Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Frank Hamilton The Folk of Folk Songs (9) RE: BS: The Folk of Folk Songs 03 Sep 99


Yes. Many times I've re-heard a tune and found in it something that I'd overlooked before. For me, it might be the addition of a new chord in the accompaniment or a new context musically or historically. Sometimes, I will alter a tune or chords if I hear it a new way. Or sometimes a collated text (putting together different verses of the same song)brings the song to life for me. Or sometimes a new variant of a familar song excites my interest. When I did my new CD I changed tunes, added verses and applied different chords than I had heard in other performances. A good example of a song that has been overlooked for me would be Red Rosy Bush.

Frank Hamilton

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.