thorsdog’s forty-three comments

  • Re: some new tunes

    okay, i am sorry i didn't say PLEASE, i did say thanks though..... more…

  • some new tunes

    Should have done this 6 months ago, but never mind, this will do. In anticipation of maybe in late 2021 or 2022 being able to travel again, list 5 tunes I should learn to fit into sessions in either Sandy Bells or the Cobblestone. more…

  • Re: Sweet Hesleyside

    It’s been around a lot longer than Ms. Tickell. It is in the 1970 edition of the Northumbrian Pipers tunebook. No composer attributed. Usually played in G. more…

  • thanks Kenny, its nice to see the myth hasnt strayed too far from the actual incident. more…

  • Re: Andy Renwick’ Ferret

    that would be great, thanks Kenny. more…

  • Re: Andy Renwick’ Ferret

    good idea. Unfortunately our internet filter at work lets me go here but it filters out forums. I dont know, maybe they think i will actually work if i cant access forums.... more…

  • Andy Renwick’ Ferret

    I asked this on trad tunes also, but the more you throw at the wall, the better chance that something will stick... more…

  • Re: New and Unique approach to learn Session Music

    believe it or not, there is probably a fairly good market for books of this type. There are 'slow' session groups, likely meeting in someones basement or living room who will think this is wonderful. You know the groups i am talking about, 5 guitars, 4 bo... more…

  • Re: Visitors to Irish pubs and their treatment of musicians

    I always try to be polite, even if its Danny Boy or, the b*******y. more…

  • Re: the sweet sounds of well played percussion…..

    closed minded and elitist? well if expecting people to know how to play their instruments, in tune and in time, is closed minded and elitist then i guess i am guilty as charged. more…