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Old Aug 9 2009, 06:51 PM   #70
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Re: You Picked a Fine Time to Leave Me Seal

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According to Tania they sang it at a Folk Fest in Orkney where the locals take their Selkies seriously. They nearly got thrown out!
OK, quick (belated) clarification between the two perspectives on this story: MOST of the people in the audience were falling out of their chairs laughing. Possibly all of them. But the serious folkies in the audience probably felt honor-bound to take offense, and those are the people who decide who gets to perform at the festival. We haven't been asked back... but it was well worth it!
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