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Subject: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 03 Mar 21 - 05:56 PM

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Can you suggest any songs associated with the month of September ie: (A) Any songs with September in the title (B) Any songs with a September date given in the lyrics (C) Any songs referencing an event that is known to have occurred in September 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.

This is an edited PermaThread moderated by Geoff Lawes.

Below is an alphabetical index of the titles collected in this thread so far. If a title in this index is clicked then you should be jumped to the section of the thread in which most of the discussion and links for that title occurs. If you just want to add a new post to this thread use the “Post to this thread” or POST buttons to jump to the end of the thread. I shall sometimes rearrange “ late” posts to group them with the appropriate main area of discussion so that they are not overlooked. - Regards, GeoffLawes



75 SEPTEMBERS
ALL AMONG THE BARLEY
AN CHÉAD MHÁIRT DEN FHÓMHAR
ANDREW ROSE
ASK A POLICEMAN
BALLAD OF COLE YOUNGER (THE)
BALLAD OF HO CHI MIN (THE)
BALLAD OF JESSE JAMES (THE)
BALLAD OF JOHNNY APPLESEED (THE)
BALLAD OF OXFORD TOWN (THE) by Phil Ochs
BANDIT COLE YOUNGER
BATTLE OF PRESTONPANS (THE)
BIKO
BIG SHIP SAILS ON THE ALLEY ALLEY -O (THE)
BIRMINGHAM SUNDAY
BLACK FRIDAY
BLAME IT ON SEPTEMBER
BOOZE YACHT (THE)
BROTHER CAN YOU SPARE A DIME?
DOES YOUR CHEWING GUM LOSE ITS FLAVOUR ON THE BEDPOST OVERNIGHT?
FAIR SEPTEMBER
FALL OF DEHLI (THE)
FAMINE SONG (THE)
FIELD OF MONTEREY (THE)
FIELDS OF ATHENRY (THE)
FLOWERS OF THE FOREST
FLAMING SEPTEMBER
GALVESTON FLOOD
GOD SAVE THE KING
GOODBYE BLUE SKY
GRACE DARLING
GRANITE MILLS
GREAT HUNGER (THE)
GRESFORD DISASTER (THE)
HEIGHTS OF ALMA (THE)
HERE'S TO YOU ROUNDERS
HOUSEWIFE'S LAMENT
IT MIGHT AS WELL RAIN UNTIL SEPTEMBER
JAMES BIRD
JAMES DEAN by Bonnie Tyler
JAMES DEAN by The Eagles
JAMES DEAN ROCK N ROLL SONG
JIM DEAN OF INDIANA
JOHN HENRY
JOHNNIE COPE
JOHNNY APPLESEED SONGS
JUST LIKE GRETA
LAST DAYS OF SEPTEMBER
LAUGHING POLICEMAN (THE)
LILI MARLENE
LONDON’S BURNING
LONDON PRIDE
MAID OF MONTEREY (THE)
MAGGIE MAY
MAYBE SEPTEMBER
MISTY SEPTEMBER
MR JAMES DEAN
OLIVER CROMWELL
OLIVER CROMWELL LAY BURIED AND DEAD
ORDINARY ENGLISH LADS
OXFORD TOWN by Bob Dylan
PALE SEPTEMBER
PEACE IN OUR TIME
PETER BELLAMY SONGS
RIVER DRIVE
ROSES OF EYAM (THE)
RUN COME SEE JERUSALEM
SAINT PATRICK BATTALION (THE) by David Rovics
SEPTEMBER
SEPTEMBER AGAIN
SEPTEMBER COMES
SEPTEMBER GIRLS
SEPTEMBER’S GONE
SEPTEMBER GRASS
SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN
SEPTEMBER MORN’
SEPTEMBER SONG    by Kurt Weil and Maxwell Anderson
SEPTEMBER SONG by Bill Destler
SEPTEMBER SUN
SEPTEMBER WHEN IT COMES
SINGING COPPER
SINKING OF THE ANNIE JANE
SISTER SEPTEMBER
SONGS ABOUT GENERAL WOLFE AND HIS DEATH IN QUEBEC
SONGS ABOUT POLICEMEN
SONGS ABOUT THE 9/11 ATTACKS
SONGS ABOUT THE BATTLE OF FLAMBOROUGH HEAD AND JOHN PAUL JONES
SONGS ABOUT THOMAS SPENCE
SONGS OF THE GREAT HUNGER
STAR SPANGLED BANNER (THE)
STORMING OF MONTEREY (THE)
SWEET SEPTEMBER MORNING
TRANENT MUIR
TRY TO REMEMBER (THE KIND OF SEPTEMBER)
UNHAPPY SONG
WAKE ME UP WHEN SEPTEMBER ENDS
WARLIKE LADS OF RUSSIA (THE)
WASN'T THAT A MIGHTY STORM
WHAT’S THE LIFE OF A MAN
WHERE HA’E YE BEEN A’ THE DAY
WRECK OF THE OLD 97 (THE)
WRECK OF THE PRINCESS ALICE (THE)
YE ROARING FALLS AT KINSEY


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Subject: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,Lin
Date: 02 Aug 21 - 09:12 PM

I'm looking for September songs a little early I know.
I'm trying to get the list together for my birthday month ahead of time. Here are two of my favourites to start the list.

1. 75 SEPTEMBERS     - Cheryl Wheeler   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiWrfiUvLVE
2. SEPTEMBER WHEN IT COMES     - Roseanne Cash and Johnny Cash   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjZ4WRjXU1U


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Elmore
Date: 03 Aug 21 - 02:11 AM

SEPTEMBER SONG
Composed by Kurt Weil. Lyrics by Maxwell Anderson. Recorded by Willie Nelson, and many others.

Wikipedia” September Song”    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/September_Song

September Song - Walter Huston     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3mAT-4FdP4
More Youtube recordings of September Song     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=September+Song


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 03 Aug 21 - 03:56 AM

Good mentions for the month in "TRY TO REMEMBER (THE KIND OF SEPTEMBER)",
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MAGGIE MAY " and
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THE BIG SHIP SAILS ON THE ALLEY ALLEY- O .
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TRY TO REMEMBER - (Lyrics)- The Brothers Four    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEm67QbgEGY
Link to Stilly River Sage’s detailed post on TRY TO REMEMBER
MAGGIE MAY - Rod Stewart (with lyrics)    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAXHIqStsoo

THE BIG SHIP SAILS ON THE ALLEY ALLEY- O
Roy Palmer English Folk Music Collection
    href="https://sounds.bl.uk/World-and-traditional-music/Roy-Palmer-collection/025M-C1023X0060XX-5000V0">https://sounds.bl.uk/World-and-traditional-music/Roy-Palmer-collection/025M-C1023X0060XX-5000V0
The Guardian-Notes and Queries   https://www.theguardian.com/notesandqueries/query/0,5753,-18017,00.html


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 03 Aug 21 - 04:51 AM

And how could I forget Carole King, one of my favourites, IT MIGHT AS WELL RAIN UNTIL SEPTEMBER


It Might As Well Rain Until September · Bobby Vee   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6zeyqhIcYQ
Carole King - It Might as Well Rain Until September    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbKE0gJETA0
Many more recordings of “It Might as Well Rain Until September” onYouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=it+might+as+well+rain+until+septemberhttps://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=it+might+as+well+rain+until+september BR>


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Long Firm Freddie
Date: 03 Aug 21 - 07:46 AM

SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN

Dinah Washington

LFF


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 03 Aug 21 - 08:40 AM

WASN'T THAT A MIGHTY STORM

cho: Wasn't that a mighty storm
Wasn't that a mighty storm in the morning, well
Wasn't that a mighty storm
That blew all the people all away.

The song commemorates the Galveston flood of September 1900, the greatest natural loss of life in the US at the time.

Recording by Tom Rush.
MUDCAT : Mighty Day (the Galveston one)    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=157451


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 03 Aug 21 - 08:44 AM

The DT has another version of the song:

GALVESTON FLOOD

It was a September evening when the sky was dark and grey
Raging wind and water battled Hell in its sway
The rich folk in the mansions and the poor ones in the dell
Were swept into eternity the story left to tell

Tony Rice ~ Galveston Flood    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gdz6M2b8ks


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 03 Aug 21 - 08:49 AM

THE HEIGHTS OF ALMA

Ye loyal Britons, pray give ear
Unto the news I bring you here
While joy each Briton's heart doth cheer
For the vict'ry gained at Alma
'Twas on September the eighteenth day
In spite of dashing salt sea spray,
We landed safe in the Crimea
Upon our route for Alma.

