2021 Golden Lions Awards

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  • #87691
    Great ScottGreat Scott
    Moderator

    I was thinking of donating my eyes to science, Cricket, but I thought I would rather donate them for next years Moderators Award.  That way, someone else will be able to play their fiddle and at the same time keep an eye out for the Avon lady.

    #87692
    cricketcricket
    Participant

    (more canned laughter)

    #87693
    FrederickFrederick
    Participant

    How many cans of that stuff you got, Peggy? lol

    #87694
    cricketcricket
    Participant

    Good grief, Charlie Brown…we’re already on page 4.

    #87695
    Great ScottGreat Scott
    Moderator

    Congratulations, Kaeleigh.  Well done!  Thank you for entertaining us all with you fantastic fiddling.  Looking forward to seeing and hearing more of it this year.

    #87696
    cricketcricket
    Participant

    Running out of canned laughter…gonna have to switch to frozen laughter in a minute.

    #87697
    John (BGD)John (BGD)
    Keymaster

    PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD: $75

    The people’s choice awards this evening goes not only to a prolific contributer to the Lion’s Den forum with some difficult tunes that push him to great confidence and ability each year, but also one who adds to the tone and conversation of the forum in general. Here is his impressive 2020 set list:

    Washington County
    Don’t Let Your Deal Go down
    Brown skin Girl
    Mississippi Sawyer
    Friday jam practice thing
    Head Over Mind intro
    Squirrel hunters
    Fisher’s Hornpipe
    Cherokee Shuffle at 150
    Salt Creek at 150
    Bill Cheatum (mandolin)
    June Apple

    By a tally of member votes, we are pleased to announce that this year’s People’s Choice award is

    FIDDLEWOOD (DAVE)

    Congratulations, Dave, on this fabulous award!

    #87698
    Great ScottGreat Scott
    Moderator

    Yeah, the pages are quickly adding up.  Hope there’s lots of paper.

    #87699
    cricketcricket
    Participant

    Hurray!!!  Way to go, Dave!  Yeah, he doesn’t mess around with the easy stuff…wonderful fiddling full of double stops, slides, all that cool stuff!  Congrats, to you Dave!  Well done!

    #87700
    cricketcricket
    Participant

    I see some canned paper over on the shelf beside what’s left of the canned laughter…there next to the sardines.

    #87701
    FrederickFrederick
    Participant

    Yeah, Dave. Thanks for all you’ve done this past year. Congrats. Love your vids.

    #87702
    cricketcricket
    Participant

    Of course fresh is always best.

    #87703
    Great ScottGreat Scott
    Moderator

    Congratulations, Dave, for winning the ‘People’s Choice’ award.  Well done!

    #87704
    cricketcricket
    Participant

    But it’s so hard to find a fresh sardine in Kentucky, ya know.

    #87705
    John (BGD)John (BGD)
    Keymaster

    COMPOSER’S FORUM AWARD $100

    We are down to our last two awards, and this year’s Composer’s Award was a tough one. First of all, the VERY honerable mentions!

    HONORABLE MENTION:

    Fred –
    The President’s Cap (another video experiment)
    Rustler’s Creek
    The Maidens of Hickory
    Drag Yer Foot and Kick the Dirt
    The Hit or Miss Breakdown
    —————————————————————
    Steve Srader –
    Nobody’s Business If I Do!
    Thank God She’s Still Mine Today (key of D)
    Free From Strife In This Life
    —————————————————————
    Fiddle4Me –
    The Wasps In The Rafters

    From Fred’s immaculate, spicy and original fiddle licks, to Steve’s soulful Country Western songs, to Fiddle4Me’s tremendous original tune “The Wasps in the Rafters,” this year’s voters had a lot to choose from.

    The winner of this year’s Composer’s Forum award goes to a young man who is extremely gifted, intelligent, and well-traveled. And he wrote a lot of great tunes in 2020!

    Vine Sturgeon
    Little Brown Birds (finally with everyone
    Eat More Possum’s
    The Last Step,
    Katy’s Lullaby (banjo)
    Foreign Lands (mandola)
    In Foreign Lands (mandolin)
    Admiral Splinterbutt’s Reel
    Nabrut
    Prisoner Overseas
    The Haunted Pantry
    Weasant Pleather (mandolin)
    Little Black Strip (vocal)
    Mid-night Firefly (clawhammer dobro)
    Leaving Capetown (mandolin)
    Cow Tipping (guitar)
    Soggy Road Blues (dobro)
    Bugs in the Kitchen (banjo)
    Beaufort West (guitar)
    Beaufort West (fiddle)
    Worcester For Wear / 60 Miles to Capetown (guitar)
    Laingsburg
    Beaufort West (mandolin)
    Balaam’s Donkey (mandolin)
    Mid-night Firefly (banjo)
    Owls in the Attic (on a Murray Kunn fiddle)

    Please join me in congratulating

    GUNNAR

    for our Composer’s Forum award!

    #87706
    FrederickFrederick
    Participant

    I wish I’d a known about them there sardines. They’re awful good with milky ways.

    #87707
    Great ScottGreat Scott
    Moderator

    No sardines.  I’m vegetarian and 99% vegan, with a pinch of woofle  dust.

    #87708
    cricketcricket
    Participant

    Yay!   Congrats to you, Gunnar!  Keep writing them good ol’ songs.  Always good stuff and some really, really good playing too!  Congratulations and enjoy that gift!  It’s been a great year hearing your music.

    #87709
    FrederickFrederick
    Participant

    Congrats to Gunnar. Always such a pleasure to watch your progress. Way to go.

    #87710
    cricketcricket
    Participant

    Scott…I think we still have a little fairy dust to go around…we should save it for the end.

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