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Let's write a song together!

19 Feb 07 - 11:04 PM (#1973230)
Subject: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Let's write a song together, about the loss of a loved one from Cancer
The tune:... You choose.
Two lines apiece until four verses are completed.
No more than two lines per verse by any individual. (so no "Guest")
A complete work over by all when we're done (With a vote on the final version)
And finally; we each create a chorus (if needed) with a vote on that also.
No royalties attached or donate it to the cause.
Who's game?
First two lines.... (mind the meter)

It barely seems like yesterday,
You held me in your arms.


20 Feb 07 - 02:43 AM (#1973316)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Georgiansilver

A Mothers love for her only son,
Amongst the Devonshire farms.


20 Feb 07 - 02:56 AM (#1973327)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Alec

It only seems like yesterday,
But twenty years,since then have past


20 Feb 07 - 03:07 AM (#1973340)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Georgiansilver

Lung cancer took you from us,
A year ago you breathed your last.


20 Feb 07 - 03:21 AM (#1973353)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: the fence

But in my memories you remain
A light forever more


20 Feb 07 - 04:38 AM (#1973391)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jean(eanjay)

Memories stay with us
So I'll always feel you near


20 Feb 07 - 04:45 AM (#1973394)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: the one

sun is now setting, your out of harm


20 Feb 07 - 07:01 AM (#1973471)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: growler

But I remember when you were young
Your future like the sun


20 Feb 07 - 07:09 AM (#1973477)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

All very good for a four-line-song. I was aiming for four verses. Let's try and keep this soul alive for at least the first one. Mind your head on the meter!

Start again?
First two lines... By alec Whose next?

It only seems like yesterday,
But twenty years,since then have past


20 Feb 07 - 07:32 AM (#1973497)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: The Villan

I have this massive growth on my nose
Will they save me - no one knows


20 Feb 07 - 07:36 AM (#1973500)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Ok! Let it die.


20 Feb 07 - 07:40 AM (#1973504)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Scrump

They buried you in the churchyard
And with you lies my heart


20 Feb 07 - 07:43 AM (#1973507)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: The Villan

Jim Lad my two lines are true. I can send you a photo if you could stomach it.


20 Feb 07 - 07:44 AM (#1973508)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Alec

And that ought to have been "Passed".


20 Feb 07 - 07:46 AM (#1973511)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: The Villan

LOL


20 Feb 07 - 08:05 AM (#1973527)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Scrump

Skipping the bits that don't seem like lines of the song, we have this so far:

It barely seems like yesterday,
You held me in your arms.
A Mothers love for her only son,
Amongst the Devonshire farms.

It only seems like yesterday,
But twenty years,since then have past
Lung cancer took you from us,
A year ago you breathed your last.

But in my memories you remain
A light forever more
Memories stay with us
So I'll always feel you near

sun is now setting, your out of harm

But I remember when you were young
Your future like the sun
I have this massive growth on my nose
Will they save me - no one knows

Ok! Let it die.

They buried you in the churchyard
And with you lies my heart

(we need 2 more lines to rhyme with those - anyone?)


20 Feb 07 - 09:12 AM (#1973587)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: the fence

As long as I have these memories
We will never be apart


20 Feb 07 - 09:14 AM (#1973588)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Ross

And on the wind, I hear you sing
As I ride me horse and cart


20 Feb 07 - 09:18 AM (#1973594)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Scrump

Was that a crow I heard just then
Or did the horse just fart?

... I'll get me coat.


20 Feb 07 - 09:37 AM (#1973612)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: David C. Carter

This is only a wild guess,but I think this song just went tits up!


20 Feb 07 - 12:34 PM (#1973828)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Georgiansilver

Tits up can be a pleasant thing,
Tits down too has a special ring.
Tits anywhere or so to speak,
Now let's hear from Liz the Squeak.


20 Feb 07 - 12:48 PM (#1973840)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: The Villan

LOL you get worse GS

Tits in the belfry
Tits on your nuts
Tits in the apple tree
Tits on the grass
Where else could your tits go
Why up the kyber pass


20 Feb 07 - 12:59 PM (#1973849)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Alright! Now I feel really stupid. I'm outa here!


20 Feb 07 - 01:00 PM (#1973852)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: The Villan

Don't go Jim Lad


20 Feb 07 - 01:02 PM (#1973853)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Ah. Ah. Ah... Cheerio!


20 Feb 07 - 04:05 PM (#1974092)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Georgiansilver

Can we please have another go and be a little sensitive to what this thread is really all about.

It barely seems like yesterday,
You held me in your arms.
A mothers love for her only son,
Amongst the Devonshire farms.

