Cover
Front cover art by Miki Dennis.

PICK-A-DITTY
CIRCLE

ed. Alison Richards




from the editor's introduction

" Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Pick-a-ditty Circle! First up, on my left you can see the songs about Filking and conventions; beyond them, the Before the Dawn crew are just setting up beside the Space and Science display. On the right we have the Technology exhibition, featuring performances from throughout the world, followed by a sampling from throughout the reaches of Time before taking a loop through the worlds of Fantasy. Here at Pick-a-ditty Circle we have over a hundred pages to tantalise the senses and delight the listener, including some never before seen in this part of the multiverse! "

Sixty-Four songs, many with original music and/or guitar chords by a wide variety of authors .



Paperback, 118 pages.
A4 wiro-bound.
Publication date 14 Aug 2014

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ISBN (13) 978-1-870824-64-4




Contents list for PICK-A-DITTY CIRCLE

Filking songs
ROBIN-CON ~ Zander Nyrond
THE SILVER SNAIL ~ Catherine Faber
THE HUMOURS OF FILKING ~ Dave Wegener
FOUR-STRING LOVE ~ Deborah Crook
THE SOUNDMAN ~ Gary Ehrlich
CIRCLE OF LIFE (FAN VERSION) ~ Zander Nyrond
WHEN I WRITE MY MASTERPIECE ~ Anthony Hilbert
MY UNIVERSAL FOLLOWER ~ Valerie Housden

Before the Dawn songs
DREAMS OF GLORY ~ Philip Allcock
MEN OF WAR ~ Philip Allcock
STARFALL or HOW THE RUMOUR MONGER
   LEARNED TO TURN A BLIND EYE ~ Paul Bristow

Space and Science songs
ONE MAN AND HIS CAT ~ Tom Nanson
MY SPACESUIT ~ Katharina Loock
WAS THERE (EVER) LIFE ON MARS?
   or SONG FOR A LANDER ~ Alison Richards
OPPORTUNITY ~ Mike Richards
THE MASS EXTINCTION SONG ~ Alison Richards
IT'S THE ONLY WAY TO BE SURE ~ Mike Richards
A LITTLE FUZZY FILK ~ Tom Nanson
U.S.S. HIPPO ~ Tom Nanson
THE LADY-A ~ Mike Richards

Technology songs
FAMOUS RED DRESSING GOWN ~ Zander Nyrond
COMPUTER PSYCHOLOGY 101 ~ Mike and Alison Richards
IT'S MUMMY'S TOY ~ Philip Allcock
SOMEONE ON THE INTERNET IS WRONG ~ Marilisa Valtazanou
HOTEL SPAMIFORNIA ~ D. J. Bass
IN A LARGE COLLIDER ~ Paul Bristow and Mike Richards
EMPTY TABLES ~ Philip Allcock
THE GHOSTS OF BLETCHLEY PARK ~ Talis Kimberley
SUKI'S CAR ~ Valerie Housden
CLOCKWORK ASSASSIN ~ Catherine Faber
DO YOU WANT TO BUILD AN IRON MAN? ~ Lawrence Dean
Doctor Who songs
TARDIS SOUL ~ D. J. Bass
FRAGMENT ~ Zander Nyrond
EVERYONE'S GRANDFATHER ~ Valerie Housden
THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR ~ Deborah Crook
DON'T CALL US SILVER ~ Paul Bristow

Fantasy songs
YOU GOTTA HAVE ORCS ~ Gary McGath
ELDER GODS ~ Alastair Crook
EVIL EVIL, RAH! RAH! RAH! ~ Philip Allcock
THE LIGHT IS RISING ~ Philip Allcock
WIGHTS IN NIGHT SATIN ~ Tricia Williams
SCHAU, SCHAU, VORBEI! ~ Juliane Honisch
HUSH LITTLE MONSTER ~ Tricia Williams
MENZOBERRANZAN ~ Kate Soley Barton
LONELY THE ONI ~ Kate Soley Barton
PIES ~ Philip Allcock
ICE AND FIRE ~ Tom Nanson
VIRTUE ~ Mike Richards
LONG AGO ~ Juliane Honisch
O.B.H. ("OBJECTIONABLY BRAINY HERO" )
    ~ Zander Nyrond
PAYING THE FARE ~ Tom Nanson

Other songs
SKYCLAD (WAS THAT OOVII THAT JUST
   PASSED?) ~ Brian Biddle
NOT ONLY BLONDIE, DREAMS ~ Dave Wegener
WATERSINGER ~ Juliane Honisch
DREAMS OF ... ~ Tricia Williams
TO BE NEAR YOU ~ Tricia Williams
UNFINISHED CORNERS ~ D. J. Bass
OCCUPY THE EARTH ~ Zander Nyrond
BELLING THE CAT ~ Talis Kimberley
TAKE THE REAL WORLD ~ Zander Nyrond
MY BEAUTIFUL CARRIER BAG ~ Talis Kimberley
MY BERLIN (MY VERSION) ~ Valerie Housden
NEW FRIENDS ~ Catherine Faber
THE TYPESETTER'S LAMENT
   ~ Mike and Alison Richards