Sue Rogers posted on March 01, 2015 15:31
Claude Lacelle posted on March 18, 2013 20:52
Here is the PDF file booklet of all of 43 of 44 BUG Jam Nite March 2013 songs*.
Please keep in mind that the large file (BUG Slow Ja...
Mark Rogers posted on March 18, 2013 20:03
You can play in the same key as the Great Big Sea version in GCEA tuning!
"The Mermaid" is a song about a whaler falling in lo...
Sue Rogers posted on March 16, 2013 20:58
ON BUG NIGHT, WE'LL LIKELY USE THE (C) SONGSHEET. YOU CAN PLAY IN THE SAME KEY AS THE VIDEOS IN GCEA TUNING USING THE (G) SONGSHEET.
Sue Rogers posted on March 16, 2013 18:56
I've combined the lyrics from some of the oldest versions I could find by LeMessieurs - collected by Gerald Doyle and James Murphy.
Carla Beaton posted on March 16, 2013 18:28
Sue Rogers posted on March 16, 2013 17:03
Squid-Jiggin' Ground became Newfoundland's first local hit record when it sold 15,000 copies in 1943. Art Scammell composed it for a high scho...
Mike Cox posted on March 09, 2013 19:19
Sue Rogers posted on January 19, 2013 14:16
"Drunken Sailor" is a sea shanty, also known as "What Shall We Do with a/the Drunken Sailor?"
The shanty was sung to accompany ...
Tim Kitz posted on March 08, 2012 12:27
Down by the Sally Garden
paddy rayburn posted on March 05, 2012 12:46
The Rattlin' Bog is an Irish folk song about a bog on the grounds of Collon Monastery, Collon, Co Louth in the Boyne Vall...
paddy rayburn posted on March 05, 2012 12:35
"Forty Shades of Green" is a song about Ireland, written and first performed by American country singer Johnny Cash. Cash wrote the song in ...
Gordon Thomas posted on February 28, 2012 21:33
"Molly Malone" (also known as "Cockles and Mussels" or "In Dublin's Fair City") is a popular song set in Dublin, Ire...
Gordon Thomas posted on February 28, 2012 21:32
"My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean" is a traditional Scottish folk song that remains popular in Western culture. Although the song's origin ...
Fiona posted on February 28, 2012 16:23
"Botany Bay" is a song that can be traced back to the musical burlesque, Little Jack Sheppard, staged at The Gaiety Theatre, Londo...
Sue Rogers posted on February 28, 2012 15:54
You can play along with the 1st video in GCEA tuning!
History: "composed in 1877 by Bobby Newcomb of Cincinnati who published it in sheet musi...
Sue Rogers posted on February 27, 2012 16:32
Citadel Hill (Collected by Fowke and Johnston)
See also: Back Bay Hill (Ed McCurdy)
Collected by Edith Fulton Fowke (Literary Editor) and Richard ...
Gordon Thomas posted on February 25, 2012 16:59
"The Unicorn" is a song by Shel Silverstein that was made very popular by The Irish Rovers in 1968. It remains one of the best-known songs o...
Mike Cox posted on February 24, 2012 11:29
You can play along with the UKULUI video in GCEA tuning using the UKULUI songsheet and putting your capo on the 7th fret! You can play along with Stev...
Sue Rogers posted on February 23, 2012 23:37
The Kelligrews Soiree is a popular Newfoundland folk song first published in 1904. It was written by Johnny Burke (1851 – 1930), a po...
Sue Rogers posted on February 23, 2012 23:12
"Lily the Pink" is a 1968 song released by the UK comedy group The Scaffold. It is a modernisation of an older folk song titled "The Ba...
Sue Rogers posted on February 23, 2012 23:04
Written by Charles J. Kickham
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Sue Rogers posted on February 23, 2012 22:20
Mairi's Wedding (also known as Marie's Wedding, the Lewis Bridal Song, or Mairi Bhan) is a Scottish folk song&nb...
Gordon Thomas posted on February 23, 2012 21:12
YOU CAN PLAY ALONG WITH THE FIRST VIDEO IN GCEA, IF YOU USE THE (C) SONG SHEET AND PUT YOUR CAPO ON THE 4TH FRET! At the BUG Jam, we'll likely use...
Gordon Thomas posted on February 23, 2012 18:30
"I'se The B'y" (also I's The Bye) is a traditional Newfoundland folk song/ballad. "I's the B'y" i...
Gordon Thomas posted on February 23, 2012 18:13
"Whiskey in the Jar" is a well-known Irish traditional song, set in the southern mountains of Ireland, often with specific mention of counti...
Sue Rogers posted on February 23, 2012 17:03
"Beer, Beer, Beer", also titled "An Ode to Charlie Mopps - The Man Who Invented Beer" and "Charlie Mopps", is a fol...
Gordon Thomas posted on February 22, 2012 22:30
The most popular Irish highwayman since the second half of the 19th century was William Brennan who is immortalized in the ballad "Brennan On The...
paddy rayburn posted on February 19, 2012 23:08
"Maids When You're Young" is a bawdy song which is full of innuendo and risqué allusions. It would have been shocking in its day. It'...
Sue Rogers posted on November 03, 2011 19:50
Historically, the song has been referred to in Irish folklore and, since the late sixteenth century, it has been noted in written records—althou...
Sue Rogers posted on November 03, 2011 19:45
"When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" is a lighthearted song in tribute to Ireland. Its lyrics were written by Chauncey Olcott and George Graff, Jr....
Gordon Thomas posted on October 31, 2011 18:14
The Whistling Gypsy, sometimes known simply as The Gypsy Rover, is a well-known ballad composed and copyrighted by Dublin songwriter Leo M...
Sue Rogers posted on June 04, 2011 14:51
A loose retelling of the biblical Jonah story with a Newfoundland fisherman as the hero, this folksong seems to have been adapted from the New York mu...
Sharon Baird posted on April 23, 2011 14:46
"Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (That's an Irish Lullaby)" is a classic Irish-American song originally written in 1913 by composer James Royce Sh...
Sue Rogers posted on April 17, 2011 15:25
Last song of the old "Pig and Whistle Show"
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Sue Rogers posted on April 12, 2011 22:50
ON BUG NIGHT WE'LL USE THE (G) SONGSHEET!
YOU CAN PLAY ALONG WITH THE FIRST VIDEO USING THE (C) SONGSHEET. Remember that instead of [Dm7]...
Fiona posted on April 12, 2011 22:31
This is another of those songs which many people believe to be a traditional Scottish song, but like so many songs popularised during the 1960’s...
Sue Rogers posted on April 12, 2011 22:22
Background: "Breeks" - trousers or pants.
"Donald Where's Your Troosers?" is a comic song about a Scotsman who wears a...
Sharon Baird posted on April 12, 2011 22:19
"Danny Boy" is a ballad written by English songwriter Frederic Weatherly and usually set to the Irish tune of the "Londonderry Air"...
Sue Rogers posted on April 12, 2011 17:46
In a neat little town they call Belfast apprenticed to trade I was bound
And many an hour of sweet happiness I spent in that neat little town
Sue Rogers posted on February 26, 2011 21:45
Here's a really interesting link to the history of the song: http://www.helencreighton.org/collection/NSsong/
"Farewell to Nova Scoti...