MikeFurbee’s twenty-eight comments

  • Re: September

    Here is a snippet of this tune, http://mfurbee.com/sept.mp3 May not be up for much longer though. more…

  • Re: Identify the authors of Irish tunes

    ABC notation allows for a C:(composer) header and an H:(history) header but there is apparently no way to add those headers on The Session. I would use them if I could. more…

  • Lost Boys

    A tune I wrote and recorded on the Artery Project in 2005 - a snippet can be found here http://mfurbee.com/lost.mp3 more…

  • Happy Again

    This is a song I wrote in 6/8 time after being widowed and finding someone else to share life with. Someday some good Irish tenor will sing it. Maybe you? more…

  • Re: Musical insults

    Our band had a gig one time where the maestra of the local orchestra was in attendance. She gushed enthusiastically "So much sound and so little technique!" I got so tickled at the back handed compliment that I started snickering, and eventually laughin... more…

  • Re: Bacon And Potatoes

    Also, this is in A minor - the relative minor of C major. more…

  • The Worried Man

    Another original recorded on the Artery Project CD 2005, played after Bacon and Potatoes. more…

  • Bacon And Potatoes

    Another original, recorded on the Artery Project CD 2005 - played with The Worried Man more…

  • Chief O’Neill’s Favourite, X:5

    I hesitate to put this as a setting and not as another tune as it is so different, but this is the way we learned it and played it in Morgantown, WV - We started calling it Chief O'Niels Other Favorite because we knew it was a lot different. Perfect exa... more…

  • The Angry Man

    The only slip jig I ever wrote. The second part is fun to play. The 9 beat note at then end would be a good place to swap short improvisations or give the bodhran player a break before starting over. more…