Sue Rogers posted on June 15, 2017 08:04
WE'LL USE THE ABRIDGED VERSION FOR BUG NIGHT based on the lyrics sung by Raoul Roy (see video)!
'C'est l'aviron' - These ...
Kevin O'Kelly posted on June 02, 2014 21:48
The song sheet is in the same key as the video, but it's been abridged for BUG.
This song is from Francey's 2004 Juno nominated album, The...
Sue Rogers posted on June 15, 2013 15:21
I contacted Manitoba Hal to ask if I could post one of his songs for our Canadian songwriter/song night and he kindly gave permission. Thanks Hal! Thi...
Sarah Qualman posted on June 11, 2013 20:31
Canadian Pacific by Ray Griff
[C] [D7] [G7]
I [C] rode your ocean liner to New[Dm]foundland
Where I [Am] made a living in a iron [G7] mine
Chris Hill posted on June 11, 2013 20:18
YOU CAN PLAY ALONG IN THE SAME KEY WITH THE FIRST VIDEO IN GCEA TUNING! Instrumental intro and outro slightly shortened.
The Littlest Hobo is a Can...
rajiv kalsi posted on June 06, 2013 20:12
I just discovered Stan and his music....
Sharon Baird posted on June 01, 2013 17:34
You can play along with the recording in GCEA tuning using the (A) songsheet and have some fun by substituting [Bm7] for [Bm] and [C#m7] for [C#m] - g...
Kevin O'Kelly posted on May 28, 2013 21:17
Intro Dm / / / Dm / / /
[Dm]I met Jesus in the morning
He was waiting for a train
He [Dm]said He thought it ...
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
***WORD document updated - SR June 9 2015***
#~~~ChordPro Verson UPDATED June 11, 2015 CEL~~~
written by Brock Zeman
I normally play this in E on the guitar (like Brock does in the video) but I figured the chords would be too obnoxious ...
written by Charles de Lint
You can play along with the video in (Bm) and that's the key that Charles' leads this song in on BUG night. I've also posted the song...
written by Leonard Cohen ***revised April 2015***
written by Leonard Cohen
written by Fred Eaglesmith
YOU CAN PLAY ALONG WITH THE IAN TYSON RECORDING IN THE FIRST VIDEO IN GCEA TUNING, IF YOU PUT YOUR CAPO ON THE 2ND FRET!
Written by Ian T...
Sue Rogers posted on May 18, 2013 13:49
YOU CAN USE THE (C) VERSION TO PLAY ALONG WITH THE VIDEO! On BUG night we'll likely use the (F) version.
"Someday Soon" is ...
~~~ChordPro Verson UPDATED June 11, 2015 CEL~~~
written by Charles de Lint
I'm not putting all the chords in; it's the same four ch...
writtern by Fred Eaglesmith
Sue Rogers posted on May 16, 2013 15:07
"O Canada” is Canada’s national anthem. Originally called “Chant national,” it was written in Québec City by Sir Adolphe-...
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...
Charles de Lint posted on October 25, 2012 02:08
Sue Rogers posted on June 09, 2012 19:15
"After the Gold Rush" is a song written, composed, and performed by Neil Young and is the title song from the 1970 album of the same name. I...
OK, this isn't really a train song, but it's related historically. The Opeongo Line (which still exists between Renfrew and Barry's Bay, Ontario...
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 ...
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...
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...
Sue Rogers posted on January 25, 2012 23:31
FOR BUG NIGHT, WE'LL PUT THE LEAD VOCALS ON THE SCREEN, AND HAVE THE LEAD AND BACK-UP VOCALS IN THE PDF SONGBOOK
"Happy Together" is ...
rajiv kalsi posted on August 23, 2011 09:38
You can play along in the same key as the video - some instrumentals have been left out for the group!
"Sundown" is a song by Canadian fo...
Sue Rogers posted on August 22, 2011 15:38
This is the original version as recorded by Ian and Sylvia in 1963.
"Four Strong Winds" is a song written by Ian Tyson in the early 1960s...
Sue Rogers posted on August 22, 2011 11:46
"Something to Sing About" is a patriotic song written by American folk singer Oscar Brand that sings the praises of the many dif...
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...
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...