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"Grandpa" Frank Schober

Frank William Schober 1/4/1923--- 4/13/2014

Frank William Schober, age 90, of Minor Heights, Alabama, departed this earth on Sunday, April 13th, 2014. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 55 years, Annie Majerik Schober, and his eldest daughter Patricia Ann Schober. He leaves behind his sons William "Bill" A. Schober (Cheryl) and Donald R. Schober, as well as four daughters: Bernadette Schober Diamond (Mike), Catherine Schober Forsythe, Doris Schober Moody (Eddy), and Janie Schober Ingram (Jerrold). He is also survived by his 10 grandchildren: Andy Schober (Jennifer), Adam Schober (Crystal), Capt. Christopher Harding (USAF) (Katie), Matthew Moody (Sarah), Jennifer Forsythe, Jonathan Moody (Luisa), Bert Forsythe, Daniel Moody, Alex Forsythe, and Brett Bolton. Surviving great-grandchildren are Mason Schober, Elli Schober, Noah Schober, Hannah Harding, Sofia Moody, and Christopher Harding. The family expresses grateful appreciation for the loving and professional care provided by his niece Margaret Moody. Mr. Schober retired from U.S. Steel after 42 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during World War II. Among his many accomplishments he was instrumental in establishing the Minor Heights Fire District, and served as its first board chairman. He loved playing music on his accordion and keyboard, and sharing it on his Grandpa Schober website. He also enjoyed woodworking, tinkering with and building clocks, fishing, and gardening. He was a longtime devoted member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 301 Shamrock Trail, Adamsville, where services will be held on Wednesday, April 16th. Visitation will be at the church from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m., with funeral Mass immediately following. The Very Reverend Vernon F. Huguley will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers please consider making donations in his memory to one of Mr. Schober's favorite and longtime supported charities, Little Sisters of the Poor, Mobile, AL or to a charity of your choice . Bell Funeral Home Forestdale directing.

Welcome to my Original Midi Files

Frank William Schober
My name is Frank W Schober. I am an 90 year old retired machinist from Birmingham, Alabama. My wonderful wife died 12/18/00, just 8 days before our 55th wedding anniversary (12/26/00). We have seven children and twelve grandchildren.

All MIDI on this site are sequenced by me by ear from MEMORY during my 90 years. I do not read music. These are what I have played and enjoyed during my lifetime and is a hobby only. All MIDI sequences are for personal listening only and are not to be used for any commercial purpose or public performance. PLEASE DO NOT LINK TO ANY FILES AT THIS SITE!

There is no intent to infringe on any COPYRIGHT and if anything on my page is in violation I will remove same on notification and PROOF from owner.

Music has been said to calm the savage beast. God's greatest gift to us is our faith. Music would be a close second and it gives me great pleasure to share my musical talent with the world. I hope you enjoy my page of MIDI and will return often. My special thanks to The Duchess for her gracious help in design and graphics as well as teaching me. THANKS ANNE!! God Bless!!

My computer equipment, HP Pavilion 224GB, Windows XP with a 19" HP monitor, Microtek Scanmaker 6800, Epson 2200 color photo printer, Bose speakers. Current MIDI keyboards, Yamaha PSR 9000 and Technics 7000 keyboard.

My interests are

Playing music, woodwork, building and repairing clocks, and gardening.

My philosophy is

"Our life is God's gift to us; what we make of our life is our gift to God."

