Friday 19 November 2021

Rainy-Day Uke-Song: "VANCOUVER'S ISLE" per the Irish Rovers Band


ORIGINAL SONG: "Black Velvet Band" traditional Irish pub song, as arranged by the Irish Rovers 1967. Of note, the Irish Rovers' 50th and putatively final tour took place 2 years ago, ending with concerts in Vancouver and Nanaimo BC on St. Patrick's Day.
PARODY COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, January, 2018. To view the lyrics without the chord-charts, proceed to our blog "Edifying Nonsense" HERE.
SONGLINK: Check out an earlier posting on this site entitled "Singable Limerick-Medley#3: A Visit to Chemainus, B.C."

Rainbow over Ladysmith Harbour
  brief break from several days of intense rain.
The IRISH ROVERS ended their 50th world
ANNIVERSARY TOUR with a concert in Nanaimo B.C


(to the tune of "Black Velvet Band")

*  A.C. = Air Canada. Westjet is a competitor on flights across the country. Porter provides more local service from Toronto Island Airport to destinations in Eastern Canada and the East Coast of the U.S. 
Chemainus: shuh-MAY-nuhs
Nanaimo: nuh-NIE-moh

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