Songs of the Session

In an effort to recreate and honor a tradition that was begun back in 1957, when Frank Hamilton would teach the same song to different levels of players, we proudly present The Songs of The Session.

Each session two songs are chosen, one from the songbook and one from the general repertoire. All classes are encouraged to learn these tunes and apply the skills they are working on at their individual levels.

As we start the second decade of the century, our songs of this session exhibit the diversity that is so much a part of the Old Town School experience. These songs are rich in tradition and there is simply no reason why they can't be approached by any of the instruments we teach here at The Old Town School.

June - August 2014

This session we are doing two songs suggested by that rocking teacher Dan Fulkerson. From our songbook on page 12 is "Aragon Mill" by Si Kahn. Our non-book song is "Mad World" by Tears for Fears. We invite you as always to learn these songs in class and then put your own spin.

"Aragorn Mill"

Chart for "Aragorn Mill"

"Mad World"

Chart for "Mad World"

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