Julian Chased the Duck Away/Elevenses - Ferris Jay
Ferris’s Leicestershire smallpipes developed a quack. The clack valve
(or ‘quack valve’ as it became known in the band), was doing some
very strange things. Fortunately, Julian Goodacre,
the man who made the pipes, was able to fix it and Ferris wrote this tune as a thank you to him.
Sam’s guitar-playing on this track may have been influenced by the playing of
The second tune, also written by Ferris, is for the pipes themselves, to thank them for staying
quack-free ever since Julian fixed them. It is called Elevenses because the pipes are the 222nd
set made and also because Ferris likes the number 11. There’s a logic there somewhere...
Maybe she wrote the tune between breakfast and lunchtime!
Ferris - Leicestershire smallpipes in D
Sam - bodhrán, guitar
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