2ndFiddle’s one hundred and one comments

  • Duplicate Album Entry

    Turns out this is a duplicate entry. My search on "John Kelly" didn't pull up the album. However, the album is already listed under the artist name "John and James Kelly" (as on the CD). more…

  • Re: This is a PIPERs’ thread—

    It appears that, on careful review, the category of IRISH WIND INSTRUMENTS, as originally dafted, is overbroad. Although it was our intention to encourage lowly whistle players by sorting them (in principle) above certain stringed instruments, hierarchic... more…

  • Re: This is a PIPERs’ thread—

    Hmm. I fail to see how your post advances the pipers' cause, Ottery, but it ceratinly was more substantive. 😉 more…

  • Re: This is a PIPERs’ thread—

    No ottery, the minute is NOT up. Since you have broken the "short, deferential remark" rule, you now have to make another, more substantial post, that in some way furthers the piping cause. more…

  • Re: This is a PIPERs’ thread—

    Remeber, it was no less person than Jesus Christ--a carpenter, like Willie Clancy, who said at his own American wake, "Pipes is my farewell to you, my pipes is my gift to you." more…

  • Re: This is a PIPERs’ thread—

    Psychological disorder? (Ahem) I've been hired as a factotum by Na Píobairí Uilleann to police this site and bring it into line with our expectations 😉 more…

  • Re: This is a PIPERs’ thread—

    Certainly not! Is a fiddle an "IRISH WIND INSTRUMENT"? --I dont think so! Is it a Rowsome set of pipes? Hardly! Is it a Coyne set of pipes? Not at all! more…

  • This is a PIPERs’ thread—

    This is PIPERS' thread, only PIPERS are allowed to post actual opinions on this thread. more…

  • Re: Certain Instruments for Certain Tunes

    um, "a musician of Session member Harry Bradley's caliber" more…

  • Re: Certain Instruments for Certain Tunes

    There's nothing wrong with "IMHO", though I agree with Bren. I don't there's there's anything wrong with a person expressing an opinion, even if they're not a musician of Session member Harry Bradley. What harm does it do? THere has to be room for all sor... more…