Recording by Donovan.


The Heights of Alma · O.J. Abbott     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icn8OhK-UNs
Liz & John Munro : Heights Of Alma    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQt8n3sWbUo
The Heights of Alma · The Irish Country Four    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBrHft5o1mM
The Heights of Alma · Brian Miller · Randy Gosa     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rcv1tuR6VYE

Wikipedia: The Battle of the Alma     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Alma


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 03 Aug 21 - 08:52 AM

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER

Oh, say can you see by the dawn's early light
What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming.

The song was written by Frances Scott Key during the
attack of the British on Fort McHenry, September 13, 1814.

Many recordings on YouTube    
https://www.google.com/search?q=the+star+spangled+banner+youtube&rlz=1C1CHBD_en-GBGB775GB775&ei=E-ALYb6PHo-C9u8Pn_6BiAI&oq=the+s
The Star-Spangled Banner from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Star-Spangled_Banner
Star-Spangled Banner (flag) from Wikipedia (the garrison flag that flew over Fort McHenry in Baltimore Harbor during the naval portion of the Battle of Baltimore     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star-Spangled_Banner_(flag)


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 03 Aug 21 - 08:57 AM

HOUSEWIFE'S LAMENT

In March it is mud, it is slush in December
The midsummer breezes are loaded with dust
In fall the leaves litter, in muddy September
The wall paper rots and the candlesticks rust

Recording by Anne Hills & Cindy Mangsen.

Many recordings on YouTube     https://www.google.com/search?q=HOUSEWIFE%27S+LAMENT+youtube&rlz=1C1CHBD_en-GBGB775GB775&ei=xNoLYa6ZI_2O9u8P0eeLiAk&oq=HOUSEWIFE


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 03 Aug 21 - 09:00 AM

HERE'S TO YOU ROUNDERS
(Don Lange)

I never knew my grandad, he was always on the bum
Every September he'd get on the Southbound and ride
Then round about Christmas, me and my brother
We'd get a few coins in the mail we'd go and spend them,
They were all he could send from that Mexico City jail

Recording by Bok, Muir, and Trickett.
More recordings on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Here%27s+to+You+Rounders


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 03 Aug 21 - 04:16 PM

for you Lin, HAPPY BIRTHDAY is a September song.
(also other birthday songs


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,Lin
Date: 03 Aug 21 - 09:04 PM

Thank you Felipa,
I usually spend my birthday alone, in recent years, so it is nice to have birthday wishes. My birthday is Sept. 22nd.

I just want some rocky road icecream or mint green icecream, my two favorites!
I can listen to all the September songs too that you guys have all mentioned. Probably most on Youtube.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,.gargoyle
Date: 05 Aug 21 - 06:12 PM

This is a Good idea.

HOWEVER...
Source-date-lyrics etc.

Lazy, lazy, lazy BRITS

Sincerely,
Gargoyle

You have not finished until you have done the paper - work.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 05 Aug 21 - 07:12 PM

Rubbish. We contribute to threads in our own sweet ways. You may as well criticise the hundreds of millions of people who never contribute at all.

Steve (Brit)


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Donuel
Date: 05 Aug 21 - 09:32 PM

SEPTEMBER GRASS

James Taylor


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 05 Aug 21 - 10:13 PM

I would like to take this opportunity to criticize the hundreds of millions of people who never contribute at all.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 06 Aug 21 - 11:35 AM

BROTHER CAN YOU SPARE A DIME?

The Wall Street Crash, started in September 1929.

"Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" lyrics by Yip Harburg, music by Jay Gorney (1931)    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eih67rlGNhU
Frank Crumit: A Tale Of The Ticker (1929 Stock Market Song)     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ewiV79_A64


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 06 Aug 21 - 12:47 PM

SEPTEMBER
Earth, Wind & Fire - September    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gs069dndIYk


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,Lin
Date: 06 Aug 21 - 11:59 PM

To Donuel,

Re: September Grass:

I had never heard this James Taylor song before.
I clicked on the link to listen to it and absolutely love it!
Thank you so much for posting it! I really appreciate it.
Lin


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 07 Aug 21 - 09:10 AM

RIVER DRIVE by David Calder.


From Indian Pond down to the Forks it's white water most of the way
Riding them leaky bateaux, I don't think it's worth the pay
From the Forks down through Carratunk we're over the Wyman Dam
By the first week in September we're headed for the Solon Dam.


[There's also a mention of November, two stanzas later.]

Recording by Gordon Bok.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Donuel
Date: 09 Aug 21 - 03:53 PM

Wow that makes 4 appreciative posts in 24 years.

Geoff had some great catches.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: clueless don
Date: 10 Aug 21 - 06:41 AM

SEPTEMBER SONG    by Bill Destler
Bill Destler wrote one. I think it was called "September Song". It appears on his album (on the Swallowtail label) "September Sky".


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Aug 21 - 08:42 AM

Bill Destler - September Song    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H88xRIueRyg

Chorus] Sing back September Sky
There's only You and I
Yesterday she called to say she's free
Tired of being alone
She's on the road back home
And Lord it's time you had a song for me

[Bridge]
Once I had her heart and let it go
Now she's coming back and now I know

[Verse 1]
Stay up September snow
Soon I will let you go
Morning she'll be almost home again I asked her over today
Soon I will ask her to stay
And nothing we could do could hurt us then
Crying she had once walked out the door
Now she's coming back to try once more

[Verse 2]
Throw back September's time
Give me the only kind
Seems to know the troubles I've been through
I've been along before
Don't want it anymore
By morning time, I'll have a song for you
Yes I'm going to have a song for you
Singing is the only thing to do

[Lyrics from: https:/lyrics.az/bill-destler/september-sky/september-song.html]


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Aug 21 - 05:29 PM

THE FAMINE SONG

September 1845, Irish potato famine begins

The Famine Song- Padraig Grimes    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4b-hSZGUio


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Aug 21 - 05:40 PM

THE GREAT HUNGER
   The Great Hunger - Wolfe Tones    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ma55F-BzEyo
THE FIELDS OF ATHENRY
Many YouTube performances of The fields of Athenry    
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Fields+of+Athenry


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Aug 21 - 05:53 PM

SONGS OF THE GREAT HUNGER
    Songs of the Great Hunger (with Brendan Graham)   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zuPkjV1qwc

Songs included:
Ochón an Gorta Mór Performed by Cathy Jordan
Ochón an Gorta Mór Performed by Rea Dubach
Crucán na bPáiste Performed by Aimee Banks
Crucån na bPáiste Performed by Karen Matheson
Orphan Girl Performed by St Mary’s Secondary School Choir, Ballina.
The Whitest Flower Performed by Cathy Jordan
The Voice Performed by Eimear Quinn


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Ged Fox
Date: 12 Aug 21 - 04:08 PM

Not very birthdayish but Flowers of the Forest a lament for battle of Flodden (9th September 1513.) Here with Jeannie Elliot's words.

Also, for battle of Prestonpans (21st September 1745), but jollier 'cos the Scots won that one, Johnnie Cope.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 12 Aug 21 - 05:20 PM

9 September 1513 The Battle of Flodden

FLOWERS OF THE FOREST

Dick Gaughan - Flooers o' the Forest    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJIrAkJnS1I
Fairport Convention : Flowers Of The Forest     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GH0UC1J8IIU
Battle of Flodden from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Flodden
Flowers of the Forest from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flowers_of_the_Forest
Many recordings of “Flowers of the Forest" on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Flowers+Of+The+Forest+song


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 12 Aug 21 - 05:30 PM

JOHNNIE COPE
Many recordings of Johnnie Cope on YouTube    
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Johnnie+Cope

Link to post below on THE BATTLE OF PRESTONPANS
Link to TRANENT MUIR posted below


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 15 Aug 21 - 08:31 AM

GRACE DARLING

7 September 1838 , Grace Darling and her father rescued passengers and crew from the shipwrecked Forfarshire

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

Lal Waterson, Norma Waterson - Grace Darling    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-K0TIMmHL0
Annie Sykes from Steve Gardham English Folk Music Collection, British Library    https://sounds.bl.uk/World-and-traditional-music/Steve-Gardham-Collection/025M-C1009X0001XX-0400V0

Wikipedia:Grace Darling https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Darling

MUDCAT:Origins: Ballad of Grace Darling (various songs)    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=8305&messages=29
MUDCAT: THE BALLAD OF GRACE DARLING    /mudcat.org/@displaysong.cfm?SongID=8121
MUDCAT: Origins: Grace Darling (from Walter Pardon)    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=2301


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 18 Aug 21 - 04:30 AM

16th September, 2003 Death of Baha Mousa in Basra

ORDINARY ENGLISH LADS
1.When Baha Mousa was twenty six,
The life from him was torn,
He was beaten and kicked in a Basra jail,
By young men in uniform.

