Rover’s one hundred and twenty-three comments

  • Track 6

    For the track 6 polkas, the CD listing has: Up and Away/The Mountain Pathway/Egan's Polkas. In the notes Paul McGrattan says he learned these two "Egan's Polkas" from John Egan, but he doesn't give the names, so they've now been added. more…

  • Music At The Gate

    Music at the Gate is already here as a reel more…

  • Joe O’Dowd’s

    This great reel is the last tune (tune 3, track 13) of Steph Geremia’s CD ”Up She Flew”. She says it was written by Seamie O’Dowd, and presumably it was titled for his father, Joe. According to a note on Christy Moore’s blog: "the late (and mu... more…

  • Track 7 tune 1

    Track 7 tune 1 more…

  • Re: An Puncán

    Yes, but as the liner note of the CD says, the tune is 'An Puncán' (sic) and it was composed by Brendan Begley. more…

  • Track 10 tune 3

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  • The Bride’s To Bed

    Various acknowledgements necessary, which maybe could be added in S field. This tune is taken from The Goodman Collection of Manuscripts, which were deposited in the library of Trinity College Dublin after the death of the compiler, Canon James Goodman (... more…

  • Re: Tune ID (Blas Lunchtime Concert - O’Kane, Crawford, Hayes & Higgins(2))

    Yes, Chet has it - see the video of The Teetotallers (Crawford, Hayes & Doyle) playing The High Hills of Tara/The Drunken Landlady, at The Front Hall April 28, 2013 more…

  • Re: Cosa Gan Bhroga, Track 2

    Track 2 starts off with The Shelf and then at 2:08 goes into what the musicians here call Charlie O'Neill's (but what is listed on the session as The Ballyoran, aka An Gallope), then at 3:08 goes back to The Shelf for one more run through. The Ballyoran i... more…

  • Re: Sara’s

    Fair enough, thanks again more…