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Any June Songs?

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Felipa 24 Jul 21 - 06:14 PM
GeoffLawes 24 Jul 21 - 03:13 AM
Felipa 23 Jul 21 - 06:48 PM
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Felipa 01 Jul 21 - 05:28 PM
Felipa 28 Jun 21 - 08:55 AM
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GUEST,Jiggers 25 Jun 21 - 01:52 PM
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GUEST,Tom Patterson 23 Jun 21 - 10:05 AM
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GeoffLawes 22 Jun 21 - 07:29 PM
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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: 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: 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: 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: 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
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 - 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=axwTsmAL-Fc


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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: 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: 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: 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.


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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: 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: 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: 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
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 - 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 - 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/inishowen/song/donnelly_and_cooper_corney_mcdaid


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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: 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: 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: 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: 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?


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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 - 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: 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: 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 - 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 - 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: 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: 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

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: 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: 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: 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: 10 Jun 21 - 12:14 PM

Thanks Reinhard, I will try doing that -Geoff


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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 - 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 04 Jun 21 - 12:46 PM

18th June ,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


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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


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