ChorusAnd those who’ve known the soldiers well,
Such as neighbours, mums and dads,
Would say that at home in England,
They were ordinary English lads.

2.As the sun rose over the small hotel,
Where Baha’s living was made,
A squad of a Lancashire Regiment came,
On an early morning raid.
Chorus
3.The place was searched, some guns were found,
And the staff was all detained,
To be taken away, in handcuffs,
For the guns to be explained.
Chorus
4.So Baha came to an army post,
And was placed in a holding cell,
He was hooded and stressed, and deprived of sleep,
He was beaten and kicked as well.
Chorus
5.His food and water, sleep and rest,
Were all kept in short supply,
While screams of abuse and death threats,
Were used freely to terrify.
Chorus
6.They broke his nose and they cracked his ribs,
They smashed him against the wall,
When his heart gave out, Baha’s injuries,
Numbered ninety three in all.
Chorus
7.A corporal got one year in jail,
But true justice was denied,
For ranks closed around the guilty,
And most witnesses simply lied.
Chorus

© Geoff Lawes October2007

Wikipedia: Death of Baha Mousa    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Baha_Mousa


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Mrrzy
Date: 18 Aug 21 - 08:47 PM

Not yet!


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,Rigby
Date: 20 Aug 21 - 08:56 AM

Not folk, yet, but good:

Big Star -- September Girls

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bmuMcjN0rQ

Lloyd Cole -- Unhappy Song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8H9YPzxsYvk


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 20 Aug 21 - 12:21 PM

SEPTEMBER GIRLS
Big Star -- September Girls   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bmuMcjN0rQ

UNHAPPY SONG
Lloyd Cole - Unhappy Song   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8H9YPzxsYvk


Thanks GUEST,Rigby


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 21 Aug 21 - 07:37 PM

THE ROSES OF EYAM    by John Trevor

George Vicars was a tailor to the village life of Eyam
And to his house a case of clothes from London town was seen
To be delivered one fine day in September '65
And never more was tailor Vicars ever seen alive
Ever seen alive

Roses of Eyam - Roy Bailey    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6f734MDffs
MUDCAT: Origin: The Roses of Eyam (John Trevor)     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=32505&messages=23#top


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 23 Aug 21 - 04:33 AM

PETER BELLAMY SONGS

MUDCAT: Peter Bellamy - died 24 Sept 1991    
/mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=123838&messages=189&page=1
Many Peter Bellamy recordings on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=peter+bellamy+full+album


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,Lin
Date: 23 Aug 21 - 04:34 PM

To GeoffLawes,

I just wanted to thank you very much for all your work in listing alphabetically the September songs and all your other informative posts!! It is greatly appreciated! You are so kind!
From Lin (the September birthday girl)

Starting September 01, I am going to listen to a few Sept. songs each day leading up to my birthday on the 22nd.
Kind of like to do this as I spend the birthday alone and now will have all these wonderful September songs to listen to, to keep me company.

Thanks to everyone so far who have added songs and information to the September song list.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 23 Aug 21 - 05:19 PM

Happy Birthday Lin. Some of the songs I have posted are a bit sombre for a birthday collection but I hope the collection is interesting.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,Lin
Date: 25 Aug 21 - 01:37 AM

Hi Geoff,
I've always been drawn to the sombre songs or songs with primarily minor chords. I know that is strange perhaps.
I remember when I was a little kid really liking the song "Patches" which was a very sombre song. Then really loving the song, "Catch the Wind" by Donovan when I was about 12 or so. Of course there are plenty of songs I like that are not sombre at all and have major chords but there is just something about those minor chords in songs that I like the most.

Anyone remember that dark lyric song, "Patches?"
From the early 1960's I believe?
Oh yeah, "Puff the Magic Dragon";used to make me cry too when I was a kid - but still loved the song. I wanted to find that cove and be the dragon's friend when Jackie Paper came no more. Well...I was just a little kid and felt so sad for the dragon.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 26 Aug 21 - 04:39 AM

BLACK FRIDAY
The song is about the Black Friday gold panic of September 24, 1869
Black Friday - Steely Dan    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSTxdmaH2Q4
Wikipedia:Black Friday     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Friday_(1869)


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 Aug 21 - 04:48 AM

7 September ,1940, The first night of the London Blitz

GOODBYE BLUE SKY
Pink Floyd - Goodbye Blue Sky (London Blitz)    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rE_yNPNCflk
Wikipedia:Goodbye Blue Sky     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodbye_Blue_Sky


LONDON PRIDE
Wikipedia: London_Pride     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Pride_(song)
London Pride - Noel Coward   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTsIMVIWjlQ


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 31 Aug 21 - 04:56 AM

SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN
Brenda Lee - September in the Rain    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcUTDmgT9O4
Many more recordings on You Tube - September In The Rain     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=September+In+The+Rain+


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: leeneia
Date: 02 Sep 21 - 01:26 PM

I learned this in the second grade:

Goldenrods and asters, all your hands can hold -
September wears a party dress of lavender and gold.

That's the whole thing. The tune was ugly, so make up a new one.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 02 Sep 21 - 04:39 PM

Stephen Biko, South African activist, died 12 Sept. 1977
I just heard Bill Rolston sing "Biko" at the Sept. meeting of the Sunflower folk club (Belfast, Northern Ireland via Zoom)

BIKO by Peter Gabriel

September '77
Port Elizabeth weather fine
It was business as usual
In police room 619
Oh Biko, Biko, because Biko
Oh Biko, Biko, because Biko
Yihla Moja, Yihla Moja
-The man is dead

When I try to sleep at night
I can only dream in red
The outside world is black and white
With only one colour dead
Oh Biko, Biko, because Biko
Oh Biko, Biko, because Biko
Yihla Moja, Yihla Moja
-The man is dead

You can blow out a candle
But you can't blow out a fire
Once the flames begin to catch
The wind will blow it higher
Oh Biko, Biko, because Biko
Yihla Moja, Yihla Moja
-The man is dead

And the eyes of the world are
Watching now
Watching now


Peter Gabriel - Biko   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luVpsM3YAgw
Wikipedia:Biko (song)   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biko_(song)


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 02 Sep 21 - 07:32 PM

Another Biko song, performed by Holly Near & Ronnie Gilbert.


BIKO     (Holly Near & Ronnie Gilbert )
Biko!Biko!Biko!
Here comes Stephen Biko
Walking down the road
Hey, Hey, whatcha gonna do with Biko, Biko, Biko

Waters of fear and hatred
Waters of starving babies
Hey, Hey, whatcha gonna do with Biko, Biko, Biko

Come all the way from Capetown
To Wilmington North Carolina
Hey, Hey, whatcha gonna do with Biko, Biko, Biko

You can break one human body
See ten thousand Bikos
Hey, Hey, whatcha gonna do with Biko, Biko, Biko

Here comes Stephen Biko
Walking down the road
Hey, Hey, whatcha gonna do with Biko, Biko, Biko


Lyrics from all over the world on l-hit.com    https://l-hit.com/en/1564422
Info & another recording:    https://www.riseupandsing.org/songs/biko

Thank you GerryM !


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 03 Sep 21 - 05:57 PM

Oliver Cromwell died 3 Sept 1658

There's a song on Mudcat
https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=95986#3840319

OLIVER CROMWELL LAY BURIED AND DEAD
(Trad)


Oliver Cromwell lay buried and dead,
Hee-haw, buried and dead,
There grew an old apple-tree over his head,
Hee-haw, over his head.

The apples were ripe and ready to fall,
Hee-haw, ready to fall,
There came an old woman to gather them all,
Hee-haw, gather them all.

Oliver rose and he gave her a drop,
Hee-haw, gave her a drop,
Which made the old woman go hippety hop,
Hee-haw, hippety hop.

The saddle and bridle, they lie on the shelf,
Hee-haw, lie on the shelf,
If you want any more your can sing it yourself,
Hee-haw, sing it yourself.

-- but the dead person in variants of the song varies

Can you suggest a better song or two for the occasion?


