Comments on tunes
Re: The Cat In The Corner
My Scot. cat Henry used to chase a peach stone into the corner of the kitchen. Then he would sit down there and say thanks for his present. A most unusual cat, born feral in a potting shed of Skaill House, Orkney. more…Posted by .
Re: Il Cane Sul Pavimento
It does not sound Italian, more Irish. Maybe an Irish/Italian wrote it in Dublin. It is q nice and very easy to play. more…Posted by .
Eibhlín Ní Riordáin’s, X:9
From the playing of Réalta. more…Posted by .
Re: The Old Stage
Irish Tune Info gives a bit more information on alternate names and recordings. Apparently the oldest recording they know of is from 1933: more…Posted by .
The Lisheen, X:2
From the playing of Éamonn O’Riordan and Tony O’Connell. more…Posted by .
The Cat In The Corner, X:10
Setting from The Green Fields Of America. more…Posted by .
The Crystal Year
From Flook’s album Ancora. The tune of the 2nd track in D version. more…Posted by .
Re: Jackson’s Rolling
Also in O'Neill's 1001 Gems as The Humours of Clare - 3 parts in D more…Posted by .
Re: The Grand Old Man
There are 3 "Monks Of The Screw" recordings posted here, all with the same title, but different track lists. The earliest one posted here - not their first - was 15 years ago. 2014 most likely refers to its' "re-release" as a download, not the date of th... more…Posted by .
Re: The Star Of The County Down
This truly delightful song and tune delights me for sure. The sweet colleen is the cynosure of all eyes (just looking for a chance to use that gorgeous word "cynosure"). more…Posted by .