Next verse please.....


20 Feb 07 - 04:52 PM (#1974124)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Songster Bob

Why cannot anyone stick to the meter, much less the sentiment?

And, by the bye, you're not writing a song, you know -- just a lyric.

Other'n that, Mrs. Lincoln, how was the play?

Bob


21 Feb 07 - 03:53 AM (#1974592)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: fat B****rd

Now as I await my captain's call
To run through a foriegn land
I remember your gentle face
As I write with trembling hand


21 Feb 07 - 04:34 AM (#1974621)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Ross

Well done Jim Lad - nice thread - sorry about the horse & cart

A bit better than the general up your arse threads, what's the point of being a folkie bollocks/lets have a moan

Scrumps original appraisal of the lines collected was quite nice

Anyone got a cracking tasteful last two lines?


21 Feb 07 - 05:04 AM (#1974637)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: GUEST

And if i should sing the song we wrote,
      It will pierce love,like a dart.


21 Feb 07 - 05:06 AM (#1974642)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Georgiansilver

So its sentiment will travel far,
And maybe touch YOUR heart.


21 Feb 07 - 05:10 AM (#1974648)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Scrump

Bah! I posted in this thread earlier, and my posting seems to have gone AWOL.

Anyway - apologies to Jim Lad for my last contribution yesterday, which was intended as a bit of fun. Jim Lad, don't give up, it's a grand idea. Here are the words so far (below). Jim Lad, as starter of this idea, please edit it to remove any words that don't seem correct, etc., and let's see the result so far.

It barely seems like yesterday,
You held me in your arms.
A Mothers love for her only son,
Amongst the Devonshire farms.

Now as I await my captain's call
To run through a foriegn land
I remember your gentle face
As I write with trembling hand [added by fB]

It only seems like yesterday,
But twenty years,since then have past
Lung cancer took you from us,
A year ago you breathed your last.

But in my memories you remain
A light forever more
Memories stay with us
So I'll always feel you near

sun is now setting, your out of harm

But I remember when you were young
Your future like the sun
I have this massive growth on my nose
Will they save me - no one knows

Ok! Let it die.

They buried you in the churchyard
And with you lies my heart
And if i should sing the song we wrote,
      It will pierce love,like a dart.
So its sentiment will travel far,
And maybe touch YOUR heart.


21 Feb 07 - 05:18 AM (#1974653)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: old salty

sorry i was a guest on my bit.
                                       
       And if i should sing,the song we wrote
       It will pierce love,like a dart.

    All better now, reset me cookies!


21 Feb 07 - 03:58 PM (#1975221)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: LukeKellylives (Chris)

So I sing my song now, loudly so you can hear it.
For if I sing loud enough, I believe, I may reach your spirit.


21 Feb 07 - 03:59 PM (#1975223)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: LukeKellylives (Chris)

Forgot to mention, the way this song is going so far, and with the style of it, I think Sam Hall would be a fitting tune for it. Anyone else?


21 Feb 07 - 05:33 PM (#1975309)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Look what they done to my song, Ma.


21 Feb 07 - 05:40 PM (#1975315)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

It barely seems like yesterday
You held me by the hand
We walked along the seashore
kicked our shoes off in the sand
Then up along the riverbank
and to the shady glen
I'd part with all I own
Just to have yesterday again.


Something like that....


21 Feb 07 - 05:53 PM (#1975327)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: skipy

Maybe, just maybe, this may be important to someone, maybe to help someone reconcile a recent or even long past event, perhaps we should be gentle here & try to write something worth singing.
Or pehaps I may be wrong, as I am often and able to admit it!
Skipy


21 Feb 07 - 05:56 PM (#1975328)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Maybe!


21 Feb 07 - 05:58 PM (#1975330)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: GUEST

CANCER SUX


21 Feb 07 - 05:59 PM (#1975331)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Dave Wynn

"The dog rose curled around your grave"
"the blossom white and orange"......oh bugger


21 Feb 07 - 06:03 PM (#1975337)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

It barely seems like yesterday
You held me by the hand
We walked along the seashore
kicked our shoes off in the sand
Then up along the riverbank
and to the shady glen
I'd part with all I own
Just to have yesterday again.

Ah but that was in the springtime
When the air was fresh and clear
We never had a worry
Never shed a single tear
But now my heart grows heavy
As I ponder back to then
Won't somebody please show me
The way to yesterday again



Okay! I'm into it now....


