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Audio Freebie for Christmas…

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….and worth every penny you paid for it. Click here to listen, 2.5 minutes, Hush My Babe.

I was culling out files in dropbox and found a piece we learned from a Doc Watson CD, a Christmas Lullaby. I recorded it sitting here at the computer, a few years back before my hands temporarily ended my self-afflicted musical hobby.

I’m better now, and have even picked up the accordion again after twenty years–but only when Ann is away. I couldn’t play it when Tsuga was around either, because I think the both of them would have preferred bagpipes.

Tsuga freaked at the sound of my voice coming out of the speakers, speaking or singing, so my ideas of re-recording Slow Road Home or recording What We Hold to make audio CDs never got off the ground around here. Hopefully the possibly pending new pup will not have a similar neurosis.

 

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3 thoughts on “Audio Freebie for Christmas…”

  1. Many years ago I had a young dog (who is now gone, from old age) and I recorded my voice calling her, after a pause, on the computer. I’d play it, then during the pause I’d cross to the other side of the room and just stand there. The computer would call her, in my voice, and her confusion was palpable. A twisted little joke, to be sure, but funny, and it never bothered her after that to hear my voice from a recording.

  2. Lovely song, beautiful rendition. I’m glad your hand surgery allows you to resume making music! I hope it allows the guitar more than I hope to hear your accordion. I think I agree with Ann and Tsuga on that instrument.

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