On 11/15/06, lezlie1@... <lezlie1@...> wrote:
> (Pardon me for sending this to the list, but yahoo truncated your addy
> rendering it useless...)
> I'd love to have you there - but we are in Berkeley California -- not
> Indiana. You can enter the Song Challenge anyway -- just send your
> interpretation on a tape cassette or (preferred:) a CD to me at: 2998
> Shasta Rd. Berkley Ca 94708 RE: TSCP Song Challenge. We'll ask you to sign
> a waiver & get it onto the forthcoming CD, "Pyrate Lunacy". You keep all
> the rights for future performances & recordings. ("Drunken Sailor" as an
> Elvish aire?)
[SOUNDS GREAT! ONLY WISH I HAD THE TIME, NOW ... .]
> I just thought all the mythopoets would enjoy the challenge. I hope to meet
> everyone at Mythcom out here next summer.
> You may be wondering why you haven't heard from me lately, my house burned
> three weeks ago, and I am just now getting back up to doing Other Things
> besides caring for house & home. We will rebuild and are in temporary digs,
> but it is an on-going Process. Let me take this moment to remind you of
> seeing to it that all of your fire safety measures are in place -- "CHEERS"
[SO SORRY THIS HAPPENED. GOOD LUCK WITH THE (SEMI-PERMANENT) MOVE.
CHINS UP AND "CHEERS" TO YOU, LEZLIE]
> > On 11/11/06, Lezlie <lezlie1@...> wrote:
> > >
> > > Quick addendum - you don't have to attend to enter your song. Just
> send a recording. happy song writing!
> > >
> > > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <mythsoc%40yahoogroups.com>, lezlie1@
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi -- Because we opened the Song Challenge to Anyone and Everyone, I'm
> > > > sending this to all of you here & am asking all of you to send this to
> > > > anyone you know who would enjoy this Challenge:
> > > >
> > > > For greater amusement, The Starlight Circle Players have challenged
> > > > singer/songwriters and musicians who will attend to re-arrange (in
> > > > own musical styles and using the original lyrics) either of the
> > > following
> > > > songs: "15 Men on a Deadmen's Chest" or "Drunken Sailor" (or a
> > > combination
> > > > of both). The songs will be performed between courses and recorded
> > > on CD.
> > > >
> > > > Send a recording to TSCP c/o Lezlie Kinyon, 2998 Shasta Rd. Berkeley,
> > > > 94708 -- we'll ask you to sign a waiver & add you to the CD, "Pyrate
> > > > Lunacy". People on the CD get a copy gratis, and friends & relatives
> > > > buy one through the website around Christmas.
> > > >
> > > > If you are in the Bay Area, you can perform your
> > > interpretation/entry at the
> > > > Fundraiser, "A Pyrate Winter Holiday" December 1, contact us for
> > > details.
> > > > There will be a prize for "Best of the Evening". If you need us to
> > > record
> > > > you, contact us to make arrangements.
> > > >
> > > > I was inspired by a CD called `The Money or the Gun', in which a lot
> > > > musicians rewrote `Stairway to Heaven,' and I thought: how really
> > > fun and
> > > > goofy. We've all heard the Chieftains' "Drunken Sailor" on their CD
> > > 'Deep
> > > > Blue Sea' and the thrasher version of "Yo Ho Ho" on the radio. The
> > > > challenge is the old lyrics and melody and one's own musical style,
> > > be it
> > > > full-on Wagnerian aria, a Broadway show tune, country, Dylanesque
> > > > `60s `Haight Ashbury' rock, death metal, hip hop, tango, Bollywood, or
> > > > Balkan dance music. There is a prize for the best of the evening.
> > > Musicians
> > > > should be sure to call us if they have questions, and let us know in
> > > advance
> > > > if they will use electric instruments, as we'll need to accommodate
> > > for them
> > > > in the recording process.
> > > >
> > > > BB! Lezlie
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