Posted by Bill500000 on Thursday, August 25, 2011
I found Mr and Mrs John Sams on You Tube and just had to have a go at 'The Absentee' !! I uploaded my attempt to my MP3 music if you want a listen... any advice on singing/playing will be appreciated, ...( I may have strummed the tune a bit too quick).
Friday, August 26, 2011 @11:15:43 AM
Mr and Mrs who?
Friday, August 26, 2011 @12:37:44 PM
That is really good. I like that. I had never heard of them so where did you discover them?
Friday, August 26, 2011 @12:40:25 PM
ohhhh thats an oldy but goldy....I have that CD "Mountain Music of Kentucky" it was a Smithsonian recording :)
Friday, August 26, 2011 @12:43:58 PM
They were from Combs kentucky ...thats WWWWWAAAAAAYYYYYY back in the mountains of eastern Kentucky...
Hey guys...what exactly is "Bubblin Squeak" being that you guys are Englishmen...
Friday, August 26, 2011 @1:08:47 PM
It is food made from left over vegetables fried with flour and water into a basic pastry. The squeak is the meat part which is usually finely chopped. I believe it is sometimes called toad in the hole. I never liked it but it fed people during the time of food rationing during the second world war.
Friday, August 26, 2011 @1:29:52 PM
Hi Chaps, I like bubble and squeek, they sell it here in the supermarkets, but it's best homemade. Toad in the hole is sausages cooked in yorkshire pudding (yorkshire pudding is eggs flour and milk made into a batter)... Ain't it confusing!!
... thanks for checking out Mrs Sams, I really like that old time singing, it's really hard for me to get that sound at the moment, I just did a vid in 'G' but I'm not happy with my singing yet. ....more practise needed!
Friday, August 26, 2011 @1:32:36 PM
Oh I forgot to ask Eric,.. are there many songs by Mr and Mrs Sams on that CD? Would you recommend buying it? Bill
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