2023 Auld Lang Syne Challenge

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2023 Auld Lang Syne Challenge

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Heyas!

Challenge:

1. Record a version of "Auld Lang Syne" in any format or style that you want.
2. Post it to this thread by the stroke of midnight, Jan 1, 2024.

Here is a MIDI file of the song to mess around with:
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(The forum software won't let me upload a .mid file for some reason)

Here is a PDF of the chords and lyrics:
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Here is an AI summary of what Auld Lang Syne is:
"Auld Lang Syne" is a traditional Scottish song, famously penned by Robert Burns in the 18th century, and is deeply associated with New Year's Eve celebrations. The phrase "Auld Lang Syne" translates to "old long since" in Scots, meaning "days gone by" or "old times." The song is a poignant reflection on old friendships and past experiences, emphasizing the importance of remembering and cherishing them.

The lyrics begin with a rhetorical question, "Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind?" This line encapsulates the song's theme of valuing and recalling past relationships and shared memories. "Auld Lang Syne" is traditionally sung at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve, marking the beginning of New Year's Day. This practice, which originated in Scotland, has become popular worldwide.

Singing "Auld Lang Syne" at the onset of New Year's Day has become a symbol of bidding farewell to the past year while simultaneously welcoming the new one. It represents a collective moment of nostalgia, reflection, and hope, connecting people as they step into the future while honoring their shared past.
Happy New Year!

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Ok I'll play. Featuring my old friend Admiral Bob. Happy New Year Song Fight!

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I did this today.


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Happy New Year!

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this was probably more fun to make than to listen to
happy new year!
-craig


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Whoa, that's cool @starfinger.
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I thought I was in the parlor with the family for a moment while listening to your intimate take, JB.
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let's see if this works. just a quick little sketch, very fun idea!

edit: idk how to make this audio player thingy work
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I went ahead and added the audio players to a couple of the posts. Seems like you need to copy the download link for your attached mp3 and put that link in an "audio" tag.
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Mo, this is wicked cool, laid back and somehow reminiscent, sad and hopeful all at the same time.
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Post by mo »

Hey Sam thanks for doing that!

And also thanks PFJr, I also enjoyed your rockin' version! I did not know before looking at JB's chart how many verses there are to that song, hahaha
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I enjoyed these. Thanks, JB, for getting it together and all the participants!
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