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Author Topic: Song of the Month schedule for 2018  (Read 1879 times)

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Offline Johnm

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Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« on: January 02, 2018, 09:14:49 PM »
Hi all,
I just realized that I hadn't done anything about scheduling Songs of the Month for 2018.  Do folks want to continue having them every month?  I would be willing to come up with something for January (now), but if folks would care to volunteer to do the songs for the next few months so we have them set up, that would be great.  Just post in this thread if you'd like to take a month and name the month for which you'd like to select the song.  Thanks, and Happy New Year.
All best,
Johnm

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2018, 01:40:54 AM »
Iíll volunteer for February.


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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2018, 06:26:25 AM »
Thanks, Prof!  Any other takers?  You can suit both the song choice and the way you set up the initial post to your own preferences.  It need not be overly scholarly/researched (though if that is your preference it's fine).  Nor does the first post need to be exhaustive, listing every version you've found--you can leave versions for other people to find.  The idea, I think, is to get people thinking about a song in a new way, with more attention, and just get the ball rolling.  Once people start responding, the thread takes on a life of its own.
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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2018, 08:55:48 AM »
I'll volunteer for March. I searched for past SOM titles and didn't see the title I have in mind, but I would still like to confirm that it hasn't been done.

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2018, 09:08:23 AM »
Thanks, islandgal!  Anyone want to take April?
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Johnm

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2018, 09:28:56 AM »
Excuse my ignorance, but how do I start a new post? (Not a reply)


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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2018, 09:48:28 AM »
Hi islandgal,
If you go to the Back Porch without clicking on a specific topic, just clicking on the board title, one of the options you'll see in the upper right hand corner is "new topic".  Click on that to start your initial Song of the Month post.
All best,
Johnm

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2018, 09:50:57 AM »
Thanks John.

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2018, 02:44:07 PM »
I'll take April if it's still available, otherwise next available slot

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2018, 05:04:11 PM »
Thanks, Old Man Ned!
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Johnm

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2018, 07:44:28 AM »
I'll take May. No one's asked yet but presumably that's the next one up.

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2018, 08:06:22 AM »
Thanks, Lew!  We've almost got the first half of the year covered!  Thanks to all who have volunteered.
All best,
Johnm

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2018, 11:43:26 AM »
Ill figure something for June.

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2018, 02:32:19 PM »
Thanks, Simon!  We're getting ahead.
All best,
John

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #14 on: June 29, 2018, 12:40:51 PM »
Hi all,
I just realized we have no one yet who has volunteered to come up with Songs of the Month for the remainder of 2018.  Would anyone be willing to come up with the July Song of the Month?  It need not be posted right at the beginning of the month, nor need the initial post be learned--it suffices to get folks thinking about the song and get the ball rolling.  When responding to Song of the Month posts, it's a courtesy to the group as a whole if you post no more than two versions of the song at a time, leaving unposted versions for other folks to find.
As long as we're talking about scheduling, would anyone like to volunteer for any of the other remaining months in 2018?  Your participation is very much appreciated.  Thanks!
All best,
Johnm

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #15 on: June 29, 2018, 01:32:30 PM »
I'll Try July :D

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #16 on: June 29, 2018, 01:58:41 PM »
Thanks, Thomas!

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #17 on: June 29, 2018, 02:10:00 PM »
I'll take September if it's still available.

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #18 on: June 29, 2018, 03:50:17 PM »
It is available, Old Man Ned, and thanks for volunteering to take it--it's yours.  Thanks!  Anybody want to take August, October, November or December?
All best,
Johnm

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #19 on: June 30, 2018, 01:29:05 PM »
Hi folks,
Thomas is taking July and Old Man Ned is taking September.  Anyone want to take August, so I don't have to re-make this plea in one month?
All best,
Johnm

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #20 on: June 30, 2018, 01:51:38 PM »
I can do August.

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #21 on: June 30, 2018, 02:02:07 PM »
Thank you, Prof!

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #22 on: July 01, 2018, 07:37:05 AM »
I can do October.

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #23 on: July 01, 2018, 08:02:33 AM »
Thanks, Lightnin'!

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #24 on: July 01, 2018, 09:28:51 AM »
I could do November, if it's still available.

Cheers,

Pan

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #25 on: July 01, 2018, 05:11:39 PM »
Thanks, Pan!

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #26 on: September 25, 2018, 10:29:18 AM »
Hi all,
This is by way of a reminder that all future Song of the Month initial posts and responses to those posts should be posted on this Board, and a big thanks to Rivers for setting up the Board and putting all the previous posts here.  I think we have, for the remainder of the year, Lignite doing the Song of the Month for October and Pan doing the Song of the Month for November.  December remains to be taken.  Anyone who has not already chosen a Song of the Month thus far this year want to take it?
All best,
Johnm

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #27 on: September 25, 2018, 02:50:44 PM »
I'd be happy to take December.

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #28 on: September 25, 2018, 04:41:22 PM »
Thanks, Rivers!  We're all squared away for the remainder of 2018 then.
All best,
Johnm

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Re: Song of the Month schedule for 2018
« Reply #29 on: October 10, 2018, 11:16:43 AM »
I'm going to do the Meet Me In The Bottom / Hey Lawdy Mama cluster. So hands off!  :P

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