niall_kenny’s three hundred and forty comments

  • Re: Glenfeshie

    Kenny, as ever, is right that it is one of my compositions. It was written following a memorable week spent in the glen. It is in the Cairngorm mountain range, and was at that time in private ownership and not open to the public. more…

  • Re: A Month Of Sundays

    This is a really great CD, but I have edited the tune names to make it easier for them to link to the tunes on this site, as giving the Gaelic and English names together confuses the system. more…

  • Re: Fear Inis Bearachain

    The tunes on track 1 are all existing song tunes from the sean-nós tradition. more…

  • Re: Rù-Rà

    I was surprised no recording by this band were on the site. This is a great band formed in Edinburgh in the 1990's centred around the singers Sandra Mackay and her sister Doreen, with fiddler Julia Legge, Malcolm Stitt on guitars and pipes, Steve Lawrence... more…

  • Charlie Mulvihill’s

    This is the Charlie Mulvilhill jig from the "Reelin' In Tradition" album from the Mulcahy family. I couldn't find anything on this site that was quite the same but I'm happy to be corrected. It is a great tune, and the first part has echoes of Jackson's R... more…

  • Re: A Month Of Sundays

    The last tune on track 4 is mislabelled on the CD, it should be "O'er Bogie". more…

  • Re: The Easy Club

    Weird fact. I was told many years ago by John Martin, the fiddler with the Easy Club, that the well known songwriter John Martyn had to spell his name with the 'y' to distinguish him from John Martin. more…

  • Re: Best Sets

    A new release from two truly gifted musicians. This is about the best Scottish fiddle and pipe duet you will hear. Mike and Alasdair have been playing together for nearly 20 years, much of that time with The Battlefield Band, and that comes across in thei... more…

  • Re: “I was … flyin’ it”

    The middle tune "Gillespie's" in track 10 is more commonly known as "Frances John McGovern's" https://thesession.org/tunes/2804 more…

  • Re: The Reeling

    Released in 2019 by an extraordinarily gifted young piper from Sleat on the Isle of Skye. Ably assisted on fiddle by Aidan O’Rourke (who also produced the recording) of Lau, Radie Peat from Lankum on concertina, and the famous, and inimitable, singer an... more…