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 03 Sep 21 - 07:17 PM

Oliver Cromwell Lay Buried and Dead · Vivien Ellis · Tim Laycock · The Broadside Band Band     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LftVPA4AmSc
Oliver Cromwell · Philip Langridge    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFm5jeO4BF0

OLIVER CROMWELL
Oliver Cromwell- Monty Python   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJ1yPz14LrU


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 04 Sep 21 - 12:45 AM

September Song (linked here to the Brothers Four) is also TRY TO REMEMBER
. There's a brief note in the list, but in fact it is a major song in The Fantasticks, which ran off-Broadway forever but was probably finally killed off by COVID-19.

Jerry Orbach sings "Try to Remember" in the off-Broadway version. From Wikipedia:

Try to Remember is a song from the musical comedy The Fantasticks. It is the first song sung in the show, to get the audience to imagine what the sparse set suggests. Its lyrics, written by Tom Jones, famously rhyme "remember" with "September", "so tender", and "December." Harvey Schmidt composed the music.

Try to Remember was originally sung by Jerry Orbach in the Original Off Broadway production of The Fantasticks. "Try To Remember" made the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart three times in 1965 in versions by Ed Ames, Roger Williams and the The Brothers Four. However, in 1975, Gladys Knight & The Pips had a huge international hit with their version of "Try to Remember," combining it into a medley with a cover of Barbra Streisand's The Way We Were. It reached #11 on the Hot 100 chart. In Knight's version, she recited some of the lyrics from "Try To Remember" in spoken-word fashion before beginning to sing "The Way We Were." The Greek singer Nana Mouskouri also recorded it in three languages: German, French, and Italian.

Try to Remember was also used in the soundtrack of the film The Man Who Fell to Earth, the video game Chrono Trigger, and the Hong Kong film City of Glass (Boli zhi cheng).

I remember the Man Who Fell To Earth use, though I only saw that movie once about 40 years ago. Something to look up for this list.
The Brothers Four ~ Try to Remember   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1FdV9QgYME
Link to Steve Shaw’s earlier post on TRY TO REMEMBER


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 04 Sep 21 - 05:10 PM

SEPTEMBER COMES
September Comes · Robyn Hitchcock    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=On71zkNQkPk


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 06 Sep 21 - 10:13 AM

PALE SEPTEMBER
“Pale September” by Fiona Apple    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us77ehBAnrQ


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 07 Sep 21 - 05:40 PM

MAYBE SPTEMBER
“Maybe September” by Tony Bennett    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sb0SBVX8tyc


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 11 Sep 21 - 05:56 AM

FLAMING SEPTEMBER
Flaming September, Marianne Faithfull   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZCiMp7F65o


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 12 Sep 21 - 05:29 PM

BLAME IT ON SEPTEMBER
Blame It On September - Allstar Weekend    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjYBxNW3pyM


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 13 Sep 21 - 06:45 PM

SEPTEMBER SUN
"September Sun"- Type O Negative    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJhUs9PQvHs


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 16 Sep 21 - 09:42 AM

SISTER SEPTEMBER
Anorexia Nervosa - Sister September    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7tPL7BwfSU


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 17 Sep 21 - 09:00 AM

SWEET SEPTEMBER MORNING
Sweet September Morning- Buffy Sainte Marie    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BM92PRAVk68


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 17 Sep 21 - 10:04 AM

SEPTEMBER MORN’
September Morn' - NEIL DIAMOND   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrRoPtQJt44


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 18 Sep 21 - 07:37 PM

WAKE ME UP WHEN SEPTEMBER ENDS
Wake Me up When September Ends · Green Day    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulRXvH8VOl8


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,Lin
Date: 18 Sep 21 - 09:29 PM

Hi Geoff,

I wasn't familiar with this song "Wake Me uup When September Ends" I really like it a lot! Thanks for posting.
Lin


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Mysha
Date: 20 Sep 21 - 03:12 PM

Hi,

Just wondering what this thread is about. There's an intro about this being a permathread, and avout how to add something to it. But what to add; the purpose of the list? No mention.

Bye,
Mysha


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 20 Sep 21 - 07:26 PM

I have now added the "mission statement" at the top of the thread. I missed it out by accident .
Regards,Geoff


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Mysha
Date: 21 Sep 21 - 07:34 AM

Thanks.

I have no idea how the instructions are supposed to match my browser, but the obvious September song is "Run come see, Jerusalem".

Don't know what data we have about it, sorry.

Bye,
Mysha


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 21 Sep 21 - 07:03 PM

Mysha, thanks for suggesting    RUN, COME SEE JERUSALEM

In the Mudcat thread to which you gave a link ‘Origins: History of 'Run, Come See Jerusalem' Azizi told us,
"Written by Blake Higgs (he recorded it in 1951), a Bahamian calypso singer who was well known for entertaining tourists in Nassau, this song has been covered by many American folk singers including The Weavers. It's about a devastating hurricane in the Bahamas in 1929 that caught people unaware and destroyed many ships. Alan Lomax documented another song also about the same store, called A Great Storm Pass Over, written by a Bahamian sponge fisherman called Tappy Joe; it was recorded in 1935."
And Charlie Baum told us that it was
“the 1929 Category 3 to 4 hurricane that swept over the Bahamas in late September.”


Wikipedia: Blake Alphonso Higgs     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blake_Alphonso_Higgs
Blind Blake & Calypsonians- RUN COME SEE JERUSALEM     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra28ESlD73Y
Many other performances of 'Run, Come See Jerusalem' on Youtube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22Run+Come+See+Jerusalem%22
Google Books , Info about the song    https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=0dlUAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA102&lpg=PA102&dq=A+Great+Storm+Pass+Over,+written+by+a+Bahamian+sponge+fis


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 24 Sep 21 - 08:16 AM

LAST DAYS OF SEPTEMBER

Last Days of September · Giant Ember · Frida Wallin    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzedvspNJkk


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 26 Sep 21 - 11:56 AM

SONGS ABOUT POLICEMEN

September 29, 1829 - Britain's policemen" made their first public appearance.

ASK A POLICEMAN
Wikipedia : Ask a P'liceman    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ask_a_P%27liceman

THE LAUGHING POLICEMAN
   
The Laughing Policeman - Charles Jolly / Penrose   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hI1nPd7hezM
The Laughing Policeman (song) From Wikipedia,     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Laughing_Policeman_(song)

SINGING COPPER
Singing Copper- Rory McLeod   
https://rorymcleod.bandcamp.com/track/singing-copper
The Singing Copper- a video montage    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4BYcLTpl0U

ORDINARY COPPER   By Ray Hearne
Ordinary Copper · Ray Hearne   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTxfgy15jHA
MUDCAT: Lyr Req: Ordinary Copper (Ray Hearne)     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=161563&messages=9

ORDINARY COPPER    Dixon of Dock Green
An Ordinary Copper (Dixon of Dock Green) · Jack Warner    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=kwq8O2ILgSQ

OVER THE WALL WE GO (ALL COPPERS ARE NANNAS)
Over The Wall We Go (All Coppers Are Nanas)- David Bowie   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_t5qgv04jk

ON THE BEAT
”On The Beat” - George Formby     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DfejOBYLjY

A POLICEMAN’S LOT IS NOT A HAPPY ONE
A Policeman's Lot Is Not A Happy One from Gilbert and Sullivan    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpVbBH9Ip8I

History of law enforcement in the United Kingdom from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_law_enforcement_in_the_United_Kingdom#:~:text=Robert%20Peel%20(as%20Home%20Secretary,bo
Songs about police officers from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Songs_about_police_officers


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 26 Sep 21 - 02:48 PM

Well, we are getting towards the end of the month, so, if I may, I'll give you one that I co-wrote with friend April Caesar in a song-writing group a few years back, Misty September: it was inspired for me by driving down to our usual meeting place on a morning when it was very misty: we are quite high up in this part of Edinburgh, and often look down on a blanket of "haar" over the Firth of Forth, but on this occasions it was misty even at our level. April had a friend who emigrated to Australia, so there is reference to the longing to be back in Scotland in the lyrics. And, no, it doesn't all rhyme, and where it does, it follows different patterns, but that's just how it evolved! I also describe it as being a love song for Scotland.
If anyone wants the tune, I can send it as a pdf, or there is rather over-spotlighted YouTube of us singing it at Edinburgh Folk Club's annual song-writing competition: we didn't win anything!
April is not seen in the video as she was not able to get down on stage, but she was singing from the gallery!
Misty September


MISTY SEPTEMBER                 Trish Santer/April Caesar 14/11/14

Verse 1:
One day as I went walking, down the mountainside,
When I saw my sweetheart, coming o’er the brae,
I asked “Where are you going?”, and then he said to me,   
“Let’s see where this road takes us, this September day”.

