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Favorite Fall Songs

GUEST,Volgadon 10 Feb 08 - 08:57 AM
GUEST,Reuben 10 Feb 08 - 07:41 AM
Genie 08 Sep 07 - 01:21 PM
Genie 08 Sep 07 - 01:20 PM
Jack Blandiver 08 Sep 07 - 07:58 AM
Azizi 08 Sep 07 - 07:41 AM
the button 08 Sep 07 - 06:07 AM
Jack Blandiver 08 Sep 07 - 06:00 AM
the button 08 Sep 07 - 05:51 AM
Genie 07 Sep 07 - 11:42 PM
MystMoonstruck 07 Sep 07 - 10:35 PM
Genie 07 Sep 07 - 09:20 PM
Genie 07 Sep 07 - 09:10 PM
Jack Blandiver 07 Sep 07 - 05:43 PM
Azizi 07 Sep 07 - 02:10 PM
Chip2447 17 Oct 01 - 03:19 AM
Ebbie 16 Oct 01 - 03:39 PM
GUEST 16 Oct 01 - 07:52 AM
GUEST,Noreen 16 Oct 01 - 06:42 AM
Art Thieme 15 Oct 01 - 10:24 PM
AllisonA(Animaterra) 15 Oct 01 - 09:30 PM
nutty 24 Oct 00 - 01:17 PM
nutty 23 Oct 00 - 06:54 PM
marshman 23 Oct 00 - 02:32 PM
Pinetop Slim 23 Oct 00 - 01:51 PM
Stewart 23 Oct 00 - 12:35 PM
mrs_zezam 23 Oct 00 - 11:44 AM
Alice 22 Oct 00 - 03:39 PM
Fred/Forsh 22 Oct 00 - 02:12 PM
GUEST,JMonroe 22 Oct 00 - 02:07 PM
Lanfranc 27 Sep 00 - 05:58 PM
Cap't Bob 27 Sep 00 - 04:42 PM
MMario 27 Sep 00 - 02:14 PM
mousethief 27 Sep 00 - 02:01 PM
mousethief 27 Sep 00 - 01:40 PM
AllisonA(Animaterra) 27 Sep 00 - 01:21 PM
mousethief 27 Sep 00 - 01:15 PM
Peg 27 Sep 00 - 12:59 PM
Jim Krause 27 Sep 00 - 12:42 PM
Thomas the Rhymer 27 Sep 00 - 12:08 PM
SINSULL 27 Sep 00 - 09:48 AM
Llanfair 27 Sep 00 - 09:35 AM
A Wandering Minstrel 27 Sep 00 - 08:19 AM
Grab 27 Sep 00 - 07:35 AM
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BigDaddy 27 Sep 00 - 01:08 AM
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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: GUEST,Volgadon
Date: 10 Feb 08 - 08:57 AM

"Forever Autumn" Justin Hayward.


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: GUEST,Reuben
Date: 10 Feb 08 - 07:41 AM

Ive been looking for guitar chords/ arrangement for Long and Lonely Winter for years. I found the lyrics ok. Can anyone help?

I tried working it out and thought I had it but its gone...


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Genie
Date: 08 Sep 07 - 01:21 PM

... er, I meant to say "songs like Shine On, Harvest Moon and Beer Barrel Polka."


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Genie
Date: 08 Sep 07 - 01:20 PM

Oh, we have some great threads on Halloween songs here, Sedayne. Just put the word Halloween in the forum search box.

Of course, if we're going to veer off into other fall-related topics, such as harvest, Oktoberfest, etc., we have threads for songs about those, too. E.g., songs like Shine On, Harvest Moon and The Monster Mash.


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Jack Blandiver
Date: 08 Sep 07 - 07:58 AM

It wasn't just that of course; for one reason or the other the music of The Fall will forever be indicative of Autumn & 'The Impression of J. Temperance' is a chilling evocation of the urban / rural hinterlands of Northern England wherein such horrors might be all-too readily imagined - especially as the nights draw in and the early-dark draws a veil over the proceedings therein...

One aspect of Autumn / Fall is Hallowe'en, so I thought maybe something a bit darker might be appropriate here!


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Azizi
Date: 08 Sep 07 - 07:41 AM

Oh! So that explains your 07 Sep 07 - 05:43 PM post.

