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PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests

13 Jul 01 - 09:01 PM (#506117)
Subject: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joe Offer

Check out our new feature: Unanswered Requests
This is a PermaThreadô controlled by Burke and by Joe Offer. Note that all messages posted here are subject to deletion or editing.
Burke Posted this message in another thread, and I think it's a good idea.
-Joe Offer-
Subject: RE: Non-Music threads thoughts
From: GUEST,Burke (using a new browser)
Date: 12-Jul-01 - 06:30 PM

Here's a permathread idea. Call it Unfilled or Open requests. Once a Lyr Req has been refreshed a couple of times with no results, put a note in the Unfilled thread with a link to the request. Then new people or people who've been away can find what still needs looking for.

We might want the person with the request to be the one to add it to the thread, just so we don't spend too much time on something they aren't that interested in. Guests, especially would need to indicate a willingness to check back for answers.

If you see an unanswered music request thread that's at the end of the Forum Menu and ready to drop off the menu, post a link to it (or the URL for the thread) in this thread. Be sure to give the name of the song being sought. As time goes on, we'll work out a system of maintaining this PermaThreadô - in the meantime, I'll just delete your links when I see they've been answered.
Thanks.
-Joe Offer-

Please post lyrics in the original request threads, not here.

thanks.
From Burke:

Here I was, thinking about how to work out the details of my suggestion. Instead it has taken on a life of it's own. Obviously it was an idea waiting to happen.

Post the answer to the original thead & a note that it's been answered here.

I'd like to see some kind of way to make sure the requested information is still needed. I don't want to try to judge how important a request is to someone, but I'd hate to see a lot of time spent on something of only passing interest to the questioner.

Maybe after a request has been refreshed a few times we could ask if an extended search is desired. If the reply is yes anyone can list it here, since the person with the question might not know how to make the link.

I think I'd also like to see time limits listed if they apply. If the reqest if for a wedding 2 months from now, I think we'd want to know that after that it can be deleted.

What about including a date of initial request, date of addition to this thread, or some other time stamp in the link? Someone who keeps up on this thread will be able to check the most recent postings. If the lists are consolidated from time to time, a date will help us see what we might not have checked yet.

I have no idea where the answers might turn up. My thought is that someone who knows the answer may just be gone for a few days & would normally miss it. Now they can check here. New folks can check it out.

If I did this correctly, you can copy the text below & just replace the threadid from the desired thread.

<a href=/thread.cfm?threadid=19340>Click here</a>





Check out our new feature: Unanswered Requests


16 Jul 01 - 08:26 AM (#507536)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: IanC

Can I suggest that when we've found anything in here we ALWAYS REFRESH THE ORIGINAL THREAD rather than posting it here.

If we don't it could be very counterproductive, by only having one thread alive when there could be quite a few. Also, it will end up spawning a whole load of stuff on this thread, or another quite divorced from the original enquiry and other information which may have been provided in the original thread.

The forum already splits up information quite enough as it is ...

Cheers!
Ian


16 Jul 01 - 10:45 AM (#507625)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: MMario

Well, as I discovered during The Great Tune Search(TM) - the passage of even a few days can make a difference in whether or not information is available on the web. So some of these may show up on google where 3 years ago or 3 months ago or 3 weeks ago they did not.

Or new members since the request may have the information - or a passerby may notice the thread and respond...


16 Jul 01 - 07:23 PM (#508109)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: McGrath of Harlow

"but I'd hate to see a lot of time spent on something of only passing interest to the questioner."

Well in a sense the original questioner isn't necessarily the only one that matters. If the replies to a thread indicate that other people are keen on seeing a song tracked down, I'd see that as good enough.

And that's another reason why it's good for people to post to threadslike that, even if they haven't extra information - to indicate interest, and in the process to keep the thread alive, and the chase active.


08 Oct 02 - 08:17 AM (#798828)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Dave Bryant

I'm still looking for the words of (the late) Bob Roberts' poem/monologue "The Oily Rigs".



Entries above have been added to Unanswered Requests


26 Nov 02 - 08:56 AM (#835354)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: rich-joy

Re the alphabetical Unanswered Requests :

Tucker Zimmerman's Taoist Tales is still listed as wanted, but, that was fulfilled in a thread on 27 Feb 02.
The thread reference in the alpha UR is a 2001 request for another of Tucker's songs and the requester only knew the chorus lines ...