Chorus 1:
Sunrise o’er the mountains, swiftly coursing streams,                
Shifting light on vibrant colours ever change the scene,
Can’t bear to leave my homeland, where my heart has always been,         
Scotland, I’ll be true to you, Scotland, in my dreams.

Verse 2 :
Soon the mist came rolling, down that mountainside,
Bubbled like a cauldron, chilled us to the bone,
But we climbed up higher, till we saw clear skies,      
Marvelled at the splendour of the land that is our home.

Chorus 2:
Sunset o’er the mountains, swiftly coursing streams,               
Shifting light on vibrant colours ever change the scene,
Can’t bear to leave my homeland, where my heart has always been,
Scotland, I’ll be true to you, Scotland, in my dreams.

Instrumental:

Chorus 3:
Dusk falls o’er the mountains, sparkling Milky Way,
Landscape silhouetted gauntly, since the close of day,
Stillness now surrounds me, more than I can say,
Scotland, I’m at home with you, Scotland, here I’ll stay,

Scotland, I’m at peace with you, Scotland, here I’ll stay.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 27 Sep 21 - 10:43 AM

LONDON’S BURNING

LONDON’S BURNING
2 Sept. 1666 The Great Fire of London begins in Pudding Lane and rages for 5 days.

London's Burning (British English Version) sung by Lizzy Morris    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrA6IY4c9io
Wikipedia: info about the song London’s Burning    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotland%27s_Burning
Great Fire OF London (Lyrics)    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuY-HFwit_s


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 27 Sep 21 - 03:52 PM

September remember: Lyr Req: Hurricane songs.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 27 Sep 21 - 04:42 PM

28 Sept.1745 ‘God Save the King’ is sung for the first time at London’s Drury Lane Theatre.

GOD SAVE THE KING
Many recordings of God Save the King’ on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=God+Save+the+King
‘God Save the Queen’ on Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/God_Save_the_Queen


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 27 Sep 21 - 07:33 PM

I note that Johnnie Cope was mentioned higher up the thread, and this week was the 276th anniversary of the Battle of Prestonpans. The late Davy Steele, who came from Prestonpans, sang it to a different tune from the well-known one.
And the Corries had a different song entirely, called “The Battle of Prestonpans”: ‘ll see if I can find it!


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 27 Sep 21 - 07:38 PM

Here it is: written by Roy Williamson of The Corries: it doesn’t mention the date, but the history books will tell you that the battle was in September!

THE BATTLE OF PRESTONPANS                         Roy Williamson

The chevalier, being void of fear,
Did march up Birsley Brae, man,
Through Tranent, ere he did stint
As fast as he could gae, man.
General Cope did taunt and mock
Wi’ many a loud hussa, man,
But ere next morn proclaimed the dawn
We heard anither craw, man.

Chorus
General Cope led frae behind
Tae keep his men in order,
When the English ran, he was in the van
And first across the Border.

The brave Lochiel, as I heard tell
Led Camerons on in clouds man,
The morning fair, and clear the air
They loosed with devilish thuds man.
Down guns they threw, and swords they drew
And soon did chase them off, man,
On Seaton Crafts, they buffed their chafts
And gart them run like daft, man.                Chorus

Now Caddell dressed among the rest
Wi’ gun and guid claymore, man,
On gelding gray, he rade the day
Wi’ pistols set before, man.
The cause was good, he’d spend his blood
Before that he would yield, man,
But the night before, he left the corps,
And never faced the field, man.                Chorus

Now Simpson keen tae clear his een
O’ rebels far in wrong, man
Did never strive wi’ pistols five
But he galloped wi’ the throng, man,
Ower Sutra Hill, e’er he stood still
Before he tasted meat, man,
Monteith may brag, o’ his swift nag
That bore him aff sae fleet, man.                Chorus

The bluff dragoons swore blood and oons
They’d mak the rebels run, man,
Yet they flee, when them they see
And they winnae fire a gun, man,
They turned their back, their foot they brak,
Terror seized them a’, man,
Some wet their cheeks, some filled their breeks
And some for fear did fa’, man.                 Chorus


The Battle of Prestonpans, also known as the Battle of Gladsmuir, was fought on 21 September 1745 - From Wikipedia:Battle of Prestonpans    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Prestonpans

The Corries - Prestonpans    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYEJWSZd5_g
Hey, Johnnie Cope, Are Ye Waking Yet? from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hey,_Johnnie_Cope,_Are_Ye_Waking_Yet%3F
Many recordings of "Johnnie Cope" on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Johnnie+Cope+
MUDCAT DT Lyrics:Johnnie Cope (Robert Burns)   /mudcat.org/@displaysong.cfm?SongID=3259&SongID=3259
Link to JOHNNIE COPE posted above
Link to TRANENT MUIR posted below


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 28 Sep 21 - 06:49 PM

23 Sept. 1848 Chewing gum was produced commercially for the first time.

DOES YOUR CHEWING GUM LOSE ITS FLAVOUR ON THE BEDPOST OVERNIGHT?
Many recordings of Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour On the Bedpost Overnight? on YouTube   
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=+Does+Your+Chewing+Gum+Lose+its+Flavour%3F
Wikipedia: Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (On the Bedpost Overnight?) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Does_Your_Chewing_Gum_Lose_Its_Flavour_(On_the_Bedpost_Overnight%3F)


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 Sep 21 - 06:55 AM

September 26,1774.   American folk legend Johnny Appleseed was born in Leominster, Massachusetts as John Chapman., He travelled through Ohio, Indiana and into Illinois for 40 years planting orchards.

JOHNNY APPLESEED SONGS
Johnny Appleseed- Melinda Caroll Music    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G_QZEQPylQ
Johnny Appleseed from Wikipedia   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Appleseed
Johnny Appleseed - Bing Crosby     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InE6U3H2oRE
Here Comes Johnny Appleseed · Wingfield    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Iw8sqXQqL8
Appleseed John · The New Christy Minstrels    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzv_Vb59toQ


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 Sep 21 - 08:55 AM

THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY APPLESEED
The Ballad of Johnny Appleseed by John Riggio
https://www.musick8.com/html/current_tune.php?numbering=41&songorder=6


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 30 Sep 21 - 06:40 AM

September 30, 1955 - Actor James Dean was killed in a car crash in California at the age of 24.
JAMES DEAN
    by Bonnie Tyler    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOpEcLGGONs


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 30 Sep 21 - 06:44 AM

JAMES DEAN by The Eagles
James Dean - Eagles   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qWy83_X-RM


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 30 Sep 21 - 07:35 AM

Phil Ochs also wrote a song about James Dean. It's called    JIM DEAN OF INDIANA . Here's a recording.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 30 Sep 21 - 06:58 PM

MR JAMES DEAN
Mr James Dean - Hilary Duff    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMPtUGVU6Ew


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From: GeoffLawes
Date: 01 Oct 21 - 05:42 AM

JAMES DEAN ROCK N ROLL SONG
James Dean Rock and Roll Song - Jess Conrad    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QurfaXZ5aY0


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 02 Oct 21 - 09:05 AM

SEPTEMBER’S GONE
September's Gone · Seelennacht    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sS_fuqjhRI


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 03 Oct 21 - 07:45 AM

Subject: An Chead Mhairt den Fhomhar (Moved post)
From: Felipa - PM
Date: 02 Oct 21 - 05:44 PM

AN CHÉAD MHÁIRT DEN FHÓMHAR is an Irish lament about Páidí Ó Dónaill, who was drowned on the "First Tuesday of the Autumn"/the Harvest

as sung by Jerry Hicks (youtube)

http://seannos.tg4.ie/baile/amhranaithe/diane-ni-chanainn/an-chead-mhairt-de-fhomhar/ lyrics and singing of Diane Ní
The lyrics aren't on Mudcat yet, but there is a comment by Niall Comer at https://mudcat.org/Detail.CFM?messages__Message_ID=288750
Niall says that as far as he knows, Séamas O Dónaill composed the song in 1811 to lament the loss of his son. The two men were bringing home a bag of corn to make poitín with. The bag was too heavy so the men split it up. The father walked home with his portion, but the son was in a boat and he never reached to shore.Chanáinn

sung by Máire Ní Choilm (youtube)

