Musicalbison’s sixty-eight comments

  • John Williams

    John Williams plays this on his new album "Raven." When he talked about it at his concert he said he was in Louisiana trying to find something to play with the one row box players down there and thought of this one. When he played it for them they swore t... more…

  • Not Steam

    This album definitely is not "Steam." I saw John Williams at the North Texas Irish Festival just this past weekend and that was the first time they were selling the CDs. I figured that since "Steam" was such an amazing CD I would check this one out withou... more…

  • Re: Any good new albums on the horizon?

    Ceol Cairdeas, more…

  • Track List

    Someone emailed me saying they had the tunes that were in tracks 5 and 12 so here you go. Jeremy said the track listing can't be changed to put in the additional links, so I'll just post them here. more…

  • Track List

    1. Humours of Castlefin/Templehouse more…

  • Re: Submitting Tunes to the Session.org

    I have been guilty of posting a duplicate tune a couple times. Once was my careless mistake (misspelling when I searched, I believe). Just recently I posted a tune which the CD notes (Noel Hill and Tony MacMahon's live CD, by the way) titled Limerick Lass... more…

  • I posted this as requested. I learned it from a group called Carp Camp at the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas. For a weird variation, you can flat the f's in the second part. more…

  • Johnny Leary’s

    The second tune of the fourth set, Johnny Leary's, is linked to a polka. To get the tune on the album you have to do a search for Johnny Leary's jig. more…

  • Re: how did everyone make out?

    My favorite present was the 1975 Bothy Band record. My dad couldn't find the CD anywhere so he bought the record off ebay. He said that looking at it, he could tell it had never been played or if so very little. It still had the Green Linnet questionnaire... more…

  • Re: Fiddle chinrest and tailpiece

    P.S. I don't want any carvings or inlays. Just straight wood. more…