Monthly Archives: June 2013

Marina: Cyber-Busking

After ages of recording, research and jumping through hoops, I’m beat by the complications of international copyright law. I can’t put my jazz cover CD on the internet, even streaming. It means paying royalties not once, but in every country … Continue reading

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French Voyageur Song

L’Aviron The French voyageurs sang through the long days of paddling their fur-laden canoes on the rivers of Canada. L’Aviron is the rowing that carries the men up the rapids and down. It’s a work song that helped them paddle … Continue reading

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Oranges and Lemons

Boys and girls, when I was in London I saw all the old churches and cathedrals with their great bell towers. I heard them ringing out their chimes on Sundays and special times. It sounded like they were calling. Many … Continue reading

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Raise a Ruckus

Do you want to help Aunt Agatha make some noise? People used to call that making a ruckus, like in this song. Get some spoons from the kitchen, or some pot lids or drums, sing and Raise a Ruckus. RAISE … Continue reading

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