Matt Leavey’s two hundred and thirty-six comments
Larry The Beer Drinker, X:3
Can't remember where I heard this version from. Could be Brian Rooney, but I'm not sure. Anyway, this is my take on it... more…
Re: Nae Luck Aboot The Hoose
Burns put a song to this, in G. Buggered if I can remember the name of the song, but it made it into the Scots Musical Museum some time in the late C18th... more…
Re: The Bothy Band - 1999 !!!
Matt Molloy's transformation into Alexei Sayle really is remarkable... more…
- Re: tunes about dreams
Re: Fanciful tune names (silly one this)
See this thread? This is exactly the sort of nonsense that brings about silliness like "The Camel's Toe". What's next? The Clown's Pocket Polka? Betty Swollock's Waltz? Only Squirrels Like Nuts? more…
Re: Very old Irish tunes
Just for info, Sí Bheag and Sí Mhór are two hills in county Leitrim. You can see the top of one from the top of the other, but you can't see both at the same time. As Michael Tubridy once explained, this is due to a quirk of local geography: "Althoug... more…
Re: 3Xs+ playing a tune more times?
Depends. Under normal session rules, yes, three times through for a double reel and no more than three or four tunes to a set. (Single reels at least four or five times through, unless they've got four parts in which case only the 'usual' three). Certa... more…
- Patsy Campbell, X:3
Re: How Easy Would it be for a Mandolin Player to Pickup the Fiddle?
Picking a fiddle up is no problem at all. They're not very heavy. more…
- Re: Shephard’s Daughter