jodyphysio’s eight comments

  • Second part

    There is a great tale to tell about this tune. Eddie Kelly, the legendary fiddler and composer from East Galway, told me this tale about 4years ago. He and Finbarr were great mates. Finbarr had composed the 1st part of Ahern's Egg but was struggling to g... more…

  • is this a slide?

    Just wondering what your thoughts are on this? In their album entitled Spring in the Air, James Kelly and Paddy O'Brien play this in between two slides. When I play this it *sounds* like a slide but the ABC above suggests 6/8 jig. The main reason for my q... more…

  • Re: National Folk Festival 2011 rehash

    my first Nash!! Was a bit trepidacious prior to getting there..thinking it might be a bit wishy washy, too 'folky' or pretentious but oh how my opinions have changed!! I had an AWESOME time and was bowled over with the variety and quality of musicianship ... more…

  • Re: buying a new tenor banjo

    hi beyonce, I'm an open back short scaler and play a Clareen Special - they're made by Tom Cussen in Clarinbridge - the special are the cheapest but you can spend lots of money - can't really go wrong with Clareen for quality although if you can find an e... more…

  • Re: accommodation and music in abu dhabi

    ...congrats to anyone who guessed I'm a physio - guess the mail address gives it away slightly!! more…

  • accommodation and music in abu dhabi

    Hi all, unusual thread this one - my family and I are emigrating to Oz via Abu Dhabi and can't get accomm for love nor money...apparently there's a conference..just my luck more…

  • Re: Haunting songs with lyrics

    ..just in relation to Sean Tyrrell and haunting lyrics.. more…

  • Re: Could you all please take a minute, think and then….

    if we post all the single reel names you still will be none the wiser - if you haven`t asked the name what's the point of us writing all these down how about posting a few notes to make it a bit easier.?🙂 more…