Composition by "Bolsover Gibbs". Inspiration from Carl, Joel, and Tony.

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Comment by thereallyniceman on April 5, 2017 at 7:12

That is a favourite of mine from the "old days". A simple sounding, yet very effective and haunting tune..beautifully played!  

Thank you.

ps. What sort of a silly name is "Bolsover"? 

Comment by Paul Draper on April 5, 2017 at 12:56
Thanks Ian. Good question, I was hoping someone could tell me...
Comment by Trapdoor2 on April 5, 2017 at 13:21

My personal theory is that Mr. Gibbs is a nom-de-plume for S.S. Stewart. B.Gibbs is a character in a number of stories that Stewart published in his journal. I've done some searching on the name (on Ancestry.com) and haven't found any actual person of that name...yet!

Comment by Paul Draper on April 5, 2017 at 14:46
Thanks Marc. If anyone asks I shall go with that...
Comment by Trapdoor2 on April 5, 2017 at 15:29

Naming conventions of 19th C. people seem odd and inexplicable over a hundred years hence. I have found a couple of such oddities in my own family tree. However, I think "Bolsover" is a humorous confabulation of "Bowls Over" and meant to generate a smile.

No doubt, in a hundred years or so, the crazy stuff you see folks foisting off on their own kids today will generate a chuckle of disbelief... 

Comment by Anthony Derycke on April 5, 2017 at 16:45
In French :)
Génial!!!!!
Comment by Paul Draper on April 5, 2017 at 20:21
Merci Tony. Next on my to-learn list - Concert March....hopefully...
Comment by Anthony Derycke on April 5, 2017 at 20:45
Go!Go!Go !! :)
Comment by Joel Hooks on April 5, 2017 at 23:25

Dude, we are so going to jam this at the rally!

This discussion gives me a great idea for an article to put in the "5 Stringer."  

Comment by Paul Draper on April 6, 2017 at 3:18
Looking forward to it!

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