James Dumbelton’s eighteen comments

  • The Lark On The Strand, X:7

    The version of this brilliant tune that I've picked up from a few people along the years. more…

  • Brian O’Lynn, X:12

    Here's another version. I think I've played this tune so many different ways, I get confused where I got which bit or which bit I got from who! more…

  • The Orphan, X:13

    I've been playing this jig for years and years, learnt from some hippy friends who lived on boats. I had no idea what it was called, it was played on Bouzouki and Mandolin and was in Dm and morphed into it's own jig that I called "Jig on a Waif" (Waif was... more…

  • Re: Julia Clifford’s

    Cheers #NfldWhistler, I'll keep it up 🙂 more…

  • Paddy Carey, X:4

    Here's the version we play in Guernsey. We play it (like a lot of people do) with The Morgan Rattler. more…

  • Morgan Rattler, X:5

    This is how we play this tune in Guernsey. I first heard it at Sark Folk Festival some years ago with the classic pairing of Paddy Carey's at the start. more…

  • Re: Julia Clifford’s

    Oops, looks like I doubled up, I didn’t know it was called Julia Clifford’s. Should I delete my version? It’s pretty much the same as the first. more…

  • Rakish Paddy, X:14

    This is my take of this well known tune. I suspect it's a compilation of various versions I've heard over the years and has settled on something like this. It's a little different but I play it like this with a few friends and we like it. more…

  • Re: Art O’Keeffe’s

    *Deirdre 🙂 more…

  • Art O’Keeffe’s Jig

    I got this from a whistle & flute player called Deidre, she played it with The Humours of Lisheen. There seem to be other Art O'Keeffe's up here but only slides. It may have another name but I don't know it. more…