Cheers! R-J
    Cleared. -Joe Offer-


07 Jan 03 - 05:57 AM (#860519)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: DG&D Dave

Still looking for a US folkie who won the Doom Gloom and Despondency song competition at Sidmouth UK in 1991.

To go to the original thread Click here


13 Jan 03 - 01:57 AM (#865696)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: toadfrog

Where did all the requests go? Are they all answered?


13 Jan 03 - 03:37 AM (#865727)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joan from Wigan

No, they're not all answered - I certainly had a couple of items in the list that I'm still after. Where've they all gone?

Joan


13 Jan 03 - 04:11 AM (#865736)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,MCP

Look at the link (Check out our new feature) after the 1st post above. Or more generally take Unanswered Requests from the drop-down menu at the top of the page.

Mick


08 Feb 03 - 06:36 PM (#885755)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: wildlone

threadid=7377 Lyrics added
threadid=36880 Lyrics added
Hope they are the right ones,
PM and email sent to the original posters
dave


13 Feb 03 - 02:51 PM (#889675)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: OldPossum

Ditto for Ballad of the Maytime (I don't mean they were answered by me, but by someone else, of course).


22 Feb 03 - 12:08 AM (#895668)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Cluin

Lyrics for The Love of the Land were posted in this thread a liitle while ago. Sorry, I forgot to notify here.


06 Jul 03 - 05:21 AM (#977675)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: rich-joy

I remember that the request for lyrics to "Time is a Tempest" (John Broomhall) was answered (also with a parody) in a different thread to the one that is linked ...

Cheers! R-J


06 Jul 03 - 11:53 AM (#977799)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Richard Bridge

Did anyone ever come up with the tune (as distinct from the lyrics) to "Piddlin Pete"?


06 Jul 03 - 12:22 PM (#977811)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: McGrath of Harlow

Noone's come up with anything on the request in this thread Lyr Req: 'Jackson on the Scaffold' -

in fact there are two - one being for the song in the thread title, and the other being for any songs about the Victorian burglar Charley Peace.


25 Sep 03 - 02:30 AM (#1024707)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joybell

I've posted the lyrics to "The Glens of Sweet Mayo" but couldn't quite work out how do do the link. Also I didn't make it clear where they came from. The version I posted comes from "Ballads from the Jails and Streets of Ireland" ed. Martin Shannon Pub. Red Hand Books, Dublin, 1966. No info. given except that the tune is "Felons of our Land".
    I cleared it from the "unanswered" list. Thanks, Joy.
    -Joe Offer-


09 Dec 03 - 08:04 AM (#1068364)
Subject: RE: PermaThread Unanswered Requests
From: George Seto - af221@chebucto.ns.ca

24 Hours At a Time answered


09 Dec 03 - 09:40 PM (#1068927)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joybell

Just answered the request for Lighhouse on the Bay by Conrad Veidt. NB Name correction and Title correction. Also there's more to it. Playing the tape now. I'll be back. Joy


11 Dec 03 - 02:30 AM (#1070000)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joybell

Ok all on the thread "Lighthouse on the Bay" as much as we could understand. Joy


11 Dec 03 - 02:49 AM (#1070006)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joybell

some lyrics added to the thread: "isn't nature grand"


11 Dec 03 - 03:05 AM (#1070009)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joybell

One line added to the thread "Put Something on the Bar Beside Your Elbows" Just a snippet.   Joy


11 Dec 03 - 04:19 PM (#1070481)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joybell

And we have it all now from a guest! "Put Something on the Bar" now seems to be complete. Hurrah! Joy


17 Feb 04 - 12:51 AM (#1117480)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,Kent Davis

Lyrics provided for Jimmy Dickens' "Cornbread and Buttermilk"


17 Feb 04 - 01:00 AM (#1117482)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: LadyJean

OK, here we go again:

Several years ago, at an S.C.A. Pensic war, I heard a woman sing her own translation of a French song. It began "Sweeter the new wine in the vine in the vine" The chorus went something like ton ton ton ton dur, ton ton dur et ton ton ton. I would LOVE the words to it. But I know chances are slim.


17 Feb 04 - 07:45 AM (#1117618)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Wolfgang

War game has been posted.
Fiona and Shane lyrics complete now.
Kora has incomplete lyrics.

