Monday, March 26, 2012

In which I determine...

... what the soundtrack for Charlotte's second month is going to be.

A brief background: in high school, I fancied myself a bit of a new-fangled hippie. I dug on Pete Seeger, mountain music, and flannel shirts.

Now, I find myself searching for easy-to-sing songs with which to serenade Charlotte. I usually sing the few verses of whatever random mountain music song I can remember at the time - typically, Barbara Allen, Little Sparrow, In the Sweet By and By. But a few nights ago, in my sleep deprived stupor, I remembered nearly all the words to Joan Baez' version of East Virginia Blues. That led me to trawl through my iTunes library, where I stumbled upon...