21 Feb 07 - 06:06 PM (#1975340)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: The Villan

Good LOL


21 Feb 07 - 06:08 PM (#1975344)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: LukeKellylives (Chris)

Yeah, scratch my line. It's too long. I'm really thinkin' it should be sung like Sam Hall, still, but it's your song. *shrug*


21 Feb 07 - 06:15 PM (#1975355)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

It barely seems like yesterday
You held me by the hand
We walked along the seashore
kicked our shoes off in the sand
Then up along the riverbank
and to the shady glen
I'd part with all I own
Just to have yesterday again.

Ah but that was in the springtime
When the air was fresh and clear
We never had a worry
Never shed a single tear
But now my heart grows heavy
As I ponder back to then
Won't somebody please show me
The way to yesterday again

Well the summers nearly over
And the nights are closing in
The sparrow long since left her nest
The geese are on the wing
And all the joys we ever had
We'll never share again
But please God above can I
Just have one yesterday again


needs work...


21 Feb 07 - 06:16 PM (#1975356)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: The Villan

Your Song as by Elton John :-)

Keep it going Jim Lad


21 Feb 07 - 06:28 PM (#1975368)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jeri

Jim it's hard to write anything serious as a group because everyone wants to contribute, even if they don't have anything to contribute but throwaway garbage they don't have to put any thought into. At least it's helpful that they self-identify.

Now there are photographs
And a memory, as I turn the page
You're beautiful and perfect
For never will you age
And these thoughts light my heart
Like the stars the heavens above
Everything in this world dies
Everything, but love


21 Feb 07 - 06:46 PM (#1975394)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Georgiansilver

And when I think of you my love,
My heart leaps in my breast.
My memory of your beauty, of
the one I loved the best.
And when the Winter comes once more,
And I sit by our log fire,
I'll think of you with a passion,
You are still my hearts desire.


21 Feb 07 - 06:48 PM (#1975400)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

It barely seems like yesterday
You held me by the hand
We walked along the seashore
kicked our shoes off in the sand
Then up along the riverbank
and to the shady glen
I'd part with all I own
Just to have yesterday again.

Ah but that was in the springtime
When the air was fresh and clear
We never had a worry
Never shed a single tear
But now my heart grows heavy
As I ponder back to then
Won't somebody please show me
The way to yesterday again

Well the summers nearly over
And the nights are closing in
The sparrow long since left her nest
The geese are on the wing
And all the joys we ever had
We'll never share again
But please God above can I
Just have one yesterday again

So now my love, I'll say Goodbye
As you go on your way
And know my heart is aching
Just to make it through the day
And though we may be parted
Darling in my heart I pray
That someday we'll be together,
Love, just like .....


jeeze, I can't think of the last word. Let me see. Rhymes with "Heart I pray" .... any takers?
And all done before the wee one wakes up from her nap!


21 Feb 07 - 06:51 PM (#1975410)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: LukeKellylives (Chris)

We could do the ultimate cliche and finish it with "Love, just like a morning in May."


21 Feb 07 - 06:51 PM (#1975411)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Hey! Sorry I was right into it there so I didn't see the other posts. There's some good stuff up there. Why not do a verse each and fiddle around with them In the meantime... Who can put my attempt to music?


21 Feb 07 - 06:52 PM (#1975413)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: LukeKellylives (Chris)

*raises hand jumps and down wildly*

Sam Hall! :D

>.>


21 Feb 07 - 06:52 PM (#1975414)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

"Yesterday" Chris, "Yesterday".


21 Feb 07 - 06:54 PM (#1975415)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Oh Chris t(the "T"s missing from the end of your name!)


21 Feb 07 - 06:54 PM (#1975417)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: LukeKellylives (Chris)

Aww...

Oh, well.

Eh. I need to find a poem to put to that...


21 Feb 07 - 06:57 PM (#1975421)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: LukeKellylives (Chris)

Ha. Aye, Jim.

That's how I got the nickname "Holy Man" at school. XD

By the way, this song wasn't written for any particular reason, was it? Hate to have someone you know get cancer!


21 Feb 07 - 07:01 PM (#1975423)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Stated the reason at the start. Anyone wants to put it to music... Give a donation to cancer and give "Mudcat" the credit if they record it.


21 Feb 07 - 07:02 PM (#1975425)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Dave Wynn

But Jim Lad what does it say (I mean that sans crique). Why not story board a theme in some detail then ask for suggestions on metre, pace and lyrics.

I don't write as a general rule so it's all a bit foggy to me but how about :
A Style e.g. Trad, Modern, timeless
A basic theme e.g. a human state or emotion,love, cowardice, fear, hope, desire, hate, compassion.
A location e.g home, away, lost, the sea, a city, a river, a mountain
A start Scene setting, character(s)
A finish e.g. unrequieted, indeterminate, happy, complete, failure, death.

