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Old Folksinger


Album: Hootenany Green
Category: Acoustic Blues, Alternative Folk, Klezmer



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Description: I didn't write this song. It's a very old folksinger song.

It was written by Merle Kessler.

I sang this song for at least 15 years before finding out from his wife that he'd written it. A friend had placed it in a cassette mixtape for me way back when and I learned it from that.


Submitted: February 24, 2009 10:07AM


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Very clever lyrics....Nice vocals...

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Hey Man that's cool!
Very entertaining, held my interest ... yeah! how do you do that littleooouu thing with your voice.

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You rock, brother. Another gem.

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Thanks for all the feedback! It's sort of a falsetto but sort of a yodel. I really don't know how to describe it better than that. I'll have to ask a couple vocal teachers next time I'm near campus. :)

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I might rerelease this song over at:

http://www.reverbnation.com/marcofrucht

And I might schedule a cover purchase through CDbaby and include it on my full length this March. :)

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