birlibirdie’s one thousand, seven hundred and eighty-nine comments

  • Re: Life Is All Chequered

    Clocking an amazingly 'full' 58 seconds, this song must be Ewan MacColl's sweetest, shortest ever offering ... one of his most moving as well. more…

  • Re: The Irish Girl

    Similar to (esp. part 2) + can be played in a set (in E or A) with the slip jig The peacock follows the hen more…

  • Re: The Try Pot

    Sounds as it is (derived from) a fling or a single reel. more…

  • Re: Ookpik

    Frankie Rodgers (1936-2009) more…

  • Re: The Moor Fowler

    Duplicate: more…

  • Re: Nous Voici Dans La Ville

    This song is better known in France as the ballad "Jésus s'habille en pauvre" also with a religious theme. It often includes a 6th note (a sharp seventh - or leading note) more…

  • Re: La Sansonette

    Dominique Forges is based in Nevers, in the Nivernais region of Central France. more…

  • Re: La Sansonette

    Thanks to Tirno & Bruce Lambelle-Rudd for crediting this tune. more…

  • Re: Winyadepla

    There is a duplicate of this tune at: more…

  • Re: Winyadepla

    Tom Anderson recorded a vigorous version of Wynadepla on The Silver Bow (1976) with Aly Bain, Trevor Hunter and David Tulloch. They play it in A with grace notes in the first part and snaps in the second. more…