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Variations on “The Ash Grove”

[Last Updated on February 26, 2010. First published on Hubpages and then de-indexed.] Folk tunes have a long shelf life. They get re-used often with different lyrics, and we can learn a lot about the values and preferences of different … Continue reading

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Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and the Windows XP Sound Recorder

[This filk song was published on Hubpages in 2009 and was later unpublished because of “pixelated images” at a time when HP thought Google would give them their traffic back if only they did not allow pixelated images.] Tune: Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious by … Continue reading

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Music Review: Avalon is Risen by Leslie Fish

Produced by Kristoph Klover, performed by Leslie Fish and published by Prometheus Music, Avalon is Risen is the filk album we have all been waiting for. The music is celtic and folkish, but with that special touch that only Leslie … Continue reading

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What was it like being a medieval scribe? Here’s my guess …

  I wrote this yesterday in an an idle moment, while thinking what it might have been like to be a medieval scribe … SCRIBES OF CAMBREATH By Kate Gladstone (tune: MARCH OF CAMBREATH by Heather Alexander — http://heatherlands.com/mpaudio/Midsummer/March%20of%20Cambreadth.mp3 ) Downstroke slash, serif … Continue reading

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Kipling’s Verse

[This article was first published on Hubpages in 2009. It was deemed to be overly promotional by Hubpages in August of 2012 and hence has been republished, comments and all,  here on PubWages. ] Rudyard Kipling in 1926 Rudyard Kipling … Continue reading

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Angelique’s Lament, a Dark Shadows Filksong

When I was ten years old, my family  moved to the United States for good. I was very lonely, and I didn’t have any friends. (For a fictionalized account of what I was going through, read my story The Punky-Wunkies.) … Continue reading

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Gremlins: A Song by Leslie Fish

Leslie Fish is a serious filker who is known for some fairly heavy songs. The space exploration anthem, Hope Eyrie, is by her. Most of the Kipling songs we like to sing are set to music she has written. Flight … Continue reading

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An Interview with Leslie Fish

Leslie Fish is a filker, a composer and lyricist,  a vocalist, a writer of fiction and non-fiction, and a political activist for the cause of anarchy. You can read all about her in the Wikipedia. You can also visit her … Continue reading

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