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Tune Req: Bedlam Boys

28 Jul 02 - 06:08 PM (#756037)
Subject: bedlam boys


Can anyone help with the music or midi to Tom of Bedlam. the midi here is of a tune that I don't recognize. I'm looking for the natation to the tune that John Roberts & Tony Barrond used

Thanks squeeze box

29 Jul 02 - 12:08 AM (#756174)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: bedlam boys
From: GUEST,coyote breath

I think that Steeleye Span had a version of that song. All I can remember is it was in the key of C.


29 Jul 02 - 12:57 AM (#756183)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: bedlam boys
From: Malcolm Douglas

The tune in the DT is the original one from Pills to Purge Melancholy, so far as I know; if you don't recognise it, then you'll be looking for the modern tune written by Dave Moran that's mostly used nowadays, I expect; that's the one that Steeleye Span recorded, though they learned it from Tom Gilfellon who was under the misapprehension that it was traditional. Notation was published in the first Steeleye Span Songbook, if you can get hold of a copy of that. It's easy to learn by ear, though.

29 Jul 02 - 03:35 AM (#756222)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: bedlam boys
From: GUEST,Ed

This page has both midi and sheet music for the Dave Moran tune that Malcolm mentions.