Chequers - several Paul Simon as a result of it being his 70th birthday the next day!


Excellent evening. Some fun and banter as usual and quite a lot of songs as we all sat round one huge table – which worked really well.

Dick: April Morning, Fair Rosamund, Peat Bog Soldiers,
Mike: Needle of Death (Bert Jansch), Wednesday Morning 3am (Paul Simon) , Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen)
Dave: Hop-picking Song, Hobos, Home Town(all by Dave himself)
David, Alison & Simon: Scarecrow (John tams), The Lark (Kate Rusby), Dead Skunk (Loudon Wainright), Cold Days of February (Incredible String Band), tunes – Lisbon, 4 Seasons
Karen: Wagon Wheel (Old Crow Medicine Band), Gloria (A J Clarke)
Karen (vocals), Martin (guitar) & France (harp): Kathy’s Song (Paul Simon)
Martin: Bleecker Street (Paul Simon), Mrs Robinson (P Simon), Sparrow (P Simon)
John: Sound of Silence (P Simon), Bournemouth
Matt: I’m Waiting For My Man, Lewis Collins (Mississippi John Hurt)
Fred: Apache Bear Song (Fred), Munster Grass (hornpipe – Irish trad), The Road to Venezuela (Stachridge)
France: Sky Boat Song
Alison: Sweet Hope of Glory
Dave & Simon: Bucks Free Press

Next week we're at The Dashwood Arms, Piddington.

Don't forget to put the Xmas meal in your diaries - Wednesday 21st December at Dog and Badger

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