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Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)

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Subject: Give her a day
From: GUEST,Al
Date: 03 Sep 01 - 04:27 AM

I am looking for the lyrics and chords for this song. It was recorded by a woman called Jackie I think. Here are some of the words.

and when she thought we were asleep she'd sing this beautiful song
Oh Lord give them a day whrer the breezes blow their bad dreams away

And something about her brother living in a foriegn land and being very happy there too
The mother is going to join him and the woman singing is hoping that her mother will have a day

If anyone can help, it would be most appreciated
Al


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give her a day
From: GUEST,Al
Date: 03 Sep 01 - 06:45 AM

Jackie Whitram was the name of the singer I think
Al


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give her a day
From: GUEST,Al
Date: 04 Sep 01 - 03:39 AM

Anyone please?


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give her a day
From: GUEST,Genie
Date: 04 Sep 01 - 10:03 PM

I wish I could help, but I don't know it. I, too, hope someone has the lyrics and will post them.

Genie


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give her a day
From: Sorcha
Date: 04 Sep 01 - 11:55 PM

No Google luck with the lyric snippets or the name.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give her a day
From: GUEST
Date: 25 Mar 06 - 03:12 PM

I am absolutely haunted by this song. My google search found "Al" had posted a message five years ago.

I can remember slightly different bits

"Oh lord please give them a day when they can wake up and feel ...

.. blowing their troubles away

Totally beautiful - I would settle for the words. Details of the singer so I could track the record would be wonderful

Ben Lloyd
b.lloyd@medsch.ucl.ac.uk


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give her a day
From: Mick Pearce (MCP)
Date: 25 Mar 06 - 03:35 PM

The singer was actually called Jaki Whitren" and the song Give Her The Day" was on her 1973 album Raw But Tender. Here's a link to the track listing: Raw But Tender, but I can't find any lyrics or snippets (actually I haven't looked too hard after this! someone with more time might find some).

Mick


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give her a day
From: Geordie-Peorgie
Date: 26 Mar 06 - 04:08 AM

Aah thowt aah wez one of only six people who knew of this lovely lady.

Aa've still got the 7" single in me collection and play it regularly... especially on Mother's Day


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give her a day
From: Joe Offer
Date: 27 Mar 06 - 02:57 AM

Geordie-Peorgie, might you be able to transcribe and post the lyrics for us? Sounds like a wonderful song.
-Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: GUEST,henrythethirst@aol.com
Date: 30 Mar 06 - 07:20 PM

i met jaki whitren in the dordogne in about 1976. she was very beautiful.
i remember this song being tony blackburn's record of the week a little prior so i knew who she was.
i was about 16 and some people that i knew knew her so that's how i came to be sitting in her garden singing songs and drinking red wine all those years ago.
i'd love to hear that song again.
henry.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: Peace
Date: 30 Mar 06 - 07:27 PM

Jaki Whitrens latest album is 'Miracle Style' 1996 by her family band 'Court of Miracles'.An extremely groovy funk, jazz album written by John Cartwright on keys,electric guitars and vocs with sons Joby Baker-drums and vocs, William Cartwright-bass and Jaki Whitren main vocals and trumpet.
Eco friendly, anarchic,peace loving lyrics riding high on classy grooves played tight and mixed and produced dry.It's great!

Miracle Style distributed by Night & Day Cat No.ACT03001.

Jaki resides in rural france and is currently preparing material for her next, possibly solo, album!!Fingers crossed..

- Jan Allain


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Jaki Whitren was born in 1954. She grew up in Southampton and her frist release was the self penned 'Raw But Tender' album, a singer/ songwriter country bluesy album with Jaki on vocals, banjo and acoustic guitar.The rest of the band all have beards. Stand out track the beautiful 'Give her the Day'. Jaki never went ahead with the second release with CBS. She joined forces and hearts with John Cartwright and moved out of folk into Jazz, funk, soul..and made 'International Times'. Jaki has recorded several albums all are quite difficult to get hold of now. Other releases include 'Rythmn Hymn' and more recntly 'Miracle Style'with her family Band Court of Miracles which is Jaki Whitren- Vocals/ trumpet, John Cartwright-Keys, guitars,William Cartwright- Bass, Joby Baker- Drums. This is a very funky eco friendly anarchic life loving album. Highly recommend it to anyone who likes groove. Jaki lives in South France and is currently writing her way towards a solo album.