I wasn't gonna ask but I was wondering.

**

I googled the band and found this Wikipedia article:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fall_%28band%29

Here's an excerpt from that article:

"The Fall are an English Post-punk band, formed in Prestwich, in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, Greater Manchester in 1976. Named after the English translation of Albert Camus' novel, La Chute (1956), they have released twenty-six studio albums and scored three UK Top 40 hit singles.[1] The band's work has been the subject of numerous compilation albums, including a collection of material recorded for the John Peel show between 1978 and 2004. Peel was a staunch supporter of the band, and as of 2007 they have made a record twenty-four sessions for the programme - a feat which has led to the widespread belief that The Fall were one of Peel's favourite bands.[2]

Since their inception, The Fall have been through fifty-eight line-up changes, with leader Mark E. Smith being the only constant member.[3] Smith's enigmatic lyrics and drawling delivery, coupled with the idiosyncratic and innovative music of the band, has resulted in a subtle influence on several generations of musicians."

**

That Wikipedia article also contains some sound files.


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: the button
Date: 08 Sep 07 - 06:07 AM

Lyrically, I think my favourite would be "Jawbone & air-rifle,*" although musically I think "The Classical" or "Fortress." Heavily biased towards Hex Enduction Hour, I know -- but anyway.

* Or possibly "Lie dream of the casino soul."


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Jack Blandiver
Date: 08 Sep 07 - 06:00 AM

Me too (see above)


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: the button
Date: 08 Sep 07 - 05:51 AM

I thought this thread was going to be about The Fall, possibly the finest British rock band of all time. :-(


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Genie
Date: 07 Sep 07 - 11:42 PM

Autumn To May (in the DT)
Equinox
Falling Leaf
The Seasons
The Best Of Autumn (thread here)
Autumn Gold
Forever Autumn
Changin' Of the Seasons
My Lady Of Autumn
Lady Of The Seasons' Laughter

Songs that mention autumn:
Both Sides The Tweed
April, Come She will
Promises Broken And Kept
Puff, the Magic Dragon


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: MystMoonstruck
Date: 07 Sep 07 - 10:35 PM

Autumn's Child
by Captain Beefheart
Originally appeared on Safe As Milk (1967)

Go back ten years ago sunbeams dancing round
Go back ten yeas ago sunbeams dancing down
Autumn's child Autumn's child

Autumn's child got a loophole round her finger
Halo rings her head
Cornhusk hair makes me linger
A cat's stare meet s my dare
A man's chair greets my stare
Gonna be my wife she sang she said
Gonna be my wife gonna spice my life she said
Go back ten years ago sunbeams everywhere
Go back ten years ago sunbeams fill the air

Harvest moon be nimble
Apples bob and tremble
Fish pond streaks love kind
Found the child I have to find
Apples shine share together
Got the time to make her mine
Fish pond streaks love kind
Found the child I had to find

Autumn's child-I met her at a balloon buts picnic
She caught me with the beauty queen
With jade-green eyes buttons and bows and fancy ties
The feet of dust under trees of rust
make them sandals gambol under knees of trust
Gonna be my wife gonna spice my life she sang she said
Gonna be my wife gonna spice my life she said

Go back ten years ago sunbeams shining down
Go back ten years ago sunbeams glancin' round....
Autumn's child...............

"Cold Frosty Morn" is one of my favorites! That melody drew me to Gypsy Guerilla Band for the first time (Jubilee Faire near Peoria). I was instantly enchanted. No, I can't play it--yet. I'm working on it.

While studying toward teacher's certification, I took a class for grade school teachers in which we learned all sorts of rhymes and songs. This is "Autumn Breezes", but they had no composer's credit:
"Autumn Breezes"
When the Summer shuts her eyes,
Naughty Autumn Breeze
Steals away the pretty leaves
From all the forest's trees.

Then they stand so bare and cold
In the frosty air,
Till old Winter comes along
And finds them shiv'ring there.

Kind old Winter pities them,
When the cold winds blow,
So he wraps them snug and warm
In cloaks of fluffy snow.

By the way: I ended up teaching sophomore English, so all of those "songlets" were never sung.

Autumn makes me think of Halloween, but that's quite a different path.


