IC Keith’s sixty comments

  • Bisbee, Arizona

    I'm staying in Bisbee, Arizona, USA, for the next week or so. Anybody in the area play ITM? I have a guitar with me. more…

  • Reels with Bm B parts

    I need reels that have key of D A parts but clearly go to Bm at the beginning of the B parts. Can anyone help? more…

  • Inappropriate tune titles

    I'm working on a performance called, "Folk Songs You Never Sang in Grade School." In addition to the inappropriate songs, I want to put together some sets of tunes with inappropriate titles or titles that suggest inappropriate behavior. I need suggestio... more…

  • Re: Guitar Accompaniment

    I teach a guitar workshop at the St. Louis Tionol. A few years ago I posted this on the subject of accompaniment. more…

  • Harp and Shamrock

    My band The Beggermen http://www.beggarmen.com/ plans to put "The Harp and the Shamrock" on our upcoming CD. I understand it was composed by Pat Crowley. We've gone through the regular channels (Songfile) to acquire licensing and pay royalties with no l... more…

  • Re: Sound or not???

    I learned to play "The Rights of Man" from Robert Waller, the guy who wrote The Bridges of Madison County. He wasn't famous then, though, so I don't know if it counts. more…

  • Gender Neutralizing Irish Music

    When I'm trying to hide from my students, I often retreat to the English Department office with my lunch. A lot of reference books are lying about, and one I particularly like to browse is The Dictionary of Bias-Free Usage: A Guide to Nondiscriminatory L... more…

  • Re: Guitar accompaniment rules

    Thanks for all the posts. I will incorporate some of your ideas into my next revision of the Golden Rules. I won't post them at The Session.Org again, but I'll make them available from my band's website, http://www.beggarmen.com. I'll probably put them... more…

  • Guitar accompaniment rules

    I submitted this discussion yesterday under the title "St. Louis Tionol." A reader suggested that a more specific title would be better and a couple of others mentioned in their comments that they just stumbled onto the thread. So, I've given it a bette... more…

  • Re: St. Louis Tionol

    I appreciate the comment, SWFL Fiddler. I'll submit this with the name you suggested. more…