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Old Folkers never die, they just...?

Songster Bob 02 Jul 07 - 09:31 PM
GUEST,sparticus 02 Jul 07 - 05:35 PM
GUEST,TJ in San Diego 02 Jul 07 - 05:33 PM
Lyrical Lady 02 Jul 07 - 04:47 PM
Artful Codger 02 Jul 07 - 01:42 PM
GUEST,sparticus 02 Jul 07 - 03:20 AM
Fliss 02 Jul 07 - 02:46 AM
Mr Red 02 Jul 07 - 02:22 AM
Genie 01 Jul 07 - 03:46 AM
Artful Codger 30 Jun 07 - 09:48 PM
Charley Noble 30 Jun 07 - 01:43 PM
Genie 30 Jun 07 - 05:31 AM
Mr Red 30 Jun 07 - 02:25 AM
Dave Hanson 29 Jun 07 - 05:06 AM
JennyO 29 Jun 07 - 04:15 AM
The Fooles Troupe 29 Jun 07 - 03:14 AM
GUEST,Jack Silver 29 Jun 07 - 01:22 AM
Gurney 28 Jun 07 - 11:52 PM
SouthernCelt 28 Jun 07 - 07:18 PM
Declan 28 Jun 07 - 03:57 PM
GUEST,TJ in San Diego 28 Jun 07 - 03:52 PM
Duke 28 Jun 07 - 12:20 PM
Ebbie 28 Jun 07 - 12:14 PM
alanabit 28 Jun 07 - 12:12 PM
MartinRyan 28 Jun 07 - 12:10 PM
katlaughing 28 Jun 07 - 12:00 PM
open mike 28 Jun 07 - 11:56 AM
katlaughing 28 Jun 07 - 10:23 AM
GUEST,Warwick Slade 28 Jun 07 - 10:04 AM
BuckMulligan 28 Jun 07 - 09:58 AM
GUEST,Terry McDonald 28 Jun 07 - 09:54 AM
GUEST,Warwick Slade 28 Jun 07 - 08:11 AM
GUEST,donmeixner 28 Jun 07 - 08:06 AM
The Fooles Troupe 28 Jun 07 - 07:45 AM
Dave Hanson 28 Jun 07 - 07:35 AM
MBSLynne 28 Jun 07 - 07:30 AM
GUEST,Geoff the Duck 28 Jun 07 - 05:09 AM
Georgiansilver 27 Jun 07 - 06:15 PM
bubblyrat 27 Jun 07 - 06:05 PM
Bee-dubya-ell 27 Jun 07 - 06:03 PM
GUEST,TJ in San Diego 27 Jun 07 - 05:53 PM
Severn 27 Jun 07 - 05:25 PM
beardedbruce 27 Jun 07 - 05:20 PM
GUEST,Warwick Slade 27 Jun 07 - 05:18 PM
GUEST,Whooda Ever 27 Jun 07 - 05:15 PM
gnu 27 Jun 07 - 05:05 PM
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Subject: RE: Old Folkers never die they just.........
From: Songster Bob
Date: 02 Jul 07 - 09:31 PM

Old folkies never die --

they just sound that way.


Bob


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From: GUEST,sparticus
Date: 02 Jul 07 - 05:35 PM

Old Folkers never die they just.....can't avoid the Revival.


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From: GUEST,TJ in San Diego
Date: 02 Jul 07 - 05:33 PM

They just take their act to a higher level (or lower, depending upon the individual...)


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From: Lyrical Lady
Date: 02 Jul 07 - 04:47 PM

....they just keep folking up!

LL


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From: Artful Codger
Date: 02 Jul 07 - 01:42 PM

Go mondegreen?


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From: GUEST,sparticus
Date: 02 Jul 07 - 03:20 AM

Old folkies never die......the tradition won't let them!


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From: Fliss
Date: 02 Jul 07 - 02:46 AM

Old folkies never die.. they just go green
... they get recycled


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From: Mr Red
Date: 02 Jul 07 - 02:22 AM

Old road signs never die the just "Give Way"


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From: Genie
Date: 01 Jul 07 - 03:46 AM

Old folkers never die,
They just diet (or probably need to).

Genie

§;-D


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From: Artful Codger
Date: 30 Jun 07 - 09:48 PM

Old folk musicians never die, they just...

...fiddle out.
(It'll come to you)

...prattle and cuss vociferous-lie.


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From: Charley Noble
Date: 30 Jun 07 - 01:43 PM

Old Folkies never die...

Only their audience does!

And their sponsors!

And their strings!

And anything else that's helpless!

Cheerily,
Charley Noble, enjoying a senior moment


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From: Genie
Date: 30 Jun 07 - 05:31 AM

Old folkers never die, they just tend to go flat.

And they tend to have more trouble with their g-strings.


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From: Mr Red
Date: 30 Jun 07 - 02:25 AM

Old actresses never die - they're just Faye Dunnaway


I'll get me coat............


