pchaffee’s one hundred and six comments

  • Key?

    Oh, and by the way, it's in Dmix, not Ador--at least the first part... more…

  • Recorded by…

    This tune is on one of Sean Keane's solo albums, tho as usual, can't remember which one. Tommy Peoples also plays it somewhere, but I can't remember if it's on a bootleg live tape or a studio recording. I guess this isn't much help, but it is definitely t... more…

  • Also Recorded by Fisher Street

    They play it after Helvic Head. The transition is a knock-out. more…

  • It is indeed a Charlie Lennon Composition

    Often played after another of his compositions, "The Smiling Bride." His son Sean came to the SF Bay Area and taught these two tunes in a workshop sometime in the 90's. more…

  • Played by Altan

    On one of their recordings--sorry can't remember which one... more…

  • Pigeon is definitely on there

    It's a slightly different setting from what you commonly hear, but unmistakably a Gated Pigeon... more…

  • “Harry-O”

    I believe Parente recorded this tune--or somebody did--under the name "Harry O." That's my recollection, could be wrong. Wasn't he also married to Triona Ni Dhomhnaill? more…

  • Single jig

    Road to Lisdoonvarna is a single jig. The rhythm is totally un-slide-like, and it is universally played as a jig. more…

  • Played by Mary Bergin

    On her first recording. This classic album is a must-have. more…

  • Written by the late Frankie Kennedy

    I think. more…