GoneAway’s ninety-one comments

  • Re: Too many tunes

    I think the list is helpful. more…

  • I checked back in my history file and it was indeed from more…

  • I haven't seen the book ceolachan mentions so it's interesting to see the extra info. I came across the transcription in a huge list of ABC files on the web (unfortunately I didn't bookmark it which is a pain because it was a massive resource, but also w... more…

  • Re: Saint Andrew’s Day XXXX Tomorrow

    The Flowers of Edinburgh, the much 'loved' Fairy Dance and The Back O' Benachie (which I don't think is on this site)... in fact so many here's a link: more…

  • Peerie Hoose Ahint Da Burn

    It's a Shetland tune I think (and with a word like 'peerie' in the title it MUST be!). I didn't transcribe this so I can't claim the credit but I found it after seeing a request. more…

  • Re: Why do session musicans play in pubs if all they do is moan about them.

    1. The smoke & noise more…

  • Re: Ideas for a band name!

    If you've seen the film "The Commitments" (albeit about an Irish Soul band) then you'll know all classic band names must have a 'The' in them. more…

  • Re: "How Music Works with Howard Goodall" ~ a recommendation

    I saw it too and also enjoyed it. I particularly like the way Howard Goodall showed how the same techniques have been used by the likes of Sting and Handel! - although obviously not in collaboration ;) more…

  • The Zeppelin - A Humorous Hornpipe

    I was skimming through the Scott Skinner link and can accross this rather silly tune. It was written during WWI with the instructions that the "audience clap their hands in imitation of Allied shots brining down the Monster" on the double staccato notes ... more…

  • Re: aches and pains

    Yoga, Tai Chi - all these things help you relax. I used to get a very painful neck from being hunched over a computer all day long. After I learnt to relax with Tai Chi it stopped and has very rarely recurred. The main benefit of Tai Chi I found was be... more…