flutemike’s seven comments

  • Pat McKennas jig

    This is a great tune but the Damien O'Brien/ Oliver Loughlin version sounds a bit different to the version on here, only minor differences mind, still the same tune. more…

  • John Carty’s reel

    There seems to be a bit of confusion about the details for this tune. The two part 'John Carty's' on Maiden Voyage, given as the source of it, is not the same as the three part John Carty's on In Good Company. I am after the dots for the tune on the latt... more…

  • Spotted Dog pub

    This tune certainly does refer to a pub in Digbeth, Birmingham where there have been great sessions for many years on alternate Mondays and monthly on Tuesdays. It's a lovely pub with a great atmosphere, worthy of having a tune named after it. more…

  • Policeman’s request

    This is a great tune and I have a brlliant recording of it by John Regan but I'd like to know if it is a Paddy O'Brien tune or not. It's not in a book of his tunes which I've got, unless under another name. Also, some of the notes in the version on this s... more…

  • Flowers of Redhill

    I've heard the track you mean and the second tune IS called the Flowers of Redhill, though I understand it shares that name with at least one other tune. The notes of this tune have appeared with that title in various publications. more…

  • Session at Horse & Jockey

    Session held alternate Mondays, phone to check when the next one is. Run by Lichfield branch of CCE. Friendly, good standard. more…

  • Hole in the Boat

    Also recorded by Charlie Piggott and The Lonely Stranded Band. more…