If I may continue take Little Pot Stove (Harry Robertson) he starts the song with
"Where the winter blizzards blow and the whaling fleet's at rest
Tacked in Leith harbour's sheltered bay safely anchored ten abreast"

This sets the style, the location and a situation of temporary safely in just two lines. The next two lines brings some characters and explains what they are doing there.

Writing by committee is uncommon but t'committee need to to know the basics like start, general content, way to go and end.

Give us a storyboard and see if it works.

Dave Wynn (A.K.A Spot the Dog)


21 Feb 07 - 07:17 PM (#1975444)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Spot the Dog: You're using the wrong side of the brain. You have to switch over now. The kid woke up so I'll take a look tonight. If it needs a chorus to tie it up, I'll slip one in.


21 Feb 07 - 07:21 PM (#1975447)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Dave Wynn

OK My Fault.


21 Feb 07 - 07:23 PM (#1975452)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Not at all. You're probably right but you're using intelligence. Wrong stuff!


21 Feb 07 - 07:37 PM (#1975471)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: ClaireBear

Jimlad, stick with your "yesterday" theme and you'll have a better ending. Here's a possibility

So now my love, I'll say Goodbye
As you go on your way
And know my heart is aching
Just to make it through the day
And though now we may be parted
Still I pray that in the end
When I've reached my last tomorrow
We'll share yesterday again


21 Feb 07 - 08:13 PM (#1975524)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

It barely seems like yesterday
You held me by the hand
We walked along the seashore
kicked our shoes off in the sand
Then up along the riverbank
and to the shady glen
I'd part with all I own
Just to have yesterday again.

Ah but that was in the springtime
When the air was fresh and clear
We never had a worry
Never shed a single tear
But now my heart grows heavy
As I ponder back to then
Won't somebody please show me
The way to yesterday again

Well the summers nearly over
And the nights are closing in
The sparrow long since left her nest
The geese are on the wing
And all the joys we ever had
We'll never share again
But please God above can I
Just have one yesterday again


So now my love, I'll say Goodbye
As you go on your way
And know my heart is aching
Just to make it through the day
And though now we may be parted
Still I pray that in the end
When I've reached my last tomorrow
We'll share yesterday again

Perfect!
Anyone else?


21 Feb 07 - 08:51 PM (#1975556)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Spotted Dog: Sorry, I was in a rush. You said... Writing by committee is uncommon but t'committee need to to know the basics like start, general content, way to go and end. .. good idea.

Someone want to start one off? If not, I'll try later. It'll be a new song & theme.


21 Feb 07 - 11:14 PM (#1975644)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Spot The Dog: There's a stretch of highway, (a few hundred miles of it) Highway 16 West which runs west of Prince George, BC out to Terrace and then on to Prince Rupert. The route has been named "The Highway of Tears" in recent years due to the mysterious disappearance of many young women, most of them Aboriginals.
I would be very interested in seeing how some of us would handle this particular topic. From the families' points of view or the girl herself. Alone in the wilderness. Her fate unknown. Wouldn't really touch on what's probably happened to her. The fact that they're Aboriginals is thought by many to be the main reason that these losses could go on for so long, without any kind of intervention by the R.C.M.P.
Now, I know this road very well and would be inclined to stay out of the actual writing but could certainly help out with the geography. (although it probably wouldn't be necessary)
Would that be something we could get our teeth into?
Search.... "Highway of Tears, Highway 16, BC, Canada" and I have no doubt that you'll find something.
When one of you is ready, start a new thread "Highway of Tears" and go about building the song in whichever way you choose. (two lines at a time didn't work)


22 Feb 07 - 07:51 AM (#1975863)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Scrump

Jim it's hard to write anything serious as a group because everyone wants to contribute, even if they don't have anything to contribute but throwaway garbage they don't have to put any thought into. At least it's helpful that they self-identify.

Well thanks for that. How do you know I didn't put any thought into my contribution? Evidently it was 'throwaway garbage' because it was thrown away, but that doesn't mean I didn't think about it. It might just mean I'm not able to write stuff as well as you.


22 Feb 07 - 09:51 AM (#1975966)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Georgiansilver

My contributions are apparently throwaway garbage...better re-think my strategies!


22 Feb 07 - 10:54 AM (#1976029)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

The process was flawed from the start. My fault entirely. If you folks can come up with a formula that might work, I'd be very interested in it.


