Saturday, May 27, 2017

Alzheimer's Society Walk For Memories: May 27/17

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I participated in the Buskers Challenge. I brought in c. $54, placing 2nd last (which was also 2nd from the top).

I sang:

Mainstage (as people registered):

Folsom Prison Blues (Cash), [sound check while train passed],
You're In Love (Pepper),
Cowboy Lament (Pepper),
Caffeine (my parody of JJ Cale's "Cocaine"),
Calpurnia Dreaming (my parody of Mamas & Papas' "California..."),
I'm Too Old for the NHL (Pepper),
What a Wonderful World (Weiss/Thiele),
If I Had a Hammer (Hays/Seeger),
Make You Feel My Love (Dylan),
Hurting Song (Pepper),
In Heaven There'll Only Bae Bagpipes (Pepper),
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (Lennon/McCartney),
Bob From Nunavut (Pepper),
Monsters in the Sky (Pepper),
I'll Remember You (Dylan), and
Don't Be Afraid (Pepper).

Busking During the Walk:

Things We Said Today (Lennon/McCartney),
Jambalaya (Williams),
Hallelujah (Cohen),
Blowing in the Wind (Dylan),
Eight Days a Week (Lennon/McCartney),
All I Want Is You (U2), and
Let It Be (Lennon/McCartney).

Review: "We have Richard Pepper AND some excellent musicians." The M.C.

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