octogreg’s one hundred and ninety-three comments

  • Re: Shandon Court

    I think the musicians night isn't what folks on this site are looking for. From the Shandon Court website: more…

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  • Re: name of tune played by Chieftains

    The utube clip is the 8th track on the Boil the Breakfast Early album. more…

  • Re: Closest Banjo to Dave Boyle sound in a lower price range?

    I have a 1928 Vega Pro in near mint condition for sale if interested. Closest thing to that high end sound you describe that I've played to date. A bigger sound than the Clareen I played once. As others have posted on this topic many times before, the sou... more…

  • Re: utube fill in the blanks

    Thanks for the quick service! I knew I'd heard them both before, but just couldn't put my finger on them! more…

  • utube fill in the blanks

    Great playing on a pretty subpar video... more…

  • Beo!

    I picked this up 6 years ago and it's still in regular rotation. 'Nuff said. more…

  • Excellent album

    This album is worth getting just to hear Steph's take on "The Road to Ballymac" alone. Goosebump material. To my ears, the album channels a lot of the vibe of MM's "The Heathery Breeze" and fans of that album (who isn't?) will definitely enjoy this one. more…

  • Re: So good I listened to it again….

    Kenny - thanks for this. I think I will be picking this up. I haven't picked up a flute album in a couple of years as "The Maple Leaf" sort of slayed so much of what I'd heard up to that point, but Steph's album sounds good enough to pony up for... more…

  • Re: Banjo Extravaganza ~ Videos & Photos!

    There's a lot to like there, Dick. more…