there grows a red rose bud
.......


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 25 Jun 21 - 05:02 PM


THE SEEDS OF LOVE
Jim Moray sings The Seeds of Love on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgFS9sdsU9U
Many other recordings of "The Seeds of Love" on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=i+sowed+the+seeds+of+love+folk+song
Lyrics http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/old-english-songs/i-sowed-the-seeds-of-love.htm
BBC music Score http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/radio2/events/folk-awards-2014/cecil-sharp/seeds-of-love-music.pdf


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,Jiggers
Date: 25 Jun 21 - 07:32 PM

Thanks Geoff,

life is very cyclical but the seasons are now broken. We interfered too much for short term gains.

At least you are making a record of what is soon to be lost.

John


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: JHW
Date: 28 Jun 21 - 05:42 AM

I did sing Rosebud in June yesterday at a garden do in Ripon. Not sure if the chorus was appreciated. Hard to tell outside and spaced out.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 28 Jun 21 - 08:55 AM


IS TRUAGH NACH D' RUGADH DALL MI

IS TRUAGH NACH D' RUGADH DALL MI includes the lines

Bu bhinne leam do chòmhradh na smeòrach nan geugan,
Na cuthag sa mhadainn Mhàighe no clàrsach nan teudan,

meaning
Your conversation is sweeter to me than the thrush on the branches,
or a cuckoo on a MAY morning, or the stringed harp.

Recording: Cliar

Art Cormack sang with Cliar. Here he is with (I think) Blair Douglas on accordian, and two other accompanists: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDw8_Iw9SZg


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 01 Jul 21 - 05:28 PM

The Brexit referendum was held on 23 June 2016. Afterwards at least a couple of newly composed lyrics were posted on Mudcat.

Link to post below BREXIT SONGS


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST
Date: 03 Jul 21 - 08:49 AM

Fire by David Mallett   

"It's the last week in June
Near the first quarter moon
And the summer is coming down warm..."




FIRE by David Mallett

Fire · David Mallett   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7tOQCemNy8


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 03 Jul 21 - 11:12 AM

MERRY HAYMAKERS (THE)

As we my boys hay-making go,
All in the month of June,


The Merry Haymakers · Richard Trethewey    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBinQ90WDw4
GUTENBERG EBOOK SONGS OF THE WEST    https://www.gutenberg.org/files/56625/56625-h/56625-h.htm
Wiltshire Community History Folk Song Information     https://history.wiltshire.gov.uk/community/getfolk.php?id=119


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 07 Jul 21 - 12:55 PM

THE WHITBY LAD   aka ( Bound For) Botany Bay

It was on the 28th of June from England we made way
And as we come down the Humber, well we heard them sailors say
(Well it's:) Boys oh boys there are no joys Down there in Botany Bay


Mainly Norfolk: Lyrics & Info    
https://mainlynorfolk.info/watersons/songs/thewhitbylad.html
Whitby Lad (Botany Bay) Eliza Carthy & Tim Eriksen    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Nxwkpfc1e4
The Whitby Lad- Various performers     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=whitby+lad+lyrics


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 21 Jul 21 - 09:04 AM

Just remembered a song of my own about an incident involving HMS Glamorgan in the Falklands War on 12th June,1982.

MY SON TERENCE

It was early springtime, with the trees scarce green,
When my son Terence sailed to serve the Queen
With his hair cut neat and his suit of blue
I cannot tell you son how proud I felt of you

I little thought, as he left Portsmouth dock,
For routine training off Gibraltar’s Rock,
That foreign generals, half a world away,
Were making plans for which my son would pay.

Their invasion came and the task force went,
To the South Atlantic Terry’s ship was sent,
And with his every mile, every day and night,
We hoped they’d settle it before he had to fight.

From the 1st of May, for six weeks or more
We watched and waited as they fought the war
We saw the sinkings and the maimed and dead,
By way of satellite our fears for him were fed.

If only peace had come two days before
We would have welcomed Terry home once more
But a missile strike on the 12th of June
Cut off threequarters of his life too soon.

He was lost in action, his body never found
They couldn’t say if he were burned or drowned
Now my thoughts keep searching through those cold dark seas
To put his body and my mind at ease.

It was early springtime, with the trees scarce green
When my son Terence sailed to serve the Queen
With his hair cut neat and his suit of blue
I cannot tell you son how proud I felt of you.


Tune used was based on traditional Anglo -Australian song “The Lost Sailor”
The Lost Sailor · Cathie O'Sullivan
   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGMK6GCZXDo&list=OLAK5uy_m3ogV0vav_rDb8-UUy2FAmYOXtK07KRSk&index=16


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 21 Jul 21 - 09:43 AM

Felipa thank you for your posting,above , Date: (01 Jul 21 - 05:28 PM) where you suggest

BREXIT SONGS

MUDCAT: Lyr Req: song challenge - EU Separation Blues    
/mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=160191#3798619
MUDCAT: Lyr Add: Scottish Brexit or remain     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=164914
MUDCAT: Lyr Add: Let My People Stay (Brexit Anthem)     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=160472
MUDCAT Brexit and music   /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=166577,166577
Billy Bragg - Full English Brexit     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07X_yk1v8S4
Britain's Coming Home (Brexit Song)     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBi-KXc0CRk
THE FRENCH BREXIT SONG - Amanda Palmer, Sarah-Louise Young & Maxim Melton     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPLe9qhpBF8
The Brexit Song (Hard to Break Free from a Union)-Foil Arms and Hog     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h0J6VrHuQE
The Joyful World Of Brexit Ballads     https://www.theransomnote.com/musings/view-side/view-from-the-side-the-joyful-world-of-brexit-ballads/


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 21 Jul 21 - 10:00 AM

MUDCAT: Lyr Add: Brexit Bill    /mudcat.org/Detail.CFM?messages__Message_ID=3866587


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 23 Jul 21 - 06:48 PM

MARIE-JEANNE is a French-language adaptation of Ode to Billie Joe by Joe Dassin.
"C'était le quatre juin," it was the fourth of June ...

https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=1360#3641950
see messages from Joe Offer and a "GUEST" 10 Sept 2020


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 24 Jul 21 - 03:13 AM

Joe Dassin - Marie Jeanne    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ES1jqdqTaso
more recordings on YouTube    https://www.google.com/search?q=MARIE-JEANNE+youtube+song&rlz=1C1CHBD_en-GBGB775GB775&oq=MARIE-JEANNE+youtube+song&aqs=chrome..6


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Subject: One Morning in June Macaronic song
From: Felipa
Date: 24 Jul 21 - 06:14 PM

note re the 5 June post re ONE MORNING IN JUNE; there are two versions of the song listed here. The song sung by Lasairfhiona Ní Chonnfhaola and Eithne Ní Chathain has Irish and English language phrases intertwined in a continuous narrative
One morning in June agus mé ag dul ag spaisteoireacht?
Casadh liom cailín ba ró-dheas a gnaoi,?
She was so handsome gur thit mé i ngrá léithe? ...

(one morning in June and I out walking about, I met the most beautiful girl, She was so handsome that I fell in love with her ..)
see also
Cartlanna Sheosaimh uí Éanaí/Joe Heaney, Joe Éinniú

Paddy Tunney sings a monolingual version of the song, completely in English, and he uses a different melody.