Subject: RE: Any October Songs?
From: Felipa – PM
Date: 03 Oct 21 - 07:16 AM

Geoff, could you move An Chéad Mháirt den Fómhair to the September thread. The first Tuesday of autumn would fall between 21 and 27 Sept. In 1811 the date would have been 24 Sept., if I'm not mistaken.
Done . Thank you, Felipa-Geoff


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 05 Oct 21 - 05:03 PM

SEPTEMBER AGAIN
September Again- Nation Of Language   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdIx85YPv4I


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 17 Oct 21 - 07:18 PM

The Battle of the Plains of Abraham, also known as the Battle of Quebec , was fought on 13th September 1759

SONGS ABOUT GENERAL WOLFE AND HIS DEATH IN QUEBEC

Wikipedia : Battle of the Plains of Abraham    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Plains_of_Abraham
Mainly Norfolk: Brave Wolfe / Brave General Wolfe / Bold General Wolfe     https://mainlynorfolk.info/watersons/songs/bravewolfe.html
”Bold General Wolfe”, many recordings on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Bold+General+Wolfe+YouTube
Various recordings of “The Death of General Wolfe” on Youtube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=the+death+of+general+wolfe+song
”Brave Wolfe” many recordings on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=brave+wolfe+song
“Montcalm and Wolfe” recordings on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%27Montcalm+and+Wolfe%27+song
” How Stands the Glass Around “, recordings on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=how+stands+the+glass+around+lyrics
Wikipedia:How Stands the Glass Around     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How_Stands_the_Glass_Around

Link to post from henryp for BOLD GENERAL WOLFE


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 20 Oct 21 - 07:15 PM

THE FALL OF DEHLI

On the twentieth day of September
Britons conquered ! and Dehli did fall

“The Fall of Dehli” Indian Mutiny ballad lyrics   
http://ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/static/images/sheets/20000/18105.gif
Wikipedia: The Siege_of_Delhi    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Delhi#The_capture_of_Delhi%3C/a%3E%3CBR
Siege of Delhi – Melodeon tune -Lester Bailey    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wiL8oeIMVY


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Felipa
Date: 13 Nov 21 - 04:36 PM


BIRMINGHAM SUNDAY
re a church bombing on September 15, 1963

lyrics by Richard Farina, tune and one verse from I Once Loved a Lass

Richard Fariña BIRMINGHAM SUNDAY, with lyrics    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38eePIaEcFg


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Levana Taylor
Date: 22 Nov 21 - 02:37 PM

THE BOOZE YACHT

According to local historian David Yeomans, the incident recounted in this song happened in September, 1920.

Thread, with several versions of the lyrics:
/thread.cfm?threadid=7631

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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 22 Nov 21 - 04:44 PM

Booze Yacht · Jule Garrish    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xpeeJwR8k0
Booze Yacht - Moolah Temple Stringband    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaCoCrSyhRE


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 26 Jul 22 - 05:51 PM

THE WRECK OF THE OLD 97

September 27, 1903. Train wreck on the Southern Railway near Lynchburg in the Rocky Mountains.

Wreck of the Old 97 from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wreck_of_the_Old_97
Remembering the Old Songs:The Wreck of Old 97 by Lyle Lofgren     https://www.lizlyle.lofgrens.org/RmOlSngs/RTOS-Old97.html
Many recordings of “The Wreck of the Old 97 “ on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=THE+WRECK+OF+THE+OLD+97
MUDCAT Lyr Add: Wreck of the Old 97     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=30973#top


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 01 Sep 22 - 06:25 AM

September 5, 1847 The outlaw, Jesse James was born in Centerville, Missouri.

THE BALLAD OF JESSE JAMES
Jesse James from Wikipedia   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_James
Cultural depictions of Jesse James From Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_depictions_of_Jesse_James
Ballad of Jesse James - Woody Guthrie with Lyrics   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_37Ht4sph0
Jesse James - The Kingston Trio    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMxNSbqFueU
Ballad of Jesse James -The Ramblin' Riversiders    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kQBIO-VdQQ
Many more recordings of The Ballad of Jesse James on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Ballad+of+Jesse+James
The truth behind the Ballad of Jesse James folk song    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yGgoUYOJds
Jesse James (folk song) from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_James_(folk_song) <
Jesse James (I Wonder Where My Poor Old Jesse's Gone) · Diplomat Singers and Orchestra    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpJbOogKVtM
Original Ballad of Jesse James    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhNkbGHQrmU
"Jesse James", Country Tune by Vernon Dalhart on Edison Blue Amberol Cylinder #5057    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kbaLh_gzys


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 02 Sep 22 - 08:56 AM

WHAT’S THE LIFE OF A MAN

On 2 September 1904, Vaughan Williams collected this song and two more from J. W. Wright, plus two more from Frank Bailey, quite possibly together in the Fox and Goose in Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire.

A good reason to play
Keith Kendrick with Coope Boyes and Simpson.

J.W. Wright was probably James Wright, aged about 38, an agricultural worker who later became a shepherd. Vaughan Williams wrote of Wright’s song ‘I doubt if it’s a folksong he learnt it 30yrs ago [sic]’, which would have meant Wright was a child at the time. This is not unlikely – in the 1970s Ginette Dunn was told that one well-known singer, Cyril Poacher, started to learn his repertoire sitting on the knee of his grandfather.

From Vaughan Williams's Journey into Folk by Caroline Davison. Subscribe for free to receive new posts. Next post: 8 October. Caroline Davison's new book The Captain's Apprentice was published by Chatto and Windus on 25 August 2022.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: Greum
Date: 03 Sep 22 - 10:42 AM

THE GRESFORD DISASTER     22 September 1934


The Gresford Disaster from Songfacts    
https://www.songfacts.com/facts/traditional/the-gresford-disaster
Many recordings of The Gresford Disaster on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Gresford+Disaster


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,Ann clancy
Date: 04 Sep 22 - 05:37 PM

I can't believe no one suggested ALL AMONG THE BARLEY
All among the Barley. The first line is Come out 'tis now September and the hunters moon begun.

Many recordings of All Among The Barley on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=all+among+the+barley+song
MUDCAT- Origins: All Among the Barley (Elizabeth Stirling) /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=105599&messages=22#3951425


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 06 Sep 22 - 05:39 PM

September 7, 1876.     Cole Younger as part of the James/Younger Gang attempted to rob a bank in Northfield, Minnesota.

THE BALLAD OF COLE YOUNGER
Many recordings of “The Ballad of Cole Younger” on YouTube    
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Ballad+of+Cole+Younger
Cole Younger [Laws E3] from The Ballad Index     http://www.fresnostate.edu/folklore/ballads/LE03.html
Cole Younger from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cole_Younger

BANDIT COLE YOUNGER - Harry Smith    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mSGB-BvV-A


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 13 Sep 22 - 04:48 AM

THE SINKING OF THE ANNIE JANE
9 September 1853 The Annie Jane, an emigrant ship with over 450 people aboard sailed from Liverpool on a voyage to Quebec but becoming caught up in a number of storms the vessel was eventually wrecked, about three days later,on the tiny island of Vatersay one of the Outer Hebrides on the West coast of Scotland.

Information about The Wreck of the Annie Jane    
http://www.anniejane.net/
The Sinking of the Annie Jane- Alan Fish     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1EaPSoKdYo


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 13 Sep 22 - 06:22 AM

From: GeoffLawes Date: 17 Oct 21 - 07:18 PM The Battle of the Plains of Abraham, also known as the Battle of Quebec , was fought on 13th September 1759.

Link to post above for SONGS ABOUT GENERAL WOLFE AND HIS DEATH IN QUEBEC

We learned about this as the Battle of the Heights of Abraham. It was a decisive defeat of the French under the Marquis de Montcalm by a British force led by Major General James Wolfe. Both commanding officers died from wounds sustained during the battle.

Jim Copper sings BOLD GENERAL WOLFE ;

Bold General Wolfe to his men did say,
“Come lads and follow without delay,
To yonder mountain that is so high,
Don't be down-hearted, don't be down-hearted,
For we'll gain the victory.”

From Mainly Norfolk

The French and Indian War was the North American phase of the Seven Years’ War (1756–63), which was also fought in Europe and India. On one side was the alliance of France, Austria, Sweden, Saxony, Russia, and Spain; on the other, the alliance of Britain, Prussia, and Hanover.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 14 Sep 22 - 06:54 AM

14 September 1812: Napoleon entered Moscow, which had been abandoned by the Russians using a scorched earth policy. But winter was approaching and Napoleon soon had to retreat.

