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Re: [mythsoc] Song Challenge

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  • Walter Padgett
    try walter@waltool.com - or wpadgett@gmail.com (better) ... [SOUNDS GREAT! ONLY WISH I HAD THE TIME, NOW ... .] ... [ME TOO!] ... [INTERESTING. I LL TRY.]
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 21, 2006
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      try walter@... - or wpadgett@... (better)

      On 11/15/06, lezlie1@... <lezlie1@...> wrote:
      >
      > Walter,
      > (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.

      [ME TOO!]

      >
      > (BTW: for a little inspiration, go here & listen to "Yo Ho":
      > http://www.moremoose.com/KOTF.htm) (Note: if you download this CD to your
      > computer permanently, contact Mark Ungar at http://www.moremoose.com an
      > talk to him about it.)

      [INTERESTING. I'LL TRY.]


      > 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"
      > Lezlie

      [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!

      >>>Lezlie
      > > >
      > > > --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com <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
      > the
      > > > > singer/songwriters and musicians who will attend to re-arrange (in
      > their
      > > > > 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,
      > Ca
      > > > > 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
      > can
      > > > > 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
      > of
      > > > > 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
      > folk,
      > > > > `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

      Thanks, Walter.
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