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MP3 Files (created with my Technics 7000)

ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT BEYOND THE SUNSET
FUNNY FACE IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE
LARA'S THEME 2 MARIE
NOW IS THE HOUR OH JOHNNY
PUT ANOTHER NICKLE IN RAMONA
SIDE BY SIDE SIDE BY SIDE 1
TAKE ALL OF ME TOOTSIE GOODBYE
FOR THE GOOD TIMES SAINTS GO MARCHING IN
IT'S A SMALL WORLD STARS FELL ON ALABAMA
MORE WE'LL MEET AGAIN
OUT TO THE BALL GAME  

Midi Files

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Country
ROCKYTOP STEEL GUITAR RAG
MORE PLAY A SIMPLE MELODY
YES,WE HAVE NO BANANAS LETTER EDGED IN BLACK
IT HAD TO BE YOU HEY GOOD LOOKING
FUNNY FACE STOCKADE BLUES
HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY OH LONESOME ME
JAMBALAYA THE GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME
I'LL ALWAYS BE IN LOVE WITH YOU I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU
I LOVE YOU JUST THE WAY YOU ARE YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE
MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY THE TENNESSEE WALTZ
ONE HAS MY NAME HAVE YOU EVER BEEN LONELY
PISTOL PACKING MAMA PAPER ROSES
ALL MY EXE'S LIVE IN TEXAS THE WILD SIDE OF LIFE
COLD COLD HEART GET OUT AND GET UNDER THE SKY
FOR THE GOOD TIMES THEM OLD COTTON FIELDS BACK HOME
HOME ON THE RANGE BACK HOME AGAIN
YA'LL COME PLEASE RELEASE ME
FIVE FEET TWO SOMEBODY LOVES YOU
DON'T FENCE ME IN FRANK'S ORIGIONAL TUNE
HEARTACHES WHEN ITS ROUNDUP TIME IN TEXAS
I WANT TO BE A COWBOYS SWEETHEART IN MY ADOBE HACIENDA
HAPPY TRAILS YOU PICKED A BAD TIME TO LEAVE ME LUCILE
WHEN MY BLUE MOON HAS TURNED TO GOLD AGAIN CANDY KISSES
I'M WALKING THE FLOOR OVER YOU BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN
MY PRETTY FRAULEIN I'M GOING TO SEE MY MOTHER WHEN THE WORKS ALL DONE THIS FALL
NEW RIVER TRAIN I WISH I WAS SINGLE AGAIN
THE BIRMINGHAM JAIL SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO HOME
ALABAMA JUBILEE TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART
LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND YOU GET A LINE AND I'LL GET A POLE HONEY,WE'll GO DOWN TO THE CRAWDAD HOLE
SINGING THE BLUES HE'S TOO OLD TO CUT THE MUSTARD ANYMORE
GREEN LIGHT BEVERLY HILLBILLY THEME
DIXIE ROOM FULL OF ROSES
THERE WILL BE SOME CHANGES MADE HAS ANYONE SEEN MY GAL
GRANDPA SOMEBODY ELSE IS TAKING MY PLACE
MY HAPPINESS YELLOW BIRD
HALF AS MUCH WHOSE SORRY NOW
I LOVE YOU CAUSE YOU'RE YOU THE PRISONER'S SONG
COUNTRY MEDLEY THE COWBOY SONG
ANYTIME SLIPPING AROUND
RED RIVER VALLEY EL RANCHO GRANDE
TUMBLING TUMBLE WEED THE TOWN OF EL PASO
HE'LL HAVE TO GO IF I COULD HEAR MY MAMA PRAY AGAIN
HONEY TIME CHANGES EVERYTHING
MEXICALLI ROSE I LOVE YOU SO MUCH IT HURTS ME
YOU DON'T REALLY WANT TO KNOW CAN I SLEEP IN YOUR BARN MISTER
