MIDIs and More MIDIs
(The Music Part of "Quilts and Other Family Treasures")
If you've been here before, I've added a few new tunes. Enjoy!!!
Dear Hearts and Gentle People
Another "treasure" is the love of music- - my dad learned
to play the "fiddle" before the age of 7. At 7 he played well enough, and knew enough melodies to play for barn dances with his father. When I was a little girl, he would often take the violin from its case, after a long day's work, and play. He and his brothers had a 4 piece orchestra during the 1930's and the practice sessions were held in our living room. So I grew up surrounded by music. And now on the Internet I find hundreds of "midis"- - -I hope you enjoy
them, too. Here's a few - - - - -
FADED LOVE This is an old Bob Wills tune. Remember that plaintive violin?
LILI MARLENE Ed remembers hearing German soldiers singing this during WWII. This midi was sequenced by Peter Wolmarans especially for Ed for his WWII pages.
He'll Have To Go A good old love song
LAST DATE A little bit country
LIGHTS Another WWII tune
VAYA CON DIOS Les Paul and Mary Ford had a great arrangement of this one.
SEEMS LIKE OLD TIMES This one will take you back!
MOON No, we don't live in Carolina, but this
is a pretty melody!
ROSIN THE BOW Reminds me of the old time tunes my dad used to play.
PAPER DOLL The Mills Brothers did this for years.
Title?? Don't know the title, but trust me -- nice tune
STEEL GUITAR RAG My sister Lorene's husband, Clyde Swickard, played steel guitar with Bob Wills' Texas Playboys for a time and he especially enjoyed this one.
a year and a half in Cajun Country
(Louisiana) in the '80's.
EL PASO Marty Robbins had a great record on this one.
LOVE LETTERS Popular at the close of WWII
SOME BROKEN HEARTS A real tearjerker
MY BLUE HEAVEN A special request by Betty
TIME SLIPS AWAY A little bit country
HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU More country
CRYSTAL CHANDELIERS Can you tell by now that I enjoy country music?
FOUR IN THE MORNING Yup. Another one!
A long intro
- - - wait a minute, - - - it gets good.
SOMEWHERE MY LOVE My very favorite melody, Dr. Zhivago, Lara's theme.
I'LL FLY AWAY A good old gospel song
Drop me a line and tell
me what you'd like to hear. I may
have it tucked away somewhere. If not, I'll go looking for it.
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Last update Jul 2015