Banter II Songs and Tunes

A bit of Banter: 17- Central Story/ The Hag at the Churn

a-muso-imageThere’s no fool like an old fool, they say, so what happens when a bunch of oul’ coots gather together to make music? The next 20 posts may enlighten you as to the question just posed and may also, perhaps, enrage or entertain. Anything’s better than a yawn, I guess. These songs were the result of a few sessions around a table laden with alcoholic beverages of various kinds. Plonked in the centre of the table was a laptop with built-in mic that somehow survived the knocks and spillages that were part and parcel of the sessions. 

Song 17: Central Story/The Hag at the Churn– St Patrick’s Day used to be celebrated at a park near Central Station and I enjoyed it much more that the subsequent ordered and orderlychurn version that saw it contained within a secured site. This song celebrates a time about twenty years ago when we were rather younger and wilder. The instrumental at the end I initially thought was entitled The Goose in the Bog– I wonder what rhymed line I would have come up with if I had known the accurate title when writing the song…

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