17/9 session – guess the theme

Here is the set for the session on the 17th, with FOUR new ones. The tunes are linked in some way……

Hope to see lots of you there, new members are always welcome, lapsed members are very welcome to come back 😉

Bad Moon RIsing (G), Ballad of John & Yoko (D), Dancing in the Street (G), Honky Tonk Women (G), Heard it through the Grapevine (Am), If Paradise is Half as Nice (C), I’ll Never Fall in Love Again (D), My Way (C), Ob la di, Ob la da (C), Pround Mary (G starts on F), Space Oddity (Starts F), Sugar Sugar (D), Tracks of My Tears (C) , Witchita Lineman (Starts F)

 

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Sets for August 20th AND September 3rd!

Hi everyone. In a rare display of being prepared I’ve got the next two sessions’ set lists sorted out! No one is more surprised by this than me. I may well add a couple of new ones if I get a chance.

Aug 20

Be My Baby (G), Blockbuster (D), I Feel Good (D Ist chord A7), I Say a Little Prayer (Em), In the Summertime (C), Karma Chameleon (G), Mrs Robinson (E), Paint it Black (Dm), Sitting on the Dock of the Bay (G), Spirit in the Sky (A), The Weight (G), This Train is Bound For Glory (A), Wild World (C starts Am7), You Can’t Hurry Love (C), You’re My Best Friend (C)

Sep 3

You Really Got a Hold on Me (G), Wonderful Tonight (G), What a Wonderful World (C) (Armstrong Version), Waterloo (D), Three Little Birds (C), The Boxer (C), Stuck in the Middle With You (D), Sit Down (D), Nine to Five (G), I’m a Believer (G), I Won’t Back Down (G starts with Em), I Wanna Dance with Somebody (D), I Wanna Be Like You (C starts Am), Dirty Old Town (G), Cigarettes and Whiskey (G)

 

Set list for the 9/7

Hi everyone, here is the set list for the 9th. There may be one or two more added……See if you can guess the theme!

Ballad of John and Yoko (D), Cecilia (G), Iris (G), Jonny B Goode (E), Little Richard Medley (A), Lola (G starts Eb), Maggie May (C), Maxwell’s Silver Hammer (C), Minnie the Moocher (Em), Peggy Sue (G), Proud Mary (G starts F),  Sweet Caroline (A starts E), Valerie (C), Venus (Am)

New members are very welcome!

Next session and gig…..

Hi everyone

We have a gig at the Hare and Hounds in Claygate on Monday the 17th of June! We’re on at 9pm for half an hour. It might be a bit of a squeeze but will be good fun.

We’ll do some practice at the next session on the 11th, but come anyway even if you aren’t available for the gig.

Tuesdays set list –

What a Wonderful World (Sam Cooke version) (A), Sunny Afternoon (Dm),Sloop John B (G), Should I Stay or Should I Go (D), I Feel Like I’m Fixing to Die ( in G, 1st chord D7), Delilah, (Em), American Pie (G), Always look on the Bright Side (Am), Dancing in the Street (G), Friday I’m in Love (D), Give it Up (D), Only You (C), Walk Like an Egyptian (D), Weather with You (Em), What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong) (C)

See you there!

28th May Session

Hi everyone,

We talked at the last session about playing a gig in the first week of June but the venue is not available unfortunately. We will have a chat about this at the next session.

So instead of a gig we are going to have a themed evening and the theme is…….. ‘Weather’! All the tracks mention it in some way or other. Here is the set –

Bad Moon Rising (G), Bring me Sunshine (G), Fats Domino Medley (C), Here comes the Sun (G), In the Summertime (C), Make you feel my Love (G), Mr Blue Sky (F), Rawhide (A minor), Rhinestone Cowboy (C),  Riders on the Storm (Em), She (C), Sunny Afternoon (Dm), Under the Boardwalk (C), Walking on Sunshine (D), Weather with You (Em), What a Wonderful World (C)

Hope to see lots of you there, new members are always welcome, it’s fun and relaxed and if you know a few chords and can strum a bit you’ll be fine. And please feel free to come back again if you haven’t joined us for a while!

 

 

Session on the 14th May

Hi everybody

Got a good session lined up for next Tuesday, all are welcome to come down!

And the set is…..

And then I Kissed Her (G), Back for Good (C), Blue Suede Shoes (A), Brown Eyed Girl (G),  Budapest (G), Chanson D’Amour (D), Delilah (Em), Don’t get me Wrong (G), Give it Up (D), Handbags and Gladrags (G), Hotel California (Am), I Feel like I’m Fixing to Die rag (D), I’ll Fly Away (G), Living Doll (A), Living on a Prayer (Em)

Next Session….

…..is on the 30th April. If you are new or just haven’t been for a while, come and join in. It’s always a good laugh and no one cares if you struggle to keep up or make mistakes.

Here is the set list (with keys as requested!)

You’re the one that I want (Am), You make me feel like a natural woman (C), With a little help from my friends (D), Wildwood Flower (C),  Whiskey in my Whiskey (G), What a Wonderful World (A), Urban Spaceman (G), Three little birds (C), Sweet Caroline (A), Stand by me (C), Rabbit (F), Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps (Dm).

We are going to do Wild Horses (G) which we have done once before ages ago, plus two that we discussed in the last session – I feel like I’m fixing to die (D7, apologies for the swearing in the video) and Hotel California (Am) . All of these can be found on the Scorpex Website which is ace….