Mavisellen Jackson - Ther'S So Many Things in Ireland to Make You Smile - There's So Many Things In Ireland To Make You Smile I wrote whilst walking by the sea in Eire. I actually sang it before I wrote it. At long last I have learned how to make a lyric video so I hope that you enjoy singing along.
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MavisEllen Jackson - Ther'S So Many Things in Ireland to Make You Smile
There's So Many Things In Ireland To Make You Smile I wrote whilst walking by the sea in Eire. I actually sang it before I wrote it. At long last I have learned how to make a lyric video so I hope that you enjoy singing along.
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Rock 'N' Roll Is Good For My Soul I wrote to try and capture the way it was for me when I was 16 and battling with my parents to find independence. I hope you enjoy listening.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Rock 'n' roll is good for my soul
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Bournemouth
'Love Is Left Behind' I wrote the lyrics to this song a few years ago while I was on a tour of Tall Ships at a Great Yarmouth Festival. As the boat I was in drew alongside one of the ships. the tour guide was telling how slaves would be chained below the water line. I could 'hear' the melody as I wrote. It is brilliantly sung by Karen Boyle and the guitarist who arranged and is playing my melody is Simon Ewin. It is thanks to these two talented artists that my song 'comes alive. Thank you. I hope that you enjoy listening.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Love is left behind
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Bournemouth
When you are young you do not realise that you are collecting 'honey' like the bees and storing it away to give you sweet memories when you are older. My words, my melody, arranged, played, produced and sung by James Gladson at Ludo Phonographic studio in Old Stratford, Buckinghamshire, England.
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Mavisellen Jackson - I'm collecting honey like the bees
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Bournemouth
I have written and composed Shadows In The Mist as a tribute to all those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice so that others can stay free and live in peace
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Mavisellen Jackson - Shadows in the mist
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Bournemouth
'Life Goes On' - Gaiamantra (performed by Rob Bray) This is not my song but I'd like to share this video of my music producer Rob Bray. I believe that he is the real deal, raw, undiscovered talent as a singer, songwriter and musician. Due to the current situation nobody can go to his studio and record but this is a brilliant result and 'Life Goes On'. I feel so privileged to know him and be able to say he's a friend.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Life goes on
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Bournemouth
AVP - The Straw Horses - St Catherine. I co-wrote this song with Rob Bray. It tells the story of St Catherine of Alexandria also known as St Catherine of the wheel. A Catherine Wheel firework is named after her attempted torture on a spiked wheel. St Catherines chapel is located at the top of a very steep hill near Abbotsbury in Dorset.The wonderful Straw Horses are singing.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Songwriter and composer
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Bournemouth
Holding On To Sand I co-wrote with Rob Bray it is the title track of the debut album of a new band 'Shaken Spice' I hope you enjoy listening.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Holding on to sand
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Bournemouth
A Blue Sky Day In November
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Mavisellen Jackson - A blue sky day in november
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Bournemouth
The Poppies Fall is a song I wrote as a tribute to those that have made the ultimate sacrifice and by doing so have allowed us to live in freedom. Sung by Em and my melody is arranged and played by Chris Browne
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - The poppies fall
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Bournemouth
Shadows In The Mist is a song that I wrote. It is sung by Bee Church and my melody is arranged and played by James Gladson. I dedicate it to all who are or have been affected by war, anywhere, any time.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Shadows in the mist
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Bournemouth
Turning On The Curve is an original song that I co-wrote with Rob Bray and it's performed by Gaiamantra.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Turning on the curve
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Bournemouth
Another Way is an original song that I co-wrote with Rob Bray and it is performed by Gaiamantra
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Another way
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Bournemouth
Never Be Running On Empty is an original song that I co-wrote with Rob Bray and it is performed by Gaiamantra
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Mavisellen Jackson - Never be running on empty
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Bournemouth
In Your Mind is a song that I co-wrote with Rob Bray and it is performed by Gaiamantra
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - In your mind
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Bournemouth
The Harvest Of Our Love is a song I wrote and my melody has been arranged by James Gladson who is also playing and singing.