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Genie
Date: 07 Sep 07 - 09:20 PM

Fixing my link:
Lyrics: Go Down Easy (J Bolotin) - recorded by D Fogelberg


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Genie
Date: 07 Sep 07 - 09:10 PM

Not folk, but I really like Autumn In New York.

I'm also fond of Autumn Leaves, in the original French (Les Feuilles Mort) and in English, as well as September Song, Try To Remember (from The Fantasticks!), and - probably my favorite fall song: Urge For Goin'.

There's another good song about autumn - which I find very difficult to sing because of its range and because there are places you have to have a lot of lung capacity (breath) to get through the lyric phrase without taking an awkward breath.   It's on Dan Fogelberg's album "High Winter Snows," but Jay Bolotin wrote it. It's called "Go Down Easy". (That link will take you to a thread here with the lyrics.)

Other songs that are not really "fall" songs but that I love to sing when the weather gets colder, windier, or rainier include:
Button Up Your Overcoat
Stormy Weather
Baby, It's Cold Outside


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Jack Blandiver
Date: 07 Sep 07 - 05:43 PM

After much deliberation, it has to be 'The Impression of J. Temperance' - a grand-guinol ballad on a par with Twa Corbies etc.

Hate wide for dog breeder
in the town of purport
A never seen dog breeder
This is the tale of his replica.

Name was J. Temperance
Only two did not hate him
Because peasants fear local indifference
Pet shop and the vet, Cameron.

One night vet is called out
from his overpaid leisure
To Temperance household, delivered ran out
and phoned his wife in terror.

The next bit is hard to relate.
(There are no read-outs for this part of the track.)
The new born thing hard to describe
Like a rat that's been trapped inside
A warehouse base, near a city tide
Brown sockets, purple eyes
And fed with rubbish from disposal barges brown and covered

No changeling,
as the birth was witnessed.
Only one person could do this:
"Yes" said Cameron
"and the thing was in the
impression of J. Temperance."

His hideous replica.
Scrutinise the little monster
Disappeared through the door
His hideous replica


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Azizi
Date: 07 Sep 07 - 02:10 PM

A lot of trees where I live don't seem to know that it's not fall yet.

**

I think compared to other seasons, there's probably fewer songs about autumn/fall.

But "Autumn Leaves" does its part for making up for the small number of songs about that season.

**

Here's two YouTube videos of "Autumn Leaves".

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IY17gMP5QvI
Nat King Cole ; Released in 1955 on the Capitol label}

{The video part is just a scene of a phonograph record playing} Still, I'm glad it was posted on YouTubes}.

and

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7-haKkFnT8&mode=related&search=
Eva Cassidy {Live at Blues Alley}.

**

I know it's not a contest. But I personally like Eva Cassidy's version more than Nat King Cole's rendition.


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Chip2447
Date: 17 Oct 01 - 03:19 AM

Rippling waters by The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has always had a "fall" feel to it. One of my long time favorites.

Chip2447


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Ebbie
Date: 16 Oct 01 - 03:39 PM

One year I was rhapsodizing with two friends about the richness of autumn and said I was going to write a song about Autumn in the Air with a metaphorical twist at the end to say that I'm enjoying the autumn of my life.

Both friends then wrote a song about autumn- I never did.

Ebbie


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: GUEST
Date: 16 Oct 01 - 07:52 AM

Definitely Sandy Denny's "Who Knows Where the Time Goes"


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: GUEST,Noreen
Date: 16 Oct 01 - 06:42 AM

Blackbird by Dave Webber (click here for lyrics) is my song of the moment. I was singing it to myself this morning, as I walked out as the sun was rising, and the world was hung with dew. Wonderfully atmospheric. Thanks Jeri for posting the words.


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Subject: Lyr Add: THE OVENBIRD (Robert Frost)
From: Art Thieme
Date: 15 Oct 01 - 10:24 PM

And one of my favorite poems which means more to me as the years pass-------THE OVENBIRD by Robert Frost...so right for these sad days since September 11th...