Wolfgang


17 Feb 04 - 12:49 PM (#1117833)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Q (Frank Staplin)

"Cornbread and Buttermilk reminds of Dicken's "Butter Beans," which may be heard and downloaded from Record Lady, page 29 Real Country: Record Lady


03 Mar 04 - 02:54 PM (#1128599)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Eugene Judge

The lyrics for Mike Harding's "Bombers Moon" have now been posted in the original thread:

thread.cfm?threadid=34680&messages=8#1128594

Eugene Judge


09 Mar 04 - 02:51 PM (#1132316)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: George Seto - af221@chebucto.ns.ca

Still Unanswered, but apparently Barry Finn knows the song.

Finney Brown


10 Mar 04 - 04:10 PM (#1133291)
Subject: RE: PermaThread Unanswered Requests
From: George Seto - af221@chebucto.ns.ca

Here are a few more of the old ones. Don't see any answers for these in more recent threads either.

Big Bad Bruce
Martin's and the Coys
Breathless
Dying Newfoundlander
Baby, Please Don't Go
Swing and Swing on the Garden Gate


11 Mar 04 - 12:58 AM (#1133598)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Lin in Kansas

"Angels Can Do No More" lyrics posted here: click me .


11 Mar 04 - 01:36 AM (#1133612)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Lin in Kansas

Lyrics and chords for "Driftwood on the River" by Ernest Tubbs posted to this thread: click

Lin


11 Mar 04 - 04:36 PM (#1134143)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: michaelr

I'm still looking for lyrics and translation of "Tiocfahd Leat Fanacht" (by Manus Lunny) from Capercaillie's "Beautiful Wasteland".

Cheers,
Michael


17 Mar 04 - 11:57 PM (#1139697)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: The Fooles Troupe

Can you identify this tune?


18 Mar 04 - 11:37 PM (#1140579)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: LadyJean

I heard a lady sing a song she had translated from medieval French at Pensic 17. It began "Sweeter the new wine in the vine in the vine". And had a chorus that sounded like "ton ton ton ton dur, ton ton dur et ton ton ton." I'd love to have the rest of it, but I've never met the lady again. Does anyone else know it?


18 May 04 - 10:26 PM (#1188174)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Lin in Kansas

Lyrics for Danny Kaye's Bloop Bleep" posted.

Lin


18 May 04 - 10:37 PM (#1188178)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Lin in Kansas

Request for "Carolina Home" has been answered in the original thread.

Lin


20 May 04 - 01:22 AM (#1189282)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Lin in Kansas

Hi Joeó

The following requests need to be deleted from the Unanswered Requests list, because they have been answered in their original threads. Sorry, I only got through the Bs when checking, because I kept getting sidetracked with searches! Anyone want to do some more? I'll get back to this when I can... (also sent PM to Joe).

Lin

DUPLICATED IN LIST (BUT NOT YET ANSWERED):
:
Alang the Roman Waal is duplicated as "Along the Roman Wall"OK-JRO
Back to Donegal OK-JRO

ANSWERED:

1900 Yesterday OK-JRO
24 Hours At a Time
Aija Zuzu (Latvian lullaby) answered in Latvian(?); linked to lyric site OK-JRO
Albany (Roger Whittaker)
All Around My Spirit OK-JRO
All The Ways You Wander (lyrics answered; now he wants tablature!)
Amelia's Waltz (no lyrics, but sheet music link posted)
Amhram Pheter Baille (lyrics and translations posted) OK-JRO
Angels Can Do No More OK-JRO
Appalachian Journeyósong from (Dinah; lyrics posted) OK-JRO
As I Walked Over London Bridge (aka "Geordie") OK-JRO
Babe, I'm Leaving You OK-JRO
Ballad of the Maytime (Wild Bluebell) OK-JRO
Baloo Baleerie" (Bressay lullaby) OK-JRO
Beachcomber (origin found) OK-JRO
Being a pirate (with tune also) OK-JRO
Black Sod Bay (with tune also) OK-JRO
Blackthorn OK-JRO
Bloop Bleep by Danny Kaye OK-JRO
Bomb the bourgeoisie (partially answered by Tam the Bam)
Bomber's Moon OK-JRO
Boys of Fairhill (2 versions) OK-JRO
British Bobby OK-JRO
Bull of Kildare (3 verses and a chorusómay be one more verse?) Left on unanswered list-JRO

FURTHER LISTED AS ANSWERED IN THIS THREAD (ABOVE):

Carolina Home
Cornbread and Buttermilk
Driftwood on the River
Fiona and Shane
For What was Gained
Homegrown Tomatoes
Isn't nature grand?
Kora
Lighhouse on the Bay
Madigan's Lock
Put Something on the Bar Beside Your Elbows
The Glens of Sweet Mayo
The Love of the Land
Time is a Tempest
War Game
Whaur Will We Gang?