The linked mudcat post does give both versions of this song. I think in this case the bilingual version is actually the original, as is suggested by Fred McCormack in his post.
More Information on this song


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 05 Aug 21 - 05:33 PM

THE FIRST OF JUNE
The First of June · Jerry Bryant and Starboard Mess   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0R0SdZdYro


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 08 Aug 21 - 05:28 PM

MY FIDDLE IS MY SWEETHEART
Written and composed by Harry Hunter & G.H. Chirgwin        Performed by G.H. Chirgwin (1854-1922)

I clasp her gently round her neck, her vocal chords I press
I ask her if she loves me, and she answers "Yes, yes, yes"
She'll sing at every season, December or in June
But must have rosin reason, or will not sing in tune


Full Lyrics of My Fiddle Is My Sweetheart   
https://monologues.co.uk/musichall/Songs-M/My-Fiddle-Is-Sweetheart.htm
Various recordings of My Fiddle Is My Sweetheart on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22My+Fiddle+Is+My+Sweetheart%22

MY GUITAR IS MY SWEETHEART
MUDCAT: Lyr Add: My Guitar is My Sweetheart   
/mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=33550
Various YouTube recordings of My Guitar Is My Sweetheart   https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22My+Guitar+Is+My+Sweetheart%22


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Aug 21 - 09:25 AM

NORMANDY ORCHARDS
MUDCAT: Lyr ADD: Normandy Orchards (Keith Marsden)   
/mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=48412&messages=23#top
Cupola:Ward - Normandy Orchards     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Fkl8wjRgVQ
Normandy Orchards-Tom Lewis on Bandcamp     https://tomlewis1.bandcamp.com/track/normandy-orchards-2
Normandy Orchards - Cockersdale    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jTaKIzAwRA

Link To Other D-Day songs


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 17 Aug 21 - 10:16 AM

Subject: RE: Any June Songs? From: GUEST,mg Date: 29 May 21 - 03:22 PM
greenland whale fisheries?

THE GREENLAND FISHERY

‘Twas in eighteen hundred and fifty three
And of June the thirteenth day,
That our gallant ship her anchor weighed,
And for Greenland bore away, brave boys,
And for Greenland bore away.

From An Introduction to English Sea Songs and Shanties
Published by the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS), March 2016
Written by: David Atkinson, 2009


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 17 Aug 21 - 06:24 PM

Many versions of THE GREENLAND FISHERY are set in the month of March as you may see in the following link
Mainly Norfolk:Lyrics & Info    https://mainlynorfolk.info/lloyd/songs/thegreenlandwhalefishery.html

but here is a version set in June as henryp suggests
Greenland Whale Fisheries · Stuart Gillespie    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TR02RiuDgD0


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 07 Oct 21 - 07:50 PM

Mike Waterson died on 22 June 2011, aged 70

MIKE WATERSON SONGS

’A Stitch In Time’many recordings on Youtube   
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=A+Stitch+In+Time+song
Bright Phoebus     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZP_F4YbK1sY&list=PLA148A7A1C5D6BB69&index=10
The Two Brothers     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZX1IKDgY1M
Jack Frost     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rK-k_2MgZng
Rubber Band    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TE7YAE8zENw
Cold Coast of Iceland     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNA8kBIyais

‘Mike Waterson’ Cd, All Tracks on Youtube    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_lc-WtmOy5j6Hs7-5qFFyK0-Z6krjXFJB4
Mainly Norfolk " Index of Waterson Songs"   https://mainlynorfolk.info/watersons/songs/


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 14 Oct 21 - 11:01 AM

CSS Alabama was sunk on 19 June , 1864

THE ALABAMA   aka ROLL ALABAMA
Wikipedia: Battle of Cherbourg (1864)   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cherbourg_(1864)
Many recordings on Youtube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=roll+alabama+roll+sea+shanty
Mainly Norfolk Lyrics & Info   https://mainlynorfolk.info/peter.bellamy/songs/thealabama.html
Origins: Roll, Alabama Roll    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=81820&messages=94


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Nov 21 - 03:20 AM

SONGS ABOUT MEDGAR EVERS

June 12, 1963 Medgar Evers was assassinated.

Medgar Evers From Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medgar_Evers
Article: "3 of the Most Well-Known Songs about the Life and Death of Medgar Evers"     https://dongayhardt.weebly.com/blog/3-of-the-most-well-known-songs-about-the-life-and-death-of-medgar-evers
They Laid Medgar Evers in His Grave - The Freedom Singers     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhO-P9KTjb0
The Ballad of Medgar Evers -Phil Ochs     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1PCIPAS6ko
Many Recordings of Only a Pawn in Their Game on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Only+a+Pawn+in+Their+Game
Mississippi Goddamn - Nina Simone     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYX-o0DtyFU
The story behind Nina Simone’s protest song, “Mississippi Goddam”, from PBS    https://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/the-story-behind-nina-simones-protest-song-mississippi-goddam/16651/


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Levana Taylor
Date: 21 Nov 21 - 06:23 PM

HARVEY LOGAN

Out of all the incidents in Harvey Logan's violent, roving, and criminal life, this ballad focuses on his escape from prison in Knoxville, Tenn. on June 27, 1903; he'd been arrested in December of 1901 after a barroom fight and shootout with the police.

Article by Lyle Lofgren
Digital Tradition
Recording by Walt Gibson of Hazard, Ky. (collected by A. Lomax in 1937)
Dock Boggs, 1964 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QELhq0vXAO8
Harvey Logan From Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvey_Logan


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 24 Nov 21 - 12:37 PM

CUSTER'S LAST STAND

The Battle of the Little Bighorn took place on June 25–26, 1876

Custer's Last Stand-Harry Belafonte   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai3JqI1xmwc
MUDCAT:Add: Little Big Horn & Custer's Last Stand    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=37666&messages=32
Wikipedia: Battle of the Little Bighorn   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Little_Bighorn


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Subject: feast of San Juan, St. John, mid-summer's eve/day
From: Felipa
Date: 02 May 22 - 03:14 PM

St. John's Eve, 24 June, is mentioned in a Spanish ballad,"ROMANCE DEL CONDE OLINOS" (The Ballad of Count Olinos)

Madrugaba el Conde Olinos mañanita de San Juan
a dar agua a su caballo, a las orillas del mar.

(Count Olinos rose early on Saint John's Day* morning
To water his horse by the sea side.)

Monique posted lyrics with translation, background notes and links to further information and recordings at
https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=169209 (Lyr Add: Mudcat singaround songs NOT in English)
See Monique's post of 2 May 2022 (message #177?)

Another Spanish song for St. John's eve is AL PASAR EL TRÉBOLE    https://www.mamalisa.com/?lang=Spanish&t=es&p=3023 about jumping over the St. John's eve bonfire.

similar midsummer customs are found in northern Europe as well, so there must be losts of songs associated with St. John's Eve.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 10 May 22 - 05:33 PM

BAGENAL HARVEY'S LAMENT aka BAGENAL HARVEY'S FAREWELL aka THE LAMENT FOR BAGENAL HARVEY
June 28, 1798 - Bagenal Harvey, of the United Irishmen, is executed in Wexford.

lyrics and background information
https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=171253

recordings currently available on youtube (with various melodies):
sung by
Seán Harvey
Paddy Berry
Aileen Lambert
Frank Harte


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 10 May 22 - 06:29 PM

Mike Waterson's last song

An August Bank Holiday Lark draws on those traditions. Remarkably rehearsals have been divided equally between work on the text and Conrad Nelson's work on the music and dancing.

Barry Rutter writes, "My friend, the late great Mike Waterson, was one of the doyens of English folk. I met him when he was dying and I said, ‘Do you want to write me a song for 2014?'. He said, ‘I won't see 2014 – I'm dying.'