SWEET GEORGIA BROWN COCONUT GROVE
BEAUTIFUL BROWN EYES IT'S GOOD TO BE BACK HOME AGAIN
ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT THERE'S A RAINBOW OVER MY SHOULDER
NEAR YOU THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS
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BLUE SKIES GETTING SENTIMENTAL OVER YOU
ALL OF ME YOU BELONG TO MY HEART
CRUISING DOWN THE RIVER MY WILD IRISH ROSE
STARS FELL ON ALABAMA SIDE BY SIDE
UNDER THE DOUBLE EAGLE TUXEDO JUNCTION
GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY FRANKS TWIST
BABY FACE DARK TOWN STRUTTERS BALL
I'M ALABAM'Y BOUND YOURS
RED ROBIN SUGAR BLUES
NEAR YOU AMAPOLA
WHEN I GROW TOO OLD TO DREAM THE ONE ROSE
I CANT GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE PUT ON YOUR OLD GRAY BONNET
SAINT LOUIS BLUES TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME
MOONLIGHT AND ROSES I WANT A GIRL JUST LIKE THE ONE WHO MARRIED DEAR OLD DAD
OLD SPINNING WHEEL IN PARLOR RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET
LA PALOMA SPANISH EYES
CALCUTTA IF I DID'NT CARE
IT HAD TO BE YOU I'M ALWAYS CHASING RAINBOWS
I'M IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE L-O-V-E
CRAZY RYTHM WHEN THE MOON COMES OVER THE MOUNTAIN
TWILIGHT TIME WAIT TILL THE SUN SHINES NELLIE
SOUTH OF THE BORDER DOWN MEXICO WAY OH JOHNNY OH JOHNNY!
I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO OH SOLE MIO
A PRETTY GIRL IS LIKE A MELODY WHISPERING
MY BLUE HEAVEN GIVE ME A LITTLE KISS,WILL YA,HUH?
THERES NO PLACE LIKE HOME PLAY A SIMPLE MELODY
FOR ME AND MY GAL GETTING TO KNOW YOU
GOOD NIGHT IRENE MISTY
CAN I HAVE THIS DANCE WHEN WE WERE YOUNG MAGGIE
THAT SILVER HAIRED DADDY OF MINE GRANDFATHER'S CLOCK
YES SIR,SHE'S MY BABY WE'LL MEET AGAIN
YOU'RE JUST IN LOVE SAN FRANCISCO HERE I COME
BECAUSE OF YOU I'M IN LOVE WITH YOU HONEY
CAROLONA MOON SWANNEE RIVER
THAT'S AMORI MR SANDMAN
NEVER ON SUNDAY SOME SUNDAY MORNING
MUSIC,MUSIC,MUSIC WABASH CANNON BALL
WHEN MY DREAM BOAT COMES HOME THE WHIFFLE POOF SONG
IT'S A LONG WAY TO TIPIRARY LITTLE GIRL
THE BEAUTIFUL OHIO THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER
THAT'S MY BABY NOW FRANKIE AND JOHNNIE
THERE'S A STAR SPANGLE BANNER WAVING SOMEWHERE THE LITTLE SNOWBIRD
GRANDPA SCHOBER'S BOOGIE WAITING ON THE ROBERT E LEE
PACKUP YOUR TROUBLES AND SMILE YOU'RE THE ONLY STAR IN MY BLUE HEAVEN
THE BEAUTIFUL SEA IF THE DEVIL DANCED IN EMPTY POCKETS
THANK HEAVEN FOR LITTLE GIRLS ZIPPY DOO DAH
I'LL TAKE YOU HOME AGAIN KATHLEEN MOONLIGHT BECOMES YOU
GOODBYE TOOTSIE GOODBYE OH WHERE IS MY BOY TONIGHT
LADY OF SPAIN THE SHEIK OF ARABIA
A LITTLE SPANISH TOWN DEAR HEART
DRIFTING AND DREAMING BILL BAILEY,WON'T YOU PLEASE COME HOME
IF I DIDN'T CARE AIN'T SHE SWEET
HEARTACHE ELMER'S TUNE
GALAWAY BAY SLOWPOKE
