Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby keeper » Mon May 06, 2013 11:54 am

Brilliant as always Grammer ! Ya still have the 'ould twang, love that guitar sound.
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:55 am

:D :D :D :D
thanks gang
The Gathering --pt2
seeing I was too late to get me foot in the door for the official theme :lol: :lol:
heres part 2
I have changed the theme - :lol: :lol:
http://www.box.com/s/n8q5hsiwhbsawm8sh4ic
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and here's one to put a smile on your face-
I think I must have mixed up me tablets yesterday :lol: :lol:
http://www.box.com/s/n8q5hsiwhbsawm8sh4ic
The old tune from the Jack Good big band will never sound the same again- :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

ps if you have headphones -use them :lol:
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Sun Oct 27, 2013 5:06 pm

Well I'm still banging away :lol: :lol: :lol: music :lol: :lol: wise that is.
found me old song writer pen a little while ago -so it's back to making songs up(or song writing :lol: :lol: )
heres me latest

Kitty
Now all the guys loved Kitty She was fair tall and pretty
She worked in the local bar 3 nights a week
Well she would brighten up a dark weary day
And all the people would say
Hey Kitty will you sing –“Stand by your man”(with the band)

Now the only thing about Kitty Who was tall fair haired and pretty
Her voice sounded like a banshee’s wail
The band would call upon Kitty Who was tall fair haired and pretty
Upon the stage to sing a song or two
Now those brave enough to sit and listen Would shout holler and whistle
And call on Kitty to sing “Stand by your man”
So Kitty would stop serving beer and grinning from ear to ear
She would introduce her first song
Now dedicated to her man –his name was Dan
Now Dan was short fat and grumpy his nose was large flat and lump
It covered most of his face but it seemed really out of place
To all those guys who were standin outside the door
=
While the crowd roared for more the guys outside the door
Would snigger and titter and roll around the floor
With big tears rollin down their faces
With Dan they all would like to change places
They all hated “Stand by your man
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And she would sing
Stand by my man-his name is Dan
he's my apple dumpling -he's my country pumpin
and I'll stand by my man as often as I can
I'll always stand by my man
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While the crowd roared for more the guys outside the door
Would snigger and titter and roll around the floor
With big tears rollin down their faces
With Dan they all would like to change places
They all hated “Stand by your man
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All words and music by Tommy Knox
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Sun Oct 27, 2013 5:13 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: and theres more


Now JJ Kelly lived in Co. Kerry
Worked with his father on the farm
There wasn’t that much money And to JJ that wasn’t funny
Cos he had his eye on Mary from Glencairn
But suddenly came the day
When Mary came a callin’
With her Daddy and a she had a big bump
Now JJ felt quite sick and very quick Turned and ran down the road to the pub.
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I will in me Nellie marry Mary Skelly
I didn’t put her in the puddin’ club
I wasn’t even there so why should I care
Im goin off down to the pub
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So off to the USA headed our JJ
He joined the 7th cavalry
He fought in many battles across the west until that fateful day
He heard Custer say we're on our way “we’re off to the Little Big Horn”
Now JJ felt quite sick and turned very quick
And headed back off to the pub
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I will in me Nellie He said to Sgt. Shelley
With all the courage he could muster
There’s no way I’m goin’ there we would’nt have a prayer.
So up yours and Gen. Custers
=
=Now JJ Kelly made a fortune in oil
And headed back home to Kerry
One day on the street who did he meet but the lovely Mary Skelly
Now she looked quite sweet so to her he did greet
“howya doin Mary”?
“Well Hello JJ how do you do
I named me second child after you”

The Ballad of JJ Kelly –
Words and music-Tommy Knox
https://soundcloud.com/user327156284/th ... f-jj-kelly
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Rocker » Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:56 am

Grammer,

They are gas. I am dancing around the sitting room singing " I will in me Nellie marry Mary Skelly" :lol: :lol:
You are a tonic.

Get that songwriter's pen sharpened...you are on a roll wuu wuu
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby jaytee » Tue Oct 29, 2013 1:19 pm

Cool Grammer. Ill play Kitty for my mammy.cos thats her name.
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Denis Cromie » Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:55 pm

Great stuff Grammer,loved the guitar. wuu wuu
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Navanman » Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:31 pm

Grammer I cannot go onto the site for some reason. McAffee keeps blocking it.