I said, ‘I know you are, but I'd like you to write a Rushcart Song.' So he wrote it and recorded it with Eliza Carthy, Norma Waterson and Martin Carthy in their studio in Robin Hood's Bay. Conrad's taken that song and incorporated it into the play.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 11 May 22 - 05:34 PM

Thank you GUEST,henryp what is the title of Mike Waterson's Rushcart song?
I have looked in Mainly Norfolk's Index of Waterson songs but cannot spot it.     https://mainlynorfolk.info/watersons/songs/


Link to THE RUSHCART SONG by Mike Waterson, posted below by henryp


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 02 Jun 22 - 12:42 PM

SONGS FROM “THE BAND WAGON”

3rd June, 1932 "The Band Wagon" musical debuted on Broadway.

”The Band Wagon” From Wikipedia   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Band_Wagon
Many and various recordings of "That's Entertainment” on Youtube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=that%27s+entertainment+song
Many and various recordings of “ Dancing in the Dark” on Youtube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22Dancing+in+the+Dark%22+
Many and various recordings of "You and the Night and the Music" on Youtube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22You+and+the+Night+and+the+Music%22+
Many and various recordings of "Louisiana Hayride" on Youtube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22Louisiana+Hayride%22+
Many and various recordings of"Shine on Your Shoes" on Youtube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22Shine+on+Your+Shoes%22++song
Many and various recordings of "By Myself" on Youtube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22By+Myself%22++song+THE+BAND+WAGON
Many and various recordings of "High and Low" on Youtube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22High+and+Low%22+THE+BAND+WAGON
Many and various recordings of "I Love Louisa" on Youtube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22I+Love+Louisa%22++THE+BAND+WAGON
Many and various recordings of "New Sun in the Sky" on Youtube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22New+Sun+in+the+Sky%22+THE+BAND+WAGON
Many and various recordings of "I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plan" on Youtube
    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22I+Guess+I%27ll+Have+to+Change+My+Plan%22++THE+BAND+WAGON
Many and various recordings of "Something to Remember You By" - on Youtube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Something+to+Remember+You+By%22+THE+BAND+WAGON
“Triplets” - Fred Astaire, Nanette Fabray, Jack Buchanan on Youtube     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjW_yvrC0cE


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Reinhard
Date: 03 Jun 22 - 12:09 AM

henryp, what you wrote on Mike Waterson's Rushcart Song looks like a quote. Where is it from? As it stands it's completely out of context; what are 'those traditions' An August Bank Holiday Lark draws on? (And it took me some googling to understand that Lark is a play.)


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 05 Jun 22 - 07:39 AM

One of the sources I found was the Northern Broadsides Education Rersource Pack.

https://www.northern-broadsides.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/An-August-Bank-Holiday-Lark-Education-Pack.pdf

Education Pack

I couldn't find a complete script on line, but copied the verses that I could find. (The script is for sale on the Northern Broadsides website.)

But I have found a video with Mike Waterson singing his song! The words are slightly different but a little indistinct.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLY1QFg2KDU

The Northern Broadsides theatre company is well known for performing Shakespeare in northern English accents - which may well be closer to the English Shakespeare spoke than the Received Pronunciation of today.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 05 Jun 22 - 02:30 PM

THE RUSHCART SONG by Mike Waterson

Cut the rushes, pile them high
Stack them ‘til they reach the sky
Silver gardening the eye???
Oh we are all rushcarters

All dressed out in flowers so gay
On this bright sunshiny day
Come we will, if come we may
Oh we are all rushcarters

We are not rich, we are not poor
We do not beg from door to door
You have seen us all before
We are all rushcarters

Through the village, up and down
Dancing round and round the town
Suits??? go twirling round and round
We are all rushcarters

Dance we did in days of yore
Like our fathers did before
We will dance for evermore
We are all rushcarters

Recorded by Mike Waterson with Eliza Carthy, Norma Waterson and Martin Carthy in their studio in Robin Hood's Bay.

Two lines uncertain - suggestions welcome.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 06 Jun 22 - 04:04 PM

This year, today is Whit Monday. There is a song in Irish called MAIDIN LUAN CINCISE ,  Whit Monday Morning.    https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=169851


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 08 Jun 22 - 10:00 AM

SONGS ABOUT St. THOMAS BECKET

3 June, 1162 Thomas Becket was consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury.

A Song for St Thomas Becket – Lyrics and information
https://aclerkofoxford.blogspot.com/2011/12/song-for-st-thomas-becket.html
St Thomas honour we (15th cent): Canterbury Cathedral 1965 (Allan Wicks)     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqbZO5lSfRw
”The Musical World of Thomas Becket “ YouTube Lecture with songs, from The British Museum    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrCnVpZgVuU


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,Tom Patterson
Date: 09 Jun 22 - 05:11 AM

Today is Blaydon Races Day. This has to be the ultimate June song!


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 09 Jun 22 - 09:42 AM

Thanks GUEST,Tom Patterson,

BLAYDON RACES

Aa went to Blaydon Races, 'twas on the ninth of Joon,
Eiteen hundred an' sixty-two, on a summer's efternoon;


Blaydon Races from Wikipedia   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blaydon_Races
Many recordings of "Blaydon Races " on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Blaydon+Races


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST
Date: 09 Jun 22 - 03:56 PM

NOT SIXTEEN TIL SUNDAY
Kipper Family - Not Sixteen Til Sunday

LFF


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 09 Jun 22 - 06:01 PM

Should the posts about the Mike Waterson Rushcart Song be in August?


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Jun 22 - 05:50 AM

Yes FreddyHeadey, Saddleworth Rushcart Songs have been posted at the bottom of the" Any August Songs" Mudcat thread./mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=170145
Link to “THE RUSHCART SONG by Mike Waterson”, posted above by henryp


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 11 Jun 22 - 05:41 PM

JULIUS AND ETHEL
19th June, 1953. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed at Sing Sing Prison.

“Julius and Ethel Rosenberg” from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julius_and_Ethel_Rosenberg
Bob Dylan - Julius And Ethel    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irnm-brnbEA


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 12 Jun 22 - 05:18 PM

SONGS ABOUT WILEY POST
23rd June 1931 Wiley Post and his navigator, Harold Gatty, took off for a record-breaking round-the-world flight in a single-engine airplane.In 1933, Wiley Post became the first pilot to fly solo around the world.

I'm Wiley Post · Shannon Wurst   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jE96Wa49DKM
The Ballad of Wiley Post & Will Rogers · Leland Sundries    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcIOQx2_91g
Keep Your Eye on Our Guy, Wiley Post! · Tom Griep · The David Jackson Aggravation · Sherman     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68kquw2og_4
"Wiley Post" from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiley_Post


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 13 Jun 22 - 06:23 AM

19th June 1905 The world's first nickelodeon opened.

PUT ANOTHER NICKEL IN aka MUSIC! MUSIC! MUSIC! - Various recordings on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Put+Another+Nickel+In+


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 15 Jun 22 - 06:50 AM

SONGS ABOUT LIZZIE BORDEN

20th June,1893 A jury in New Bedford, Mass., found Lizzie Borden innocent of the axe murders of her father and stepmother.

Lizzie Borden by the Chad Mitchell Trio 1962    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuDBO1rIrb4
Nursery Rhyme: Lizzie Borden    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_waWzetaTc
The Legend Of Lizzie Borden Song     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzb747XkVeg
“Lizzie Borden” from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lizzie_Borden


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 16 Jun 22 - 06:17 PM

SONGS ABOUT THE TIANANMEN SQUARE MASSACRE

4th June,1989 Tiananmen Square protests ended when Chinese Troops killed hundreds.

