I love music and when I saw the following geneameme it sounded fun.
Song(s)/ Musos from your teenage years: - Oh wow that list is soooooo long! The pushbike song. Daddy Cool: Eagle Rock, Don McLean: American Pie, Dr. Hook: Sylvia's mother, jam up and jelly tight, anything by Elvis, Joy to the World - Three Dog Night.
First live concert you attended: - Country music festival featuring Chad Morgan!! eeek
Songs your parents sang along to: My mum sang along to everything. Dad couldn't sing and I inherited that
Song(s)/Music your grandparents sang/played: Irish ballads, country music, boogie woogie, jazz. My maternal grandmother owned a zither and a violin. I can vaguely remember her playing the zither but not violin.
Did you have a musical instrument at home: one of those screechy recorders for school.
What instruments do you play (if any): none now but I love the organ.
What instruments do you wish you could play: The organ, guitar, flute .... oh everything except a banjo
Music you fell in love to/with or were married to: Roy Orbison and Elvis.
Romantic music memories: Unchained melody
Favourite music genre(s): Pop, rock, 50s, 60s and 70s, country, Boogie-woogie
Favourite classical music: not a real fan
Favourite opera/light opera: Phanton of the opera
Favourite musical: Rocky Horror Show
Favourite pop: All of it
Favourite world/ethnic: Nana Mouskouri
Favourite jazz: Louis Armstrong,
Favourite country or folk: The seekers, John Denver, Roy Orbison, Charlie Pride and more
What music do you like to dance to: Credence Clearwater revival and any Rock and Roll, classical, country
What dances did you do as a teenager: Jive, Ballroom, Old time, modern square dance.
What songs do your children like or listen to: Country, pop and modern
Silly music memories from your family: Dad singing "I'm a lonely little petunia in an onion patch"
Silliest song you can think of: I'm a lonely little petunia in an onion patch,
A song that captures family history for you: It's a long way to Tipperary
Favourite artists (go ahead and list as many as you like): Credence (John Fogarty), Dr Hook, Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison, Jim Reeves, The Platters, Andrew Sisters, Louis Armstrong, Neil Diamond, Rod Stewart, Marty Robbins, Daddy Cool, Elvis Presley, John Farnham, K.D Lang, Nana Mouskouri, Patsy Cline, Bette Midler, Lynn Anderson, Ray Stevens.