anikmuan’s twenty-one comments

  • Re: Tune ID - Altan Blackwater

    wow. Thanks. Even with the obvious clue I didn't recognize that as Jenny Picking Cockles, but there it is. more…

  • Re: Blackwater

    If you're looking for the "dots," Track 8 actually starts with "Farewell to Leitrim." Then "Jenny Picking Cockles," but a version in G found here: https://thesession.org/tunes/202#setting12863. Then a version of "Sporting Paddy" found here: https://theses... more…

  • Tune ID - Altan Blackwater

    There's a set of three reels on Altan "Blackwater" - Jenny Picking Cockles / Farewell to Leitrim / John Doherty's. But in fact, #1 is Farewell to Leitrim, and Dr Dow said many years ago in tunes/430 that #3 is a version of Sporting Paddy (perhaps Doherty'... more…

  • The Roving Bachelor, X:3

    McComiskey, Sproule and Carroll play this (or very close to it) on the album Trian and call it Johnny McGreevy's. more…

  • The Grand Canal, X:4

    Version by Billy McComiskey on the Trian album, he calls it Cuz Teahan's. Wish I could notate how he puts in the chord shots, sometimes short, sometimes long; take a listen. The most earworm-y part of this though is the C#s on the chorus, I swear that's w... more…

  • Re: Howl At The Moon

    No music on a Thursday but the gal at the bar says come back Sat and Sun. Nice place, too bad no tunes. more…

  • Dubai

    House hunting trip, no instrument. more…

  • Re: 249 To Wigton

    Just got introduced to this tune while playing for a Scottish country dance at a Burns Night supper in Kazakhstan. It was called simply "To Wigton" in the sheet music for the sets, but it's this tune no doubt. No one quite knows how it got in the set amon... more…

  • Re: The Red Crow

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfP-i_UvdYs&feature=em-uploademail Second tune in the set. Growling tune, full of the swagger of banjos. more…

  • Re: Boston Irish Sessions Thursdays and Fridays

    I was in Boston earlier this year -- could not find a session. I too was surprised by that, there's a big Irish immigrant population. But much more activity in New York and DC. I ran into a musician in a pub who said the scene is very professional, Berkle... more…