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Standards to Cover

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Ramo Ramo

A classic rendering (in Serbian): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lqKhplhPNk

Serbian Youth Brass Band (Nice)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMZf1zFMNkw&feature=related 

Show version http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaiGcxoN6EE&feature=related 

A fun mash-up of one of the early and best loved covers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25TdnwKwtQo

Notes on a dance to do to Ramo Ramo (and lyrics for the chorus):  http://dingo.sbs.arizona.edu/~carnie/folkdance/PDFs/RamoRamo.pdf

Two verses (and chorus) of popular Serbian version of this song: http://www.metrolyrics.com/ramo-ramo-lyrics-u2.html

Anotehr rendering of lyrics with translation: http://www.allthelyrics.com/forum/serbian-croatian-bosnian/53904-ramo-ramo-need-rushed-lyric-check-and-english-translation.html


We (Harris Brothers Balkan Band) usually do this in key of F. Chords can be as simple F/F/F/F/EbF/EbF



Ivo Lesno

Listen to our version at: http://www.myspace.com/harrisbrothersband

We do this centered on Dm


Makedonsko Devojce

Classic folk rendering: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DpyYiuOt088

A version of lyrics: http://www.allthelyrics.com/forum/bulgarian-macedonian/51318-makedonsko-devojce.html

or at: http://www.dunav.org.il/lyrics/makedonsko_devojce.html

we generally do this in concert Dm



Papasov Lesnoto

can be found on Zlatne Uste's "No Strings Attached" album called Papasov Cocek.  We got this from a Roma band back in the 90's from their interpretation/adaptation of an Ivo Papasov Rechenitsa. We do this in concert C Hij


Djurdjevdan Cocek:

A cover by Boban Markovic (under alternate title Ederlezi): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wt72qQ-44QQ&feature=related

A popular cover by a brass band: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obL4eWikbWI&feature=related

THe original Bujelo Dugme Cover: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XwHk1Tzz9c&feature=related

The wikipedia has four sets of lyrics (Roma, Serbian, Greek and Bulgaria) as well as some background: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ederlezi_(song)

Zlatne Uste ("No Strings Attached) does this in Gm Harris Brothers Band are doing this in Concert Dm harmonies are a straight 3rd above the melody


Olympiski Cocek Even time, played in D hij, harmony is 3rd above the melody


Uzicko Kolo

Listen to our version at: http://www.myspace.com/harrisbrothersband

Classic two accordion (button) version  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCrNORbMuR0 

Serbian Heavy Metal http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1FLDT0AgcE 

Comic disco/brass/vocal http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYlQ2MWsgoQ

Brass Band winners Guca (medley)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pC5VyDKKw2o&feature=related 


Kazju Krcmo is a popular song still in 9/16 (2,2,24) that we play in F maj, harmonies are mostly 3rd above the melody.

Zlatne Uste (Golden Lips)

Usnija Radzepova with brass band back up http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TksuTCW2c7o&feature=related 

Jazz/fussion version Shaderwan Code http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f78-Nus5160&feature=related 

roma Brass band http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpjkQk0vrnw&feature=related 


Niska Banja is an other popular drinking song in 9/16 (2,2,2,3) we play in Concert Dmaj, the harmony in the instrumental intro is a 3rd below, in the song/melody the harmony is 3rd above.

Zlatne Uste, (Do Zore)

brass band version http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plN0iaEFEBE 

traditional string version http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRvOc4wekRg&feature=related 

Olivera Katarina string version http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agqsmzpZbLo&feature=related 

movie version http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gn8LvJ2zTkE&feature=related 

American chorus http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4TTRcpLdgc&feature=related 


Andjeo Cuvar (Guardian Angle) 9/16 D maj harmony is 3ed apart (down for first part) This is one of those tunes where the melody floats over a driving rhythm and can be, more or less arrhythmical (but coming in on time).

Zlatne Uste "In The Center of the Village

Slobadan Salijavic winning 1990 Guca (Drew and Laine are down front in the crowd) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=221g-3T3b9o&feature=related 

Shaba Bajramovic (king of the Gypsy singers) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0DN-AfTNlM&feature=related

Popular vocal/brass band version by a different name http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0try8Ey6Pro&feature=related 


Gelim Dade even cocek centered around concert Gm with solo in concert C maj (first chords are Eb, Bb, Ab, Gm)

Bakija Bakic orkestar (Ekrim Mladenovic/Mamontovic leading) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0DN-AfTNlM&feature=related 

Saban Bajramovic Jazzy version http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=157D0QkcWJc&feature=related 

Saban Bajramovic classic version http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dwp5-mzNQ3I&feature=related (version we tend to pattern)

Saban Bajramovic Cuban/Latin verson http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2D-OqJYECU&feature=related 



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