Thady Quill’s three hundred and five comments

  • The Old Bush, X:7

    This is a setting I got off a recording of boxplayer Eamon Flynn from Mountcollins, Co. Limerick. Eamon was recorded some time in the '50s to my knowledge. Here's hope I remembered it right -- haven't listened to the source recording in ages. You can pick... more…

  • The Lad From Mt. Kisco, X:3

    This is how I play the tune. I suppose there's a fair amount of misremembering here compared to the composer's notes but I do think this is sweeter. more…

  • The Lad From Mt. Kisco, X:2

    This is the setting presented in "A Musical Voyage", the collection of Brendan's tunes that was published some time in the late '90s by Brendan with the help of Helen Kisiel, Kevin O'Brien, and others. The note attached states: "For my grandson, Stephen".... more…

  • Re: Still available! Red Paolo C#/D accordion

    What is the base layout? more…

  • Re: Green Briar Pub

    This session ended on Monday, May 6, 2019 after some thirty years when the Green Briar Pub closed. It is now located at the Burren Pub in Somerville. The slow session runs from 6:30-8:30 in the back room and the regular session takes off after that. Photo... more…

  • The Caravan, X:3

    Experiment with Bb's in place of B's in the 2nd part. more…

  • The Atlantic Wave, X:4

    This setting from a tape of accordion player Kevin Keegan, recorded some time in the 1960's, who follows it with Kiss Me Kate in Gmaj (https://thesession.org/tunes/2530 ). This recording is available for listening in person at the Burns Library at Boston ... more…

  • Re: Eleanor Kane’s

    Paddy Cronin absolutely destroys this tune. more…

  • Re: O’Keeffe’s

    Here's a lovely setting of it: more…

  • Re: Boston Irish Sessions Thursdays and Fridays

    Thursdays and Fridays are hard nights to find music in Boston these days. Your best bet is probably to call the Burren or Druid. These will be paid gigs, but you might be able to sit in if you are polite and listen for a bit to see if you will fit in. I t... more…