"4 June 1989" - Mary Chapin Carpenter
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ad5hJStkK4
"China" - Joan Baez     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpNKXuHWM5Y
"Tiananmen Square"-Chumbawamba     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2S3enZlLLNM
Bob Seger - "Democracy"    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98lb4W8D58k
Cameron Blake - "Tiananmen Square"     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzRxLC-VTmk
"Goddess of Democracy"-Carol Scialli -- vocals/harmonies,Alan Bendit -- lead guitar/bass/keyboards/drum machine, Dennis Scialli -- rhythm guitar.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tBCCWG19L4
"Flower of Freedom" - Hymn to Tiananmen Square Protests    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPcD_2x2oW0


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 18 Jun 22 - 12:56 AM

1815: On this day, the Battle of Waterloo was fought, where combined forces led by the Duke of Wellington and the Prussian Field Marshal Blucher defeated Napoleon.

O.J. Abbott sang Plains of Waterloo in a field recording made by Edith Fowke in Ontario in August 1957. It was printed in her Penguin Book of Canadian Folk Songs and was included in 1975 on the accompanying Leader album Far Canadian Fields. Mainly Norfolk.

Many versions already identified in this thread.

Ship Of Fools 'Plains Of Waterloo'   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2Z0nVduT4s


Link to more EIGHTEENTH DAY OF JUNE songs posted above


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 19 Jun 22 - 05:40 PM

SONGS ABOUT THE SOWETO UPRISING
16th June 1976.    The Soweto uprising began in South Africa.

"Soweto Uprising" from Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soweto_uprising

Various recordings of ” Soweto Blues” on YouTube   <https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=soweto+blues+hugh+masekela
“Soweto Blues” from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soweto_Blues
”Anniversary of June 16” – Paul Clingman     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7JCJMu8LdY
”June 16” – The K Team    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSVqyzj9lkw
”Chile your waters run red through Soweto” – Billy Bragg     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ekYIiZ6eaE
”State of emergency” – Simphiwe Dana    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=119OqGvXQg8
"Bitter fruit" – Edi Niederlander https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtWUVi1OG0w
"Soweto ’76 – ’06" – Joy Denalane    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umgiUdRfn_c
"Soweto" – Jeffery Osborne    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gj52J15UFOE
"Soweto save the children" – Stimela    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CbSPQsy4MQ
"June 16th" – Jimmy Dludlu    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YT1irH0gGmw
"Blues for Soweto" – Dolly Rathebe & the Elite Swingsters    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qb8jT95Zoog
"Soweto"– Super Diamano De Dakar    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGu6nKU2a6A
"Suite June 16" – Sipho Mabuse    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKBR-vs1iSE
"Fire in Soweto" – Sonny Okosun    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbHIcFGIHRk
"Soweto man" – Max Adioa    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-fSjB_gsyg
"Uprising16 June 1976" – OLU8, MXO, SimeFree, Don Dada, Nyiwa, Lady Presh    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL0jMinKymY
"Embers of Soweto" – Amandla Cultural Group    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOxMJD4rCyo


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 22 Jun 22 - 09:21 AM

THE MOLLY MAGUIRES
21st June,1877 Ten members of the Irish miners group, the Molly Maguires,were hanged for murder.

“Molly Maguires” from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molly_Maguires
"The Molly Maguires" - The Dubliners    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzFedl5v-94
Various recordings of “ The Molly Maguires”    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=molly+maguires+song
"Lament For The Molly Maguires"- The Irish Rovers     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6B2V9YSePVI


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 23 Jun 22 - 09:31 AM

SONGS ON THE POOR PEOPLE’S MARCH

19th June ,1968 50,000 people participated in "The Poor Peoples March" organized by Martin Luther King Jr.

Huff Post article about Pete Seeger and The Poor Peoples March    
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/pete-seeger-who-sang-at-s_b_6569200#:~:text=With%20Len%20Chandler%20and%20the,Eyes%20on%20the%20
“With Len Chandler and the Freedom Voices, Seeger compiled a collection of songs that were sung during the march or were inspired by that fateful protest, including "Do What the Spirits Say Do," "Oh, Wallace," "Which Side Are You On?" "Aint Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me 'Round," and "Keep Your Eyes on the Prize."
Information about Seeger’s LP ”WNEW's Story of Selma”on Smithsonian Folkways Records site    https://folkways.si.edu/wnews-story-of-selma/african-american-spoken-american-history-struggle-protest/music/album/smithsonian

”Everybody’s Got a Right to Live”    https://art.poorpeoplescampaign.org/portfolio/everybodys-got-right-live/
”Keep Your Eyes on the Prize”    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ySe0fhYEzk
"Do What the Spirits Say Do "(at Montgomery)    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQ6M02wuzRg
”Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Round”    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WxzBbDi0Ok
”Oh, Wallace “    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfItfAgQCGU
”Which Side Are You On? (Civil Rights Version) “    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beCDagbTF2U
"Guantanamera" – Pete Seeger (Live at the Poor People's March on Washington, 1968)     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACwzOd_bpEE


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 24 Jun 22 - 06:48 PM

24th June, 1314  Battle of Bannockburn

SCOTS WHA HAE
”Scots Wha Hae” from Wikipedia   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scots_Wha_Hae
Many Recordings of “ Scots Wha Hae” on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=scots+wha+hae


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 25 Jun 22 - 06:17 PM

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE
25th June, 1967 The Beatles recorded "All You Need Is Love" in front of an international television audience, for the first live global television link.

"All You Need Is Love" from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_You_Need_Is_Love
Many recordings of “ All You Need Is Love” on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=All+You+Need+Is+Love


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 26 Jun 22 - 11:40 AM

YMCA
June 6, 1844 The YMCA was founded in London, England.
“YMCA”- Village People -official Music Video 1978   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS9OO0S5w2k
YMCA from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YMCA
YMCA (song) from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y.M.C.A._(song)

Link to post below by henryp about YMCA and HARDY BOYS AT THE Y


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 26 Jun 22 - 03:08 PM

There is a version of BALLINDERRY (Bonny Ram's Island) with the verse

O. lonely I wander on bonny Church Island
Far, far away from Phelimy Diamond
The birds may whistle a merry tune,
But sorrowful May brought woeful June.


I add it to a different version, so I sing Bonny Ram's Island rather than Church Island.
https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=13807

sung by Anne Byrne
sung by Davy Hammond

Mudcat-Lyr Add: Ballinderry    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=13807&messages=10#top
Digitrad Lyrics : Ballinderry /mudcat.org/@displaysong.cfm?SongID=463


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 26 Jun 22 - 06:49 PM

Mildred Hill who composed the melody for HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU was born on June 27, 1859, and died on June 5, 1916.

Mildred J. Hill from Wikipedia   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mildred_J._Hill
”Happy Birthday to You” from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Happy_Birthday_to_You
"Copyright and the World's Most Popular Song". Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 392.     https://scholarship.law.gwu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=&httpsredir=1&article=1303&context=faculty_publications
Many different recordings of "Happy Birthday to You" on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?sp=mAEB&search_query=HAPPY+BIRTHDAY+TO+YOU+
Marilyn Monroe singing Happy Birthday Mr President.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y74oWon5VTo


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 27 Jun 22 - 05:09 AM

27 June 1859 On this day Mildred Hill, teacher and composer of Happy Birthday To You, was born. She wrote the song, originally called Good Morning To All, to brighten up morning assembly for children. It is the most frequently sung song in English.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 27 Jun 22 - 08:14 AM

First stanza of THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE, written by Hank Card, goes

The Gulf breeze was blowing those sweet petrochemical fumes.
I was hauling a truckload of cattle through Texas in June.
The cattle were thirsty and calling for brew.
Abnormally sober, I wanted one, too.
I left I-10 at Beaumont to look for an open saloon.

Recording by The Austin Lounge Lizards.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 Jun 22 - 08:19 AM

June 5, 1783 - The first sustained hot air balloon flight occurred when a hot-air balloon was launched at Annonay, France, by brothers Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier.

