Nathan's Session - Nov 14

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The Secretary apologised for completely misinterpreting the evening’s theme. A vote of no confidence was marginally avoided.

A great song does not need to be sung by someone with a pleasant singing voice

  • Frank Zappa - “Ronnie Sings?” (Richard)
  • Victoria Williams - “Since I’ve Laid My Burden Down” (Chris)
  • The Mountain Goats - “This Year” (Nathan)
  • The James Hunter Six - “It Won’t Be Long” (Martin)
  • Hanggai - “Gobbi” (Bruce)
  • Julee Cruise - “I Remember” (David)
  • Tom Waits - “Invitation to the Blues” (Nick)

A great song does not need to be performed by someone with great technical skills

  • The Monkees - “You Just May Be the One” (Richard)
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival - “Run Through the Jungle” (Chris)
  • Beck - “Painted Eyelids” (Nathan)
  • The Crumb Family - “In The Pines” (Martin)
  • Sam Baker - “Palestine I” (Bruce)
  • Al Di Meola - “And I Love Her” (David)
  • Janis Joplin - “Piece of My Heart” (Nick)

A great song does not need a melody you can hum and/or a rhythm you can tap your feet too

  • Four Tet - “My Angel Rocks Back and Forth” (Richard)
  • Marc Ribot - “Our Daily Bread” (Chris)
  • Lee Ranaldo - “The Bridge” (Nathan)
  • Bill Frisell - “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” (Martin)
  • The Decemberists - “The Wanting Comes in Waves” (Bruce)
  • The Beta Band - “Dry the Rain” (David)
  • Jaco Pastorius - “Crisis” (Nick)

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