20 May 04 - 02:22 PM (#1189974)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: OldPossum

As I said in my message dated 01 Mar 03 - 02:12 PM, Madigan's Lock is unanswered and should be added to the list, since the answer given in the thread is incomplete.


21 May 04 - 02:51 PM (#1190953)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: OldPossum

I would just like to add that I am sorry if I sounded a bit grumpy. I think Lin in Kansas has taken a great initiative, and thank you for that!


21 May 04 - 05:17 PM (#1191057)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Lin in Kansas

Sorry, Old Possum. I missed your request to add.

Lin


21 May 04 - 10:14 PM (#1191243)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Lin in Kansas

Lyrics for County Down by Tommy Sands posted from this thread, which also has several more songs by him.

Lin


01 Aug 04 - 06:38 AM (#1238220)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Billy Weeks

Source of 'And So Does Father" and 'Billy Muggins' now posted.Yes, but we still need lyrics for both. -JRO-


03 Aug 04 - 02:43 PM (#1239613)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: semi-submersible

Sea Fever is answered.

I suggest adding sailor ravished by maiden: sung at Towersy festival c. 1980 by female duet called Salal


06 Oct 04 - 10:54 AM (#1290263)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,Alley

Still looking for the guitar chords for "Cottage by the Lee."


14 Feb 05 - 12:47 PM (#1409448)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: wysiwyg

http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=32682 appears answered.

~S~


14 Feb 05 - 12:48 PM (#1409452)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: wysiwyg

http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=64085 seems to have been answered too.

~S~


14 Feb 05 - 01:10 PM (#1409479)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: wysiwyg

http://207.103.108.99/thread.cfm?threadid=57398done.

~S~


17 Feb 05 - 12:00 PM (#1413005)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: wysiwyg

http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=21863 is answered now.

~S~
    It helps us if you also give the song name. Thanks.
    -Joe Offer-


10 Jul 05 - 08:07 AM (#1519446)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Mick Pearce (MCP)

It looks as if Barney Brannigan was answered in Jan 05 and as far as I can see that hasn't been noted.

Mick


10 Jul 05 - 09:09 AM (#1519480)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Mick Pearce (MCP)

I've just posted the missing chords in Seven Golden Daffodils - info please!, so you can sign that one off.

Mick


11 Aug 05 - 12:37 PM (#1540093)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: gnomad

North Wall

Was about to post requested lyrics, but this was done in 2002.


11 Aug 05 - 03:47 PM (#1540324)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joe Offer

I can't update the "Unanswered Requests" database because some of our post-crash problems haven't been fixed. If you notice anythng else that needs to be added to or deleted from the Unanswered Requests list, post them here and I'll update the database when I can.
Thanks.
-Joe Offer-


12 Aug 05 - 06:45 PM (#1541350)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Liz the Squeak

I put an answer to the Ancientmariner.com request.

It's worth noting that almost ALL Les Barker requests can be answered by visiting his website. I won't post the lyrics because a) I can't be arsed to type them all out and b) Les relies on the income generated from his books etc, for his living.

Thanks.

LTS


17 Aug 05 - 06:20 PM (#1544353)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Roughyed

I posted the lyrics to Tears in the Wind by Chicken Shack in the original thread although I suspect it might have already been answered.


18 Aug 05 - 12:06 AM (#1544534)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Dani

Looks like this one was answered!

Dani

http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=74118


02 Dec 05 - 10:32 AM (#1618527)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,Terrym

http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=86622#1611936

Subject: Chord Req: The Fureys - Leaves in the wind
From: GUEST,terrym
Date: 23 Nov 05 - 09:51 AM

Hi, looking for the chords, and lyrics if possible for Leaves in the wind, only heard it sung by the Fureys on the album "may we all someday meet again" if anyone can help it would be much appreciated.