BALLOONING SONGS

”Up Up and Away “– Various recordings on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Up+Up+and+Away+
'Up in a Balloon, Boys'- Joan Blondell     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpTFStGxSfs


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 Jun 22 - 08:16 PM

SONGS ABOUT DARWIN AND THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION

30th June 1860 Famous debate on Charles Darwin's theory of evolution held at the Oxford University Museum.

“Charles Robert Darwin” - Artichoke    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OI9DVl0vL1U
Hey Charly! The Song for the Darwin Bicentenary! - Suzi Quatro    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1Vh7jCUKSo
Part Man, Part Monkey-Bruce Springsteen     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45WyRcw4p_g
Evolution (Use Your Brain) - MPK    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApnWNQV7_rM
Link to post below about ORIGIN OF SPECIES suggested by GerryM


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 30 Jun 22 - 07:10 PM


Private Message gratefully received from GerryM
Geoff, one more for the evolution list: Chris Smither sings ORIGIN OF SPECIES , https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOxgiq6c6_E

Includes this:

Well, Charlie Darwin looked so far
Into the way things are
He caught a glimpse of God's
Unfolding plan

God said: "I'll make some DNA"
They can use it any way they want
From paramecium
Right up to man."

Link to SONGS ABOUT DARWIN AND THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION posted above


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 08 Jul 22 - 09:23 AM

THAT’S LIFE
That's life(That's life)
That's what all the people say
You're riding high in April, shot down in May
But I know I'm gonna change that tune
When I'm back on top, back on top in June

Frank Sinatra - That's Life   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIiUqfxFttM


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST
Date: 08 Jul 22 - 07:08 PM

The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought on Saturday June 17, 1775

Battle of Bunker Hill from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bunker_Hill

SONGS ABOUT THE BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL

'Bunker Hill'- Shape Note Song from the American Revolution   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVjIr7OrSZs
” The Battle of Bunker Hill “    https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/47
“Bunker Hill”- Jimmie Driftwood     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsmqJ3OSJrw
”Bunker Hill “(1904)     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLq3FAu7W3E v
“The American Hero.” AKA “Bunker Hill.”    https://songofamerica.net/song/bunker-hill/https://songofamerica.net/song/bunker-hill/

Another pro-British set of lyrics believed to have used the tune ("Yankee Doodle" ) was published in June 1775 following the Battle of Bunker Hill.

The seventeen of June, at Break of Day,
The Rebels they supriz'd us,
With their strong Works, which they'd thrown up,
To burn the Town and drive us.                 
                            quoted in article “Yankee Doodle” from Wikipedia         https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yankee_Doodle


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 12 Jul 22 - 07:41 PM

JUNE IS AS COLD AS DECEMBER

“June is as Cold as December” - The Everly Brothers     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6K9ECtLkJOo


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 13 Jul 22 - 06:47 AM

WRECK OF THE CHRISTABEL
   

It was on the seventh of June
In eighteen eighty five,
The wind came to the N N East
And the sea began to rise
.

Lyrics for The Wreck Of The Christabel (Lehr and Best)   
http://gestsongs.com/23/christabel.htm


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 16 Jul 22 - 10:05 AM

TOM DOOLEY
June 1, 1913   Birthday of Frank Proffitt, Appalachian old time banjoist who preserved the song "Tom Dooley" in the form we know it today.

Frank Proffitt From Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Proffitt
Many recordings of “Tom Dooley” on YouTube   https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Tom+Dooley


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 18 Jul 22 - 06:27 AM

21st of June,1798    The incident at sea on which the song “The Bold Princess Royal” was probably based. (although the lyrics usually put it in February)    https://sites.rootsweb.com/~pbtyc/Naval_History/Vol_II/P_207.html

THE BOLD PRINCESS ROYAL
Many recordings of“The Bold Princess Royal” on YouTube   
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Bold+Princess+Royal
MUDCAT DT Lyrics/mudcat.org/@displaysong.cfm?SongID=5942


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 18 Jul 22 - 11:03 PM

THE NORTH COUNTRY TRADGEDY , by Craig Johnson, is in the Digital Tradition. It begins,

Come all you Christian people who travel in the north
Who load your Winnebagos and boldly sally forth,
We left the hills of Bloomfield in the merry month of June
And crossed the straits of Mackinaw while the eight track played a tune.


Listen on Bandcamp   
https://fieldrecorder.bandcamp.com/track/north-country-tragedy
MUDCAT DT: North Country Tragedy, by Craig Johnson /mudcat.org/@displaysong.cfm?SongID=8567,8567&SongID=8567,8567


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 09 Aug 22 - 12:12 PM

BOOLAVOGUE and other songs about The Irish Rebellion of 1798

21 June, 1798   The Battle of Vinegar Hill was fought in County Wexford between the United Irishmen and the British Army.

Battle of Vinegar Hill from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Vinegar_Hill
Category:Ballads of the Irish Rebellion of 1798 from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Ballads_of_the_Irish_Rebellion_of_1798

Various recordings of BOOLAVOGUE on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Boolavogue+(song)
Boolavogue (song) From Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boolavogue_(song)    
   
Various recordings of THE BOYS OF WEXFORD on YouTube     < https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Boys+of+Wexford+
The Boys of Wexford from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Boys_of_Wexford


Various recordings of CROPPIES LIE DOWN on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Croppies+Lie+Down
Croppies Lie Down from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croppies_Lie_Down

Various recordings of THE CROPPY BOY on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Croppy+Boy   
The Croppy Boy from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Croppy_Boy


Various recordings of HENRY JOY on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=+Henry+Joy+

BAGNELL HARVEY’S FAREWELL- Frank Harte · Donal Lunny on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2WooOhmZV8&list=OLAK5uy_ma-AyWp4Keo5HKEUIi4sifZvOXZnJjyoY&index=12

Various recordings of JOHN KELLY OF KILLANE on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=John+Kelly+of+Killanne
John Kelly of Killanne from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Kelly_of_Killanne

Various recordings of SEAN- BHEAN BHOCHT on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Sean+Bhean+Bhocht+
The Sean-Bhean bhocht from Wikipedia,    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sean-Bhean_bhocht

Various Recordings of DUNLAVIN GREEN on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=dunlavin+green+song
Dunlavin Green from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunlavin_Green

Various Recordings of (LITTLE) JIMMY MURPHY on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Jimmy+Murphy+song
Jimmy Murphy (song) from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Murphy_(song)

Various Recordings of COME ALL YOU WARRIORS aka Father Murphy on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BziOdJRclg
Come All You Warriors - from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Come_All_You_Warriors

Various Recordings of THE RISING OF THE MOON on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Rising+of+the+Moon+
The Rising of the Moon from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rising_of_the_Moon

Various recordings of THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=the+wind+that+shakes+the+barley+song
The Wind That Shakes the Barley from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wind_That_Shakes_the_Barley

Various recordings of THE WEARING OF THE GREEN on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Wearing+of+the+Green
The Wearing of the Green from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wearing_of_the_Green

17 Tracks of “1798 the First Year of Liberty" by Frank Harte and Donal Lunny    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_ma-AyWp4Keo5HKEUIi4sifZvOXZnJjyoY


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 04 Mar 23 - 06:18 PM

Dana Lyons wrote and recorded JUNE IS A COMING, available at https://youtu.be/1ez1DOKchD0

Lots of months get mentioned in this song, set in Seattle. The first stanza goes,

The Fall is the sunniest time of the year
And the mountains are clear every day,
But November it brings home the clouds
And the rain once again,
December is many warm nights by the fire
Reading stories and sipping some beer,
With the days growing longer,
The end of the winter seems near.

