fiddlingcaper’s twelve comments

  • Re: A Prayer for Jerry Holland please

    thanks ceolachan...hadn't noticed this thread. Great to see such support flowing in for such a terrific man. more…

  • Re: What’s the most beautiful song to play on fiddle?

    I agree with showaddydadito. more…

  • A Prayer for Jerry Holland please

    I'm not sure if you are aware but the great Jerry Holland, fiddler and composer extraordinaire from Cape Breton, has been diagnosed with bone cancer. He is currently in Halifax, Nova Scotia undergoing tests. It looks like Jerry is likely to lose his leg... more…

  • This is a great jig composed by John Campbell. It follows another great jig (Wilfred's Fiddle) on Ashley MacIsaac's recording Fine, Thank You Very Much (track 5 i think). more…

  • Not only is Howie a great guy the man the tune is named after (Red Ed) is a fantastic fellow himself. Not only a fiddle mentor but my teacher and fiddling mentor, and a hell of a cousin as well. Glad to see this tune appear on The Session. more…

  • I found this tune on another abc website and thought i would share it on "the session". It's a great reel written by Rory MacDonald. Ian MacDougall plays a murderous version of this tune on his album From Foot Cape. Hope you enjoy. more…

  • Composer

    Just to clarify come confusion from earlier posts, this tune was indeed composed by the great Jerry Holland from Cape Breton (home). more…

  • Source

    Sorry ceolachan. Don't want any more reprimands from the source police. It was an oversight. I obtained the tune in abc format from Paul Cranfords website (www.cranfordpub.com) more…

  • Composed by Dan Hughie MacEachern from Antigonish County, Nova Scotia more…

  • A tune composed by Cape Breton fiddler Brenda Stubbert. more…