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Mavisellen Jackson - The harvest of our love
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Bournemouth
'What Goes Up' is a reggae style pop song that I co-wrote with Rob Bray and it is performed by his new band Gaiamantra. I hope that you enjoy listening.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - What goes up
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Bournemouth
The Best Gift Of All I wrote after fifteen months of serious health challenges, Corinne Lucy composed the melody and Tilly Aldaine is pllaying the guitar and singing.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Songwriter and composer
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Bournemouth
'Turning On The Curve' is an upbeat song about change. It has a positive vibe and a reggae style rhythm. I had never written a song in this genre before and I co-wrote with Rob Bray. It is the title track on 'On The Curve' the debut album of his new band Gaiamantra. I hope that you enjoy listening.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Turning on the curve
Audio
Bournemouth
I wrote 'Keep Hope Alive' as a light hearted reflection on how fast time goes, but my pen turned the song into a more serious social comment. My melody is arranged and played by Arthur Rathbone of Sizzle Studios Bournemouth. Arthur is also providing the vocals.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Keep hope alive
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Bournemouth
I wrote 'To Have Love Is To Know' simply because it is what I believe. Tilly Aldaine composed the melody and is playing guitar and singing it beautifully.
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Mavisellen Jackson - To have love is to know
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Bournemouth
Simply Meant To Be I co-wrote with Corinne Lucy who is playing and singing beautifully.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Simply meant to be
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Bournemouth
That Yesterday Time really wrote itself. I love writing country songs they capture a mood, a moment and the words tell the story. James Gladson provides the emotion with his vocals and his brilliant arrangement of my melody.
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Mavisellen Jackson - That yesterday time
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Bournemouth
To Become The Best I wrote for the Olympics. My melody is arranged and played by James Gladson and sung by Tilly Aldaine. A winner is someone that succeeds and to me that does not matter whether it is in sport, in creating something worthwhile or just in being a winner in life. Holding an actual Olympic torch in 2012 gave me such pleasure I can only imagine what it must be like to win a medal. But I am a winner in life - I'm still here aren't I?
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - To be the best
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Bournemouth
The Moonshine Man I co-wrote with James Gladson who is singing and playing. James also arranged my melody. We had a lot of fun researching and writing this song. I hope you enjoy listening.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - The moonshine man
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Bournemouth
When One Door Closes I wrote to reflect my optimistic view of life. It has now been played several times on local radio. James Gladson arranged my melody and is playing and singing. I hope that you enjoy it.
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Mavisellen Jackson - When one door closes
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Bournemouth
'So In Love With You' is a song with a story. I met a lady playing bridge one afternoon and she shared with me that over 20 years ago she had written some words that she had always hoped would one day be put to music. I said that I would like to have a try. This is the result. The wonderfully romantic lyrics are written by Audrey Walden and the melody that I composed is brilliantly arranged and played by James Gladson and beautifully sung by Corinne Lucy. We all hope that you enjoy your listen.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - So in love with you
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Bournemouth
'Are You Thinking Of Me' I wrote as a fun lyric and just enjoyed playing with words. I wanted it to have a funky eighties pop style/feel. Tilly Aldaine provides the vocal and James Gladson arranged and is playing my melody. Thanks to both. I hope that you enjoy listening.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Are you thinking of me?
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Bournemouth
'I'm Home Again' I wrote after feeling not too well and feeling a bit down. Almost thinking I'd stop writing. But I couldn't stop feeling the music! I hope you enjoy. Vocals Tilly Aldaine. My melody is played by James Gladson.
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Mavisellen Jackson - I'm home again
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Bournemouth
'Bad Luck Girl' I wrote this song after placing my shoes on the table while packing my bag to leave for a songwriting workshop. I remembered what my mother would have said and the next ten minutes led to this song. Sung by 'Tilly Aldaine' and my melody is played by James Gladson who also recorded and produced the track. I hope that you enjoy it.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Bad luck girl
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Bournemouth
What We Do It For could be called Who We Do It For. A Christmas Song for everybody young or old of any faith, creed or culture. I hope that you enjoy it.
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Mavisellen Jackson - What we do it for
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Bournemouth
'I Don't Want Another Heartbreak This Christmas' I co-wrote with Rob Bray and he arranged my melody and is playing and singing with Corinne Lucy
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Mavisellen Jackson - I don't want another heartbreak this christmas
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Bournemouth
The Cake Of Deception I wrote while experimenting with sounds/melodies and enjoying as usual writing lyrics. I hope that none of my friends are dancing to the wrong beat. Sung by Tilly Aldaine. Enjoy if you can!
