Eddie Edwards’s forty-nine comments

  • Re: The Greencastle

    In O'Neill's Irish Folk Music: A Fascinating Hobby he writes that he picked up the Greencastle Hornpipe from a flute player, James Moore, in the winter of 1875 in Chicago, and it's in O'Neill's 1001. more…

  • Re: Conroy’s Public House

    The Conroy's Public House session is on the first and third Saturday's of the month. more…

  • The Holly Bush

    The Holly Bush on track 4 links to the reel. Here's a link to the jig, what they actually play: more…

  • Re: Tunes banned/ frowned upon/not allowed in your session?

    It seems to me that fluther was asking a sociological question about regional variations in "frowned upon" tunes, but I don't think it has much to do with regional variation. As far as I can see -- and note that I need glasses for distance -- the real is... more…

  • Browne’s Session hiatus

    The Browne's Session has been on hiatus for a while now. It is, at this point (Nov. 2014), basically a sporadic closed session. The reconfigured space can no longer handle more than three players on Thursday evening, and there will only be about five or... more…

  • Re: What is this tune?

    Not much info to go by Lynn, but I'll give it a shot. It could be Dugger's "Winter in Columbus" or a version of it. more…

  • Shelta website

    The URL of the Shelta band version of John Kelly's is now http://shelta.pagesperso-orange.fr/Images/kelly.jpg more…

  • This album available for DL again

    If you want to read about why the recordings needed to become available AGAIN, it's an interesting story. Here's a link to the new recordings: http://ceolalainn.breqwas.net/ more…

  • Album available again

    Track 16 "Din Tarrant's" actually has two polkas on it. I haven't figured out the second one yet. more…

  • Conroy’s session is currently defunct

    The Conroy's session is not going to happen for the rest of 2014 or start of 2015. It's unclear at this point whether it will ever be resurrected. However, every Saturdays of the month there's a session Mike’s Tavern (5424 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO ... more…