There is a singer everyone has heard
Loud, a mid-summer and a mid-wood bird,
Who makes the solid tree trunks sound again.
He says that leaves are old and that for flowers
Mid-summer is to spring as one to ten.
He says the early petal fall is past,
When pear and cherry blossom went down in showers
On sunny days a moment overcast;
And comes that other fall we name the fall.
He says the highway dust is over all.
The bird would cease and be as other birds
But that he knows in singing not to sing.
The question that he frames in all but words
Is what to make of a diminished thing.

Art Thieme


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: AllisonA(Animaterra)
Date: 15 Oct 01 - 09:30 PM

refresh


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: nutty
Date: 24 Oct 00 - 01:17 PM

slip of the fingers in the previous entry. The bird in the second verse should be the " whitethroat " not the black


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Subject: Lyr Add: THE LONG AND LONELY WINTER^^
From: nutty
Date: 23 Oct 00 - 06:54 PM

I've been singing "THE LONG AND LONELY WINTER" by Dave Goulder for years. It's a lovely song.

Summer 'comes October , the green becomes the brown
The leaves will all be red and gold before they touch the ground
Before they touch the ground my dear
Before they touch the ground
The long and lonely winter will be here

The blackthroat and the swallow are nowhere to be found
And the redwing is upon the earth before you turn around
Before you turn aound etc

The early Autumn evening was once the afternoon
But now the chill and frosty nights they always come to soon
They always come too soon etc

The traveller has left the road so very long and still
And the sun will wait the Winter out before he leaves the hill
Before he leaves the hill etc

Summer ' comes October , a season come and gone
And very little time to lose before the day is done
Before the day is done my dear
Before the day is done
The long and lonely Winter will be here

HTML line breaks added. -JoeClone 16-Mar-01.


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: marshman
Date: 23 Oct 00 - 02:32 PM

My gawd what a long tread. I didn't realize there were so many fall songs. The one by Greg Brown ( about his grandma's preserves) is called"Canned Goods" and he often accompany's it with a delightful story about holidays at her farm. My current favorite Fall song; "Yankee Lady" by Jesse Winchester, fits in the urge for goin' catagory. Verse 3 goes:

An Autum walk on a country road, and a million flaming trees I was feeling uneasy, cause there was winter in the breeze And she said "Oh Jesse look over there, the birds are southward bound Oh Jesse, I'm so afraid to lose this love we've found".

You probably know the rest. A great Fall to you all. marshman


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Pinetop Slim
Date: 23 Oct 00 - 01:51 PM

Hank Williams' "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" has been a fall favorite for a few years (the robin's tears "as leaves begin to fall")... The fiddle tune "Cold Frosty Morning," gets me ready for a brisk bike ride.


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Stewart
Date: 23 Oct 00 - 12:35 PM

Another Bill Staines song -- Canadian Winds -- it always got to me when I lived in Minnesota and contemplated another cold winter coming on. And a second for the Irish trad. October Winds. Stewart from Seattle


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: mrs_zezam
Date: 23 Oct 00 - 11:44 AM

Joni Mitchell's "Chelsea Morning", even if it is not meant as such...

Woke up, it was a Chelsea morning and the first thing that I saw
was the sun thru yellow curtains and a rainbow on my wall.
Red, green and gold to welcome you, crimson crystal beads to beckon.
Oh, won't you stay? We'll put on the day.
There's a sun show every second...

I also really like "Harvest Home" that Mousethief gave above.

Sinsull and Animaterra, your "Come Little Leaves" caught my eye. There are actually five verses (I'll write them out for you - via PM or where? please advise newcomer). In grade school my class memorized October's Party (clicky) by the same lyricist, George Cooper (a friend of Stephen Foster). I found both in a book of children's poetry a year or two ago. Now I'm wondering if "October's Party" was set to music as well.


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Alice
Date: 22 Oct 00 - 03:39 PM

I posted the Frost Is On The Punkin last year in the campfire thread... feels like time to refresh that campfire again for all the newbies who have joined us.

Alice in Montana


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Fred/Forsh
Date: 22 Oct 00 - 02:12 PM

Hi there! I would also go along with Autumn Song By Harvey andrews, Also : "what's the life of a man, any more than a leaf? a man has his seasons so why should he grieve? all thriugh this life, we appear fine & gay, then like a leaf we must wither, and soon fade away..." Know the one I meen? Cheers Dave


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: GUEST,JMonroe
Date: 22 Oct 00 - 02:07 PM

I am hoping someone can help me with a child's song which comes to mind each October. The songs goes something like this: October gave a party, the leaves by hundreds came, the chestnut, oaks and maples and leaves of every name... The rest I can't remember. Does this sound familar to anyone?