That is from

www.roadkill.com/cgi-ajy/enc.cgi?person=Whitren,+Jaki


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: Peace
Date: 30 Mar 06 - 07:35 PM

http://cgi.ebay.ie/WILBURY-JAM-IN-PS-GIVE-HER-THE-DAY-RARE-AIRSHIP-LABEL_W0QQitemZ4857286606QQcategoryZ20807QQssPageNameZWDVWQQr

There is a 45 RPM vinyl available on e-Bay. However, I don't know if it's Jaki Whitren's composition. Four days left to bid on it.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: Geordie-Peorgie
Date: 31 Mar 06 - 08:35 AM

Aa'll dig th single oot an' get the words an put them on here

The Single on e-bay IS the same song but not Jaki singin' it - Aah've nivvor heard of Wilbury Jam but the 'b' side is the old "You're 16 (You're beautiful and you're mine)"


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: Andy Jackson
Date: 31 Mar 06 - 10:02 AM

Back in the dim and distant late 60s/early seventies I recorded a short demo tape of Jaki singing with a Southampton band "The Phoenix Jug Band" lot's of talent and great fun. I still have the tape and would be interested in getting Jaki's contact details for old time's sake.
Andy


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: GUEST
Date: 04 Apr 06 - 06:40 PM

to miskin man,jaki,s address Clos-Du-Pont,La Gonterie,Boulouneix,24310 Brantome,France


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: Andy Jackson
Date: 05 Apr 06 - 04:41 AM

Well done, thanks for that. When the dust of Miskin Festival has settled I will get in touch.
Thanks again
Andy


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Subject: Lyr Add: GIVE HER THE DAY (Jaki Whitren)
From: Geordie-Peorgie
Date: 07 Apr 06 - 06:30 PM

Hey-up! It tuk uz a minnit burra gorrit copied oot! One of the '70's 'shuddabeen massive' talents - Jaki Whitren's "Give Her The Day"

GIVE HER THE DAY

Well it happened just after I was born.
My father passed away
And left my darling mother alone
to bring us up the very best way
And every night before we slept
she'd sing us a beautiful song
And when she thought we were sleeping she'd say
"Lord! Please don't treat them wrong"

Oh Lord! Give 'em the day when they can wake up
and feel the sun shining on them
Oh Lord! Give 'em the day and feel the breeze
blowing their bad dreams away

Well, the years went by and we grew up.
My mother's struggles were through
And my brother, he left us for a foreign land
and I know he's very happy there too
Now my mother is leaving to join him there
in a land that she damn' well deserves
But I'll stay right here. I'll sing them this song!
I'll borrow my mother's words

Oh Lord! Give 'em the day
when they can wake up and feel the sun shining on them
Oh Lord! Give 'em the day
and feel the breeze blowing their bad dreams away

Well I know I'm gonna miss her when she's gone.
She means everything to me
And may God be with her every inch of the way
when she's sailing across the sea
And may my love be with her wherever she goes
when she reaches that foreign shore
And may her beautiful singing ring in my ears
now and forevermore

Oh Lord! Give her the day
when she can wake up and feel the sun shining on her
Oh Lord! Give her the day
and feel the breeze blowing her bad dreams away


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren
From: GUEST,Kat
Date: 05 Sep 06 - 06:25 AM

Raw But Tender, the album that Give Her The Day is on, has just this summer, been re-released as a CD! You can get hold of it from many retailers, but here is one I found:

http://www.play.com/Music/CD/STGCS6/3-/1112798/Raw_But_Tender/Product.html

kat


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: Geordie-Peorgie
Date: 05 Sep 06 - 10:05 AM

This is great news! Aah'm in Whitren heaven!

This lass really does hev one o' the best voices in the world - Deep, sexy, attractive, and she wez only 18 at the time - CBS knaah'd a good thing when they saw (and heard) it.