OLD FOLKS AT HOME YOU'RE THE ONLY STAR IN MY BLUE HEAVEN 2
AS TIME GOES BY HIGH SOCIETY
DEEP PURPLE I'LL GET BY AS LONG AS I HAVE YOU
MARIE OBLADI OBLADA
IF I KNEW YOU WERE COMIN' I'D HAVE BAKED A CAKE LITTLE BROWN JUG
I'M GOING TO SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER ALOHA OE
HARBOR LIGHT BYE BYE BLUES
PUT ANOTHER NICKEL IN A TISKET A TASKET
CASEY WOULD WALK WITH A STRAWBERRY BLONDE AS THE BAND PLAYED ON JUST A GIGOLO
TUXEDO JUNCTION IN B'HAM,AL OH YOU BEAUTIFUL DOLL
I'M IN LOVE WITH YOU HONEY DOWN BY THE OLD MILL STREAM
STEPPING HIGH MARY IS A GRAND OLD NAME
TO EACH HIS OWN THERES A RAINBOW OVER MY SHOULDER
TIPPY TIPPY TIN SLEEPY TIME GAL
AS TIME GOES BY SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET
SUMPTHIN' STUPID TINY BUBBLES
IT'S A LONG WAY TO TIPARARY SLOWPOKE
HEARTACHE JUST A SONG AT TWILIGHT
YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU CUDDLE UP A LITTLE CLOSER
PEG OF MY HEART SWANEE
ARE YOU FROM DIXIE DON'T SIT UNDER THE APPLE TREE
ALEXANDER'S RAG TIME BAND PENNIES FROM HEAVEN
THAT OLD GANG OF MINE GOOD NIGHT SWEETHEART
YOU MUSTA BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY HELLO DOLLY
I'M IN LOVE WITH YOU HONEY MA HE'S KISSING ME
IN THE EVENING BY THE MOONLIGHT MONA LISA
A LITTLE SPANISH TOWN SCHOOL DAYS
HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN BIE MIR BIST DU SCHON
DADDY'S LITTLE GIRL THERE MUST BE A WAY
THE BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC SWEET VIOLETS
ZIPADEEDOODAH STRANGER IN THE NIGHT
STRANGER IN THE NIGHT 2 OVER THE RAINBOW
STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER SOUSA 1897 SOME SUNDAY MORNING 2
JUST MOLLY AND ME AND BABY MAKES 3 QUE SERA SERA
DEEP PURPLE 2 IS IT TRUE WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT DIXIE
BUTTON AND BOWS THAT'S MY WEAKNESS NOW
YOU'll NEVER KNOW WHEN THE RED RED ROBIN COMES HOPPING ALONG
A MAN WITHOUT LOVE AS TIME GOES BY
MARGIE HEARTACHE
MY WAY SWEET GEORGIA BROWN
COCONUT GROVE JUST A PIANO DITTY
MY BUDDY ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND
ANNIE'S SONG OH LITTLE PLAYMATE
JEEPERS CREEPERS FRANK'S ORIGINAL BANGING THE KEYS
CAB DRIVER REDWING
INDIAN LOVE SONG IT'S A GRAND OLD FLAG
NEVER ON SUNDAY GREEN EYES
DREAM DREAM DREAM SLEEP SLEEP SLEEP
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German
WOODEN HEART HOFBRAUHAUS
PATRONA AUF WIEDERSEH'N
OVER THE WAVES OH WHERE HAS MY LITTLE DOG GONE!
SCHUETZENLIESL OH MUNCHEN,MEIN MUNCHEN
FELICIA WALTZ SAG DANKE SCHOEN MIT ROTEN ROSE
VIENNA WALTZ DU,DU,LIEGST MIR IM HERZEN
MEIN HUT DER HAT DREI ECKEN YOU CAN'T BE TRUE DEAR
SCHNEE WALZER DIE KLEIN KNEIPE A DUTCH TUNE
LILLY MARLENE OH! SUZANNA
CARNEVAL LILY MARLENE2
AUF WIEDERSEHEN EDELWEISS
TANTE MIZI TANTE MITZI
ERRINNERUNG WALZER
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PRIDI-PRIDI FANTIC MOJ NEO POLITAN WALTZ
