Joseph Chordmichael’s six hundred and thirty-four comments

  • Leaving Copenhagen

    Lovely waltz written by Andy May. I heard this from a recording of the Andy May Trio, with Ian Stephenson and Sophy Ball. more…

  • Been corrected now by Donal-- This tune was written by Ned Kelly from Tipperary. more…

  • Reel Beatrice - Oggi Nevica/Quando Nevica

    Looking for that Italian polka as mentioned, here's a fellow playing it on PA. Makes sense it would have come from this to me... Still doesn't answer who wrote it, though? more…

  • Fantastic Sliabh Notes tune!

    I believe this tune was written by Donal Murphy, the box player from Sliabh Notes. Hopefully somebody can correct me if I'm wrong on that. more…

  • Written by Joe Scurfield of The Old Rope String Band, who was tragically killed in June 2005 more…

  • New Rope String Band

    Also the last tune on the second track of the New Rope String Band's "Myoosick" album. Still not sure of the name though... ? more…

  • Re: Banjo hating

    I play in a band with a fantastic banjo player, and love to listen to banjo. I sometimes attempt to poorly play it myself... Doesn't mean I won't still make jokes about it nevertheless. I expect guitar and flute jokes to come right on back to me, as well.... more…

  • Slightly crooked, too!

    Do be sure and note that the tune clips a couple beats right at the end, when repeating. more…

  • Impossibly fun tune from Baltic Crossing

    This tune is a Schottische I've learned off of Baltic Crossing's "Firetour" album, which is a really fabulous album anyhow, not to mention I would've bought it just for this tune alone! It's one of those slightly cheeky, but fun little tunes that you coul... more…

  • I've listened to your wee recording, Hunter. I have to say, it's a fairly decent tune overall, in my opinion. Well done for your first try. more…