Ediot’s seventy-seven comments

  • Re: McCahill’s

    The version I posted above, is sometimes known as "Danny Meehan's," or "The Gowel." I had a feeling some dedicated player would make the connection for us. Thank you Kenny. Here's the link to alternative settings to THAT tune and some nice reference back... more…

  • McCahill’s, X:3

    I was fortunate to have been visited by Liz Carroll a number of years back. She played this tune she called "McCahill's." She recalled hearing it played by Danny Meehan. It is obviously quite different from the tunes posted here. I thought I'd post it any... more…

  • Re: The Garden Of Daisies

    In reference to a sung version of the tune, it is sung on the Ó Riada Sa Gaiety, Ceoltóirí Cualann recording. ‘Sliabh Gael gCua’ isn't listed as the song. Perhaps it's the same melody with different words? If you're fortunate enough to find the a... more…

  • Re: Erin’s Pub

    I caught a lovely session at Erin's on a recent Friday night. It may have been a specially scheduled evening, I'm not sure. The standard of playing was grand. Billy Sutton (accordion) was present as was Greg Walsh (fiddle). There was an excellent piper ... more…

  • Save The Ham

    In concert, Liz Carroll explained that the name of the tune was derived from a comment made by her brother after she related an account of having rescued a squealing piglet from its mother’s immensity. At the story’s conclusion, she remarked, “…s... more…

  • Re: Music At The Gate

    It's also known as "Phil the Fluter's Ball": more…

  • Re: Lord Gordon’s

    This is a strathspey entitled, "The Duke of Gordon's Rant." It may very well be the original source of this beloved tune. more…

  • Mike And Wendy’s

    This is a jig that's made it's way into our local session. It's often played after "Going to Milwaukee," a really odd jig by Cuz Tehan. more…

  • Re: Irish Traditional Fiddle Music

    I've been groovin' to this disc for many years, excellent stuff. The Foxhunter's Jig referenced in the liner notes (track 2) bears a strong resemblance to the Humours of Derrycrossane (is the same tune, in my humble opinion). more…

  • Re: Teaspach Na nog

    Ha! I was there 20 years ago and got the cassette after meeting the gang and watching them perform. more…