Many thanks


04 Dec 05 - 04:47 AM (#1619672)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Doug Chadwick

I have just posted the lyrics to an old request made back in July 1997 on


I have just posted the lyrics to an old request made back in July 1997 on this thread

Lyr Req: green back dollar

I know it was a long time ago but someone might still be interested


DC


16 Dec 05 - 05:48 AM (#1628606)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Lin in Kansas

Joe, lyrics for (I Want to Go) Where No One Knows me have been posted.
Also, Jed Marum says he has lyrics for Piney River Girl. I have refreshed that thread and asked him to post them.

Lin


16 Dec 05 - 07:18 AM (#1628644)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Lin in Kansas

Lyrics for Livin' on Love by Alan Jackson posted.

Lin


16 Dec 05 - 10:21 PM (#1629234)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Lin in Kansas

Lyrics for Piney River Girl posted by Jed Marum. Thanks, Jed.

Lin


05 Feb 06 - 08:09 AM (#1662048)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: menzze

Subject: Lyr Req: 6000 Lonely Miles by the Fureys

I din't yet found the lyrics but the song sung by Paddie Bell.
Have a look here


10 Mar 06 - 10:27 AM (#1690031)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,Jacqui

Lyrics added to thread 'cork on the ocean' plus info.


24 May 07 - 09:50 AM (#2059824)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Pilgrim

Lyrics added to the "Get Off The Gas Stove Granny" thread


01 Jun 07 - 06:18 PM (#2066081)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joe Offer

To Jay - your request for "Run On" has been moved here (click).
-Joe Offer, Forum Moderator-


01 Jun 07 - 08:54 PM (#2066175)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Peace

The "Run On" request has been answered, Joe.


03 Jul 07 - 04:44 PM (#2093374)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joe Offer

Merle - your Kristofferson request was moved here (click)


31 Jul 07 - 10:49 PM (#2116125)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Cluin

Lyrics to Hoyt Axton's "Goin' to Heaven in a Flash of Fire" posted.


31 Jul 07 - 11:10 PM (#2116134)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Cluin

Lyrics to "Let's Chase Each Other `Round the Room Tonight" added.


31 Jul 07 - 11:53 PM (#2116151)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Cluin

Norman Blake - "Lincoln's Funeral Train" added


05 Aug 07 - 01:58 AM (#2119476)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Cluin

Merle Haggard's "Tulare Dust" added


05 Aug 07 - 10:08 AM (#2119635)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Mick Pearce (MCP)

The following seem to have been answered:

Girl In The Very Tight Hat (73389)
Hawks And Eagles (744) is in DT
The King's Shilling (63774)
The Last Fisherman (65687) (posted in the thread by the John Heslop, the author)
No, No, A Thousand Times No (68924) (though Years And Years And Years in same thread remains unanswered, and should stay on the list)
The Tall Tale (Pouring whiskey down the sink) (65482) - this was answered in thread: hamish imlach (and elsewhere - links are not current on this one)


The Kestrel (39716) - Bob Hambleton (Mudcat: Hovering Bob), the author, emailed the words to the requestor but didn't post them.
The Suicide Arms (61788) - Leadfingers was going to post words, but didn't. Snuffy probably has them too by now.



Mick


12 Sep 07 - 08:17 AM (#2147218)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadÔô Unanswered Requests
From: maeve

This seems to have been answered.

Hawks and Eagles

maeve


12 Sep 07 - 10:47 AM (#2147341)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Barry Finn

The Finney Brown question was answered in the Finn & Haddie CD thread.

Barry


08 Nov 09 - 12:36 PM (#2762164)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: collieflower

Looking for a song called The Morris Dances, or something like it, from an old (40s) Silver Burdett/Ginn school music book. Lyrics begin with: " Fiddlers are tuning, timing it clean, while the Morris dancers tread the green. Stepping together, maidens and men all a sway dance in the May again". I'm issing one line of the lyrics and it's driving me crazy!


11 Mar 10 - 04:27 PM (#2862090)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joe Offer

Looks like there are some songs to clean up in our Unanswered Requests database. I've been working on the database today. The database is in our QuickLinks dropdown menu, which is on almost every Mudcat page. Take a look through the database and see if there are any requests you can answer. If you can't find the lyrics in print or online, think about doing a transcription from a recording. If you start on a song, others may join in and help.
If a songs to be added to the "unanswered" database, or if a request in the database has been answered, post a message here to let me know.
If a request is only a few days old or if it has been answered, we don't add it to the database. The database is just for old unanswered requests.
-Joe-


12 Mar 10 - 06:16 AM (#2862464)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Melissa

It's been quite a while since I requested words for "Puppy in the Bottom of the Pot".
Can it be added to the list?


