Shrog’s two hundred and forty-two comments

  • On Gerry Harrington's new album "At Home", this tune is listed as Julia Clifford's. more…

  • Rolling Wave

    Interesting thing: If you take the tune "The Rolling Wave" and you compact it into a much shorter tune by leaving out certain notes, you get a tune called "The Rolling MP3". more…

  • Legacy

    On track 4 they have a very interesting version of "The Maid Behind the Bar" (or is it actually "The Green Maintain"?). If I have time I'll try to transcribe it and post it here. more…

  • Er... I don't agree about the lengthy discussion. Half of it is about a totally unrelated tune and the other half is about the differences between a hornpipe and a reel. I don't see how it applies here. more…

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  • The Devil’s Dream

    I came accross this tune at our session. I transcribed it from this recording: more…

  • Re: Three Unknown Tunes

    Thank you Spindizzy, that's perfect. I wasn't expecting anybody to identify the waltz, but once again it seems I came to the right place. more…

  • Re: Three Unknown Tunes

    Wow Dow, I am amazed. And a little embarassed that I was not able to find that, especially since it is so close to my transcription and indeed called The Devil's Dream. Making the Altan connection though was a stroke of genius, you're a regular Sherlock H... more…

  • Re: Three Unknown Tunes

    I think you are right about Shandon Bells, that seems to be the closest match so far. But I don't think the reel is anything like Ships are Sailing. Here are some recordings, it may be better than the ABC thingies. more…

  • Three Unknown Tunes

    I'm trying to track down the origin of some of the tunes we play at our session, and I've done pretty well so far, but I am completely stomped by three tunes. I can find absolutely nothing on these three tunes. Can anybody help? more…