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - The cake of deception
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Bournemouth
'A Time Of Transition' I wrote when I came across three musicians sitting on a couch and I thought 'you could be three of the psychological reasons' - as you do ...... amazing vocals by Tilly Aldaine and my melody is brilliantly arranged and played by ......
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Mavisellen Jackson - A time of transition
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Bournemouth
'Catch The End Of Every Thread' I wrote whilst I was listening to a song being sung as a tribute to Matt Armour who started the Song Loft in Stony Stratford, Bucks, UK. When I lived in Northampton I tried to go as often as I could. This wonderful group meet once a fortnight and wonderful songs are sung and enjoyed. Matt believed that older musicians/songwriters must encourage youngsters to carry on after we fade away. Musicians never die because they leave so much of themselves behind. This is in Matt's memory and is for his wife Jane who has carried on what her husband started. Thank you Jane. I miss your evenings so much. I hope that you like the song.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Catch the end of every thread
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Bournemouth
'Feet Of Clay' - a moment of madness people-watching in Johannesburg airport. I love writing in a style I haven't done before.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Feet of clay
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Bournemouth
'On The Hook' is a song about love gone wrong but with a funky, optimistic perspective. It is sung by the very talented Tilly Aldaine. I wrote it at a songwriting workshop from the given prompt 'Fishing'. Enjoy your listen!
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Mavisellen Jackson - On the hook
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Bournemouth
'My Perfect Cup Of Tea' I wrote while I waited for the kettle to boil. The song literally wrote itself and the tune was just there in my head. I wrote it for my husband, Rod. We have been married for 48 years today 30th September 2015. I love the way that Tilly Aldaine sings it and also the wonderfully upbeat backing track which is arranged and played by James Gladson.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - My perfect cup of tea
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Bournemouth
'Wherever You May Be' I wrote after being inspired by a photo I took in Fiji when storm clouds rolled into a glorious sunset. Sung and played by Tilly & The Travellers. I'd like to thank them for the wonderful result.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Wherever you may be
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Bournemouth
Calling The Mare as played on Forest Folk fm radio tonight. It is the 9th song on my folk CD 'Calendar'. I co-wrote with Rob Bray. It is played and sung by The Straw Horses the name given to the band by myself named from this song as I loved the imagery and the art work has been created by Claire Aberlé an artist in Australia. I hope that you enjoy listening to the song.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Calling the mare
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Bournemouth
The Harvest Of Your Love I wrote for my brother Jack and my sister-in law Marie for their 60th wedding anniversary. They married 3rd September 1955 and I was a 10 year old bridesmaid. My song is sung by Corinne Lucy and James Gladson and James has arranged and is playing my melody.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - The harvest of your love
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Bournemouth
'The Moment' written by Mavis Ellen Jackson, sung by Tilly Aldaine and Mavis's melody arranged and played brilliantly by James Gladson. All songwriters and musicians can relate to 'The Moment'. Enjoy.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - The moment
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Bournemouth
'Life Is Too Short' I co-wrote with James Gladson it is sung by 'Tilly & The Travellers'. The lyrics say it all. I can share with you that I was dreading becoming 70. After being ill most of the summer and reaching that dreaded number yesterday. I had a wonderful time and realise what a lucky person I am to have wonderful friends and family. I don't feel any different and I wrote a song this morning and I have no regrets. Life is too short! Enjoy.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Life is too short
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Bournemouth
'I Dream Of You And Me' I wrote in a friend's beautiful cottage garden in Suffolk. I was sitting alone on a bench watching the birds on the wing against a brilliantly pink streaked sky. I sang it before I wrote it. It's a very simple song, which is good for a dreamer like me, sung, arranged and played by James Gladson.