Thanks,
Melissa
    Added. -Joe Offer-


13 May 10 - 03:01 AM (#2905827)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadÔŅĹ Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,Larry Saidman

I answered the lyric and chord request for Gnostic Serenade
    Got it. Thanks, Larry. -Joe Offer-


13 May 10 - 04:52 AM (#2905876)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,^&*

Chantal du Champignon is listed as unfinished - but is in fact complete.
Got it - Mod


13 May 10 - 04:54 AM (#2905878)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,^&*

Ditto Danny Doogan's Jubilee
Got it - Mod


13 May 10 - 04:56 AM (#2905879)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,^&*

Ditto An Deirc/Olaim Puins
Got it - Mod


13 May 10 - 05:01 AM (#2905884)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,^&*

Ditto Murder of Joe Frawley?
Got it - Mod


13 May 10 - 05:16 AM (#2905893)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,^&*

Ditto The Old Ways of Dublin /Inchicore Wake
Got it - Mod


13 Jun 11 - 10:14 AM (#3169863)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Nigel Parsons

Lyrics for Decimalisation posted in 2008.

Cheers
Nigel<
OK -Joe- (proofed, formatted, and cleared from the unanswered requests database)


13 Jun 11 - 10:21 AM (#3169868)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Nigel Parsons

Likewise Everybody knows me in my old brown hat

Cheers
OK -Joe-


13 Jun 11 - 10:29 AM (#3169872)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Nigel Parsons

Similarly Farmer on a bike

Cheers
Nigel
OK -Joe-


13 Jun 11 - 10:31 AM (#3169879)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Nigel Parsons

This one's also found its station:
Fast train out of Texas

Slainte
Nigel
OK -Joe-


13 Jun 11 - 10:39 AM (#3169886)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Nigel Parsons

The Ferryman's daughter (Donovan) has been done.

Skol
Nigel
OK -Joe-


13 Jun 11 - 10:51 AM (#3169896)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Nigel Parsons

Another one down:
Feed The Children (Bogle)

Prosit!
Nigel
OK -Joe-


16 Dec 11 - 05:33 PM (#3275101)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: MartinRyan

Link to video of "Boys of Fairhill" posted to supply tune.

Boys of Fairhill"


31 Dec 11 - 06:32 PM (#3282660)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Gda Music

Lyric request: Michael Fagan answered.
    I'm not sure we have the right song yet, so I'll leave that request on the "unanswered" list. We do have one song about the incident, and link to a video of another.
    -Joe Offer, Mudcat Music Editor


17 Aug 15 - 04:53 PM (#3730966)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Lyr Req: Abbeyleix answered
OK, but I really need people to document the source where they got the lyrics. -Joe Offer-, Mudcat Music Editor-


17 Aug 15 - 05:09 PM (#3730976)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Lyr Req: After the Fact (Kristofferson/Coolidge) answered
OK -Joe-


18 Aug 15 - 12:17 AM (#3731040)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Lyr Req: All Roads Converge (Anita Silvert) answered [OK-Joe]
Lyr Req: Alone and Broke in Birmingham answered [OK-Joe]
Lyr Req: Anthem (Hello People) answered [OK-Joe]
Lyr Req: Antique Annie's Magic Lantern Show answered [OK-Joe]
Lyr Req: Antiwar song answered (and I suggest changing the name to reflect the discovery of its true name--The Ballad of Eugene Pratt by Mason Proffit [OK-Joe - actually by John Michael Talbot and Terry Talbot]


18 Aug 15 - 01:31 PM (#3731199)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Unanswered requests:

Unknown Title Song by AL Bluegrass Boys
Song: Some Frogs Jump One Foot
Tune Req: Its Written inthe Bible my Daddy Gave Me


18 Aug 15 - 01:58 PM (#3731208)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Lyr Req: Anne Marie and Jean Pierre (Smothers Bros has been answered for a couple of years, and Lyr Req: Follow the Blackbird (Gaberlunzie) has also been answered.