The 2nd stanza mentions March. We finally get to June in the 3rd stanza:

June is a coming, the salmon are running
And I've got to be on my way,
I don't want to leave you my darling
But there's so many more debts to pay,
They say that the catch will be bigger this year
And we'll all come home rich in the end,
I don't want to leave you my darling,
But the nets will be loaded by dawn,
June is a coming and I must be rolling along.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,R J M
Date: 05 Mar 23 - 01:10 AM

THE CUCKOO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGoYfU2-A54 The Cuckoo

Link to an earlier post of The Cuckoo, in Any April Songs?/mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=169449#cuckoo:~:text=Subject%3A%20RE%3A%20Any%20April%20Songs%3F%0AFrom%3A%20GUEST%0ADate
More on The Cuckoo and "related", from Mudcat /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=5714&messages=20#top:~:text=Nest%20first%20published%3F-,DigiTrad%3A,-CUCKOO%20SHE%27S%20


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: RTim
Date: 05 Mar 23 - 10:48 AM

ROSE IN JUNE. or Love in June.
(Via Bob Copper & Alfred Williams)
I’ll harness my horses & follow the plough
While darling Miss Catherine is milking her cow.

Chorus
So let it come early late or soon
I will enjoy my love in June.

Oh love I will carry thy sweet milking pail
Oh love I will kiss you at every stile.

Oh the roses are red & the violets are blue
Carnations are sweet love & so are you.

‘Twas Down in the valley, the valley so sweet
I will pick some plain roses to keep my love sweet.

Oh I’ll go and cut down that old myrtle tree
And build up a bower for my Catherine and me.

Tim Radford (I recorded on my CD - Home From Home)


Link to post above ROSE IN JUNE(1)Roud 1202
Link to post above ROSE IN JUNE(2)Roud 25337.
Link to post above ROSE IN JUNE(3)Roud 1202


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,R J M
Date: 05 Mar 23 - 11:17 AM

The Seeds of Love

Link to post above THE SEEDS OF LOVE


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 15 May 23 - 06:05 PM

BRISTOL SLAVER 2020

7 June 2020. The statue of trans-Atlantic slave trader, Edward Colston was toppled, defaced, and pushed into Bristol Harbour.

Bristol Slaver2020  - Show Of Hands    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDDLUV215HY&t=111s
Statue of Edward Colston from Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statue_of_Edward_Colston


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 17 May 23 - 09:32 AM

MRS DYER, THE BABY FARMER
Wednesday, 10 June 1896 Amelia Dyer, baby farmer and murderer was hanged at Newgate Prison.

Mrs Dyer, the Baby Farmer - John Goss    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8zVYSudn_o
Mrs Dyer, the Old Baby Farmer (1896) Lyrics and information from planetslade.com     http://www.planetslade.com/broadside-ballads-mrs-dyer.html
Amelia Dyer from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_Dyer

ANGEL MAKER   by Reg Meuross     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDUbcFj9lLY


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 20 May 23 - 08:43 AM

SONGS BY COLE PORTER

June 9, 1891 Birth of composer and lyricist Cole Porter .

List of songs written by Cole Porter from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_songs_written_by_Cole_Porter
Cole Porter from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cole_Porter
BEST OF COLE PORTER PART 1 on YouTube        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8pKb9NTrng
BEST OF COLE PORTER PART 2 on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ef90bZe0FlA


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 23 May 23 - 05:02 PM

SONGS SUNG BY JUDY GARLAND

10th June 1922 Judy Garland was born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Judy Garland from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judy_Garland
Top 10 Best Judy Garland Musical Numbers from YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekczNCpb3Lg
Judy Garland: Over The Rainbow, Final Performance: March 25, 1969, from YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDXL_5JsiC0
List of recordings by Judy Garland from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_recordings_by_Judy_Garland


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 27 May 23 - 05:23 PM

ALL ON A ROSY MORN OF JUNE  -   Daniel Hester     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqMoJ8rkLzk

All on a rosy morn of June,
When farmers make their hay,
Down by yon bonny woodland green
A milking maid did stray;

And oh, but she was sweet and fair,
The flower of all the vale;
In her hand a wild white rose she bare,
And on her head a pail.


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: keberoxu
Date: 01 Jun 23 - 05:37 PM

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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 01 Jun 23 - 05:59 PM

THE INTERNATIONALE
June 1871. The original French lyrics of The Internationale were written by Eugène Pottier.

The Internationale from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Internationale
Various recordings of The Internationale on Youtube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Internationale+

THEY ALL SANG THE INTERNATIONALE - David Rovics     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NB5x-3mzRPk&list=RDC44Zk6yFsso&index=22
They All Sang the Internationale Lyrics and recordings from Songs of Social Significance    https://www.davidrovics.com/songbook/they-all-sang-the-internationale/


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 02 Jun 23 - 06:31 AM

June 2 1967.     The Beatles album "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" was released in the U.S.

SGT PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND
Information from Today in Beatles History    
https://on-this-day.com/cgi-bin/otd/beatlesotd.pl
Various recordings of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band on YouTube
    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Sgt+Pepper%27s+Lonely+Hearts+Club+Band


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 02 Jun 23 - 03:41 PM

2 June; On this day in 1740, the Marquis de Sade, a French aristocrat whose lifestyle gave rise to the word sadism, was born in Paris.

A Medley of four songs from Marat/Sade sung by Judy Collins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkeXTlhX0OA&t=16s Judy Collins

Recorded at Sound Techniques Studios, London, England. Released November 1966.

"Members of The Young Tradition (Peter Bellamy, Royston Wood and Heather Wood) and myself, Hans Fried, helped Judy out on the second chorus. Great memory."

The medley consists of the songs
HOMAGE TO MARAT ,
MARAT WE’RE POOR,
PEOPLE’S REACTION ,
POOR OLD MARAT .


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 03 Jun 23 - 06:29 PM

EPSOM RACES

First Saturday of June each year Epsom Derby is run at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey

The Broken-down Gentleman · George Attrill    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PWEjshnC5I
Off to Epsom Races · Jon Boden    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnbkNP8Xz8Q
The Broken-Down Gentleman / Off to Epsom Races from Mainly Norfolk    https://mainlynorfolk.info/folk/songs/thebrokendowngentleman.html
"I’m a young man from the country – but you don’t get over me"(Roud 1510), from Folk Song and Music Hall    http://folksongandmusichall.com/index.php/im-a-young-man-from-the-country-but-you-dont-get-over-me/
Epsom Downs Racecourse From Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epsom_Downs_Racecourse


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 04 Jun 23 - 05:25 PM

5 June 1646. The Battle of Benburb. Owen Roe O'Neill, the leader of the Ulster Army of the Irish Confederates, won a major victory over the Scottish Covenanter Army in Ireland at Benburb in County Tyrone.

THE BATTLE OF BENBURB
”The Battle of Benburb” from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Battle_of_Benburb
Battle of Benburb - Tommy Makem    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWb91E7wotU


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 06 Jun 23 - 04:53 AM

6 June On this day in 1844: George Williams founded the YMCA at 72 St Paul’s Churchyard, London.

YMCA - Village People
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS9OO0S5w2k

HARDY BOYS AT THE Y - Loudon Wainwright III     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJaiDap47dE


Link to post above of YMCA


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 06 Jun 23 - 11:04 AM

MACK’REL UP THE WALL
Now it’s fishing fever times
People run with rod and line
It’s out of May and into June
There’s mack’rel up the wall


A curious song about the annual mackerel run that used to occur in Plymouth, UK. It is part of local oral history that each summer large mackerel shoals arrived in the nearby coves. Someone would shout, “Mackerel up the wall”. Once the alarm was raised, all the townspeople would rush out of their houses and down to the water’s edge where whole families would fish for their supper. The supply was so plentiful, you were able to fish with just ‘sticks, string and old bent pins’

Lyrics on Singing Histories: Plymouth from EFDSS   
https://media.efdss.org/resourcebank/docs/EFDSS_Education_RecentProjects_SingingHistoriesPlymouth.pdf

I tried to find a recording of the song on-line but had no luck. ??


