Playalong – Songs of WWII

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On November 11, my father would take us where the veterans were, and we would listen. First, there were stories. Then they would sing.

I  always knew this tune as part of a medley sung by Dame Vera Lynn, along with Hang Out The Washing On The Siegfried Line and Kiss Me Goodnight, Sergeant-Major. However, in the current context, it pleases me to present it in its original recorded format, as played by ukist of note, George Formby.

BLESS ‘EM ALLGeorge Formby

Playalong lyrics (with melody sheet) and chords right here.

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CAFE BLACKBIRD CIRCLE: Monday, November 14

Monday, November 14
The Circle will meet at our regular time from 6:30 to 8:30.

Want to announce your song choice ahead of time so people can practice? Leave a comment with the title, songbook, and page number! Or if you’re bringing something not in the books, you can let us know about that, too.

Welcome to any new players who will be stopping in to check it out.

See you at Cafe Blackbird!

9640 142 Street

CAFE BLACKBIRD CIRCLE: Monday, October 24

Monday, October 24
The Circle will meet at our regular time from 6:30 to 8:30.

Want to announce your song choice ahead of time so people can practice? Leave a comment with the title, songbook, and page number! Or if you’re bringing something not in the books, you can let us know about that, too.

Welcome to any new players who will be stopping in to check it out.

See you at Cafe Blackbird!

9640 142 Street

Playalong – I’ve Got A Feeling I’m Falling (1929)

If you’ve seen Sita Sings The Blues, you’ve heard Annette Hanshaw.

This tune has a nice minor and 7th progression that is fun to play along to. The video is (technically) in the same key as the chart, but just a little off speed, so… ehh. I played it and had fun anyway.

I’ve Got A Feeling I’m FallingAnnette Hanshaw

Playalong lyrics and chords below.

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