No. of Thursdays we have to practice before upcomings gigs
Before Cropthorne  6/7 May:                    19th, 26th April and 3rd May
Before Bulls Head, Brinklow: 9th May: 19th, 26th April and 3rd May
Before St Nicholas:                                    19th, 26th April, 3rd May and 10th May

So, we have a bit of leeway before upcomings gigs

3 to try, which we have probably done before, but would like to try my versions. They may be good at Cropthorne, Warwick Folk Fest and the like
Liverpool Lou NEW V1
Dirty Old Town NEW V2
When I'm 64 NEW V3

Others to try again
Build Me Up Buttercup
Wagon Wheel
Banks Of  The Old Ihio V3
Why Does It Always Rain On Me
Concrete and Clay
To Make You Feel My Love
It Doesn't Matter any More V2
Everday
Memories Are Made of This V2
Golden Slumbers
Rock and Roll is King




NORFOLK SET 3
SUNDAY 23RD JULY 12.30pm
Midnight Special
River Boy (Ian)
500 Miles
I'm a Believer (Bruce verses, all chorus)
Jamaica Farewell
Day-Oh ! V3 (Dave verses, all chorus)
Sloop John B
Pub With No Beer (Kelvin)
Blackpool Belle (Dave verses, all chorus)
Take This Job and Shove It (Ian)
My Old Man's a Dustman (Dave verses, all chorus)
Puttin' On the Style
Leaving of Liverpool
Delilah
RESERVE
You're Just In Love (Ladies & men alt)











NORFOLK SET 4
SUNDAY 23RD JULY 1.30pm
Things (Ladies and men)
Then He Kissed Me (Ladies)
Spa Strummers RockN'Roll (Ian verses, all chorus)
Sweet Caroline
Eight Days a Week
Under The Boardwalk
There Aint No Pleasin' You (Ian and Dave to try)
Sweet Georgia Brown
7 Little Girls (Dave, ladies &all alt)
I'm the Urban Spaceman
Leaning on a Lamppost (Dave)
Skiffle Medley no.1
Hi Ho Silver Lining
Whiskey In the Jar
Tell Me Ma (Ladies verses, all chorus
RESERVE
You're Just In Love (Ladies & men alt)

Thursday 12th  October
We will start with:-
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life (as on songs page)
Maxwell's Silver Hammer (as on songs page)
All About You (as on songs page)

Depending on Laura's availability we may cover:-  
(reprise) The mini workshop a 'Harmony Session' for singing techniques.

Ain't Misbehavin   9.10.17 v2(a) NEW
Consider Yourself (from Oliver, Laura) v2 NEW
King of the Road (as on songs page) as 2 weeks ago -bass and finger clicking

Sunshine of Your Smile (ackn. Worcester Ukes)  v1 NEW
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B NEW AS LAST WEEK V2
Heartbeat (DJ's simpler uke version based on Jez Quayle's) v3 NEW as last week to try
Heartbeat Riffs (Buddy Riffs from John A)
Heartbeat mp3 (Buddy version transposed to G by John A)
Wimoweh
Anything Goes (Cole Porter)
Why Does It Always Rain On Me(Travis)   (Phil) AS LAST WEEK from Phil B
Man on the Moon (REM) v1 NEW
It Don't Matter Now NEW AS LAST WEEK
Act Naturally
Ring of Fire NEW v1 AS LAST WEEK
My Old Man's a Dustman (with new jokes)

And two from Ian I'm circulating ready for the party night 26th October
Youre My Best Friend
Happy Together





Playlist still being put together -

Laura will be leading us through some very interesting songs and techniques ...

List to appear here

In any order---

Ain't Misbehavin
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B NEW AS LAST WEEK V2
Anything Goes (Cole Porter) NEW AS LAST WEEK V5
Why Does It Always Rain On Me    AS LAST WEEK from Phil B
It's Hard To be Humble (Mac Davis) AS LAST WEEK  YouTube
and 2 in memory of Don Williams:-
I Recall a Gypsy Woman (slight words change to come)
Youre My Best Friend (Ian has arrangement I think - please send it in)

Hawaiian Wedding Song (John A) (slide uke)------------------------------------
      PDF Chord sheet for practice with mp3s below
      PDF Full arrangement sheet no words
      PDF arrangement sheet with words and chords NEW THIS WEEK
      PDF Full arrangement sheet with words  and ooh/ahs NEW LAST WEEK
     MP3 listen to  Backing track mp3 (for strumming)
     MP3 listen to Complete song by The Wakikis converted to C


and maybe these
Glad All Over ( Dave Clark 5) NEW V1 AS LAST WEEK
His Latest Flame (Elvis) NEW V1 AS LAST WEEK
It Don't Matter Now AS LAST WEEK
Thursday 30th Nov - 
We will rehearse / make sure we have the same versions of  the set for this Sat gig on right

