Welcome to the Dragon Folk Club

Welcome to the official blog of the Dragon Folk Club, which meets for a singers night every Friday at The Bridge Inn, Shortwood, Bristol. Everyone is welcome whether you sing, play or just listen.

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

The official record

In the absence of the usual scribe and the regular deputy scribe, this report of last weeks session comes in a simplified format from the official record of the Dragon Folk Club.

Colin: The apprentice song; Back home in Derry; Dutchmans trousers; across the line; Eddystone light.

New visitor, Jan Miller from Bude in Cornwall ,visiting her son sang unaccompanied the following: Sheep stealer; Pinjarrah dreams; Charlotte Diamond; the recruiting sergeant; John Conden.

Tom - Buddy can you spare a dime; Autumn Leaves; Sweet baby Jane; Lasoo the moon; White trash.

Kath played her concertina and did: Salmon tales; Planty Irwin; Winster gallop: Sí Bheag, Sí Mhór; Loch Lomond.

Mike sang: The Transports song; Fred Wedlock's version of English country garden; Able Rogers (wave over wave).

Chris: She's like a swallow; The water is wide; Idle ways and sunny days; Shenandoah.

Roger: Henry the eighth I am; Autumn leaves (with french words which Tom whispered to me was named as les feuilles mortes); Woad; Sloop John B.

Geoff arrived with John after the footie.

Geoff: The ships that do sail; Fully fledged guard; McAlpines fusiliers.

John: Marco Polo; Across the hills; I am going (Shane MacGowan)

Normal service will return shortly and in the meantime, please come along to this week’s session.

(Number present: 9 of which 9 performed)

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