Summer's Lost It's Way (new song) On 3 String Cigar Box Guitar

I wrote the first few lines of this song while walking into Cambridge to busk a few weeks ago. After a long rainy spell it was a beautiful day and suddenly groups of tourists were everywhere.
I finished the song over the next few days and it was good to go back to Cambridge yesterday and sing it : -)
It seems every time I decide to do a video it gets really windy!...or is it every time it gets windy, I decide to do a video??
The sound is a bit rubbish as just done on my phone and the amp was up a bit too loud for it. Thought I'd share it anyway, as I never seem to have time to do a video at home lately!


Summer's Lost It's Way

Clusters of tourists like bees in a swarm,
hum round the streets now the air is getting warm,
and it feels like
Summer's on it's way.

Groups flow around me like water round a stone.
Nowhere in this city you can be alone,
and it feels like
Summer has her way,

but it's hailing one day,
heatwave the next.
The ice creams keep selling,
as we bury our heads.

Clusters of tourists like bees in a swarm,
hum round the streets now the air is getting warm,
and it feels like,
Summer's lost it's way.

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Comment by bemuzic on June 19, 2014 at 7:44pm

thanks Antonio

Comment by Antonio Surdo on June 19, 2014 at 9:02am


Comment by bemuzic on June 18, 2014 at 3:48pm

cheers Sammy

Comment by Sammy Lloyd on June 18, 2014 at 7:06am

lovely as ever Belinda, would love to be in Cambridge and see you perform. So authentic. Lovely.

Comment by bemuzic on June 16, 2014 at 1:02pm

ah thanks Micky : -)

Comment by Seasick Mick on June 16, 2014 at 11:55am

Well,if I spot you in Cambridge I can thank you personally for your help and throw a few coppers in your hat!..

Comment by bemuzic on June 16, 2014 at 5:11am

thanks mickey, it can get pretty busy in Cambridge on a nice day, especially at the weekend so I just go wherever I can find a free spot! 

Comment by Seasick Mick on June 15, 2014 at 6:55pm

Nice song,Belinda.What part of Cambridge do you perform in? I sometimes travel up there on a Sunday for the market and a stroll along the river....

Comment by bemuzic on June 15, 2014 at 6:27am

thanks..mmm I've never written out tabs for a song before. Thinking it would take AGES : -/ Plus I don't always play it the same, and it's so new it could change...

   The CBG is tuned D A D. The first bit I just play 3rd fret, second fret, 1st fret on the middle string, then sometimes 3rd, 5th, 8th,3r4d, 5th.

 When it gets to "It feels like! it goes to G (barred at the 5th fret), then slide up to the 7th fret for the A. I put 3rd finger on and off wherever sounds right?! That's about it. Hope that helps?? If not maybe I could do a vid close up on the left hand?

Comment by Pascal on June 15, 2014 at 6:10am

Nice song ! You could add the chord tab to the lyrics?

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