Plus 3 Christmas songs
Rocking Around the Christmas Tree V6 Make sure you have this V6 with it's extra chords
Mary's Boy Child v1 play it reggae as last week
White Christmas
Merry Christmas Everbody NEW

Newish stuff
Golden Slumbers NEW as last week (J/D )
Everday NEW basic version to try
When I'm 64 NEW
It Does'nt Matter Any More NEW as last week (Tony C )
Raining In My Heart  in G V2 NEW VERSION as last week  (Tony C )
Build Me Up Buttercup v2 NEW as last week  (Richard )
Lycra V4

Possibles
Maxwell's Silver Hammer
It Don't Matter Now in C V5  (Ian )
Sailing (Vicky) as last week (John A to try slide uke if ready)
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B 







Playlist for Kenilworth Seniors, St Francis of Assissi hall,  Warwick Road, Kenilworth  CV8 1HL
Tues 12th Dec 2.15 start  -  45/50 min  Please be there for 1.45pm. I will set up at  1pm if anyone wants to help.
Dress code - Christmas kit, hats, etc  T shirts etc.

As a precaution we have too many songs - we will tailor it to suit the audience on the day - also I will put more Christmas songs in soon:
Songs on songs web page unless underlined linked
Bring Me Sunshine
Quickstep Medley
Singing In The Rain
Then He Kissed Me
You’re Just In Love
Valerie
I Recall a Gypsy Woman V3 make sure you have V3 (only V2 on songs page)
The Hippopotamos Song
Memories Are Made of This  NEW version
Tie a Yellow Ribbon
Dont Sit Under the Apple tree V3
Tickle My Heart
Puttin' on the Style
Jamaica Farewell
I Wanna Be Like You / Bare Necessities V6 shorter version 6
Oom Pah Pah
City of New Orleans
Jambalaya
Sunny Afternoon
My Old Man's a Dustman
7 Little Girls
Diana
Leaning on a Lamppost
Hello Mary Lou
On The Road Again
Rudi / Tide is high
Whiskey In the Jar
Delilah
Christmas Island
Rocking Around the Christmas Tree V6 Make sure you have this V6
Mele Kailikulaka
Thursday 14th Dec - 
Some songs for possible inclusion in upcoming folk night that we will probably do this week
I'm the Urban Spaceman (as on songs page)
Folk Medley No.2 (as on Songs Page)
Wagon Wheel (abridged Strummers version)
Hev U Gota Loight Boy (Dave's Song sheet to follow very shortly) 
Twice Daily (Dave's Song sheet to follow very shortly)   

Songs to be included in Folk night - already rehearsed enough for now - we shan't do them this week
Banks of the Old Ohio v3 NEW v3 (clearer)
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight v4
Cotton Mill Girls v2
Golden Slumbers NEW as last week
Starman v2
Lycra V4
Combine Harvester  (as on Songs Page)
Tickle My Heart  (as on Songs Page)

Songs of interest for future gigs that we will rehearse this week if time
Everday NEW as last week
When I'm 64  NEW as last week
When I'm 64 alt version   (use intro off version above) 
Build Me Up Buttercup v2 NEW as last week  (Richard
It Does'nt Matter Any More NEW as last week (Tony C )
Raining In My Heart  in G V2 NEW VERSION as last week  (Tony C )
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B 
It Don't Matter Now in C V5  (Ian )
Sailing (Vicky) as last week (John A to try slide uke if ready)
Oldest Swinger in Town (as on Songs Page)



Thursday 7th Dec - 
We shall rehearse for upcoming Christmas Party gig next Tues 12th Dec as list below.

Christmas Island v2 is in the playlist, and that is the version we shall do next Tuesday, but Thusday John A will do play his slide uke on the song. Here is an extra intro chord sheet to use alongside the main song.  John has also provided an mp3  Bing Crosby version with the key lowered to C (so pitch doesn't sound quite right) for an example of how his slide fits in the song.

Christmas Party gig
Bring Me Sunshine
Christmas Medley No 3 v3
You’re Just In Love
Christmas Island v2
Tickle My Heart
Memories Are Made of This  NEW version
Rocking Around the Christmas Tree V6 Make sure you have this V6 with it's extra chords
The Hippopotamos Song
Santa Baby
Dont Sit Under the Apple tree V3
Mary's Boy Child v1 play it reggae as last week
Mele Kaiikimaka
Jamaica Farewell
Oom Pah Pah
Christmas Medley No 4 v3
Silent Night
White Christmas

Reserves
I Wanna Be Like You / Bare Necessities V6 shorter version 6
Quickstep Medley
Valerie
Puttin' on the Style
Jambalaya
Sunny Afternoon
My Old Man's a Dustman
7 Little Girls
Diana
Leaning on a Lamppost
Hello Mary Lou
On The Road Again
Rudi / Tide is high
Whiskey In the Jar

Some show songs - we should be able to listen to recordings of the Melody Makers choir singing the 1st 4 for us to play along to.

