Thady Quill’s two hundred and ninety-four comments

  • Re: B/c c#/c accordions played together

    Maybe your time would be better spent practicing accordion than pedantically moderating this discussion... Fiona seems perfectly capable of naming the pronouns that Fiona prefers. more…

  • Re: B/c c#/c accordions played together

    No doubt his friend is playing BC system but likes the sound of Eb... more…

  • Re: The Banks of the Abha Bhán

    This is a lovely album by West Limerick boxplayer and singer, Donie Nolan. Donie has a lovely individual style that is strongly associated with his native West Limerick (on the banks of the White River), and his ability to lightly swing polkas and slides ... more…

  • Re: About time this old one came up again….

    Find a session that plays more than jigs and reels or start them at a session yourself. That’s really all there is to it. more…

  • Re: B/C Irish Button Accordion players…

    John Nolan outside NYC is a good bet as well. You might consider placing an add in the Boston Comhaltas news letter about it -- there are a number of Paolos that people are trying to sell at the moment in the area. more…

  • Re: “The Citizen,” Dublin, 1841

    You might consider joining the "Irish Traditional Music at 78rpms" group on Facebook. Dan Neely and Frank Dalton would no doubt have some information for you. more…

  • Re: Denis Murphy’s Quirky Fling

    Also know as "Time Well Spent". Collected by Breandán Breathnach from Denis Murphy in the 1970's. Denis sharpens the e when he plays the B part as a variation. more…

  • Re: Paolo soprani vs saltarelle

    Hi Nicolas, welcome to thesession! A few factors need to be considered before properly answering your question. more…

  • Re: Hava Nagila

    Oddly enough, I have played this in a traditional Irish session. Jackie Daly and Frankie Gavin and possibly Kevin Burke as well played the "Jewish reels". more…

  • Con’s Return

    This reel comes from boxplayer and fiddler Eamon Flynn of Mountcollins, Co. Limerick. Eamon played with the likes of Paddy Cronin, Brendan Tonra, Larry Reynolds, and Tommy Sheridan while in Boston before moving to Vermont, USA to influence another generat... more…