22 Feb 07 - 12:38 PM (#1976117)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Dave Wynn

I wouldn't say flawed Jim Lad, in three days you have a song that just needs a tune and possibly a refrain. At the risk of getting cut up I would suggest that Swallow is substituted for Sparrow and walking on broken glass I would re-arrange the first line of the last verse to read "So now I'll say goodbye ,my love" (dunno why)

I like the idea of Highway of Tears, I will look on the net as you recommend.

Dave Wynn


22 Feb 07 - 12:49 PM (#1976124)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Thanks Dave: Cut & Paste, try it out. Sounds good though. Check with Claire Bear before you change the last verse. Taking the wean out to music class now. I'll check in later.


22 Feb 07 - 12:57 PM (#1976130)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Dave Wynn

Jim lad,

There is already a CD out with two songs on it performed by Ray Bessette and co-authored by Ray and Brent Brekkaas. One song called "Please Come Home" and the other the title "Highway of Tears". Ray provided all the recording and distribution costs with proceeds going to signage along the highway
It's a heartbreaking story and beyond my comprehension to even know where to start.

Dave Wynn


22 Feb 07 - 01:01 PM (#1976133)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Dave Wynn

Clair Bear wrote it and I sure as shootin' aint going to edit it. I value my life :-)

Dave W


22 Feb 07 - 01:27 PM (#1976157)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: ClaireBear

I like Spot the Dog's line better -- and anyway I didn't write the former line; I found it in a prior JimLad post.

But it's nice of you to defer to me. I have a suggestion for the following few words, come to think of it:

So now I'll say goodbye my love
But as you slip away
Please know my heart is aching
Just to make it through the day
And though now we may be parted
Still I pray that in the end
When I've reached my last tomorrow
We'll share yesterday again


22 Feb 07 - 02:10 PM (#1976202)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

Ouch! In my mind the bugger was already gone but that works too!

Spot the dog: Re "Highway of Tears" Whatever you do, don't look at the other songs. (there's probably a bunch of them by now)


22 Feb 07 - 02:19 PM (#1976211)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

The big flaw that I see is that many contributions are being ignored and I'm the biggest culprit. There has to be a way around this. Perhaps one of you comes up with a piece of work and mails it to other individuals. We post it now and then for more input. Something like that. Georgian Silver, Scrump, Chris or one of the others could co-ordinate it. My mother says I don't work well with others.


23 Feb 07 - 02:38 AM (#1976737)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

It barely seems like yesterday
You held me by the hand
We walked along the seashore
kicked our shoes off in the sand
Then up along the riverbank
and to the shady glen
I'd part with all I own
Just to have yesterday again.

Ah but that was in the springtime
When the air was fresh and clear
We never had a worry
Never shed a single tear
But now my heart grows heavy
As I ponder back to then
Won't somebody please show me
The way to yesterday again

Well the summers nearly over
And the nights are closing in
The sparrow long since left her nest
The geese are on the wing
And all the joys we ever had
We'll never share again
But please God above can I
Just have one yesterday again


So now I'll say goodbye my love
But as you slip away
Please know my heart is aching
Just to make it through the day
And though now we may be parted
Still I pray that in the end
When I've reached my last tomorrow
We'll share yesterday again

I suggest now that the lyrics are done and all we need is a real musician to turn it into a song.


23 Feb 07 - 03:29 AM (#1976756)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Georgiansilver

To the tune of 'The Sally Gardens'


23 Feb 07 - 03:33 AM (#1976760)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Georgiansilver

5th line...last verse...remove the 'And'


23 Feb 07 - 03:36 AM (#1976764)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

I'm not here! Yous do it.


20 Mar 07 - 04:05 PM (#2002430)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

It barely seems like yesterday
You held me by the hand
We walked along the seashore
kicked our shoes off in the sand
Then up along the riverbank
and to the shady glen
I'd part with all I own
Just to have yesterday again.

Ah but that was in the springtime
When the air was fresh and clear
We never had a worry
Never shed a single tear
But now my heart grows heavy
As I ponder back to then
Won't somebody please show me
The way to yesterday again

Well the summers nearly over
And the nights are closing in
The sparrow long since left her nest
The geese are on the wing
And all the joys we ever had
We'll never share again
But please God above can I
Just have one yesterday again


So now I'll say goodbye my love
But as you slip away
Please know my heart is aching
Just to make it through the day
Though now we may be parted
Still I pray that in the end
When I've reached my last tomorrow
We'll share yesterday again


20 Mar 07 - 04:07 PM (#2002434)
Subject: RE: Let's write a song together!
From: Jim Lad

From: Georgiansilver: "To the tune of 'The Sally Gardens'" .....
Something like that