Must get onto their support and see how to unblock the site.


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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:01 pm

Today
the 11th November -we should pause and remember all those who gave their lives in the service of our country in all wars.
Sorry the vid is a bit iffy
I should have spent a little more time with it.
the tune is a cover of an old Eagles tune
"I dreamed there was no war."

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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Denis Cromie » Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:41 pm

That's really lovely music Grammer.
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Rocker » Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:14 pm

Grammer,

What a great tribute. Well done.
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Navanman » Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:26 am

Grammer,
That is a lovely piece of music.

Can I ask a question. Where is the plaque on the wall that mentions lifting the anchor. I used scuba dive with 2 of the people mentioned - Noel Brien and Fred Hick.


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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Jemser » Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:44 am

Lovely tribute Grammer, lest we forget.
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Strum » Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:25 pm

Nice one Grammer. ;)
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Sinead » Tue Nov 12, 2013 10:29 pm

Grammer: What a beautiful way to remember.
The credits flashed past me very quickly so I did
not get to see where the list of those Dun Laoghaireites
who participated in the Great War.
My Grandfather was in the Battle of Jutland and was
a POW in the Second World War.

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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Tue Nov 12, 2013 10:41 pm

Thanks gang
sorry now that I did not spend more time on the vid.
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Sinead wrote:Grammer: What a beautiful way to remember.
The credits flashed past me very quickly so I did
not get to see where the list of those Dun Laoghaireites
who participated in the Great War.
My Grandfather was in the Battle of Jutland and was
a POW in the Second World War.

Sinéad

Wow your grandfather certainly did more than his share.


Here's the link to Kingstown/Dun Laoghaire WW1
http://irishmedals.org/gpage48.html
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby farmboy » Thu Nov 14, 2013 11:53 pm

Grammer, your music does perfect justice to the theme, just lovely.
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Fri Nov 15, 2013 1:14 am

Thanks F/B
Hurry up with the holiday photos - :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Snowhite » Fri Nov 15, 2013 2:19 am

Navanman wrote:Grammer,
That is a lovely piece of music.

Can I ask a question. Where is the plaque on the wall that mentions lifting the anchor. I used scuba dive with 2 of the people mentioned - Noel Brien and Fred Hick.


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Down by the Carlisle Pier where the Anchor is............or across the road from that monstrosity they are building at Moran Park.
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Snowhite » Fri Nov 15, 2013 2:21 am

Great Music there Grammer, well done. wuu wuu You should play it in the club some night. (I'll have to try get down there again soon)
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Sun Nov 24, 2013 5:05 pm

I may not have the good looks :lol: :lol:
but some people have always said I have some neck dontknow dontknow dontknow

On one of the music sites I'm on some of the guys are having great fun trying to pick me out of the line up- :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

http://app.box.com/s/c0crghcefk06b38y3rhk

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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Rocker » Sun Nov 24, 2013 5:56 pm

Grammer,

HID and I are dancing around here....you did a lovely job of that...I wannabe like you too.
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Strum » Sun Nov 24, 2013 7:03 pm

Deadly Grammer. :D
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:46 am

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
Yep you got to enjoy what you do. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
ohh I'm not second in from the left :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:51 am

Kinda like this song
so I had to have a go-not that i like ballads or .....
http://app.box.com/s/wzb2mfaxprqmlq9u8cdb

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Here's another one of mine -it's gonna be on my new CD -when I win the Lotto :lol: :lol:
The Christmas Tree song
Well I climbed up in the attic
And I took down the tree
The thought just struck me
Why it’s just always me
Well I put it altogether
And it looked just fine
So I stepped back and then I saw the time
Chorus
So I went into the kitchen and had myself a beer
I raised my glass to friends who are not here
I wish you all a jolly good time
And hope your Christmas will be just fine
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Now I put on the baubles and the fairy queen
All the little elves and the in-betweens
I Put on the glitter and it looked just fine
So I looked at the clock and it was nearly nine.
Chorus
So then I opened up the box of lights
300 of them they were all coloured and bright
But they were in a jumble and knots you see
So I threw them down and cursed them you see
Chorus
Now I put the lights are back in the box
A thousand curses on them and the pox
I goin’ off down to the Christmas draw
And have a beer with Billy McGrath
Lyrics & Music Tommy Knox


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