nicatnite’s forty-eight comments

  • Re: Java Joe’s Coffeehouse

    Not dead yet! more…

  • Re: Tunes that came from the fairies

    The Gold Ring, of course, per Séamus Ennis more…

  • Re: Atholl Highlanders?

    Can’ t resist sharing this unique (or should I say redundant?) version of the Jig of Slurs/Atholl Highlanders; Tijn may have been too modest to recommend it. more…

  • Re: Tune ID please

    Thanks Creadur and Kenny! I had pegged #2 as similar to something called John Watt Henry's on Henrick Norbeck's ABC site, and this shows up as an alternative name for An Ugly Customer on thesession.org (although there is another John Watt Henry's reel and... more…

  • Tune ID please

    Looking for names for the first two reels, the third tune is Millbrae but I can't seem to find the others. ...From an RTÉ broadcast during 2018 Willy Week. more…

  • Re: The Doors

    Jim Morrison was surely proud of his Irish roots — oops wrong thread. Entering our local 2nd Tuesday session venue I invariably pull the wrong (locked) side of the double door, to the amusement of the hangers-on outside. more…

  • Re: Confused about lyric in Dervish’s Ar Éirinn ní nesfainn cé hí

    Cathy herself explains it on Live from Palma as being about “...a poor man that loved a rich girl” at a time when such was not acceptable in society. more…

  • Re: Let’s Be Pals!

    Nothing against guitar players let me hasten to add (being one myself) more…

  • Re: Let’s Be Pals!

    In a session environment it would depend on the amount of background noise relative to the melody line. If you’re sitting at the bar or close to the guitar player, you wouldn’t necessarily expect an accurate call. more…

  • Re: Sessions in Phoenix area

    To put a cap on this thread, let me report that the Sunday session at Fibber Magee’s was good fun with friendly folks and great tunes. Thanks to all! more…