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Mavisellen Jackson - I dream of you and me
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Bournemouth
'Farewell My Lammas Love' as played on the radio, I co- wrote with Rob Bray for the Straw Horses to perform. Lammas Day, the 1st of August, was traditionally the start of the harvest, when the first wheat was cut and made into loaves that would be given to the church to thank God for the crops. During the period of reaping, celebrating and thanksgiving that followed, a young couple might be permitted to spend 11 days in a trial romantic union. This sometimes led to marriage, but if that wasn’t allowed, they might have to wait until the next Lammas fair before they could be together again.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Farewell my lammas love
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Bournemouth
Cover of 'Corn Rigs' - The Wicker Man by The Straw Horses. The Straw Horses (Corinne Lucy & Rob Bray) rehearsing 'Corn Rigs'-The Wicker Man. Words from the poem of the same name by Robert Burns; music- Paul Giovanni. This video is of the rehearsal of 'Corn Rigs' with Rob Bray, my music arranger, producer, director and one of my lead female vocalists Corinne Lucy. I had nothing to do with lyrics or production but have the honour of giving the performers the collective name of 'The Straw Horses'.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Corn rigs-the wicker man
Video
Bournemouth
I wrote Sunbathing In The Rain whilst I actually was doing so in Fiji. The huge rain drops felt really strange on my sun-heated skin. The downpour was over in 20 minutes and everything soon dried out again in the heat. This reflected what was happening with the backpackers who were falling in and out of love every few days. I hope that you enjoy the song it is sung by 'Tilly and The Travellers'.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Sunbathing in the rain
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Bournemouth
Baying At The Moon I wrote in Fiji watching the backpackers who were island hopping in their gap year. Sung and played by Tilly & The Travellers. Artwork by Claire Aberlé. I hope that you enjoy listening.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Baying at the moon
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Bournemouth
'A Reef Riff' I wrote while on holiday in Fiji and in my melody I tried to capture the Fijian sound that I'd heard their local band play. My husband and I snorkelled in the Coral Sea. The indigo starfish and red eels were amazing. It is sung by Tilly and The Travellers. I hope that you enjoy the fun in this song.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - A reef riff
Audio
Bournemouth
'Seems Too Good To Be True' I wrote while holidaying in Fiji watching the backpackers at 'Smuggler's Rest', Nadi. The lyrics reflect the emotions I witnessed. It really was a 'magical' place. I think we would all have loved to stay for ever if we could. It is sung and played by Tilly and The Travellers. The artwork for the CD 'Sun, Shades and Smoothies' is by Claire Aberlé an artist in Australia. I do hope that you enjoy it.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Seems too good to be true
Audio
Bournemouth
The Lazy Bone Blues is a song that I wrote after reading some facebook posts that said that the person was tired and/or bored at 09.00am. To my surprise people liked it and it was tweaked with the help of a very talented musician, James Gladson and he arranged and is playing my melody. It is sung by James. I had a lot of fun writing this song and I hope that you enjoy listening.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - The lazy bone blues
Audio
Bournemouth
Shick Shack I co-wrote with Rob Bray and it is sung and performed by The Straw Horses. Following his defeat at Worcester in 1651, Charles II had to flee England in disguise. During this long and dangerous escape, he spent a day hiding in an oak tree while Parliamentarian soldiers searched the surrounding woods. On the 29th of May 1660, Charles returned from exile and rode into London, where he was welcomed by a great, jubilant crowd. The monarchy was restored, and those who were glad to have their king back took to wearing a sprig of oak on the anniversary of Charles’s return to commemorate the tree in which he had hidden from his pursuers. May 29th remained a public holiday, known as Oak Apple Day, until 1859. People seen not sporting oak leaves might find themselves whipped with nettles to the cry of ‘shick shack’ – a milder version of a rather vulgar old epithet.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Shick shack
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Bournemouth
Keeping It Simple I wrote at a songwriting workshop day and James Gladson has arranged and plays my very simple melody. James is also the vocalist. I love it 'simple' suits me down to the ground. I hope that you enjoy it.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Keeping it simple
Audio
Bournemouth
Riding Home I wrote in collaboration with James Gladson who arranged our melody and is playing and singing . We tried to get the feel of the horse in the melody. I hope that you enjoy our song.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Riding home
Audio
Bournemouth
I Miss Missing You is a country song I co-wrote with James Gladson who arranged our melody and is singing and playing. It is performed under the collective 'The Heartliners'
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - I miss missing you
Audio
Bournemouth
April Fool is a song I co-wrote with Rob Bray. It is sung, arranged and played by Rob the harmony in the chorus is provided by Bee Church all is performed under the collective name The Straw Horses. The artwork is by Claire Aberlé an artist in Australia.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - April fool
Audio
Bournemouth
'Give Me Time' is a country song that I wrote for a songwriting competition and to my surprise I won! Now slightly updated, sung by Bee Church and played and arranged by James Gladson under the collective name 'The Heartliners.' The artwork is by Claire AberIé an artist in Australia. I hope you enjoy listening to it as much as I enjoyed writing it.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Give me time
Audio
Bournemouth
There's So Many Things In Ireland To Make You Smile I am singing a capella simply because nobody has ever arranged a backing or recorded it although a few friends have sung it. I wrote it in Ireland walking on a beach at the edge of the sea. I sang it before I wrote it. It just came. As I sing into my computer this morning it is bringing me happy memories of places and people in Ireland. I'd like to wish all Irish people everywhere a very Happy St Patrick's Day.
