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December 2019 Blog Posts (4)

Pan Teachers of Yesterday

PA N  _ _ _

Has come a long way

But do you know::

How we got where we are today ???

++

The Boys 

Didn’t read music

So how did they teach it???

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Well, listen up -  Listen up

Ah go tell you today

CHORUS

Watch "meh" hand boy

Ah, say watch meh hand!! (ping ping ping pong ) 

Ah doing it slow --- For you to understand Boy

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Watch meh…

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Added by Henry Miller on December 28, 2019 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Back Home For Carnival

It was Carnival Monday

I wasn't Jumping up in de Band

I was playing Spectator

Hugging up "may" partner Worman

When this old girlfriend Spot me

And - Darling "before meh head could ah tun"

She "start" bathing in powder

And drag me in de band -

Singing (CHORUS)

C1

Doh tell me you can't remember

When all ah we used to run

Doh tell me you can't remember

Darling - Dem days was real - "real"…

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Added by Henry Miller on December 27, 2019 at 1:49pm — No Comments

The Golden Years Of Pan

V1,

Tell Me Again & Again

Please Help Me Understand,

The Evaluation

Of The Steel Pan

Those Stories Told

Of Days Of Old

Really Fascinate Me

So Ah To Ask "May" Granny

Who Sat Me Down & Explained Me

    -CHORUS-

(pick-up) Son, It Was        

IT Was Pan Better Pan-

Man Better Man -

Band Better Band

(Sub Chorus)

Lord Help You

If You Touch We Flag…

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Added by Henry Miller on December 20, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

Podcast: Island Jazz Chat with Rudy Smith

A podcast featuring conversations with Caribbean jazz and pan jazz musicians based in the islands and the diaspora. [LINK HERE]…

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Added by Nigel Campbell on December 8, 2019 at 2:04pm — No Comments

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