Forever I shall keep trying.
Oh yet not to become the laughing stock of all the land.
Not being with forked tongue as so being bound and tied with it.
(sounds like) : Nikah - Kate Bush - Mia Zapata - Judy Collins - Nancy Sinatra - Grace Slick - Bjork - Clannad - Loreena McEnnitt - Edie Brickell - Candice Night . . . (resembling): Paulette Goddard
Inherent Comedienne * * * Festive Dance* * Comic * * * Interpretations * * * Songbird * * * Claviers * * * Ukulele * * * Parasailer * * * English Equestrian Country Jumper * * * Lutes * * * Melodica * * * Zither * * * Cherango * * * Recorder * * * Harmonicas * * * Music Box Connoisseur * * * Vocals * * * Softball * * * Festive Dance * * * Acute Fashion Coordinator * * * Collector of Goods * * *
"Albatross" ~ "Ride" ~ "Court of Kings" ~ "Whistle" . . . composed and set forth by myself and partner, Ratweiller P. Dodge, come dawning of our year 2010. . . his chosen recording device being Ensoniq ZR76 Clavier.
* Expressing myself for coffee shops and venues in and around these two cites, oft donning festive attire appearing with the gut-wrenching Ratweiller P. Dodge. combining a few show standards with originals ~
Indeed fortunate are we moving about upon coaches and caravans requiring no horses or oxen whatsoever !
Face to grindstone at MacPhail Center for Music.
Yes there is a friend, Ratweiller P. Dodge, virtuous with hammered dulcimer, percussive articles, dreams of dark and ivory clang and so too those lutes of wood. Rat takes to all instruments heard while I sing melodies originating vastly from my own soul and heart *The Canyon *Someone to Watch over Me *Aint Misbehavin' *Fools Rush In *Greensleeves *Fly *Baskerville *Shrimptown *Rise of the Dragon *Desperado *Alone *Pirate's Cove *Under A Violet Moon *Benzai-ten *Unstung Bee is Me *Play Minstrel, Play *Magical World *Homeless Children *Drunken Sailor *Lorelei *Lacka Symmetry *The Ship near Cape Cod *A Butterfly So Perfect *Time Passages *Over the Rainbow *Tammy *Crowning of the King *The Swan *Read it and Weep *Pathetique' *Virtual Sandwich *Behold *Wake Up *Open Arms *Neerdowell *Take the Long Way Home *Take On Me *Withered Soul *Wind in the Willows *Our Day Will Come *Moon River *Babe *Auntie Vairuss *Sunrise, Sunset *Both Sides Now *Ohio *The Thinker *Take Five *Unscheduled-Near-Earth-Gamma-Ray-Burst *Babylon *Done-Deal *Leather and Lace *Gypsy *My True Lover *Beyond the Trees *Bluebird *Avalon *March Waltz *As much as I Wanted to Stay *The Merchant *Dog and Butterfly *Medusa's Head in G sharp minor *Beautiful Distant Memories *Course of Time
then not to slip asunder - swarms of song and perpetual musical mission.
Oh but I, unfortunate soul, though proud to me own makings, was long before wrongly accused ousted and cast forth. And so I now find myself farther ahead and far away. I find myself locked inside a distant block of time, henceforth onto a far barren land by none but the hand of arch marmaduke V of wales Oh bitter duke of such envy. Ahh the colossal gaul of his miserable carcass !
Some of my performances include : Coffee Grounds in Falcon Heights, Border's Books in Calhoun Square, Marrion Center Retirement Home, Dunn Brother’s Coffee Snelling and Grand, Bicko's, Santorini's, Nicklow's, New Bohemian, Gallagher's, Susan’s on Cedar & 42nd, Camp Coffee, Betsy's Back Porch, Dunn Bros. on 34th, E.P. Atelier, Walker Methodist Church, Riverview, Hodroff Funeral Home, Chatterbox in Minneapolis, Monkabeans in Hopkins, Cedar Cultural Center, and others. Co-hosted open stage at Dunn Brothers Freighthouse location near 2nd and Washington. Former 'Peacock Player' - Renaissance Festival.
See Pictures captured by wizard's window box of sweet magic, should you desire. They say of my tale true.
So be it, having writer's block of hand ~ so I now shall nap. And so I too gather portions of vittles and grog.
Grateful for approaching and gazing into this my mirror of wonder.
Pirate Van De Camp