Song for Claudine

I was thumbing through a notebook just now and saw a note that reminded me of this song.

Back in February, a social media friend lamented that no one had ever written a song for her, so I did. One of her points was that her name is not pronounced in the typical fashion claw-deen. So I tried to pronounce it the way I thought it was pronounced based on what I’d seen. And I think I did it completely wrong. I think, now, that the first syllable is pronounced “cloh” (rhymes with low). But I somehow got it into my dumb head that it was “clow” (rhymes with cow).

So on the plus side, I wrote her a song. On the way big minus side, I — like every other casual acquaintance in her life — screwed up the pronunciation of her name.

Sorry Claudine.

(Also I asked my son to hold the camera when I shot this, so, it’s not as steady as your average viewer might like.)

 

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