Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Shimbo Darktree Reaction of your parents (29) RE: Reaction of your parents 22 Apr 14

My mother was pretty supportive, as she was musical (wish I had inherited her "pitch perfect" gene!). But, having grown up in a strongly Methodist family, pubs were not mentioned, and half my repertoire (Plastic Jesus, Chastity Belt, One-Eyed Reilly, etc) were not practised at home. One thing I recall is my mother's dislike of "unfinished" tunes i.e. those that finished on a seventh chord. Sometimes the comment came drifting through to my bedroom from the kitchen; "Finish it!". Some of my current folkie friends who know the story still use the comment as a heckle - shame on them!


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.