THE WARLIKE LADS OF RUSSIA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mM6chknRF3Q Nic Jones

Nic Jones recorded both this ballad and The Bonnie Banks o' Fordie in September 1974 for the benefit LP for Fred Woods' magazine Folk Review, The First Folk Review Record. According to the sleeve notes; the words are from a broadside in the Harkness Collection at the Harris Museum and Library in Preston; and the tune is collated from various traditional sources, with contributions from Nic Jones. This recording was later included in the Fellside anthology LP and CD Flash Company and on Nic Jones' 2 CD anthology Unearthed where he noted:

Possibly to the consternation of some, I often deliberately altered or re-wrote words and tunes of traditional songs, although I did try to keep it very much in sympathy with the original. Broadsides, however, offered a good source of ballads without such constraints and gave me the freedom to compose around the text without offence. Described on a broadsheet as A New Song—Bonaparte's Escape from Russia, I added a few extra words, wrote a tune and called it The Warlike Lads of Russia. Mainly Norfolk

Mainly Norfolk: The Warlike Lads of Russia, Information and Lyrics    https://mainlynorfolk.info/nic.jones/songs/thewarlikeladsofrussia.html
French invasion of Russia from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_invasion_of_Russia
Many other recordings of “The Warlike Lads of Russia” on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Warlike+Lads+Of+Russia+
MUDCAT Lyr Req: The Warlike Lads of Russia /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=18702


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 15 Sep 22 - 09:22 AM

8 September 1814 Thomas Spence, English radical, died in London,after long periods of imprisonment. He was an born in Newcastle in 1750. He advocated of the common ownership of land and a democratic equality of the sexes.

SONGS ABOUT THOMAS SPENCE
Information from The Thomas Spence Society    
http://www.thomas-spence-society.co.uk/
Information about Thomas Spence from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Spence
Ode to Thomas Spence – TheSawdustJacks  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1feeazDlLis
Tom Spence · SoSlam    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdHq1-oq5A8
Thomas Spence - Jim Sharp     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSlCOazxV8U
'Folk Song For Thomas Spence' - Gary Miller https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eg41urGZtNs


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 17 Sep 22 - 04:53 AM

JAMES BIRD
10 September, 1813. Battle of Lake Erie. The Americans under Perry defeat the British on Lake Erie off the shore of Ohio during the War of 1812.

”James Bird - the Battle of Lake Erie, the Execution, The Ballad“ from History Because It's Here!
https://historybecauseitshere.weebly.com/james-bird---the-battle-of-lake-erie-the-execution-the-ballad.html
Battle of Lake Erie from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lake_Erie#:~:text=The%20Battle%20of%20Lake%20Erie,of%20the%20British%20Royal%20Navy.

James Bird from The Ballad Index     http://www.fresnostate.edu/folklore/ballads/LA05.html
James Bird · O. J. Abbott     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ghKLjcTv1o
American Folk Music (Ohio): James Bird     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YkteJkO4ws
James Bird - Vivien Richman   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6njOrNCDy4


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 21 Sep 22 - 04:47 AM

THE SAINT PATRICK BATTALION
   by David Rovics


The Saint Patrick Battalion first fought as a recognised Mexican unit in the Battle of Monterrey on 21 September, 1846

Saint Patrick's Battalion From Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Patrick%27s_Battalion
MUDCAT   Lyr Add: The St. Patrick Battalion (David Rovics)     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=122249&messages=3
St Patrick Battalion - David Rovics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jT05670l-U


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 21 Sep 22 - 09:25 AM

THE MAID OF MONTEREY - John Hewitt - 1848

The Maid of Monterey

Tom Roush; This is one of the few songs that was written about the Mexican-American War that was fought between 1846 and 1848. Most Americans know little and choose to ignore this conflict but I assure you that the people of Mexico remember it. The song was composed by John Hewitt who would write many songs of the Confederacy in the American Civil War.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 21 Sep 22 - 05:57 PM

Thanks for THE MAID OF MONTEREY GUEST,henryp I have tried to find information which sets this song in September but have not managed to find anything I guess the following link Battle of Monterrey from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Monterey is about the correct battle but it gives the date of the battle as 7 July 1846. Can you post something which links the song to the month of September, please?


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 21 Sep 22 - 06:37 PM

I wonder whether there's some confusion here between Monterey and Monterrey. Both were Mexican, and both were battle sites in 1846 during the war between the United States and Mexico, Monterey on 7 July, Monterrey 21 to 24 September. Monterrey is still Mexican, while Monterey, several hundred miles to the North, is in California, which was ceded to the US by Mexico as a result of the war.

Thanks GerryM you may be right but the song title given is spelled “ Monterey “ so possibly it is with the songwriter that the confusion came in ?
Battle of Monterrey from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Monterrey


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 23 Sep 22 - 08:03 AM

Battle of Monterey; Early on 7 July 1846, the frigate USS Savannah and the two sloops, USS Cyane and USS Levant of the United States Navy, captured Monterey and raised the flag of the United States. The only shots fired were a 21-gun salute to the new U.S. flag fired by each of the U.S. Navy ships in the harbor. Wikipedia

Battle of Monterrey; General Pedro de Ampudia and the Mexican Army of the North was defeated by the Army of Occupation, a force of United States Regulars, Volunteers and Texas Rangers under the command of General Zachary Taylor. The hard-fought urban combat led to heavy casualties on both sides. Wikipedia (General Taylor won the day!)

The Maid of Monterey - Published F. D. Benteen, Baltimore, 1851
She cast a look of anguish, On dying and on dead;
Her lap she made a pillow For those who groan'd and bled.
And when the dying soldier For one bright gleam did pray,
He bless'd the Senoretta, The maid of Monterey.

So, unless the song is completely fictitious, it appears to refer to the Battle of Monterrey.


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 23 Sep 22 - 08:23 AM

23rd September 1797. The Battle of Flamborough Head. John Paul Jones led ships of the United States Continental Navy and defeated a force of British Royal Navy Ships off the Yorkshire coast

SONGS ABOUT THE BATTLE OF FLAMBOROUGH HEAD AND JOHN PAUL JONES
Battle of Flamborough Head from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Flamborough_Head
JOHN PAUL JONES Battle of Flamborough Head - Jim Jarratt     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wmf2Keijhp0
“John Paul Jones Is a Pirate” - The Longest Johns     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHMvJrZx1T0
John Paul Jones - Johnny Horton    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9s58mlY1R6k
“ Paul Jones” from Mainsail Café     https://mainsailcafe.com/songs/paul-jones
Percy Grainger ethnographic wax cylinders Paul Jones (The 'merican frigate) (parts 1 and 2)   https://sounds.bl.uk/World-and-traditional-music/Percy-Grainger-Collection/025M-1LL0010261XX-0101V0
John Paul Jones “ -Jeff Warner     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJdnhDmSLp0
”An American Frigate” - Diane Taraz    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6on7cI-2SFk
(An) American Frigate - Alderon Tyran    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXt6ohkYoGs

“Bonhomme Richard” Youtube history video    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOJ5a5Rnosg


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 23 Sep 22 - 09:34 AM

THE FIELD OF MONTEREY The Field of Monterey

The song was inspired by the Battle of Monterrey in the Mexican American War, which was one of the most significant battles in the war, but also one of the bloodiest. The words to “The Field of Monterey” can be traced back to the authorship of Marion Dix Sullivan (1802-1860), a poet from New Hampshire. “The Field of Montery” (sic) was written in 1846 and subtitled as being “affectionately dedicated to Mrs. Virginia Q.S. of Virginia.” Edna Bradeen’s version here, which she learned from her mother, is slightly different than Sullivan’s original.

Sullivan’s poem was not the only artistic expression to be inspired by the battle. Many poems were written about it. Also written were the songs, “The Storming of Monterey” and “The Maid of Monterey.” The latter seems to have been the most popular of all of the songs to come out of the battle. Most of these songs were written in the same style as the popular sentimental pieces of the day. MAINE SONG AND STORY SAMPLER


THE STORMING OF MONTEREY     https://sonichits.com/video/%5Bunknown%5D/The_Storming_of_Monterey?track=1


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 Sep 22 - 06:04 AM

12th September 1857. Captain Henry Rogers, master of 'The Martha Jane' , went to the gallows, outside Kirkdale, Liverpool, for the murder of Andrew Rose.

