Colours – Folk Club 106

The theme at Dotty’s Sports Bar for Folk Club Bonn meet number 106 was colours.  But are Black (Back to Black) and White (Nights in White Satin) actually colours?  Another question – what was that red plastic barrel on John’s finger for?  Pull up a chair (or risk sitting on the floor), grab a beer when the waitress comes round with her tray, and settle down for another evening of music in all shapes, sizes, and colours…

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Folk Club #105

 

Special Guest at this month’s Bonn Folk Club  Johannes (Hannes) Epremian from the band Le Clou looks very serious in my opening picture, and so he should – he’s playing The Blues Cajun Style.  John Harrison (with Eva on violin) though, as always had the first bite at this evening’s theme of Stormy Weather, and gobbled up the obvious choice with relish – Arlen and Hoehler’s classic of that very name that first saw the light of day with Ethel Waters in the early 1930s.  It’s been covered since by everyone – from Bing Crosby to Bob Dylan – and is probably as familiar to the people of this planet as oxygen.  A song that you would almost expect new-born babies to recognize.

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