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What song from June Tabor?

10 Sep 11 - 04:41 PM (#3221278)
Subject: June Tabor song ideas ?
From: GUEST,Azoic

IF YOU had a say in what songs June Tabor would include in her musical repertoire,what songs would you choose?As far as my own opinion,I feel that song selection is her strongest suite,and that she has impeccable taste.I would, however, love to hear her sing 'The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress" by Jimmy Webb, "Autumn Leaves"or "Brother Can you Spare A Dime".Any ideas?


10 Sep 11 - 05:01 PM (#3221285)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: Reinhard

The Grey Tunnel Line


10 Sep 11 - 05:35 PM (#3221303)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: GUEST,Azoic

Patti Smith's "People Have The Power".


10 Sep 11 - 05:37 PM (#3221304)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: RTim

I thought is was - The Fey Gunnel Rine!!

Tim Radford


10 Sep 11 - 05:49 PM (#3221308)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: Reinhard

I've never heard of that, Tim. Where is it from? ;)

"The Grey Tunnel Line" was sung by Cyril Tawney on "Tubular Dogs". Incidentally, June Tabor sang "Get a Long Little Dogie" on the same album and she helped Bill Caddick on a midnight snack of "Custard Creams".


10 Sep 11 - 06:52 PM (#3221340)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: RTim

I have a song called the Grey Flannel Line - it's about suit making in New York!!
I learnt it from Sol Webber.


Tim R


10 Sep 11 - 09:17 PM (#3221367)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: Suegorgeous

June has already recorded The Grey Funnel Line with Maddy Prior as Silly Sisters.


11 Sep 11 - 01:02 PM (#3221593)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: GUEST

Get focused here. Reinhard was referring to Les Barker's spoof as he clearly indicated.


11 Sep 11 - 01:12 PM (#3221599)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: GUEST,Azoic

"Lili Marlene"


11 Sep 11 - 03:35 PM (#3221667)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: Suegorgeous

Ah ok, had never heard of that. :)


12 Sep 11 - 02:26 PM (#3222072)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: ClaireBear

My own song "Telling the Bees" -- which is soon to be available on Mudcat's "This Is Us!" collection and is, if I do say so myself, depressing enough for even June T's famously dark sensibilities!


12 Sep 11 - 02:48 PM (#3222090)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: the lemonade lady

Of June's songs, I sing The Reaper and also The Fair Maid of Islington


12 Sep 11 - 03:48 PM (#3222124)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: The Barden of England

The Reaper - without a doubt.
John Barden


12 Sep 11 - 08:14 PM (#3222235)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: Suegorgeous

There's a band called Telling the Bees... can one hear your song anywhere online, Claire?


13 Sep 11 - 11:16 AM (#3222555)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: Elmore

Leonard Cohen's "Take This Waltz".


13 Sep 11 - 11:32 AM (#3222565)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: ClaireBear

Suegorgeous, the version I sang at last year's Getaway is on YouTube, but that was the long version (too many choruses) without accompaniment, and before I changed the tune just a bit to take out the high, squeaky bits. A shorter, accompanied and, well, vastly superior version will be on the new Mudcat CD set.

Also I understand that Jacqui C. sang it at Herga FC in the past few weeks, if you were lucky enough to see her there.

C


13 Sep 11 - 09:28 PM (#3222859)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: Suegorgeous

Nice one Claire!


14 Sep 11 - 02:04 PM (#3223190)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: Santa

I wish she'd record Icarus, which I heard her sing some years back. However, clearly that's already in her repertoire, so is stretching the thread a little.


14 Sep 11 - 02:14 PM (#3223195)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: GUEST,Azoic

Santa,I have never heard her sing this.Is this the song that Martin Simpson sings?


14 Sep 11 - 02:19 PM (#3223196)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: ClaireBear

Yes, and she may only sing it when he's around to accompany her. She does a glorious job on it.


14 Sep 11 - 02:20 PM (#3223197)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: ClaireBear

Icarus was written by brilliant Mudcatter Anne Lister, by the way.


14 Sep 11 - 07:45 PM (#3223335)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: henryclem

My own song Needle & Thread, which is also on "This is Us", is one I'd love to hear from her - I've listened to superb versions (live and recorded) by both Tom Bliss and Tom Napper, and I have had reports of different female singers performing it around the country (learned either from the 2 Toms or me) so I live in hopes ...

Henry


14 Sep 11 - 10:19 PM (#3223376)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: GUEST,Azoic

"Smile"-From the 1936 Charlie Chaplin film "Modern Times","La Vie En Rose","Lili Marlene","Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?",and "Farewell To Tarwaithe".JT is now at the top of her game.


14 Sep 11 - 10:22 PM (#3223378)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: GUEST,Azoic

Also ,Vera Lynn's "White Cliffs Of Dover",and "We'll Meet Again".


15 Sep 11 - 11:46 AM (#3223622)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: Santa

"Some" years back is at least 20. She sang it without Martin Simpson at Wrea Green Folk Club. Whether she sings it at all nowadays I don't know.


15 Sep 11 - 11:52 AM (#3223625)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: ClaireBear

She hasn't come to America in ages, so my memory of Icarus is distant as well.


19 Sep 11 - 08:47 PM (#3225852)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: GUEST,Azoic

Leonard Cohen's "Suzanne"


24 Nov 11 - 01:51 AM (#3262511)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: GUEST,Azoic

"White Rabbit" and "The Times- They Are A Changing" preferably done with the Oysterband.


24 Nov 11 - 04:01 AM (#3262530)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: Richard Bridge

I think some folk songs would be good.

Maybe Childe Owlett.


24 Nov 11 - 07:11 AM (#3262590)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: GUEST,Dáithí

Santander - recorded with the Oyster Band, I believe.


24 Nov 11 - 07:51 AM (#3262609)
Subject: RE: What song from June Tabor?
From: theleveller

I'd love to hear her do The Ballad of Chevy Chase and The Earl of Totnes.