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Re: The Underground Can-Can

Post by GuyBarry » 06 May 2016, 10:11

The Orange One wrote: Speaking of last year's performance, I gather there won't be a similar performance this year?
I really don't know! I wasn't planning to attend zone 1 day this year but you never know...
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Re: The Underground Can-Can

Post by RobbieM » 07 May 2016, 14:51

Hmmm. I have a gig on Sunday 5th June, and was thinking of performing the Underground Can-Can once more as part of that. So if I do make it to Z1 day, should I rehearse it by having a re-run? Or should we hand out hymn-sheets to all, and try to sing it together over our pints and pies?
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Post by The Orange One » 07 May 2016, 17:46

No objections to either option here :D
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Re: The Underground Can-Can

Post by GuyBarry » 08 May 2016, 07:07

Oh, a massed performance would be amazing! I probably won't be there, so is there any chance of recording it?
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Re: The Underground Can-Can

Post by RobbieM » 06 Jun 2016, 16:53

Well, the not-so-good news is that we didn't manage to re-run the song at the pub on Z1 day evening - the way things panned out that evening made it a little tricky. Maybe next year. But the good news is...
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Post by Tube Geek » 06 Jun 2016, 16:55

What'll it be? Let me guess; you have an event planned. On (randomly) 17th June
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Re: The Underground Can-Can

Post by RobbieM » 06 Jun 2016, 16:59

Tube Geek wrote:What'll it be? Let me guess; you have an event planned. On (randomly) 17th June
Ooh, wasn't expecting a reply so soon before I completed my sentence! Here's the continuation:
...you'll be pleased to know I did another performance of the Underground Can-Can yesterday (Sunday 5th June). This was the encore to an hour-long event entitled "Music with Mansell" in the village of Alfold (near Cranleigh, Surrey).

The audience numbered about forty, mostly senior citizens. They absolutely LOVED it!!!! :D :D :D :D
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Post by Tube Geek » 06 Jun 2016, 17:02

RobbieM wrote:..., mostly senior citizens. They absolutely LOVED it!!!! :D :D :D :D
Hang on - does that mean I'm a senior citizen then? :? As I LOVE it too! :D
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Post by RobbieM » 06 Jun 2016, 17:05

Tube Geek wrote:Hang on - does that mean I'm a senior citizen then? :? As I LOVE it too! :D
Believe me, the years pass sooooo quick as you get older. You'll be drawing your pension before you know it!

But I'm glad you love the song, even as a wee nipper! :)
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Re: The Underground Can-Can

Post by Tube Geek » 06 Jun 2016, 17:07

I've tried to learn, but can't! I have learnt Jay Foreman's song though!

Hornchurch. Ickenham. Hainault. Cockfosters. Ravenscourt Park...

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Post by Iain » 06 Jun 2016, 18:08

I'm in the video for that :)
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Post by Tube Geek » 06 Jun 2016, 18:09

Jay Foreman's? Where?!
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Post by Iain » 06 Jun 2016, 18:25

Several places, but an obvious one is holding up the Epping sign
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Post by Tube Geek » 06 Jun 2016, 18:37

Oh right! Nice smile, by the way! :wink: :mrgreen:
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Re: The Underground Can-Can

Post by GuyBarry » 06 Jun 2016, 21:15

RobbieM wrote: The audience numbered about forty, mostly senior citizens. They absolutely LOVED it!!!! :D :D :D :D
Pleased to hear it! Maybe I'll include it on my next CD. (Did you know I have a CD out now?)
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