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Thread #141683   Message #3262396
Posted By: *Laura*
23-Nov-11 - 08:06 PM
Thread Name: Chorus songs for ballad singers
Subject: Chorus songs for ballad singers
Hi,

I'm looking for some suggestions - as anyone who's ever met me in a folk-club or some such place will know - I mainly sing ballads. This is really because for some reason I find them easiest to learn, and I feel they're what I'm best at singing.
I think the learning thing comes from the fact that they often have strong, coherent stories - and I find songs with stories I can visualise much easier to learn.

However, for sessions etc, it's much nicer (I think) to have chorus songs that people can join in.

I know hundreds of chorus songs but I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions of ones that might particularly suit someone who is used to learning and singing long miserable ballads :)

Cheers, Laura

p.s. they can still be miserable - the more murders the better - just with a little chorus or refrain...