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  • Re: Long running sessions and ‘young-ones’

    I get so much more respect from young people than I ever gave to my elders when I was young. That's most likely that I give them more respect than my elders ever gave me. I strongly respect and appreciate the majority of youth today. Because of them and t...

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  • Re: Long running sessions and ‘young-ones’

    Works both ways. Today's "youngsters" are tomorrow's "old farts".

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  • Re: Long running sessions and ‘young-ones’

    It seems to be a point lost on some people in this thread....... we were ALL young once!

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  • Re: English or Irish Song???

    I was just thinking more on my Bob Dylan link. I hope this doesn't detract too far from the point of the O.P. but my brain is currently too fried to know. I was thinking about one of his latest songs, "Thunder On the Mountain". I just love it, and yet ho...

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  • Re: English or Irish Song???

    Burns wrote Scots songs because he wrote in the Scots dialect, not because of where he was born. McColl's songs are written in English, so they are English songs. If he'd written them in French they'd be French songs. If I write a song in Swahili about an...

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