PSR-3000

Dennis Hooker

(September, 2004) Dennis, The "Musician". (The picture above, of course, is not me, but it does represent me more than any I've ever seen. It IS me in a couple of years!)

Dennis was born at a very early age in Detroit, Michigan. His music career started (and ended suddenly) at age 7 when he sat on, and broke, the bakelite ocarena his grandfather had given him. His evil and sadistic parents bought him an accordion that he had to practice before baseball. Dennis combined the two -- playing shortstop with his accordion (as THE second base). Dennis' accordion teacher lauded him constantly about his unique ability to improve weekly - without ever having practiced. He played in an accordion band at 12, but was ordered to only pretend to squeeze - he wasn't playing the same notes as the band.

Dennis was asked to appear on TV at age 13, but he tore up the invitation before his parents saw it. His rendition of Lady of Spain and Lover for his 8th grade graduation ceremony "stunned" the crowd. Those are still his best songs. He can now add the left hand" omm pahh" - sometimes correctly. His once beautiful soprano voice, he found, came from his "jewels" getting caught in the bellows. That remedied, he soon won a cigar from his choir director for singing the lowest "Halleluah" note.

Music took a music hiatus until a few years ago when asked to play accordion with the well-known "Musical Milkers" in rural S.E. Ohio. Dennis says, "The cows DO produce more milk - especially when I am not there. (They do pee a lot when I'm there".)

Ten years ago Dennis bought his first Casio for $2 -- run by two D cells. It is this instrument that he plays the tunes on this page (sometimes substituting the Yamaha 9000 and 2100). Dennis is now playing on a PSR-3000.

Dennis was assured that "anyone with half a brain" could use music to attract a female life-mate. Dennis, still a bachelor, has decided to retire soon from music to attempt an on-line dating service.

MIDI Songs

midi Dennis provided 58 songs in midi format. These were created on the PSR-3000. Individual songs are shown in the table below and any one song can be downloaded by right-clicking on the song link. The table displays the song title, tempo (T), time signature (TS), lyrics (L), chords (C), where possible, the style used, the original volume (V), and the keyboard used (K).

Click on this link to download Dennis' 58 MIDI songs here: DH-3k.zip.

Dennis' MIDI songs
Title T TS L C Style V K
Bye & Bye 112 4/4 N Y 02 3k
Bye & Bye 112 4/4 N Y U2 3k
Dream 64 4/4 N Y 01 3k
Dream 64 4/4 N Y U1 3k
Evergreen 78 3/4 N Y GuitarSerenade 02 3k
Evergreen 78 3/4 N Y GuitarSerenade U2 3k
Fascination 90 3/4 N Y EnglishWaltz 02 3k
Fascination 90 3/4 N Y EnglishWaltz U2 3k
Gablues 60 4/4 N Y 01 3k
Gablues 60 4/4 N Y U1 3k
Georgia On My Mind 68 4/4 N Y 6-8Blues 02 3k
Georgia On My Mind 68 4/4 N Y 6-8Blues U2 3k
Glory Is His (c) 148 4/4 N Y HeartBeat 02 3k
Glory Is His (c) 148 4/4 N Y HeartBeat U2 3k
Going Home (c) 93 4/4 N Y 02 3k
Going Home (c) 93 4/4 N Y U2 3k
Great Friend 89 4/4 N Y 01 3k
Great 89 4/4 N Y 01 3k
Half As Much 133 4/4 N Y 02 3k
Half As Much 133 4/4 N Y U2 3k
He Needed Me 148 4/4 N Y HeartBeat 02 3k
He Needed Me 148 4/4 N Y HeartBeat U2 3k
I Am Persuaded (c) 68 4/4 N Y 02 3k
I Am Persuaded (c) 68 4/4 N Y U2 3k
I Just Called To Say I Love You 79 4/4 N Y Beguine 03 3k
I Just Called To Say I Love You 79 4/4 N Y Beguine U3 3k
I'll Fly Away 140 4/4 N Y 02 3k
I'll Fly Away 140 4/4 N Y U2 3k
In The Mood 80 4/4 N Y SlowBlues 01 3k
In The Mood 80 4/4 N Y U1 3k
It's Not Unusual 115 4/4 N Y PianoRumba 03 3k
It's Not Unusual 115 4/4 N Y PianoRumba U3 3k
Jazz Gt (c) 142 4/4 N Y 03 3k
Jazz Gt (c) 142 4/4 N Y U3 3k
Latin Embrace (c) 80 4/4 N Y PopLatin 03 3k
Latin Embrace (c) 80 4/4 N Y PopLatin U3 3k
Lion Sleeps Tonight 124 4/4 N Y JumboReggae 03 3k
Lion Sleeps Tonight 124 4/4 N Y JumboReggae U3 3k
Love Is In The Air 110 4/4 N Y SambaCity 03 3k
Love Is In The Air 110 4/4 N Y SambaCity U3 3k
Love Tell Story 124 4/4 N Y 03 3k
Love Tell Story 124 4/4 N Y U3 3k
Mambo Julio 125 4/4 N Y 03 3k
Mambo Julio 125 4/4 N Y U3 3k
Nearness Of You, The 113 4/4 N Y 03 3k
Nearness Of You, The 113 4/4 N Y U3 3k
Nite Song (c) 70 4/4 N Y GuitarBallad 01 3k
Nite Song (c) 70 4/4 N Y GuitarBallad U1 3k
Odda Da Blue 80 4/4 N Y 03 3k
Odda Da Blue 80 4/4 N Y U3 3k
Out Of Blue Jz 98 4/4 N Y 01 3k
Out Of Blue Jz 98 4/4 N Y U1 3k
Satin Doll 120 4/4 N Y 01 3k
Satin Doll 120 4/4 N Y U1 3k
Spanish Eyes wCB 89 4/4 N Y U1 3k
Spanish Eyes (wCB) 89 4/4 N Y 01 3k
Titantic 44 4/4 N Y 01 3k
Titantic 44 4/4 N Y U1 3k