atsampson’s five comments

  • Re: Fisherman’s Tavern

    The session at the Fish is still going strong, with a good mix of songs and tunes - we had 24 musicians at one point last week! more…

  • The Cuddy With The Wooden Leg

    Recorded by the Battlefield Band on "Celtic Hotel", in a set following "Return to Kashmagiro". The sleeve notes for a later compilation say that it was written "by Brian McNeill after swelling the coffers of a bookmaker near the burning sands of Kempton P... more…

  • The Referendum

    Written by Alasdair Fraser in 2012 "for the occasion of Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond's visit to Alasdair's fiddle course at Sabhal Mor Ostaig on the Isle of Skye, and to celebrate the upcoming referendum." more…

  • With fourth part, and going back to the first part

    Weejie's setting was missing the fourth part of the tune (which is over the page in the Cowal Collection), so I've added that in. more…

  • As of August 2011…

    ... the Fish session is still going strong -- it's usually underway by 8:30PM these days, and the last of us get kicked out when the pub closes around 1AM. It's always throughly enjoyable, with a good mix of songs and tunes, trad and modern, Scottish and ... more…