Noel Jackson’s two hundred and eighty-three comments

  • Re: The Polar Bear

    Isn't this really a version of Graham Townsend's My Dubgannon sweetheart? more…

  • Re: Till The Tide Comes In

    I thought this was a Johnny Handle tune but i can't see it in the list of compositions on his website. more…

  • Yeavering Bell

    Another rant. This one is by border piper extraordinaire Matt Seatle. more…

  • Keelman Brown Of Newburn

    A Chris Ormston tune, written for the Northumbrian Smallpipes.Its a rant rather than a barndance. more…

  • Eyam Polka

    A tune written by Alistair Anderson some 20 odd years ago for a festival at the plague village of Eyam in Derbyshire. Alistair bought it to the band class he was running at the Caedmon Hall in Gateshead but it doesn't seem to be recorded anywhere. It is i... more…

  • Re: Upper Denton

    Upper Denton is also part of Newcastle which makes sense as this is obviously a Tyneside hornpipe played with lots of swing. more…

  • Jack Frost

    From the William Cocks collection of Northumbrian Music so its a Tyneside hornpipe and hence to be played with a marked dotted rhythm. . I have been unable to find the composer so far . more…

  • Re: By Heck

    Brilliant! more…

  • Re: The Foxglove

    Nice recording played by Joe Hutton available on the FARNE website. more…

  • Kyloe Burn

    Quite a well known Willy Atkinson tune from Northumberland which I was surprised to see does not seem available in abc. As always, its more of a rant than a reel so let swing a bit. Its most definitely two beats to the bar but each beat is more um chug-g... more…