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Composition by "Bolsover Gibbs". Inspiration from Carl, Joel, and Tony.
That is a favourite of mine from the "old days". A simple sounding, yet very effective and haunting tune..beautifully played!
ps. What sort of a silly name is "Bolsover"?
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!
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...
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."
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