Mike Cox posted on September 21, 2016 17:51
City Folk Music Festival comes to Ottawa every September so with Folk Music on the brain, it only seems fitting to enjoy a night...
Mike Cox posted on November 10, 2014 09:35
I have not made on of these in a while, but here it is for this month. Put it on and give it a listen, nothing beats familiarity when trying to ...
Mike Cox posted on November 21, 2012 11:38
Sue mentioned that she does not really play Bob Dylan and Neil Young a whole lot, so it is up to the instigators of this theme to step and post. If th...
Mike Cox posted on September 11, 2016 18:20
"Crazy" is a ballad composed by Willie Nelson. It has been recorded by several artists, most notably by Patsy Cline, whose version was a #2 ...
Mike Cox posted on July 09, 2016 13:27
Canned Heat is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1965. The group has been noted for its interpretations of blues material and for its eff...
Mike Cox posted on July 09, 2016 11:45
The song sheet is in the same key as the video!
"Centerfield" is the title track from John Fogerty's album Centerfield, Fogerty's...
Mike Cox posted on July 03, 2016 14:53
I sang this at BUG open-mic a few months ago. It is a lovely song and easy enough to play.
David Kenneth Ritz "Dave" Van Ronk (June...
Mike Cox posted on July 03, 2016 14:25
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Mike Cox posted on June 05, 2016 12:29
Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers is the name of a musical and comedy trio from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, which is composed of Kevin Blac...
Mike Cox posted on May 07, 2016 14:23
TO PLAY ALONG WITH THE VIDEO, PUT YOUR CAPO ON THE 5th FRET.
"Come Dancing" is a 1982 song written by Ray Davies and performed by British...
Mike Cox posted on March 03, 2016 19:38
A fabulous jam song. The verses and chorus are the same melody so the song is very repetitive which makes is instantly learnable. Both videos ar...
Mike Cox posted on February 18, 2016 23:14
Stan Rogers tune!
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Mike Cox posted on February 06, 2016 20:46
Song submitted February 2016 by Richard Davis. Great choice Richard!
Mike Cox posted on January 31, 2016 18:57
We have another version of this song on the site "In The Pines". This is the traditional Folk version popularized by Leadbelly.
Mike Cox posted on January 31, 2016 14:55
Capo 1 to play along with the video. This song submitted by Richard Davis.
“Colors” written by American Kira Willey. The one sung...
Mike Cox posted on January 31, 2016 13:22
"Crocodile Rock" is a song written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, and recorded in summer 1972 at the Château d'Hérouville studio in Fr...
Mike Cox posted on January 30, 2016 20:00
In November 2015 we had another country music night at BUG. It was fantastic night as usual and being November Alex decided he wanted to take a ...
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Mike Cox posted on October 27, 2015 22:22
You can play along with the video if you tune your uke 2 semi-tones lower to F A# D G. We'll be playing in the key of C.
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Mike Cox posted on October 07, 2015 17:25
With spooky lyrics, why not add it to Halloween?
This song seems to have been based on the NY Times account of a slave jail in Northern KY, just up...
Mike Cox posted on October 07, 2015 17:18
Mike C - I sang this song at the half a couple years ago for Halloween.This is going to be very much my own intrepretation and with help from Chris, I...
Mike Cox posted on May 29, 2015 22:22
Here is a lesser known oldie from Leonard Cohen. Leonard sings this in key of [A] which works for me but I will move it to [D], it sounds better...
Mike Cox posted on May 28, 2015 13:32
A trip to early adulthood for me... from the 1984 album Stealing Fire which was fantastic all the way through, and covered by Barenaked Ladies, Lovers...
Mike Cox posted on May 27, 2015 19:11
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Mike Cox posted on April 29, 2015 20:54
Time for more Prine...
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Mike Cox posted on April 25, 2015 22:25
You can play along with the first video using the (D) song sheet!
I believe for the February 2017 jam, Mike will lead it using the (G) song sheet....
Mike Cox posted on February 28, 2015 13:30
Traditional as performed by the Waterboys.
Mike Cox posted on January 08, 2015 11:49
∼ Jerry Jeff Walker
Mike Cox posted on January 08, 2015 11:46
With a melody based on the Cajun song "Grand Texas", some sources, including Allmusic, claim that the song was co-written by Williams and Mo...
Mike Cox posted on January 04, 2015 18:48
The video is in the same key!
Lake Of Stew is a six-piece acoustic string band from Montreal, and they’ve been spreading their good vibes for...
Mike Cox posted on November 02, 2014 20:08
This is a song that popped up while my phone was on random play. Chris Hill and I sang it a couple times and it is a simple and fun song. L...
Mike Cox posted on October 25, 2014 18:47
John Prine. We will sing this in the Key of D, and keep instrumental parts short and consistent after each chorus.
Mike Cox posted on June 02, 2014 07:37
You can play along with the wonderful NFB animated film below, sung by Wade Hemsworth and the McGarrigle sisters!
On BUG night June 2016, Mike will...
Mike Cox posted on April 06, 2014 15:20
I performed this song at BUG a long time ago, when we first moved to Clocktower. The song was new and my allergies were so bad I could hardly sing so ...
Mike Cox posted on March 02, 2014 23:35
This is an old Sea Shanty, Chris and I feel it will fit in well with the March theme and to demonstrate, we put together a little video. There a...
Mike Cox posted on January 28, 2014 14:17
In memory of Pete Seeger, lets do Goodnight Irene.
Mike Cox posted on January 27, 2014 18:48
I just saw Michael Franti and Spearhead play this song live. It was an experience to say the least. The crowd sang most of it before he ev...
Mike Cox posted on October 21, 2013 13:07
Anybody that was a fan of the show Northern Exposure will recognize this as the song from the final scene of the final episode. Coming from a town tha...
Mike Cox posted on October 21, 2013 12:53
Pancho and Lefty - Townes Van Zandt
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For our "Anything Goes" jam on February ...
Mike Cox posted on October 21, 2013 12:46
John Prine/Fred Koller
Mike Cox posted on September 13, 2013 09:52
I have neglected my duties in the past couple months, here is a YouTube playlist for the September 2013 BUG Jam. Take it all in, there is even a...
Mike Cox posted on August 06, 2013 10:15
"The Ballad of Gilligan's Island" by George Wyle and Sherwood Shwartz
Just [Dm]sit right back and you'll [C] hear a tale
Mike Cox posted on May 25, 2013 18:31
This very contemporary song with a great easy-to-play structure by a fabulous band from Toronto. There is no video available for this song so I ...
Mike Cox posted on May 23, 2013 08:13
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Mike Cox posted on May 07, 2013 19:49
Intro: [D] [A] [G] [D]
[D] Well when you're sittin [A] there in your [G] silk upholstered [D] chair
[D] Talkin to some [A] rich folk that you [G] ...
Mike Cox posted on April 22, 2013 21:16
I don't recall any Pink Floyd at BUG jams so here we go. Luther Wright and the Wrongs did a bluegrass version of the Pink Floyd classic "The Wall". Ro...
Mike Cox posted on April 03, 2013 19:52
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Mike Cox posted on March 30, 2013 10:42
This song has been covered a time or two at bug by Tim. I have transposed it to key of C to make it easier for the group, the chords are easier ...
Mike Cox posted on March 09, 2013 19:19
Mike Cox posted on December 04, 2012 23:33
recorded by Jim Reeves, written by Vaughn Horton
Mike Cox posted on November 02, 2012 10:10
Words and music Bob Dylan
Released on Slow Train Coming (1979)