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Mavisellen Jackson - There's so many things in ireland to make you smile
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Bournemouth
Real Life Country Song won a 'prize' in Nashville in July 2013. This Demo by an American singer is my prize which I've just received this morning, 7th March 2015 as an mp3 attachment in an email.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Real life country song (prize demo)
Audio
Bournemouth
Here's To Maybella is an English factual folk song that I co -wrote with Rob Bray and he and Bee Church are singing under the collective name 'The Straw Horses. He is playing his arrangement of my melody. In the late 13th century, the kindly Maybella was married to a miserly landowner called Roger De Tichborne. On her deathbed, she asked him to remember her by providing for the poor people of the parish each year. Roger handed her a burning log from the fire and declared that he would donate to the poor the yield from whatever land she could crawl around before the wind blew out the flame she was carrying. Maybella managed to cover 23 acres – an area still known as ‘The Crawls’. Over 700 years later, flour is still given to the residents of Tichborne by the parish priest every 25th March.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Here's to maybella
Audio
Bournemouth
The Devil's Footsteps I wrote in collaboration with Rob Bray and is performed by him and Bee Church under the collective name of The Straw Horses. The picture is a commissioned drawing by Claire Aberlé an artist in Australia. The story, briefly, is this: On the morning of the 9th of February 1855, early risers in the south of Devon were confronted by a chilling sight in the half-light of the wintry dawn: a line of hoof-shaped prints in the deep snow, traversing houses and walls, crossing rivers, and even seeming to pass through drainpipes and narrow cracks. The prints suggested a two-legged creature with hooves, leading many to fearfully speculate that the Devil himself had paid a nocturnal visit to their county.
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Mavisellen Jackson - The devil's footsteps
Audio
Bournemouth
Right Back From The Start is a song that I have written for my husband of forty seven years. This is our 53rd St.Valentine's Day as we courted, old fashioned word, for 5 years before we married in 1967. He is the love of my life. It is beautifully sung by Corinne Lucy and my melody is arranged and played by James Gladson. I'd like to thank them both for giving their time and talents to bring my song to completion. I hope that you enjoy listening.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Right back from the start
Audio
Bournemouth
I Wont Be A Doormat For Your Dirty Shoes I co-wrote with Louise Spade. It is sung by Bee Church and arranged and played by James Gladson under the collective artist name 'The Heartliners'. I hope that you enjoy it. It was great fun to write.
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Mavisellen Jackson - I wont be a doormat for your dirty shoes
Audio
Bournemouth
Moving On To The Light. The lyrics need no explanation. I co-wrote them with James Gladson who arranged and is playing my melody. It is beautifully sung by Heidi Karin Meldrum. I would like to dedicate this song to celebrate the life of a very good friend who sadly died on Christmas Day. To Bill Turnbull who always tried hard and succeeded in improving the world for others to enjoy. A lovely man who lived life to the full and who now has moved on to the light.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Moving on to the light
Audio
Bournemouth
A Whole Lot Of Country is written based on my visit to Tennessee. I wrote it sitting in Tootsie's Cafe on Nashville's Broadway. This is a demo sung by Bee Church and my melody is brilliantly arranged and played by James Gladson.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - A whole lot of country
Audio
Bournemouth
I'd Love To Keep A Little Bit Of Christmas I wrote with Rob Bray who is singing and playing and who arranged and produced our melody. I think we'd all like to keep a bit of Christmas. It shouldn't just be that we are kind and thoughtful for just one day. The special atmosphere would really help if we could let a little bit out in times of trouble.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - I'd love to keep a little bit of christmas
Audio
Bournemouth
Share Your Christmas With Me I wrote with Rob Bray who is singing and playing and who also arranged and produced our melody. We wanted to write a new romantic Christmas song and we both hope that you enjoy listening and have a wonderful Christmas
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Mavisellen Jackson - Share your christmas with me
Audio
Bournemouth
The Child In Me I co-wrote with Rob Bray who is singing and playing and who also arranged and produced my melody. Although I am aware that snow in some places is not as rare or as welcome an event as it is where I live I always love the way it seems as if magically the usual scenes have been transformed to a winter wonderland.
