Susan K’s one thousand, three hundred and one comments

  • Re: Tune identification help?

    Is the song theme very serious (I know only English)? The musicians look a bit sad and with those massed bookshelves behind, also serious. Oh goodee, tune's lost drone and now is gorgeously cheerful. Good Night. more…

  • Re: One off hits by unknown tune writers

    Sorry Donald - I'm off to my lonely bed. more…

  • Re: One off hits by unknown tune writers

    Donald, your comment on "Ox Eye Daisy" tune that I submitted v recently does rather prove my point. (Sorry if I sound bigoted, I'm certainly not a rabid feminist). But thanks, I've messaged Jeremy re French Cheese. Hope x:1 disappears asap. more…

  • Re: One off hits by unknown tune writers

    FRENCH CHEESE - Don't select x:1 as I left out a bar and it is rubbish. Could Jeremy possibly delete x:1? Wish he would. more…

  • Re: One off hits by unknown tune writers

    DonaldK : Ah memories of playing Spootiskerry at Jenny Wrigley's fiddle class. It was quite popular. more…

  • Re: One off hits by unknown tune writers

    A perceptive comment by Joe Fidkid. more…

  • Re: Young Catherine

    I have "Carolan :The Life and Times of an Irish Harper" by Donal O'Sullivan, the definitive biography which includes all the tunes he is known to have written - and the tune isn't there. It's not in Bonnie Shaljean's Appendix of 2001 either. So very pro... more…

  • Young Catherine

    This tune reminds me a bit of "Fair Young Mary ("Mhairi Bhan Og"), another lovely slow air which you will find on thesession. A traditional tune set to words by an illiterate poet (in the Gallic) from the Scottish Highlands. He dedicated it to his young... more…

  • Re: Post-Conscious Modernisation Of Space

    Wot a bizarre title, reminds me of book "The Day of the Triffids" in which man-made satellites possibly responsible for thrilling firework display causing almost entire world population to go blind. GOOD BOOK. Re a pandemic of sorts? more…

  • Re: Stoned Giants

    Go to it Bazza - incidentally, my ex-partner Bari (72) sometimes gets called Bazza or Bazz, his full name is Abdul Bari, 1/2 Bangladeshi, 1/4 Irish, 1/4 English born Birmingham, UK. He tried to learn penny whistle a few years ago. more…