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From: Dave Hanson
Date: 29 Jun 07 - 05:06 AM

Nah, the devil has all the best music.

eric


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From: JennyO
Date: 29 Jun 07 - 04:15 AM

Old Folkers never die,
They just go to the Great Session in the sky.


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From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 29 Jun 07 - 03:14 AM

"become multi-instrumentalists"

Whoo Hoo! I made it!


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From: GUEST,Jack Silver
Date: 29 Jun 07 - 01:22 AM

become multi-instrumentalists


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From: Gurney
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 11:52 PM

.....pop their clogs.

Those were the days.


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From: SouthernCelt
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 07:18 PM

...or allow their hair to go gracefully away.

SC


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From: Declan
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 03:57 PM

... allow their hair to go gracefully gray.


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From: GUEST,TJ in San Diego
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 03:52 PM

Have their gig cancelled


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From: Duke
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 12:20 PM

Man is a creature of habit and habits are hard to break. It took me 17 years to stop smoking and I doubt that I have 17 years left, so I just keep folking along.


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From: Ebbie
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 12:14 PM

Old Folkers never die, they just play away.


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From: alanabit
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 12:12 PM

I thought old cricketers just had to withdraw their stumps... I think old folkies just live to see their favourite songs become folk songs.


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From: MartinRyan
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 12:10 PM

...cross-dress and run away to C.

Regards


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From: katlaughing
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 12:00 PM

but only by a third?


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From: open mike
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 11:56 AM

they just decresendo-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o


or perhaps they diminish..


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From: katlaughing
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 10:23 AM

MBSLynne....nah-nah-nah-nah!**bg**

Old folkies never die, they haven't answered the question, "What IS folk?"


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From: GUEST,Warwick Slade
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 10:04 AM

Don't worry Terry I'm still taking the tablets


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From: BuckMulligan
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 09:58 AM

Old folkies never die, and they wish they'd known that so they coulda taken better care of themselves.


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From: GUEST,Terry McDonald
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 09:54 AM

Warwick - I hope you've feeling better by the time you do your first number at Wimborne this evening........


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From: GUEST,Warwick Slade
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 08:11 AM

Old Folkers never die they just start writing songs in open D tuning
(for the non guitarists they D compose)
Ouch


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From: GUEST,donmeixner
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 08:06 AM

....they just end the refrain.


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From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 07:45 AM

Old Folkies never die they just play that way...


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From: Dave Hanson
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 07:35 AM

Old folkers never die, they just smell that way.

eric


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From: MBSLynne
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 07:30 AM

Damn Katlaughing! That's what I was going to say!

Old Folkies DO die, you just can't tell the difference?

Old Folkies never die because they are pickled in alcohol.

Love Lynne


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From: GUEST,Geoff the Duck
Date: 28 Jun 07 - 05:09 AM

They just hum a bit...

Quack!
GtD.


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From: Georgiansilver
Date: 27 Jun 07 - 06:15 PM

Old Folkies never die they just lose their tuning.
Old Folkies never die they just 'fade out'
Old Folkies never die they just play a bodhran?
Old Folkies never die they just forget the words (bit more realistic eh?)


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From: bubblyrat
Date: 27 Jun 07 - 06:05 PM

I"m not going to suck "em------I"m not like that !!


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From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 27 Jun 07 - 06:03 PM

Sorry, but the truth of the matter is that old folkies do eventually die.

It's the only way to get them to shut the folk up.


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From: GUEST,TJ in San Diego
Date: 27 Jun 07 - 05:53 PM

They may, eventually succumb - but they'll be 'well-versed' for the next gig.


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From: Severn
Date: 27 Jun 07 - 05:25 PM

....start releasing albums called "The Legendary", "The Late, Great" and "The Lost Sessions".


Of course, the music itself is and will be timeless by definition, right?"


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From: beardedbruce
Date: 27 Jun 07 - 05:20 PM

I died once, but I got better.


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From: GUEST,Warwick Slade
Date: 27 Jun 07 - 05:18 PM

No one told Maybelle Carter but they told me. I've died many times


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From: GUEST,Whooda Ever
Date: 27 Jun 07 - 05:15 PM

I remember a friend remarking after having seen Mother Maybelle Carter in her last years that she'd died two years ago and either nobody told her or she hadn't noticed.


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From: gnu
Date: 27 Jun 07 - 05:05 PM

... get better.


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From: GUEST,Warwick Slade
Date: 27 Jun 07 - 05:04 PM

Old Folkers never die they just sing bawdy ballads. re the maxim
Those who can, do. Those who can't, sing about it


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From: The Sandman
Date: 27 Jun 07 - 04:59 PM

old cricketers never die, they just get run out.
Old folkies never die,they just cant bowl a maiden over.


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From: Severn
Date: 27 Jun 07 - 04:58 PM

They just refrain more often in their per-verse lives 'til someone has to finally have to make the "trad. arrangement by" which they can become a true underground phenomena and one with legend itself.


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Subject: RE: Old Folkers never die they just.........
From: Bill D
Date: 27 Jun 07 - 04:44 PM

Old Folkers never die...they just become Modal Folkers.


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