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Mavisellen Jackson - The child in me
Audio
Bournemouth
Christmas Time Is Here I co-wrote with Rob Bray who is singing and playing and who also arranged and produced our melody.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Christmas time is here
Audio
Bournemouth
Christmas Countdown is a song I wrote in collaboration with Rob Bray who is singing and playing and who has arranged and produced our melody.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Christmas countdown
Audio
Bournemouth
'Don't Tell Me Those Things' I wrote with James Gladson who is singing and playing his arrangement of my melody. This is another song from our country CD.'Real Life Country'
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Mavisellen Jackson - Don't tell me those things
Audio
Bournemouth
Trying Not To Drown I wrote in collaboration with James Gladson for my 'Real Life Country' CD. James is singing and playing his musical arrangement of my melody.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Trying not to drown
Audio
Bournemouth
The Barrel Rollers of Ottery St Mary is the November song on the Folk CD 'Calendar' about a real annual British custom in Ottery St Mary, Devon, UK. An old tradition kept alive. I hope you enjoy listening.for details of how this CD came about please visit www.ludophono.wordpress.com/2014/03/21/th…ndar-concept/
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - The barrel rollers of ottery st mary
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Bournemouth
'Back Then' I wrote as a nostalgic look at how country life had been. A brilliant arrangement of my melody by James Gladson and the female vocalist is Bee Church within the collective name 'The Heartliners.'
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Back then
Audio
Bournemouth
'Granny's Friendly Kitchen' is a song I wrote that reminds me of my childhood. Given a country flavour arranged by James Gladson, the female vocalist is Bee Church within the collective name 'The Heartliners'.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Granny's friendly kitchen
Audio
Bournemouth
'Just About' is a song that I co-wrote with James Gladson for our newly released country CD 'Real Life Country'. It is a tongue in cheek song about a male point of view! It has already been played on Forest fm radio here in Dorset. I hope you enjoy. Let me know what you think.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Just about
Audio
Bournemouth
Running Down The Line is the factual story of Mallard's legendary speed record. This is No. 7 on the 'Calendar' CD (July's entry) see www.thestrawhorses.co.uk
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Mavisellen Jackson - Running down the line (mallard's story)
Audio
Bournemouth
Real Life Country Medley is a brief snatch of 12 original newly released songs on my new CD. I co-wrote the songs with James Gladson and he arranged my melodies. James plays and is the main male vocalist on the CD. Bee Church is the female vocalist. 'The Heartliners' is a name I gave the collective group of session musicians & singers.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Real life country medley
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Bournemouth
Calendar medley is a snatch of each ofI the 12 folk songs I co-wrote with Rob Bray. 'The Straw Horses' is the collective name I gave the musicians and singers. For more info on how this came about visit www.ludophono.wordpress.com/2014/03/21/the-calendar-concept/
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Mavisellen Jackson - Medley of songs from 'calendar'
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Bournemouth
The Heart Of The Year I co-wrote with Rob Bray who also made the live footage video of the Summer Solstice 2014, Avebury, England. The song is June's entry on 'Calendar' our Folk CD.
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Mavisellen Jackson - The heart of the year
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Bournemouth
A Better Place is an inspirational song. The beautiful voice of Bee Church sings my lyrics and my melody is arranged and played by James Gladson. The violin solo is played by the talented Heta Salkolahti (Finland).