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Jun 23 - 06:59 PM

IRISH BALLAD   (Joyce Elaine Eilers)

Irish Ballad
A rage of Scarlet Fever started down in the South
And Kansas wasn't far away
And Patrick O'Leary was buried in June
Near the rose that he planted in May.
But his dreams were remembered in the heart of his love,
His Molly so far, far away.


Irish Ballad (Joyce Elaine Eilers) - Spokane High School   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4GTvJiK3WU
Irish Ballad by Joyce Eilers - Cadet Choir     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2D6DuLks7X8
MUDCAT Lyr Req: a different Molly Malone     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=113356


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 11 Jun 23 - 03:40 AM

COLD HARBOR
June 12, 1864.    End of the Battle of Cold Harbor fought during the American Civil War near Mechanicsville, Virginia.

Battle of Cold Harbor from Wikipedia
   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cold_Harbor
Cold Harbor by The Outlaws, recording & information from Songfacts    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-outlaws/cold-harbor
Various recordings of “Cold Harbor” on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Cold+Harbor+song


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 13 Jun 23 - 11:04 AM

WHY DID IT HAVE TO BE SPRING?

Verse 2
The weather’s simply wizard
It almost might be June
But if it blew a blizzard
We’d be more in tune


Why Did It Have to Be Spring - Kenneth Williams    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sZMXu42wIE&list=OLAK5uy_l9wbwhy5ksWIVaDza4sFDKYB--uGWP5K8&index=21


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 13 Jun 23 - 05:14 PM

APPLEBY FAIR

Every June since 1684 . Appleby Horse Fair has been held in the small town of Appleby in Cumbria.

Appleby Fair - original song by Talis Kimberley.mpg    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loK5Xa7Utb8
Appleby Fair tune only - Christopher Haigh     https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=BDJkVOtNff8&list=OLAK5uy_mkmmR7iT_TLEnEfsDrJJuCQvZKgPY_NGo
Appleby Horse Fair from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Appleby_Horse_Fair
MUDCAT Origins: Appleby Fair   /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=74822


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 15 Jun 23 - 06:35 PM

IRON HAND
18 June 1984. The Battle of Orgreave happened. It was a violent confrontation on between pickets and police officers at a British Steel Corporation (BSC) coking plant at Orgreave, in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England.

Battle of Orgreave from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Orgreave#Media_coverage
Iron Hand - Dire Straits     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zja63r8O2jU


Link to post below by henryp , HEARTS OF COAL, also about Orgreve


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 16 Jun 23 - 06:34 AM

THE THIRTY-FIRST OF JUNE   -   Petula Clark     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkiaUFrrPYY


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 16 Jun 23 - 05:02 PM

THE SAUCY ARETHUSA   

The song chronicles an engagement in the English Channel on  17 June 1778 between the Arethusa and the French frigate, Belle Poule.

Many recordings of “The Saucy Arethusa “ on YouTube   
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Saucy+Arethusa
“The Saucy Arethusa” from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Saucy_Arethusa


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 17 Jun 23 - 05:50 AM

18 June 1984 The Battle of Orgreave continued

Harry Stone - HEARTS OF COAL

Forty years of coal-dust
Is a lot of pain to carry
It made a cripple out of Harry
But his family came and took up his tools

And they faced the Orgreave cavalry
While the world looked on and wondered
Their right to work was plundered
By the statesman-ship of fools


John Tams and Barry Coope   
Hearts of Coal  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fT9_g9XN6w8


Link to post above, IRON HAND , also about Orgreave


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 17 Jun 23 - 07:31 AM

SONGS BY JOHN WESLEY
17 June On this date in 1703, the founder of Methodism, John Wesley, was born, the 15th of 19 children of a clergyman. John and Charles Wesley have almost 500 hymns attributed to them. However, the brothers agreed not to indicate individual authorship. While the majority of the hymns may have been written by Charles, John was responsible for the translations from the German.

In 1740 they published a volume of Hymns and Sacred Poems that included one by Charles titled “For the Anniversary Day of One’s Conversion”, an eighteen-stanza hymn. In 1753 John Wesley published an abridged form of this hymn that started with stanza 7. This shortened version quickly became a favourite among Methodists, leading to its placement as the first hymn in the 1780 Collection of Hymns for the People Called Methodists. Proceedings of the Charles Wesley Society 17 (2013)

O for a thousand tongues to sing my great Redeemer’s praise,
The glories of my God and King, the triumphs of his grace!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4O9kw3cILpg&t=9s Tune; Lyngham extended, a fuguing tune by Thomas Jarman (b. Clipston, Northamptonshire, England, 1776; d. Clipston, 1862), published in his Sacred Music (around 1803). Jarman was a tailor by vocation, but he much preferred his musical avocation. He composed many hymn tunes, which were published in seventeen collections, including The Northamptonshire Harmony (1826), as well as in The Wesleyan Methodist periodical. O for a thousand tongues
Songs by John Wesley from SongSelect https://songselect.ccli.com/Search/Results?List=contributor_P497715_John%20Wesley


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 17 Jun 23 - 08:14 AM

ONE DAY IN JUNE   -   Mrs. Greenbird   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RD2Fhh0wX2A


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 17 Jun 23 - 07:06 PM

MEMPHIS IN JUNE   -   Nina Simone   -   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNhPIJX7N9k&t=111s


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,kyle
Date: 18 Jun 23 - 02:22 AM

BYE JUNE   by The Smashing Pumpkins

Bye June - Smashing Pumpkins    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oHDo7fYbVM
Bye June The Smashing Pumpkins, Lyrics from song meanings https://songmeanings.com/songs/view/13046/


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 18 Jun 23 - 06:06 AM

ROLL, ALABAMA ROLL
June 19, 1864 The Battle of Cherbourg, in which the Confederate ship The Alabama was sunk by the USS Kearsarge. The battle is commemorated in the song "Roll, Alabama, Roll".

Battle of Cherbourg (1864) from Wikipedia   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cherbourg_(1864)
Roll, Alabama, Roll from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roll,_Alabama,_Roll
Many recordings of "Roll, Alabama, Roll". on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=roll+alabama+roll+song+
Mainly Norfolk: The Alabama / Roll, Alabama, Roll    https://mainlynorfolk.info/peter.bellamy/songs/thealabama.html
MUDCAT DT Lyrics: Roll Alabama Roll    /mudcat.org/@displaysong.cfm?SongID=8496,8496&SongID=8496,8496
MUDCAT: Lyr/Chords Add: ROLL, ALABAMA ROLL/mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=81820


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 19 Jun 23 - 07:22 PM

SONGS FOR WORLD REFUGEE DAY

June 20 World Refugee Day is celebrated every year on this date.

