CWB’s fifty comments

  • Re: The Session from Hell

    I once walked into a session with (seriously) one flute, one guitar, and 8 bodhrans. I really, really wish I had taken a picture, as it was so completely unbelievable. more…

  • Re: Hosted vs. unhosted sessions norms

    Thank you Reverend for that. Your's is exactly the kind of session I've been attending. Much of this discussion was making me hesitant to consider venturing out to visit other sessions (though I have done so a couple times), as I would not want any part o... more…

  • Re: English or Irish Song???

    Pretty big frickin brush your using there. more…

  • Re: Bad practise

    Michael Eskin, that may have been the most amusing thing I've read in some time! more…

  • Re: Trad Guitar

    FWIW I really enjoyed Seamie O'Dowds accompaniment to Mairtin O'Connor on 'The Road West' CD. Tasteful and restrained. more…

  • Re: Dublin pub music experiences

    With respect to prerequisite #2. I've been playing for about 8 years now, not an expert, but certainly not a newbie (and no, I don't play a frickin bodhran). I am an American. What is more, my genetic makeup is about 50% of Irish descent. If I was to visi... more…

  • Re: The Old Guard

    I'm number 56,301. I've been here for over 8 years, but apparently a Johnny-come-lately! more…

  • Re: The Sound of Silence

    I get really tired of hearing how, as an American I either 'lack' culture, am a boorish tourist, or labeled poorly because we have a moron for President (that descriptor is mine). It doesn't happen all the time, but I've been a member of this site for lon... more…

  • Re: O’Reilly’s Irish Pub

    This session is now dead. more…

  • Re: When people from different areas play together is it normal they will play a few notes different?

    Great discussion here, as I've long been concerned about this as well in the event I'm traveling and want to join in a local session. more…