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Mavisellen Jackson - A better place
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Bournemouth
A Blue Sky Day In November is a poignant celebratory song. I had been told by doctors that it was unlikely that I could have a daughter after miscarrying five. I gave birth to my only girl on 29/11/1982 when my youngest son was 11. Thirty-one years later November is really a month to celebrate in my family my granddaughter was born on 06/11/1992 and now her daughter, my first great grandchild was born on 11/11/2013 It is sung by Bee Church and my melody is arranged and played by James Gladson
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Mavisellen Jackson - A blue sky day in november sung by bee church
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Bournemouth
Two Opposites Collide is a song that I wrote for my husband. We met in 1962, married in 1967, have never agreed on anything but remain madly in love! Lyrics and melody by Mavis Ellen Jackson sung by Bee Church & James Gladson. Brilliantly arranged and played by James of www.ludomusic.co.uk.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Two opposites collide
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Bournemouth
It's Nearly Time For Jingle Bells To Play is a jolly Christmas song that I have written for my twin grandchildren, Madison & Dylan. My melody is brilliantly interpreted by James Gladson of www.ludomusic.co.uk who is playing and singing.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - It's nearly time
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Bournemouth
The Memory Of You. Lyrics by Vera Turner (slightly adapted) A lady who lives in Warrior, Alabama, had listened to my songs on fandalism.com and then contacted me to ask if I would look at some lyrics she had written and see if I could come up with a melody. A few weeks ago they arrived via email and James Gladson and I worked out a melody which just required a few small changes to the lyrics but we tried hard to keep to the original meaning. This is the finished product which I am pleased to say the lady, namely Vera Turner (see picture), likes and James has arranged, performs and produced. I of course am Mavis Ellen Jackson. I hope that you enjoy this truly international collaboration.
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Mavisellen Jackson - The memory of you
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Bournemouth
'Family Ties The Musical' a medley of 17 songs from the musical. Words and initial melodies by Mavis Ellen Jackson, music by James Gladson. All songs arranged, produced, performed, and recorded by James Gladson of www.ludomusic.co.uk female vocals are by Bee Church.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Medley of musical 'family ties'songs
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Bournemouth
Poverty & Power: Spoken to 'wind music' and professionally recorded in Drew Downing's studio in Surbiton UK. Ahead of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland I wanted to highlight and support the agit8 campaign. I recorded this in a studio a few years ago and it is as relevant now as it was when I wrote it. I know there is a need to look after our own, I hear it all the time but the poorest most poverty stricken person in the UK is rich compared to some of the poorest, starving, disease stricken regions in the world. If we work together and use any God given gift to raise awareness then we can and will make a difference.
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Mavisellen Jackson - Poverty & power
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Bournemouth
Shadows In The Mist I wrote after listening to two televised interviews with parents who had lost children while serving in the armed forces abroad. One was with a mother who had lost her son and the other was with a father who had lost his daughter. This version is sung by Bee Church and my melody is arranged and played by James Gladson of www.ludomusic.co.uk He also provides harmonies in the chorus.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Shadows in the mist
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Bournemouth
My Darling Child I wrote for each of my four children, Richard, Stephen, David and Amber. One of the hardest things a mother has to do is to let her children go. To give them love and support always but to also give them complete freedom to grow and make their own choices in life. I am so proud of all my children for their individual qualities and achievements. Beautifully sung by Bee Church and my melody is arranged and played by James Gladson of www.ludomusic.co.uk Thank you.
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - My darling child
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Bournemouth
The Colour of Laughter is a song that I wrote which is born from truth. I received my first yellow rose from Rod, my husband to be, in 1962 when we met and I had golden roses for my wedding bouquet in 1967 and like the song says I have received yellow/golden roses on every special day since and they still continue today. A golden rose means far more to me than any red rose as I have always considered it to be the colour of hope, sunshine, a smile and of course laughter. My melody is brilliantly arranged and played by James Gladson of www.ludomusic.co.uk
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - The colour of laughter
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Bournemouth
Your Shadow Still Stretches Across My Mind is one of the songs in a musical 'Family Ties' that I have written. It has been recorded by Bee Church and my melody has been brilliantly arranged and is being played by James Gladson of www.ludomusic.co.uk
Received lots of comments & props
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Mavisellen Jackson - Your shadow still stretches across my mind
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Bournemouth
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