Ordered it on e-bay today as Play.com are 'out of stock' (and it's £3 cheaper)


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren
From: GUEST,kat
Date: 22 Sep 06 - 06:41 PM

Here is a real treat for Jaki Whitren fans - a video of her putting down tracks for her new album 'Isis Unveiled'. The track is called 'Rock and Roll Gypsies' and was recorded Sept 2006!

http://youtube.com/watch?v=U0ssNpkfATg

kat


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give her a day
From: GUEST,owlrob
Date: 02 Oct 07 - 01:30 PM

give us the day

basic cords are   vers C Am D7 G ( a lot ov desending base )
                cores Am D G Em Am D7

                short of time at moment let me know if any good and
ill do all song for you

       owlrob


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: GUEST,Mac2martin
Date: 22 Oct 07 - 11:53 AM

Hi All,

I saw Jaki Whitren when I was 16 and she was 18 in a little school hall in Birmingham (Wythall, I think)just sat there with her guitar singing these incredibly beautiful songs. The song "Give her the Day" had been released about three weeks earlier and when she sang it and the whole room started singing the chorus with her, she looked up from her guitar incredulous that everyone knew her song and started crying. It was one of those moments that stays with you forever (as it has with me these 35 years!). It seemed like she was the only one who didn't realise how incredibly talented she was. The album is phenomenal - vocally, lyrically and musically - some of the best acoustic guitar work you will ever hear. I lost it a long time ago and am OVERJOYED that it's been released on CD (which I have just ordered). Thank god for music lovers everywhere! I thought I was the only one who remembered how great she was. Oh, and thank you Jacki - for a gift which I still unwrap today!
Love and peace,
Martin


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren
From: GUEST,Stormin
Date: 29 Nov 07 - 06:48 AM

I met Jaki late 60's in Soton - Derby Road I think, red light area! - wonderful lady. She was a very good friend of my Niece Teri Clifford and they sometimes sang together.
Introduced me to Joni Mitchell and Buffy St.Marie(the music).
She would only wash her long brown hair in rain water and she played a mean game of table-football!!
Brilliant song - the lady has real talent.

Love & Good Luck to you Jaki,
Norman


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren
From: GUEST,Washboard Dave
Date: 26 Dec 08 - 07:23 PM

Amazed to find these references to Jaki.

Praise for her is well deserved though!

Andy [Miskin] if you read this I'd like to hear that old tape sometime, I remember the session well and your kindness in getting it together!

Mono wasn't it? A simply huge EMI t/recorder....?

Happy Days.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: GUEST,Martin Smith
Date: 19 May 10 - 01:59 PM

hi there I know the chords to Give Her the Day by JAKI WHITREN and i will try to somehow post the chords up here asap


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 20 May 10 - 12:56 PM

Jaki Whitren singing Give Her the Day, when she was 19


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: GUEST,glyn
Date: 27 Jun 11 - 05:17 PM

Spent a delightful evening with Jackie and John at their house in France last year. She's moved on from 'Raw but Tender, and is more into soft, laid back songs with just a base and key board. Her katest album 'Isis Unveiled' has all the hallmarks of another classic. Totally different to her early stuff but the voice is still amazing.
They spend most of their time in France but make trips back to their UK base near Glastonbury from time to time. A very reclusive couple, I am not able to give their address, but if you would like to find out more check out Jackie's page on Myspace.
Give her a day is : intro: am7 d7 g - base run to -em am7 d7 g. You will be able to work out the verse from there. Good luck !


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: GUEST,Stephen Clarke
Date: 16 Aug 17 - 06:05 PM

Hi Andy

I am a very good friend of Jaki Whitren. I'm very sad to say that she passed away in November 2016.

I am trying to build an archive of her work and I note that you knew her and have demo recordings you made in Southampton many years ago.

I have all her recent recordings.

Would you be open to sharing what you have with me?

Cheers

Stephen

stephennow@hotmail.com


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: GUEST,Stephen Clarke
Date: 16 Aug 17 - 06:20 PM

Jaki Whitren recording Isis Unveiled

https://vimeo.com/13539441


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Give Her the Day (Jaki Whitren)
From: GUEST,Stephen Clarke
Date: 16 Aug 17 - 06:24 PM

Jaki Whitren recording Isis Unveiled


Jaki Whitren recording Isis Unveiled


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