KatieMc’s ten comments

  • Terry’s Flute

    Written by Clark Ratliffe of Honolulu, HI, in 2006, in memory of his cousin. more…

  • Planxty Drew

    Composed by Turlough O'Carolan. more…

  • Paddy the Weaver

    I just found a version of this tune in "Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody" by Capt. Francis O'Neill from 1922. O'Neill calls the tune Paddy the Weaver, and says it's from Wilson's "Companion to the Ballroom" from 1816. more…

  • Maid from the Bronx

    Does anyone else think that "Maid from the Bronx", track 12, is "Last Night's Fun"? more…

  • Tune origin

    This tune is one of two tunes composed by Clark Ratliffe, a flute player from honolulu, in 2004 for is daughter Meghan, when she asked, "why aren't there any Irish tunes with Meghan in the title?" more…

  • The Meghan Jigs (from hawaii)

    This tune was composed by Clark Ratliffe, a flute player from honolulu, in 2004 for is daughter Meghan, when she asked, "why aren't there any Irish tunes with Meghan in the title?" more…

  • Harmony in concert

    Anybody know the harmony that Lunasa plays now? The version on their CD is different than the harmonies they played when I saw them in concert earlier this year. It was wonderful, but I can't remember it! :( more…

  • I posted this tune because I'm trying to track down it's origins. I learned it from a friend who got it from Caulfield of the Mild Colonial Boys (from California or Oregon?). Anyway, we call it Caulfield's, because we didn't have the name of the tune. ... more…

  • Name of Tune after "Is There For Honest Poverty?"

    Anybody know the name of the tune that follows the song on the first track, "Is There For Honest Poverty?" I actually asked Rory Campbell and he said he couldn't remember the name, but it was in the liner notes of the CD. But it's not there :( more…

  • The Dean’s Pamphlet

    Rita Connolly sings a song called The Dean's Pamphet (with Liam O'Flynn on pipes) set to the tune of Tatter Jack Walsh. It is on O'Flynn's album: "Out To An Other Side". The lyrics are taken from Jonathan Swifts 1720 writings on boycotting imported Engl... more…