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  • VOM1T March, 2019

    Welcome to the March, 2019 VOM1T. Since garthman is in Spain, I'll be your volunteer host.

    Let's start with another "twofer" from me. First, a cover of Peter Paul and Mary's "In The Early Morning Rain": https://soundcloud.com/david-phelps-...y-morning-rain.

    Second, this month we celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Most of you might also remember that I'm a science fiction fan, and that there's a tradition of Sci-Fi/Fantasy themed songs called "filk." Herewith is an original filk song titled, "Don't Look At The Laser (With Your Remaining Eye)," which incorporates elements of both. Enjoy and maybe get a chuckle: https://soundcloud.com/david-phelps-...-remaining-eye.
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    Greetings from Spain.

    Thanks for doing the honours, Deep - great songs.

    I'm back home on Monday so hopefully will come up with something then.
    Howard


    "All governments suffer a recurring problem: power attracts pathological personalities." (Frank Herbert)

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    • #3
      Gosh already?

      I stumbled across this in my ancient files. Very different from my usual offerings.
      My guitar sounds like a million bucks. dunno when or how I recorded it.
      somewhere, somehow in Saigon.

      https://soundcloud.com/louparte/a-ni...erkley/s-JZdtB

      I’ll review everyone’s entry when I get back home myself.
      I’ve left the arms of Miss Zippy this week-end & fled to the embrace
      of that notorious old floozy Lousy Anna.
      Last edited by Etienne Rambert; 03-16-2019, 08:23 PM.
      He has escaped! Youtube , ​Murika , France

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      • #4
        Etienne Rambert - Well done. That's a favorite song of mine. I first heard Manhattan Transfer's version and fell in love with it. Interestingly, they don't include the "Fred Astaire" line. BTW, you're right about your guitar. It sounds very good.
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        • #5
          Loved Don’t Look At The Laser Deep End. As always, very clever lyrics.

          I liked your steady strum on the Lightfoot tune too.
          I have a hard time doing that anymore. I can still finger-style reasonably
          well though.
          He has escaped! Youtube , ​Murika , France

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Etienne Rambert View Post
            Loved Don’t Look At The Laser Deep End. As always, very clever lyrics.

            I liked your steady strum on the Lightfoot tune too.
            I have a hard time doing that anymore. I can still finger-style reasonably
            well though.
            Thanks. I can fingerpick a bit but it always sounds lame to me. I wouldn't be able to do it fast enough for that song anyway. I usually default to strumming.
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            • #7
              Well, Etienne, it looks like it's just us this month. Maybe garthman can bring back the magic next time. See everyone in April.
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