DARK WATER by Sean Cooney and The Young 'Uns     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1qEsR4D-Dc
MIGRANTS SONG    by Jack Warshaw     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTjTULbfwV8&list=PLu1OHxgB9E-pBwEPn7bKu0F2ukzXySbHE&index=7
REFUGEE BLUES    W H Auden and Ted Slowik     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krubUqbYslc
ONLY FOR THREEMONTHS    by Na Mara     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zonCmdLuwVI&t=2s
LAMPADUSA    by Ewan McLennan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zk3
CROSSING THE BORDER     Si Kahn     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ph3xyMpmp3Q
A SAFE PLACE TO LAND     by Sara Bareilles and John Legend     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht2NCrlghS4
WELCOME EMIGRANTE Buffy Sainte-Marie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQrY3RwvVD0
RUNNING (REFUGEE SONG)   featuring   Gregory Porter, Common, Keyon Harrold and Andrea Pizziconi    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rhfo3oBYDPA
FOLLOW ME   by Moxie Raia and Wyclef       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2sCG5IA8M4
HELLO FRIEND   by  Peggy Seeger& Ewan MacColl     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkfFLLHTySc
ÉMIGRÉ    Alela Diane https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NWAC-PmEVo
THE LAST REFUGEE   -   Roger Waters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XdLNqWYgGI
INSHALLAH  by Sting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRGKCcf4XUk


World Refugee Day from United Nations    https://www.un.org/en/observances/refugee-day


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 21 Jun 23 - 05:55 AM

THE ROCKY ROAD TO DUBLIN
Various recordings on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=the+rocky+road+to+dublin+lyrics

In the merry month of June from me home I started
Left the girls of Tuam nearly broken hearted
Saluted Father dear, kissed me darling mother
Drank a pint of beer, me grief and tears to smother


The Rocky Road to Dublin lyrics as sung by The High Kings https://www.google.com/search?q=the+rocky+road+to+dublin+lyrics&rlz=1C1CHBD_en-GBGB775GB775&oq=THE+ROCKY+ROAD+TO+DUBLIN++&aqs=ch

HOWEVER The song is also sung as being in the merry month of May as The Dubliners have it, and as it is given in the Mudcat DT    @displaysong.cfm?SongID=5026


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 23 Jun 23 - 05:15 PM

A NIGHT IN JUNE   -  Clarence Kin Carrol     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wpj0wosStS0


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 24 Jun 23 - 05:32 AM

WILL THEY EVER BRIDGE THE HUMBER ?

24 June 1981The Humber Bridge across the River Humber in Yorkshire UK opened to traffic .

Humber Bridge from Wikipedia   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humber_Bridge
MUDCAT Lyr ADD: Will they ever bridge the Humber?    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=61142&messages=22#top
”Will They Ever Bridge The Humber” - Christopher Rowe & Ian Clark     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueNy38aZFkU


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,Peter Cripps
Date: 24 Jun 23 - 05:47 AM

We are this month doing "Strawberry Fair" (we are eating them from the garden) and "The Sweet Nightingale"


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 25 Jun 23 - 05:47 AM

DOBBIN’S FLOWERY VALE

As I roved out one evening fair in the pleasant month of June,
The trees they were all in fragrant shade, the flowers all in their bloom;
Down by yon grove as I did roam, no curse did me assail,
When a pair I espied by a riverside in Dobbin's flowery vale.


Dobbin's Flowery Vale – Len Graham
https://soundcloud.com/rhyme-rant-and-rann/01-len-graham-dobbins-flowery
Information about Dobbin's Flowery Vale from Springthyme.com https://www.springthyme.co.uk/ah11/ah11_12.htm


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 26 Jun 23 - 03:28 AM

IN THE YEAR OF EIGHTEEN HUNDRED

In the year of eighteen hundred
It being in the month of June

In the year of 1800, song - Jim Mac Farland   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rOOy5YXMRo


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 26 Jun 23 - 06:10 AM

Mudelf!


No need to call these to our attention. This thread has been hammered by the spammers. ---mudelf


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 27 Jun 23 - 06:38 PM

FLOWER OF SCOTLAND (Roud 3812)

June 23-24, 1314 The Battle of Bannockburn. The words of the song“ Flower of_Scotland"refer to the victory of the Scots, led by Robert the Bruce, over Edward II of England at the Battle of Bannockburn.

Many recordings of ” Flower_of_Scotland “on YouTube   
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Flower+of+Scotland+
Battle of Bannockburn from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bannockburn
Flower of Scotland from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flower_of_Scotland
Link to SCOTS WHA HAE posted above


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 28 Jun 23 - 09:24 AM

JASMINE IN JUNE    (Jiangsu Folk Song)  -   Various Artists    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lv9uQ98C7bY
Jasmine In June   -   Aiyana Cadwell     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocHFLBD84TQ


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 Jun 23 - 12:55 PM

SHOT ON JAMES MEREDITH

6 June, 1966. Civil Rights activist James Meredith was shot while on the March_Against_Fear, a solo 220-mile civil rights march from Memphis, Tennessee, to Jackson, Mississippi.

Shot on James Meredith by J.B. Lenoir from Anti war songs  
https://www.antiwarsongs.org/canzone.php?lang=en&id=51344
James Meredith from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Meredith
March Against Fear from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/March_Against_Fear


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GUEST
Date: 03 Jul 23 - 10:25 AM

JAMAICA FAREWELL Several recordings of Jamaica Farewell on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=+Jamaica+Farewell

22nd June Windrush Day commemorating the arrival of the ship HMT Empire Windrush at Tilbury docks in 1948.

HMT Empire Windrush from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMT_Empire_Windrush
Mudcat DT Lyrics: Jamaica Farewell (Lord Burgess) /mudcat.org/@displaysong.cfm?SongID=3141
Mudcat , Origins: Jamaica Farewell: History?     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=61495
Irving Burgi (Lord Burgess)from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irving_Burgie



Pathe newsreel of Lord Kitchener, as he arrived aboard the Empire Windrush and singing LONDON IS THE PLACE FOR ME    ( at 0.38 into the video)     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygBOb_XddwI
Many recordings of “London Is The Place For Me”on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=London+Is+The+Place+For+Me


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 12 Sep 23 - 06:12 AM

SONGS SUNG BY PEGGY SEEGER

June 17th Birthday of Peggy Seeger

Peggy Seeger Songs List from Oldies.com    
https://www.oldies.com/artist-songs/Peggy-Seeger.html
Songs Sung by Peggy Seeger YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Peggy+Seeger+all+tracks
Peggy Seeger from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peggy_Seeger


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 12 Sep 23 - 09:03 AM

June Is Bustin Out All Over by Rogers & Hammerstein, from Carousel.   

Link to Post above by Felipa for JUNE IS BUSTIN’ OUT ALL OVER


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 18 Sep 23 - 06:15 PM

23rd JUNE
23rd June · The McCalmans    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AKWAMVzs1c&list=OLAK5uy_n1Bakat3lSUiXXmHL_X3RjUzWOkxtVM5U&index=83


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 25 Sep 23 - 05:09 PM

GIVE ME NIGHT IN JUNE  -  Norman Wisdom     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xi6uKvmTGJs
Give Me a Night in June · The Playboys https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJVLxyP2Cho


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 12 Sep 23 - 06:12 AM

SONGS SUNG BY PEGGY SEEGER

June 17th Birthday of Peggy Seeger

Peggy Seeger Songs List from Oldies.com    
https://www.oldies.com/artist-songs/Peggy-Seeger.html
Songs Sung by Peggy Seeger YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Peggy+Seeger+all+tracks
Peggy Seeger from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peggy_Seeger


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 18 Sep 23 - 06:15 PM

23rd JUNE
23rd June · The McCalmans    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AKWAMVzs1c&list=OLAK5uy_n1Bakat3lSUiXXmHL_X3RjUzWOkxtVM5U&index=83


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 25 Sep 23 - 05:09 PM

GIVE ME NIGHT IN JUNE  -  Norman Wisdom     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xi6uKvmTGJs
Give Me a Night in June · The Playboys https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJVLxyP2Cho


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Subject: RE: Any June Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 12 Sep 23 - 09:03 AM

June Is Bustin Out All Over by Rogers & Hammerstein, from Carousel.   

Link to Post above by Felipa for JUNE IS BUSTIN’ OUT ALL OVER


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