Monday, 20 March 2017

New Video, The Nearness Of You

OK I know it's not really new, but I have only just started learning this great Hoagy Carmichael song which I heard on Rod Stewart's album, the American Songbook.

I am so fond of beautiful melodies and meaningful lyrics, I just had to download a copy of the songsheet and see how it sounded on the old uke. This is not the first run thru but almost so. I do advocate anyone learning how to play record themselves - doesn't have to be a video - to hear objectively how they are improving; or conversely where they need to improve.

Anyway, here it is warts and all:-