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Name this tune please!
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Author:  Rob Barker [ Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:11 am ]
Post subject:  Name this tune please!

Hello everyone,

I have done (from memory) a very basic arrangement in MIDI of a song which used to be played on BBC radio 2 around the late 1970s/early 1980s. I haven't heard it since then. I think it was a Christmas song. A man (who sounded a bit like Cat Stevens) was singing something in the verse about 'asking him for a room for the night'. The chorus was sung in French with the word 'l'enfant' in there somewhere. In the final chorus a woman is singing the high counter melody which I have tried to replicate.

I hope this jogs someone's memory. I would love to hear this again.


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Author:  StoneRoad [ Sat Dec 18, 2010 1:59 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Name this tune please!

Sorry, Rob

I can't place this tune at all. A couple of short bits sounded half familiar......

There must be someone at the Beeb who could help (the old style record library?)

Author:  Rob Barker [ Sat Dec 18, 2010 6:16 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Name this tune please!

Thanks to my lovely neigbour who correctly identified the song. Here it is for your delectation...

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