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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. Regards, GeoffLawes



INDEX OF JUNE SONGS

ALABAMA(THE)
BATTLE OF THE SHANNON AND CHESAPEAKE
BEACHES OF ST VALERY
BEGGAR LADDIE (THE) Roud 119
BOLD FISHERMAN (THE)
BONNY BUNCH OF ROSES
BONNY LIGHTHORSEMAN
BREXIT SONGS
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
CUSTER'S LAST STAND
DANCING AT WHITSUN
D- DAY DODGERS
DONNOLLY AND COOPER
EIGHTEENTH DAY OF JUNE (THE)
EIGHTEENTHOF JUNE (THE)
EVENING IN JUNE
FIRE by David Mallett
FIRST OF JUNE (THE)
GOODMAN, SCHWERNER, AND CHANEY
GREENLAND FISHERY(THE)
HARVEY LOGAN
IS TRUAGH NACH D' RUGADH DALL MI
I WAS ONLY 19
JANUARY JUNE (THE)
JUG OF PUNCH
JUNE APPLE
JUNE IS BUSTIN’ OUT ALL OVER
KILKELLY
LAMENT TO THE MOON
MANCHESTER RAMBLER by Ewan MacColl
MANTLE SO GREEN
MARIE-JEANNE
MARILYN MONRO
MERRY HAYMAKERS (THE)
MIKE WATERSON SONGS
MY FIDDLE IS MY SWEETHEART
MY GUITAR IS MY SWEETHEART
MY LOVE IS LIKE A RED, RED ROSE
MY SON TERENCE
NORMANDY ORCHARDS
ODE TO BILLIE JOE
ONE MORNING IN JUNE
OUT OF THE WINDOW aka OUR WEDDING DAY
PLAINS OF WATERLOO (THE)
RAGANU NAKTS
RAINY DAY IN JUNE
ROSE IN JUNE(1)Roud 1202
ROSE IN JUNE(2)Roud 25337.
ROSE IN JUNE(3)Roud 1202
ROSEBUD IN JUNE
SEEDS OF LOVE (THE)
SHANNON AND THE CHESAPEAKE (THE)
SHEEPSHEARING SONG
SHOALS OF HERRING
SHORES OF NORMANDY ( THE) by Jim Radford
SONGS ABOUT MEDGAR EVERS
SPANCIL HILL
THREE O’DONNELLS (THE)
WARLIKE SEAMEN
WATERLOO by Abba
WHEN I WAS IN MY PRIME
THE WHITBY LAD
WHITE ROSE OF JUNE
WINDRUSH (THE)
WITH WELLINGTON WE’LL GO


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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?


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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.


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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.


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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
BEACHES OF ST VALERY (THE)

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


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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


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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 - 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

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?


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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/inishowen/song/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
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.


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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=axwTsmAL-Fc


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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 - 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


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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


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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


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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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