18 Aug 15 - 02:39 PM (#3731218)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Lyr Req: THE ARCHITECT (Paddy Roberts) was answered back in 2008
Lyr Req: Are Yew Alright Bor (Allan Smethurst) was mostly answered in 2013, but I filled in the few wholes to the lyrics
Lyr Req: The Australian Dream (Gallager & Lyle) answered


18 Aug 15 - 05:35 PM (#3731249)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

RE: Lyr Req: The Babyl of New Kuwait (The Pheromones) answered


18 Aug 15 - 08:55 PM (#3731291)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,999

The unanswered request area needs tending to. About two years ago I spent weeks looking and was able to find or develop good leads (ie., on YT or videos, sites, etc) for a minimum of 150-170 URs, but nothing happened with any of them so I stopped. However, I applaud what you're doing.


18 Aug 15 - 11:51 PM (#3731310)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Thanks. My guess is that they don't truly consider it "answered" unless you actually copy/paste the lyrics onto there or transcribe them yourself. That's at least the bar I've been using. Unfortunately, I'm going to have to greatly reduce/stop soon.

Lyr Req: Back to Donegal (Rory McLeod) answered
Lyr Req: Ballad of Gordy Ross (Ted Longbottom) was answered by GUEST
Origins: The Ballad of Soapy Smith (Al Oster) has been answered since 1998! I don't see any lyrics! -Joe Offer-
Lyr Req: Bangtail Muster answered [OK -Joe- ]


19 Aug 15 - 12:06 AM (#3731317)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,999

The situation is a bit more complicated than that, cnd. It's not a lack of will. It's a lack of time. There were app. 2000 URs going by a memory that is years old. A rough estimate would be about 1700 of them still outstanding, with a few hundred located but needing placement because they have been found. It's not that the folks here don't care. It's that the admin just don't have the time to file stuff away.


19 Aug 15 - 12:55 AM (#3731320)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: GUEST,999

' Thanks. My guess is that they don't truly consider it "answered" unless you actually copy/paste the lyrics onto there or transcribe them yourself. '

Not quite. As an example, 'A Man Can't Grow Old' was requested first requested 30 Aug 00. The lyrics were located 13 Sep 12. It still shows in Unanswered Requests. People just don't have the time. [OK - Joe-]


19 Aug 15 - 02:35 AM (#3731328)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joe Offer

I guess I don't think of this Unanswered Requests database as often as I should. When I see somebody has posted to the PermaThread, I go to each song, make sure it's formatted and labeled correctly, and clear the database and this thread. But I've been working fulltime on the Rise Again songbook for the last year, so I got behind. And I don't just check the song off the database and forget it. I try to review and reformat every song before clearing it.

CND, it's very important for you to document your source for these lyrics. Did you find it in a book, transcribe it from a recording - which book, which recording? Did you find it on a Website?

Who's the songwriter?

Is there any background information?

It's not only important to gather lyrics in a hurry. It's also essential that we learn source information so we can ensure the accuracy of the lyrics.

Thanks.

-Joe-

Here's a guide for formatting lyrics you post, so that they're in the standard Mudcat format: http://mudcat.org/detail.cfm?messages__Message_ID=2691343

The songs may or may not be added to the Digital Tradition Folk Song Database - that's up to Dick and Susan. I try to make sure that the songs have ADD and the song title in the title of the message where the lyrics are posted. I also have a distinctive way of formatting the title once I've proofed the lyrics and found the most credible lyrics postings on a song. If the message title is properly formatted, it's easy to find songs in the Old Advanced Forum Search, found in the QuickLinks dropdown menu on every Mudcat page.
If songs are posted and titled properly, they are immediately available in the Forum to anyone who searches for them with the Old Advanced Forum Search. It takes time for posts to be indexed for the main search engine, but they're immediately available in the old search.


19 Aug 15 - 12:28 PM (#3731503)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Sorry Joe; I'll try and do better in the future. Much of the time I don't have that information, though. Most of the time, I hand-transcribe them from Youtube videos or audio clips. I'll try and go back and fill in some of my holes. I have tried doing the title like you like before, but every time I try that, it ends up with a huge hole between the title line and artist info below it. Which HTML thing should I type to get it the right way?