Spread a Little Happiness NEW V2 (Musical Mr Cinders 1929, Film Brimstone and Treacle 1982 Sting)
My Favourite Things NEW V2 (Julie Andrews birthday comedy version)
Anything Goes (Musical of same name)
Hello Dolly (Musical same name)
John A has sent this note through about Hello Dolly
"Have been looking at Hello Dolly.
Worked out a simple arrangement for intro/turnaround and outro,  did,nt spot strummers version in key of G!
Did mine in key of C  (the original key)
Cannot transpose C version to G,  too high up fretboard to be useable.
A passable version can be done working on open strings with one finger,    Cmaj 7   C6    C    Cmaj7  x3  then turn around  G Gdim An  D7"

Mama Mia (from Mama Mia)
Super Trouper ( Mama Mia)
Chatanooga Choo Choo (Musical Sun Valley Serenade and film of same name)
Alexanders Ragtime Band (Film of same name)
I Wanna Be Like You / Bare Necessities NEW V7 (Film Jungle Book)
Oom Pah Pah (Musical Oliver)
You're Just In Love (Musical Call Me Madam - Show)
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B  (Film Buck Privates 1941)
Always Look On the Bright Side Of Life (Film Life of Brian)
Singing In the Rain (Musical same name)






Playlist

Maxwell's Silver
Yellow River (John A's Intro / Outro)
Everyday
Be My Guest
Why Does It Always Rain On Me
59th Street Bridge Song
Build Me Up Buttercup
These Boots are Made for Walking
Hard To Be Humble
Golden Slumbers
Sloop John B

Black Velvet Band
Fields of Athenry
The Holy Ground
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling / Danny Boy
Paddy McGinty's Goat
McNamara's Band
The Irish Rover
40 Shades of Green
Brown Eyed Girl
Whiskey In the Jar
Leaving of Liverpool
Tell Me Ma
Wild Rover
Next meeting at Oak House Club Thursday 15th Feb 7.30pm
Main Playlist
Country Roads
Daydream Believer
Concrete and Clay v2
Linger (Cranberries) V2 NEW  (J and D)
Rock N Roll is King in D NEW v3 
It Does'nt Matter Any More V2 (new v2)
Hard To Be Humble
Build Me Up Buttercup v2

IRISH SONGS for March 17th gig to practice
The Holy Ground
The Holly Bush V1  (parody on The Holy Ground)
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling / Danny Boy (We'll do these as 2 separate songs to try)
McNamara's Band
Dear Ole' Donegal
The Irish Rover
40 Shades of Green
Mountains of Mourne
It's All For Me Grog
Hello Patsy Fagan
Fields of Athenry
Black Velvet Band
Paddy McGinty's Goat
The Unicorn Song
Maggie V1
Catch Me If You Can V1
Brown Eyed Girl
Whiskey In the Jar
Leaving of Liverpool
Tell Me Ma
Wild Rover


First half practice some of the songs for Saturday 24th gig
We will have the break at 8.45 to 9pm this week

I Wanna Be Like You
Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree
Count On Me
Tie a Yellow Ribbon
You're My Best FriendV3
Valerie
Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Hippopotamus Song
You're Just In Love
Oom Pah Pah
Alexanders Rag Time Band
Starman
Lazy Sunday Afternoon
Everyday
Tickle My Heart
Golden Slumbers
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
Rudi / Tide is High
Sunny Afternoon
City of New Orleans
Whiskey In the Jar
I Recall a Gypsy Woman
JAMBALAYA
Folsom Prison Blues
Brown Eyed Girl
Sweet Caroline
I'll Tell Me Ma
Leaning on a Lamppost
All I Have To Do is Dream
Second Half Free N'Easy from 9 to 10.15ish

Put your name down - let Dave know or put your name down on the night
We may be able to have 2 songs each, but probably start with 1 each and if time later, the 2nd.

Names So far (with song suggestions as per submitted by individual)

Dave
Laura (Tracks of My Tears, A Case of You)
Kelvin (Do You Want Your Old Lobby Washed Down,)
Ian (When You Were Sweet Sixteen)
Eric (Rock N'Roll Is King) V3
Richard (Crocodile Rock)
Dora (Catch the Wind, You've Got a Friend)
Everyone (Oldest Swinger in Town)
Burt
Next meeting at Oak House Club Thursday 19th April 2018 7.30pm