Topic: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

For this MONTH, JUNE, we are looking for any SONG that mention the word KING, QUEEN, PRINCE or PRINCESS in the Lyrics or Song Title.
 
Secondly…. we are looking for any Song that mentions the word CAPTAIN, LIEUTENANT, OFFICER etc., in the Lyrics or Song Title.  In other words, anything to do with a person`s rank in the Army, Navy or Airforce.

Below is a List of Songs that were suggested by Members of Chordie that fill the required categories for each section.

KING:
That`s Amore: Dean Martin,
American Pie: Don McLean
Joy To the World: Hoyt Axton
Bad bad Leroy Brown: Jim Croce
Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen:
A lost weekend: Lloyd Cole,
Knights Of the Round Table:  Monty Python,
Hey Hey My My Into the Black: Neil Young
Arthur: Rick Wakeman,
Science Fiction Double Feature: Rocky Horror Picture Show,
King Of the Road: Roger Miller,
Honey Bee: Tom Petty Pinball Wizard: Who
Desperado:  Eagles,
If You Could Read My Mind: Gordon Lightfoot
Sundown: Gordon Lightfoot
Dire Wolf: Grateful Dead
At Seventeen: Janis Ian
Going To California:  Led Zeppelin
Billy Jean: Michael Jackson
Brown Sugar: Rolling Stones
I Wish I Was Punk Rocker: Sandi Thom
Sympathy for the Devil: Rolling Stones 

QUEEN:

Fat Bottom Girls:  Queen
Royals:  Lorde


PRINCE:
Two Princes: Spin Doctors
PRINCESS:
Stranglers, Princess: Stranglers
CAPTAIN:
Everybody Knows: Leonard Cohen
Captain Kennedy: Neil Young
99 Luftballons: Nena
Captain America:  Jimmy Buffett
Nobody Speaks to the Captain No More:  Jimmy Buffett
Captain Sunshine:  Neil Diamond

MAJOR:

Space Oddity:  David Bowie
Ashes to Ashes: David Bowie

OK ……. READY, SET, GO!!!!

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Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

https://soundcloud.com/mojo01/sloop-john-b-2
here is one with captain, constable and sheriff I think that qualifies it for June

out of tune out of key and out of touch

Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

mojo, congrats on being the first off the bat for this month.  Feedback on soundcloud given and as I said on there, this song is such an oldie but a goodie, a great sing along song and you covered it well smile

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Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Nicely done, Mojo!  I saw a song up in the list there that I might consider attempting to record if I can find a quiet moment around here.  wink  It's good to see things still going strong in the FSOTM forums!  Thanks for keeping things going in here, Jandle.  You're a rock star!

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What constitutes excellent music is in the ears of the listener.

Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

nice one Mojo

Your vision is not limited by what your eye can see, but what your mind can imagine.
Make your life count, and the world will be a better place because you tried.

"Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except only the the best." - Henry Van Dyke

Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Good one Mojo, award yourself some extra pickles for that. lol

Roger

Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Unfortunatley  I  havent  much  time  for  recording  these  days   but  this months  subject  gives  me a  chance  to  repost  one  of  my  songs  from  a  while  back
https://soundcloud.com/graham-windle/co … ic-version
Hope  some  of  you  who  havent  heard  this  enjoy  it .

Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Graham, I had never heard this song before and really enjoyed it. It was only when I was writing my comment that I noticed it is an original of yours so super well done to you and your band.

Roger

Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Thanks Roger glad you enjoyed it. With the exception of the flute this was a live studio recording.John the bass player added the flute later .The whole thing was recorded on a  zoom 8 channel portable desk.

Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Grah1 ........ that was so good.  You and the boys did a fantastic job! smile

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Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

I don't really expect anyone to play this, but just wanted to give y'all something to laugh at (hopefully). It does fit the requirement of "Major" however. Hope you enjoy it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSGWoXDFM64

All the best

Bill

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Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

What is the date of that ?

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Music is life, that why our hearts have beats.

Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Well, let's see...... that video, I believe is the production which featured Linda Ronstadt and she won the Tony for her part in the production in 1981, so unless I am very mistaken that's the date.

As far as the original "Operetta", it was written and composed by Gilbert and Sullivan in 1880. The two presented other operettas just as delightful and funny as this one. One  of my favorites is  "The Mikado" which features this tune which always make me think of birds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoAmmiTzliI

Thanks!

Bill

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Fender GDO300 Orchestral - a gift from Amy & Jim
Rogue Beatle Bass
Pearl Drums

Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Well that first one Strummerboy certainly fits in with this months category and was a bit of a laugh, I hadn't seen that before smile

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Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Here is my cover of Captain Kennedy by Neil Young.
I ended up singing it alot faster than the original version by Neil Young, simply because I couldn`t even begin to play it like Neil does let alone sing it like him.  I hunted high and low to find the fantastic tabbing/ picking he uses for the intro and outro and in fact through out the song but to no avail.  So after singing it in various styles, including in a slow haunting style which I liked, I realised without the awesome tabbing Neil does, it just didn't sound right with the strum I was using..... so decided to make it my own version and faster ................ AND still learning guitar.

https://soundcloud.com/ukulelejan/captain-kennedy

Laugh Lots ... Forgive Much ...  Love one another     smile
Covers and some Originals found over there    ------- >    https://soundcloud.com/ukulelejan

Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Jan

Once again your marvelous voice is terrific.
I do believe, as you said, that it would be much better if you could slow it down - the tempo you play at seems to happy for that song.

With that being said - it still was an excellent rendition - thanks so much for sharing.

JIm

Your vision is not limited by what your eye can see, but what your mind can imagine.
Make your life count, and the world will be a better place because you tried.

"Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except only the the best." - Henry Van Dyke

Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

HI Tig,  thanks for feedback and agree, it does make the song sound Happy lol which is not how the song is meant to go at all.  I would love to have sung it slowly and hauntingly but my guitar skills are not up to sounding at all good other than a very boring strum.  Maybe I should have just sung it no instrument? but then that kinda defeats the purpose of Chordie which is to use an instrument of some sort.  Oh well, maybe when my guitar skills attain a better standard for slow songs lol smile  Ahem I still avoid songs with that dreaded F chord too (shush) wink

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Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

If you could read my mind: https://youtu.be/jH4JN27_MZk

Song info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/If_You_Could_Read_My_Mind

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Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

King of the road: https://youtu.be/wNi0F26qFXE

Song info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_of_t … %28song%29

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Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Nice ones neo .......listened to them both yesterday but didn't get a chance to comment until today.  We must have both had the same song in our heads as I did King of the road as well smile

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Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

So here are a couple of Covers (or should I say attempts at covering) another two songs for this month.  Gee I must be on a roll, 3 songs covered this month! (shock yikes)

King of the Road    https://soundcloud.com/ukulelejan/king-of-the-road

Royals     https://soundcloud.com/ukulelejan/royals

Laugh Lots ... Forgive Much ...  Love one another     smile
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Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Both renditions are excellent.  One of my fave songs - King of the road ! 
Way to go Jan - keep 'em coming

Jim

Your vision is not limited by what your eye can see, but what your mind can imagine.
Make your life count, and the world will be a better place because you tried.

"Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except only the the best." - Henry Van Dyke

Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

I just listened to them and nice songs played nicely and sung so  so well.  Shows  some work on your part and it sounded natural.

Music is what feelings sound like.
Music is life, that why our hearts have beats.

Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Tig ... thanks so much.  Yes good old King of the Road, an oldie but a goodie.  I always remember my parents singing this at parties smile

CG ........... not who your comment was for but thanks for commenting anyway and its always good to see you make an appearance in here.  Hope to hear some of your music on here one of these months smile

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Re: JUNE 2018 FSOTM - KING, QUEEN, PRINCESS, PRINCESS - CAPTAIN, MAJOR

Jade it was  about you without saying so.

Music is what feelings sound like.
Music is life, that why our hearts have beats.