July 4th , 2017 Performance at Providence Independence, now known as American House.
This song is always a hit, but especially so when you get to sing it on the 4th of July.
At one of my many performances at Ormond In The Pines, Ormond Beach, Florida
St. Patrick's Day at The Villages Showcase of Talent, March 17, 2017
This was my first performance at The Villages "Showcase of Talent".
Mother's Day Sing-a-Long at Mission Oaks
MrBluSkies performing at The Villages "Showcase of Talent" at Savannah Center, September 29, 2017.
MrBluSkies practicing at home for his next gig
Everyone likes to sing-a-long with this one
"When You Love An Angel" is a MrBluSkies original song written for his wife Linda.
Still smiling... still strumming... always practicing :-)
Ernie Burnett, who composed the music, was wounded fighting in the First World War, and he lost his memory and his identity dog tags. While recuperating in hospital, a pianist entertained the patients with popular tunes including "Melancholy Baby". Burnett rose from his sickbed and exclaimed, "That's my song!" He had regained his memory.
This is from my first performance at The Willows Retirement Community.
Since April of 2014 MrBluSkies has had the honor and pleasure of performing with The Villages Sparkey's Strummers on a weekly basis. This is from one of my first performances with that wonderful group. That's the awesome Dan Howard on the sousaphone.
This is from one of Sparkey's Strummers weekly prac
Sparkey's Strummers perform lots of wonderful Christmas music every year. This song is one of my favorites.
This is MrBluSkies' "signature" song with Sparkey's Strummers.
Another group MrBluSkies has the pleasure of perfroming with is The Villages Ukulele Players Club. This is from one of our performances at The Villages' Showcase of Talent.
One of MrBluSkies' favorite sing-a-long songs, performed by the Ukulele Players Club.
In 1981, the ageless George Burns recorded a CD titled "Young at Heart". This is my favorite song from that CD, performed with Dennis McLean and the Ukulele Players Club.
Performing with the incredible Roxie and the Ukulele Player's Club, we close out The Villages celebration of "10 Years of Ukulele in The Villages".