Tuesday 19 April 2022

Uke-Song: "BRENNAN'S TWEET", as might be sung by the Beatles

Satire with Substituted Lyrics 
ORIGINAL SONG:  "Let It Be", The Beatles, 1970.
SATIRE COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, March 2018.  To return to the corresponding post on "Daily Illustrated Nonsense" (and to see the lyrics without the chord-chart indications) click HERE

BACKGROUND INFO: At the height of the concern that President Trump might be tempted to stop the Russia-election-interference investigation by firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a tweet by John Brennan on Saturday, March 17, 2018, described in very definite terms the former CIA director's view of the current President.


(to the tune of "Let It Be"; the Wikipedia article, as given above, shows the details of the tweet. )

UKULELE-FRIENDLY FORMAT (and guitar, too!)

(Click on any chord-chart slide to move to 'song-presentation mode'; then navigate through thumbnails at bottom of page.)

You can play this song with only the simplest of chords - C, G, F, Am, (ignoring the 6th and 9th and Major 7th colouring), but the jazzier chords indicated are not that hard to ply, and give the song a flavour more like the original - Ed.  

G6 = 0202;  FM7 = 5500;  G9 = 2232;  F9 = 0010 

(click on any verse-slide to enlarge and go to thumbnail mode)

Saturday 9 April 2022

Singable Saga: "The DELIGHTS of ANGLO-LATIN"

SINGABLE SAGA, derived from limerick lyrics.

ORIGINAL SONG: These verses can be sung to "The Limerick Song", as per YouTube HERE.

ORIGINAL POETRY LYRICS:  Original verses were composed by Giorgio Coniglio, November 2016. These have been poetically published as a "brief saga" on the collaborative poetry website OEDILF and on our blog "Daily Illustrated Nonsense". Click HERE.

SONG-LINKS: Check out other posts including the song "Latin Cat's Strut", and "Singable Limericks: Using Greek Words


(to the tune of "The Limerick Song") 

(Click on any chord-chart slide to move to 'song-presentation mode'; then navigate through thumbnails at bottom of page.)