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Album 4    -   Christmastimes Nw
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Featuring: MARCIA GUDERIAN
lead and backup vocals, guitars, bass, melodion,
keyboard and percussion

with guest tracks by:
Andy "Badd Dog" Koch   Harmonica, electric guitar and piano
Rand Mitchell   electric guitars, bass and baritone guitar,

audio mix, graphic artwork and layout
by Marcia Guderian

cover photo of Marcia by Michael Latimer

Christmastimes Nw © 2017 Marcia Guderian and Entendre Music (BMI) all rights reserved
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This album contains 5 original songs By Marcia Guderian
and 5 new arrangements or derivatives by Marcia of Public Domain songs


Songs:

It's Christmastime   (2:32)

original song by Marcia Guderian © 1989 all rights reserved
a swingy original song with a look at Marcia's Christmas past.
Lo How A Rose...   (5:14)

traditional German melody with new English lyrics
by Marcia Guderian © 2017 all rights reserved

Marcia wrote new English lyrics based on a literal translation from the original German.
Vote for Santa   (2:51)

original song by Marcia Guderian © 2007 all rights reserved
an upbeat, sort of surf, sort of county-rock song.
Electric lead, baritone guitar and bass by Rand Mitchell.
This song is up on You-Tube with a special vintage Santa Claus slide show at https://youtu.be/nW49ue3aUXs
Party In The Forest   (3:34)

original song by Marcia Guderian © 2017 all rights reserved
a folk/ballad which could start a new Christmastime custom...
(who knows?)
The Holly And The Ivy   (3:34)

traditional British Isles, arrangement and additional verses
by Marcia Guderian © 2000 all rights reserved

To the traditional first verse and chorus, Marcia has added three new lyrical verses.
When You Ain't Home For Christmas   (7:41)

original song by Marcia Guderian © 2007 all rights reserved
a slow blues lament.
Harmonica, lead guitar and piano by Andy "Badd Dog" Koch
Lullaby Jesu   (5:04)

traditional Polish carol, arrangement and new English lyrics by Marcia Guderian © 2017 all rights reserved
Based loosely on the literal translation of the traditional version, Marcia wrote new English lyrics to go with the traditional melody and chorus in Polish.
Everyone's Home   (3:42)

original song by Marcia Guderian © 1988 all rights reserved
an upbeat original with a swing feel and sort of, almost blue lyrics
Rise Up Shepherd   (3:23)

traditional American Christmas song,
arranged by Marcia Guderian © 2017 all rights reserved

Marcia's arrangement of this song includes a "choir" of vocals
all sung by Marcia.
(It's amazing what you can do with a good recording program.)
House Wives' Tale   (6:38)

traditional British carol with new lyrics
by Marcia Guderian © 1989 all rights reserved

a new humorous rendition of an often spoofed traditional song. This was recorded live and a video version of it will soon appear on Youtube.


 

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Marcia Guderian
& Entendre Music

P.O. Box 1569
Bellingham, Washington 98227
(360) 647-4371

E-Mail: marcia@entendremusic.com


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