Alexander Gurgan’s four hundred and seventy-three comments

  • Re: Decent guitar tab tune collections?

    Check out Ultimate Guitar. I use it for lyric searches but it's got much more than that. more…

  • Re: Staying 1-2 months in Galway, Cork or Belfast?

    I live about 20 miles from Belfast city centre. I'd head for Galway. Can go to Belfast any time! 28 years since I was last in Galway and 46 years since I was last in Cork. I need to get out more! Everywhere is still in lockdown though. Where are you trave... more…

  • Re: McCloud’s reel

    Thanks very much everyone. Very informative answers. I'm feeling very educated now! more…

  • McCloud’s reel

    I'm in the process of learning the song Whip (or Whup) Jamboree. I've heard it many times ever since first hearing it in the 60s, probably performed by the Spinners, but never paid attention properly until now. Here's a great version I found on Youtube: ... more…

  • Re: Fiddle tuning weirdness

    Just to add: if it's new the tuning can be a bit erratic for a few days. I've been playing Dominant strings for a few years. Decided to try Helicore for a change. Taking a couple of weeks to settle. more…

  • Re: Fiddle tuning weirdness

    Download Pano tuner. Note it is Pano. Not piano. Forget about any other online tuner. more…

  • Re: Rainy days, Mondays, Covid days etc: What recording cheers you up the most?

    I like the Mary Wallopers version of Hamish Imlach's Cod liver oil and the Orange Juice. Cheers me up no end! more…

  • Re: Chris Norman’s “Le Have River Waltz”

    Hi Sutpen, you have just found the best website ever! That's a lovely tune you're asking about. I'd suggest contacting Alasdair Frazer and asking for help, though someone will probably pop up here in a minute who knows more than me! more…

  • Re: Tune name needed!

    That was quick Kenny! Many thanks. I'm going to enjoy going through all the different versions later on. Right now, got to put the dinner onto cook! Thanks again. more…

  • Tune name needed!

    I've been listening The Killarneys on Facebook playing The Britches made of Stitches. Love to know what the tune is that comes in at about 1.45 more…