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Chord Req: Farewell to Sicily / Banks of Sicily

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goodbar 06 Mar 05 - 12:29 AM
Tradsinger 06 Mar 05 - 04:15 AM
Dave Hanson 06 Mar 05 - 04:19 AM
GUEST,Paranoid Android 06 Mar 05 - 08:42 PM
RobbieWilson 06 Mar 05 - 08:53 PM
goodbar 06 Mar 05 - 09:10 PM
Tradsinger 07 Mar 05 - 03:13 AM
Keith A of Hertford 07 Mar 05 - 07:03 AM
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Subject: Chord Req: farewell to sicily
From: goodbar
Date: 06 Mar 05 - 12:29 AM

anyone know it?


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: farewell to sicily
From: Tradsinger
Date: 06 Mar 05 - 04:15 AM

I play it with these chords:

(bar by bar) D / G D D / / A D / G / D / C D
             D G D / D / D A D G D / D / C D

Enjoy

Gwilym


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: farewell to sicily
From: Dave Hanson
Date: 06 Mar 05 - 04:19 AM

The tune is called ' Farewell To The Creeks '

Words by the late Hamish Hendwerson.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: farewell to sicily
From: GUEST,Paranoid Android
Date: 06 Mar 05 - 08:42 PM

http://pages.prodigy.net/cierpke/banks.htm
Link to Banks of Sicily, first line "Fare thee well ye bakns of Sicily"


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: farewell to sicily
From: RobbieWilson
Date: 06 Mar 05 - 08:53 PM

I have often listened to Dick Gaughan play this and he uses very unusual chords and tunings. It is called "the Highland(51st)Divisions Farewell to Sicilly and Hamish Henderson based it on his experience a an army intellegence officer during ww2


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: farewell to sicily
From: goodbar
Date: 06 Mar 05 - 09:10 PM

thanks tradsinger.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: farewell to sicily
From: Tradsinger
Date: 07 Mar 05 - 03:13 AM

I have to correct my early posting, done in too much haste. Try this:

Verse: D / G D D / / A D / G D D / C D
Chorus: D G D / G D / A D G D / D / C D.

That should work.

Gwilym


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: farewell to sicily
From: Keith A of Hertford
Date: 07 Mar 05 - 07:03 AM

We have had some good discusions of this.
Check the links at top of thread page


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