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Lanfranc
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 05:58 PM

My favourite AUTUMNAL songs:

Autumn Leaves - Prevost/Mercer

Urge for Going - Joni Mitchell

Autumn Song - Harvey Andrewa

Syracuse and Albany - Allan Taylor

September Song - Brecht/Weill

Summer is Over - Tom Springfield


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Cap't Bob
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 04:42 PM

Llanfair ~ In these parts a cord of fire wood (sometimes called a face cord) is 4 feet high and 8 feet long with the individual pieces cut usually somewhere fifteen and and twenty inches. I usually burn between 12 and 18 face cords during the winter (depending on just how cold and long the winter happens to be)

A pulp cord is 4 feet high x 4 feet wide and the logs are cut 8 feet long. You can usually get around two and a half fire wood cords out of one pulp cord.

I suppose a cord may be defined differently in other parts of the country.

Cap't Bob


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: MMario
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 02:14 PM

I believe a cord of wood is 4 foot high by 4 foot deep by 12 feet long. a "face cord" is 12 foot by 4 foot high and as deep as the average piece of stovewood


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Subject: Lyr Add: FALL^^
From: mousethief
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 02:01 PM

This is by Canadian singer/songwriter Bruce Cockburn:

Fall

cloud pillars clinging like vines to the sky
don't cry
we'll walk down the meadow with sunrise inside
so dry your eyes
the winds of all kingdoms meet where we stand

the gray forest people cast off their old clothes
good-bye
everything's sleeping as winter draws near
so close your eyes
the mists of all twilights dance close at hand

the rust-coloured river is now slowing down
going dry
harvest has lifted the crown from the ground
but don't you cry
the song of the seasons brings life to the land

-----

Alex
O..O
=o=


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: mousethief
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 01:40 PM

Singer/songwriter Al Stewart, a so-called "folkie" who emerged during the British early 1970's "folk" scene, has written a couple of songs that have end-of-summer or Autumn themes (or at least references). Title of song is a link to lyrics of same. In descending order of relevance:

Indian Summer
Blue September
Not the One

Don't Forget Me

Alex
O..O
=o=


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: AllisonA(Animaterra)
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 01:21 PM

Sinsull! I teach that song at school! I never knew there was a second verse- thank you so much!
Yours is slightly different from the one I use: the first verse (my only verse) ends:
The days grow short, and the nights grow cold. Grow co------------ld, grow co-------ld


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Subject: Lyr Add: MARIGOLD^^ and HARVEST HOME
From: mousethief
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 01:15 PM

I have to second the vote for "Marigold" by Steeleye Span, which on the album "Sails of Silver" segues so nicely into "Harvest Home" -- one of my absolutely favorite Anglican hymns -- on which they do such a lovely job.

MARIGOLD
[Maddy Prior]

When the marigold no longer blooms
When summer sun is turned to gloom
See the forecast winter snow
See the evergreen that lonely grows
Move close to the fireplace
Neglect the garden
See the ground harden
At a ghostly place

The golden summer sun is silver now
The fruit has fallen from the bough
The season moves to chestnut time
Toffee apples, treacle and mulled wine
Quilts and furs and woolens gay
You wrap around you
But the cold confounds you
On an autumn day

Stout and strong the walls of home and hearth
The curtains drawn against the draft
The rake has reaped, the blade has mown
Nights draw in to call the harvest home
The quiet of a heart at rest
In peace abounded
By love surrounded
Here the home is blest

-----

HARVEST HOME
[Elvey / Alford]

Come, ye thankful people, come
Raise the song of harvest home
All be safely gathered in
Ere the winter storms begin
God our maker doth provide
For our wants to be supplied
Come, ye thankful people, come
Raise the song of harvest home

-----

Mmmm. Feels like hot chocolate on a nippy day.

Alex
O..O
=o=


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Peg
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 12:59 PM

yes, Sinsull very nice idea for a party indeed! My white roses had a second bloming recently...I will try this next year if I am still in the same apartment.

