November 2019 - "Cherry Tree Carol"

As you can tell by the displays in the department stores, Christmas is nearly upon us once again!   In order to have time to get Christmas music back under your fingers in time for the December celebrations, I am once again posting a Christmas hymn as the tab a month early.   This year, it is an arrangement of the Advent hymn "The Cherry Tree Carol".  The seeds of the text for this carol are ancient, having been planted sometime back in the 7th century in the so-called “Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew”, an apocryphal work describing the birth and childhood of Jesus.

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October 2019 - "Shine On Harvest Moon"

“Shine on Harvest Moon” was written by Jack Norworth and his then wife, Nora Bayes, during a time when they both were vaudeville performers in New York City. The song was originally written for one of the Ziegfield Follies productions in 1908. He and Nora later performed this song, both together and separately, in Broadway theatre, and on early radio. The song was published by Harry Von Tilzer in 1918, selling nearly 1 million copies.

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September 2019 - "Colors"

Since 1979, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has helped students tell their stories through its innovative Words & Music program. More than 100,000 students have learned to write song lyrics while developing key skills in language arts. Words & Music also provides classroom teachers with new resources, tools, and techniques that get students excited about writing. David Schnaufer was one of the artists who participated in that program. In 1991, he was paired with Sharina Smith and Kelli Wiggins, 2 students from one of Nashville’s public middle schools who had written a set of lyrics for a song they titled “Colors”.

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