ANDREW ROSE

Information, and a recording of “ Andrew Rose” by Ethel Findlater (1899-1973) from Tobar an Dualchais    
https://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/track/46827?l=en
Many recordings of ” Andrew Rose “ on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Andrew+Rose+song+
Mainly Norfolk: Andrew Rose / Andrew Ross    https://mainlynorfolk.info/peter.bellamy/songs/andrewrose.html
Andrew Rose from The Ballad Index    http://www.fresnostate.edu/folklore/ballads/Pea825.html
Account of the case from true crime library.com     https://www.truecrimelibrary.com/crimearticle/henry-rogers/ https://www.truecrimelibrary.com/crimearticle/henry-rogers/
Capital Punishment records for Kirkdale Prison , Liverpool http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/Kirkdale.html
MUDCAT Lyr Req: Andrew Rose (from Mike Harding)    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=42495


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 06 Oct 22 - 06:35 AM

LILI MARLENE
22 September 1893   Birth date of Hans Leip, theGerman novelist, poet and playwright, best remembered as the lyricist of the song Lili Marlene.

Lili Marleen from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lili_Marleen
Hans Leip from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Leip
Lili Marlen (original German version) 1939 - Lale Andersen     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjXC4N1HXf0
Many and varied recordings of "Lili_Marleen" on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=lili+marlene+


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 09 Oct 22 - 03:57 AM

19 September, 1874 Burning of the Granite Mill in Fall River, Massachusetts.

GRANITE MILLS

”Burning of the Granite Mill, The [Laws G13]” from The Ballad Index   
http://www.fresnostate.edu/folklore/ballads/LG13.html
Granite Mills · Cordelia's Dad     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yK2qJFHRdmI
Granite Mills- Tim Eriksen and co.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UaIEObUmLk
Granite Mill · Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfNGZzP9Dvw
Granite Mills from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Granite_Mills
MUDCAT: Origins: Granite Mills / Granite Mills Fire    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=66011
Balladeer spins song of Fall River mill fire Newspaper story from Standard-Times    https://eu.southcoasttoday.com/story/news/1997/08/26/balladeer-spins-song-fall-river/50603498007/


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Oct 22 - 04:25 AM

SONGS ABOUT THE 9/11 ATTACKS

11 September, 2001 The September 11 attacks, commonly known as 9/11. A series of four coordinated suicide terrorist attacks carried out by the militant Islamic extremist network al-Qaeda against the United States.

List of songs about the September 11 attacks, from Wikipedia   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_songs_about_the_September_11_attacks


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 11 Oct 22 - 08:27 AM

PEACE IN OUR TIME

September 30, 1938. British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain declared there would be "peace in our time," after returning to England having signed the Munich Pact with Adolf Hitler. The Pact ceded the Czechoslovakian Sudetenland to the Nazis. However, Chamberlain claimed the agreement meant peace. Hitler then seized all of Czechoslovakia in March of 1939.

Peace for our time from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_for_our_time

"Peace in Our Time" is a 1984 satirical song by Elvis Costello which references Chamberlain.
Peace In Our Time - Elvis Costello & The Attractions     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Xwgm_O1jh0
Cynthia Mask - Robyn Hitchcock (verse two) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQA5PLzjMWI


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 15 Oct 22 - 07:23 AM

YE ROARING FALLS AT KINSEY
Ye Roaring Falls at Kingsey · The Mallett Brothers Band    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHe8HWBKUks

In Eighteen hundred fifteen,
September twenty-fifth,
A raft of oars and timber
Was there turn'd down adrift.


Ye Roaring Falls at Kingsey from The Ballad Index    https://www.fresnostate.edu/folklore/ballads/EcSm044.html


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 19 Oct 22 - 09:28 AM

JOHN HENRY

September 20, 1887 John Henry raced the steam drill outside the east portal of Oak Tunnel. He won , but, as the ballad says, "He drove so hard that he broke his heart."

“On the Trail of the Real John Henry” by John Garst from history news network.   
https://historynewsnetwork.org/article/31137
John Henry (folklore) from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Henry_(folklore)
"Oak Mountain Tunnel, Leeds, Alabama: Haunted ?" article by Matt Cuthbert https://www.al.com/goforth/2007/04/oak_mountain_tunnel_leeds_alab.html
Various songs about John Henry https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=John+Henry+Song+
John Jacob Niles - John Henry (1940)     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1DRB7oETWk


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 24 Oct 22 - 10:22 AM

Sept 21, 1745. Battle of Prestonpans. also known as the Battle of Gladsmuir . It was the first significant engagement of the Jacobite rising of 1745.

TRANENT MUIR
Tranent Muir from The Ballad Index   
https://www.fresnostate.edu/folklore/ballads/DTtranmu.html    
Tranent Muir The - Tannahill Weavers     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prE72_ru5DU

WHERE HA’E YE BEEN A’ THE DAY

"Where Ha'e Ye Been A' the Day?" from The Ballad Index   
https://www.fresnostate.edu/folklore/ballads/FowOn025.html TRANENT MUIR

Link to BATTLE OF PRESTONPANS posted above

Link to JOHNNIE COPE posted above


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 13 Nov 22 - 12:50 PM

FAIR SEPTEMBER · Gillian Welch    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vuyg-iFggBY


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 15 Nov 22 - 06:03 PM

THE WRECK OF THE PRINCESS ALICE

3 September 1878 The paddle steamer, The Princess Alice, sank on the RiverThames.

Sinking of SS Princess Alice from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinking_of_SS_Princess_Alice#:~:text=SS%20Princess%20Alice%2C%20formerly%20PS,British%20inland%20w
The Wreck of the Princess Alice - The Wellington Wailers     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWTYpI8mIrc

THE WRECK OF THE PRINCESS ALICE

1. If you listen to me, a story I'll relate
Of a ship called the good Princess Alice.
She met with her fate in 1878.
She was known as the "Floating Palace".

CHORUS: When the Princess Alice sank in Barking Reach,
Six hundred and forty died together.
Not all had been drowned as the coroner found,
Some were poisoned by the black stinking river.

2. Eight hundred or more were aboard her for sure,
On a pleasure trip in gay company,
But for hundreds of men, their families and their friends,
Oh the pleasure was surely not to be. CHORUS

3. To Sheerness they went, via Woolwich and Gravesend.
William Rickstead it was the captain's name,
And the helmsman was John Ayers who was new to such affairs,
But the captain must accept the final blame. CHORUS

4. As they rounded Tripcock Point, a collier came in sight,
Bywell Castle, a thousand tons or more,
And the collier's captain thought that ships should pass to port
And maintained his position by the shore. CHORUS

5. Well, the Alice came around from the shelter of the land
And was turned by the ebbing tide,
And by now it was too late to avoid the dreadful fate
And the collier caught her squarely in the side. CHORUS

6. There were screams. there were shouts as the ships lights went out.
They took just four minutes to go down,
And though the collier's gallant crew managed to save just a few,
All the rest were either poisoned or drowned. CHORUS

7. Well, the inquest resolved that lessons should be learned
And rules of navigation put together,
And they stand to this day, and I'm very pleased to say
That they've cleaned up the black, stinking river. CHORUS


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 18 Nov 22 - 10:57 AM

September 30, 1962. The Ole Miss Riot begins, triggered by the enrollment of a black student, James Meredith, in the University of Mississippi.

Ole Miss Riot of 1962 from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ole_Miss_riot_of_1962#:~:text=The%20Ole%20Miss%20riot%20of,night%20of%20September%2030%2C%201962.

OXFORD TOWN    by Bob Dylan
Oxford Town from Wikipedia   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxford_Town
"Oxford Town" sung by Bob Dylan     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sb4PsXncNV8

THE BALLAD OF OXFORD TOWN    by Phil Ochs
"Ballad Of Oxford, Mississippi" sung by Phil Ochs    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtiJm5xwGZY


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 22 Nov 22 - 08:59 AM

2 September 1969.   Ho Chí Minh died of heart failure at his home in Hanoi.

THE BALLAD OF HO CHI MIN

Ho Chí Minh from Wikipedia   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ho_Chi_Minh
The Ballad of Ho Chi Minh - The Critics Group     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4DCDkdb_bk
Ewan Maccoll: Ballad of Ho Chi Minh from Alpha History     https://alphahistory.com/vietnamwar/ballad-of-ho-chi-minh-ewan-mccoll-1954/


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Subject: RE: Any September Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 23 Nov 22 - 05:19 PM

JUST LIKE GRETA

September 18, 1905.   Movie actress Greta Garbo was born in Stockholm.

Just Like Greta -Van Morrison   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D26UbyG9O28


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