Pete Scott | Why Sing Goodbye Songs

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Why Sing Goodbye Songs

by Pete Scott

A unique artiste,A superb lyricist with an original angle.His songs are both funny and moving. He plays a mean guitar too.
Genre: Folk: Modern Folk
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Yuri Gagarin's Banjo
4:04 album only
2. Fantastic Pastie
2:17 album only
3. Thomas William Arthur Tate
4:26 album only
4. Why Sing Goodbye Songs
4:45 album only
5. Pity the Poor Baritone
4:26 album only
6. Kuala Lumpur Clegg
4:39 album only
7. Midsomer Murders
3:45 album only
8. Eddie's Dead
2:19 album only
9. Anita O'day's Hat
4:48 album only
10. Learning How to Cry
3:49 album only
11. He Said She Said Yeah
2:54 album only
12. You Shoulda Said
3:48 album only


Album Notes
Launching his new album “Why Sing Goodbye Songs?” Scott delighted an appreciative crowd with a combination of wit, insight and some stunning guitar technique. From his first humorous observation – “before Swan did his demonstration, was this place called the Unlit and Phil?” – to the final chord of his third encore of the evening, his set had an emotional range as broad as the smiles on the faces of the departing audience. But no moaning: Whinging wasn’t allowed. Songs like “Thomas William Arthur Tate” and the cleverly juxtaposed and deeply moving “Eddie’s Dead” made Scott’s position clear on those particular human vices. And as the title track of the new album relates, they may be en vogue elsewhere - but not for this singer-songwriter.

Instead, we got everything else - and often in spades. From the witty but poignant “Anita O’Day’s Hat,” through the stunningly poetic “You Shoulda Said” to the laugh-out-loud funny “Kuala Lumpar Clegg.” But the song that raised the biggest reaction of the evening was “Fantastic Pastie.” If the song title itself doesn’t intrigue you, Scott’s story as to how he conceived of it will! It was worth the admission fee alone!

On “Yuri Gargarin’s Banjo”



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