LAKE PLACID WALTZ NOW IS THE HOUR
SKATERS WALTZ FRANK'S WALTZ
THE WHIFFLE POOF SONG CINCO ROBLE
WE'LL LET THE REST OF THE WORLD GO BY KALISCO
GIRL OF MY DREAMS THE WALTZ YOU SAVED FOR ME
LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART MY HEART CRIES FOR YOU
SHADOWS OF THE NIGHT A POLISH LULABY
THE WALTZ YOU SAVED FOR ME WALTZING WITH MATILDA
THE ANNIVERSARY WALTZ SOMEWHERE MY LOVE
SIDEWALKS OF NEW YORK CHARMAINE
TOUR-A-LOUR-A-LOURA OH MARIE
FRANKS 2ND ORIGIONAL WALTZ FASCINATION
I LOVE YOU TRULY ITS A SIN TO TELL A LIE
BEAUTIFUL DREAMER ITS THREE O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING
A SLOVENIA WALTZ WHEN YOUR HAIR HAS TURNED TO SILVER
RAMONA TOO-RA-LOO-RA-LOO-RAL
I'LL BE LOVING YOU ALWAYS THE MISSOURI WALTZ
THE MELODY OF LOVE THE BEAUTIFUL OHIO
GIRL OF MY DREAMS TILL WE MEET AGAIN
MOON RIVER ALICE BLUE GOWN
LA GOLDENRINA THE SONG OF MOULIN ROUGE
THE MERRY WIDOW WALTZ LAURA'S THEME
ENDEARING YOUNG CHARMS DEAR HEART
THE MERRY WIDOW WALTZ 2 THE BLUE SKIRT WALTZ
THE CUCKOO WALTZ I'LL BE LOVING YOU ALWAYS
NAME UNKNOWN TO ME
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TICK TOCK POLKA OH THEM GOLDEN SLIPPERS
THE BEER BARREL POLKA#1 JUST BECAUSE POLKA
BARKING DOG POLKA CLOWN POLKA
PLAYMATE POLKA BEER BARREL POLKA#2
IT'S A SMALL WORLD PEACHES,APPLES,PUMPKIN PIE
SHE'S TOO FAT POLKA DON'T KNOW THE NAME BUT GOOD
THE HAPPY WANDERER FRANK'S ORIGIONAL POLKA
DEL RIO DRIVE JUST ANOTHER POLKA
FRANK'S POLKA 2 POLISH MELODY OF LOVE
THE DUCHESS POLKA MY ANNIE'S POLKA
HI DE HO POLKA LITCHENSTEIN POLKA
FRANK'S 2001 POLKA DOWN IN THE CARIBBEAN
FRANK'S ORIGIONAL THANKSGIVING POLKA PAUL
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PRECIOUS LORD HOLD MY HAND HOW GREAT THOU ART
WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS THE OLD RUGGED CROSS
JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE JOYFUL,JOYFUL,WE ADORE THEE
AMAZING GRACE ROCK OF AGES
IN THE GARDEN LET THERE BE PEACE ON EARTH
SURELY THE PRESENCE OF THE LORD IN THIS PLACE WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN
I'LL FLY AWAY FILL MY CUP LORD
BEYOND THE SUNSET HE
PRECIOUS MEMORIES WHERE WE'L NEVER GROW OLD
WHEN THE ROLL IS CALLED UP YONDER BEYOND THE SUNSET 1
FARTHER ALONG MAKE ME A CHANNEL OF YOUR PEACE
SWING LOW SWEET CHARIOT BEYOND THE SUNSET 2
ON ANGELS WINGS NEARER MY GOD TO THEE
SWEET HOUR OF PRAYER FILL MY CUP LORD
My Bonbon Award
Recommended Links:
  1. For more MIDI files, visit Standard MIDI Files on the Net, the Internet MIDI Community's Comprehensive List of Sites with MIDI Files
  2. Meet the folks that do the actual sequencing by visiting Jack's "Midi Music" Homepage
  3. Andy Bakke - Accordion Man
  4. Allen Zagel's website full of music, trains and information and photo's from a country he truly has a passion for China.