19 Aug 15 - 05:00 PM (#3731577)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Lyr Req: Bar Room Crystal Ball (from Hot Tuna) answered
Lyr Req: Barbecue in Heaven answered
GUEST.Mike Fiddle's requeston on Lyr/Chords Req: Corries songs asking for the lyrics to "The Barge o' Gorrie Crovan" should be removed from the "Unanswered" section, as there is already a page on that song here: thread.cfm?threadid=31829
RE: Lyr Req: Barren Rocks of Aden may have been answered by Rumncoke back in 2013.


20 Aug 15 - 12:08 AM (#3731658)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Lyr Req: The Bear (Andy May) answered
Lyr Req: Another 'Swaledale' song was answered by Mick Pearce in 2012
Lyr Req: Songs about Beeching's Cuts has been both answered on its thread since 2010 and answered (a year prior) here
Lyr Req: Ben Kenobi Nobi (Les Barker parody) answered in 2014 by Long Firm Freddie
Lyr Req: The Berry Tree (Saul Chaplin) may have been answered in 2013.


20 Aug 15 - 01:14 AM (#3731667)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: Joe Offer

I'd prefer to do the HTML on the title, cnd. That's my sign that the song has been reviewed. It does help, however, if you have ADD and the song title (in title case) in the message title box, and then the title in ALLCAPS above the lyrics, followed on the next line by the songwriter name in parentheses, then a blank line, then the lyrics, then any notes and source info.

If you transcribe a song, tell us that you did so and tell us what you transcribed from. If it's in a publication, give us the title. If from a Website, give the URL of the Website.

One early stage of the Rise Again songbook was the collection of lyrics after the committee had built a list of songs to be included in the book. One volunteer programmed a "bot" to roam the Internet and collect the lyrics. Then other volunteers added chords to the lyrics. When I got to the project, the lyrics and chords were reportedly finished. I looked at the lyrics, and found they were awful. That's the usual quality of lyrics on the Internet. That's why we like source-documented lyrics here at Mudcat. No use perpetuating mistakes if the source is crummy.

I promise I will get to work on clearing these, but I'd better get back to work on the Rise Again Songbook. I haven't seen a copy yet, but I understand it's out or almost out (scheduled for Sept 1). I'm working on the supporting Website, which will have links to YouTube recordings and online information about all the songs.

-Joe-


20 Aug 15 - 11:37 AM (#3731826)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Lyr Req: Big Dick (Cheney) answered
RE: Lyr Req: Bill the Quill? / Willie the Pen? was answered by GUEST,Evan johnson in 2013
Lyr Req: Billy Muggins + Rolling Round the World answered
    Cleared. Thanks for these. - Joe Offer


21 Aug 15 - 12:48 AM (#3731963)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Lyr Req: between here and sunset answered
Lyr Req: Blaina Boys 1930 (Huw Williams) was answered by RamblinStu in 2012
Lyr Req: Blood on Our Land (Irish rebel song) answered
    Cleared, but I had to fix the transcription of "Blaina Boys 1930." It's no use marking something cleared until it's a decent transcription and properly formatted. -Joe Offer-


21 Aug 15 - 11:33 AM (#3732119)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Lyr Req: Bold Irish men? / Jolly Irishmen may be answered, but it's hard to tell with how little info the original poster gave
Lyr Req: Leftish Parody on 'Lincolnshire Poacher' possibly answered
ADD: The Boonie Rat Song (Viet Nam War)-chords? answered


27 Aug 15 - 06:06 AM (#3733488)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Tune Req: Black Bottom Strut (Instrumental) answered


28 Aug 15 - 03:15 PM (#3733798)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Lyr Req: The Barque Favell answered


06 Sep 15 - 11:36 PM (#3735941)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

GUEST,Colin may have answered Chord Req: Bring the Peace (Mary McLaughlin) in 2012
Lyr Req: A Bum, A Jolly Good Bum may be answered
Lyr Req: I'm bungee jumping by keith donnelly answered
RE: Lyr Req: Bush Telegraph (John Williamson) was answered by GUEST
Lyr/Chords Req: Bush Barber, etc (John Williamson) answered


08 Sep 15 - 11:08 PM (#3736357)
Subject: RE: PermaThreadô Unanswered Requests
From: cnd

Lyr Req: The Butcher's Apron (Irish Rebel) answered
RE: Lyr Req: Cabbages, Cabeans and Carrots answered
I would also call Lyr Req: Camp Meeting in July (Jerry Correll) answered