I used to have a Harvest Feast party every year. I did not have a garden but I would get lots of veggies at the farmer's market and make tasty autumnal fare. All guests had to bring a found object for an autumnal centerpiece...


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Jim Krause
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 12:42 PM

Sinsull, I like that Last Rose of Summer idea for a party. I'll have to give that a try sometime. And I'm a real fan of Thomas Moore, the lyricist of that song.


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Thomas the Rhymer
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 12:08 PM

You Know,... I have been overcome by John Barleycorn again too, and yet it isn't explicitly a fall song... But I sing it with feelin', and it feels right!


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: SINSULL
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 09:48 AM

I used to celebrate the start of Fall (my favorite time of year) with a "Last Rose of Summer" party. Fill the house with roses, people, great food and lots of drink. It would start at 8PM and go on until the last guest faded or collapsed into a bed. Instead of "Grace" we sang the "Last Rose of Summer" - some mourning the end of summer; me celebrating the autumn. Need to revive that tradition.

Favorite fall Song: a children's song my father sang. I think he learned it in school. I did it on Hearme once.

"Come" said the wind to the leaves one day
"over the meadow with me and play.
Put on your dresses of red and gold
Summer is gone and the days grow cold"

As soon as the leaves heard the wind's loud call
Down they came tumbling one and all
Over the hills and meadows they flew
Singing little songs, little songs they knew.^^


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Llanfair
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 09:35 AM

I've always wanted to know, Cap'n Bob, what quantity is a "cord" of firewood?
Cheers, Bron.


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: A Wandering Minstrel
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 08:19 AM

"All Among the Barley", "John Barleycorn", "Come Bring us a barrel"....

Hmmm! I think I detect a definite theme developing here

:-)


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Grab
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 07:35 AM

"Looking for the summer" by Chris Rea. Not folk, but anyway. And "Pretty Polly" has an autumnal feel to it, for some reason - maybe it's the riding through the woods.

Grab.


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Benjamin
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 03:01 AM

September by Earth Wind and Fire! Return by Ted Hawkins! Leaves That are Green by Simon and Garfunkel. I'll have to think of more later!

BMW


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: BigDaddy
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 01:08 AM

"The Hey Boys," by Herb Pederson. "Summer Wages," by Ian Tyson (as sung by Tony Rice).


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: mg
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 12:40 AM

Connemara by the Lake, Try to Remember, Bells of St. Mary's, Unquiet Grave..mg


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: PoohBear
Date: 27 Sep 00 - 12:33 AM

BRANDYWINE

autumn's in the air in chester county
clouds are flaming crimmson
in the Pennsylvania sky
sunset brings a chill
summer's fading from the hill
Brandywine September drifting by

Oh, the brandywine is flowing clear and free
Hear the blackbird and the wren
Oh, the brandywine is calling out to me
Wish that I were there again

Cheers!

PB

ps - hope my attempt at line breaks worked right - apologies in advance, if they didn't!


I've fixed the line breaks. A line break is <br>. You had <b> which turns bold type on.

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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: GUEST,smiley
Date: 26 Sep 00 - 09:04 PM

I've also liked "Orion's On The Rise" think that is the title. Heard Margaret MacArthur do it. Also already mentioned, "When Fall Comes To New England" by Cheryl Wheeler and then "Four Strong Winds" by Ian Tyson. And, Kate Wolf's "The Times We Are Living In." Good Gosh I could go on and on and on.

smiley


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Subject: RE: Favorite Fall Songs
From: Cap't Bob
Date: 26 Sep 00 - 08:31 PM

I just finished reading/rereading the posts from last year and the new ones from this year. Many great songs. We just had our first real frost/freeze of the year a couple of days ago so I made my last harvesting trip to the garden and picked tomatoes that still had a ways to go. Like MAG'S post from last year "Tomatoes on the windowsill, they go from green to red" ~ then there the wood room still needing about six more cord to get us through the winter. Unfortunately a yearly tradition (we started last year) involving apples and a cider press will not come to pass this year due to an unusually warm spell during March and April that brought out the apple blossoms and then a cold snap in May that took care of the apple crop in northern Michigan.

The sumac is on fire around these parts and Art that Hot Buttered Rum sounds real good along about now.

Cap't Bob


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