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  1. Thread: Alec Finn RIP

    by kmmando
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    Re: Alec Finn RIP

    I have now added a load more images of Alec Finn if anyone is interested.

    http://www.kevinmacleod.co.uk/alec-finn

    cheers Kevin
  2. New Celtic music podcast: "Music at the Crossroads"

    Hi all,

    I started a new Celtic music (mostly Irish) podcast last month. I do a live show on Dublin South FM every Tuesday evening at 6pm GMT. The podcasts go up on MixCloud a day or two after.
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    Marla Fibish's Irish Mandolin Course

    Anyone else taking the Irish mandolin course on Peghead Nation taught by the wonderful Marla Fibish and care to share a video of their progress? She's teaching Irish slides at the moment. It's really...
  4. Thread: Alive Inside

    by Dan Adams
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    Re: Alive Inside

    We've played in assisted living, and some tenants will listen expressionless, but take the time to approach us after the set to express their gratitude for making their day so much better. Our best...
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    Re: Alive Inside

    I've played nursing homes and have similar gratifying stories. I also worked in nursing homes when I was a podiatrist. One home had an elderly woman who never said a word, even when talked to,...
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    Alive Inside

    There is no mandolin content here, but anyone with an appreciation of the power of music is likely to be touched by this movie. Just watched it on Netflix last night and highly recommend it. Here's a...
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    Re: So few women

    A lot of good points brought up on this thread:

    - I too feel that there may be a generational effect at play, certainly in the States the irish trad players I encounter would veer to the middle...
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    Re: So few women

    Lol, my PNW breast cancer support group included two men, one who had breast cancer and one who had lost his wife and wanted to give any support he could to women going through the same thing.
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    Re: So few women

    I agree many of the folks posting here that any gender bias may be a regional or local phenomenon.

    Here in Oregon, the president the Oregon Bluegrass Association is a women. In gatherings of...
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    Re: So few women

    Thanks! I do both equally well. :)
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    Re: So few women

    Get out in that kitchen,
    And rattle those pots and pans,
    Get out in that kitchen,
    And rattle those pots and pans,
    Well, roll my breakfast,
    'Cause I'm a hungry man.

    I said, shake, rattle, and...
  12. Thread: So few women

    by Cindy
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    So few women

    Too often I am the only representative of my gender at the jam (OT, BG). I have asked the women who sometimes come why they don't come more often. Their reasons involve other obligations: relatives...
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    Re: Purchasing through the Cafe

    I call foul! You've made a truly absurd -- and utterly false! -- insinuation. There is no evidence that members are in any way "hiding" by their use of usernames on the MC. In fact, most of the...
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    Art and Irish music

    Finn Harper is a very talented artist posting time lapse videos of his work to some great music - he seems to be friends with many fine musicians on the Irish scene. Here are some of my favourites. ...
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    Dwight Yoakum covers Purple Rain

    I'll just leave this right here. There's a hint of mandolin content.

    I like the cover alright. Not as much as I liked his cover of Truckin on Deadicated but still listenable,

    I'll try and...
  16. Thread: Netflix

    by Mark Gunter
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    Re: Netflix

    Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm
    Muscle Shoals
    History of The Eagles
    Tom Petty: Running Down A Dream
    The Wrecking Crew
    Glenn Campbell: I'll Be Me
    Keith Richards: Under The...
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    Life with a Luthier

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    As I was taking out the pan, I saw there was a piece of wood in oven! Luthiers know how wood affects sound, but does anyone know how wood affects the taste of lemon squares?
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    Re: Headed to Ireland - Bring the mando?

    So, having spent almost 3 weeks in Ireland, I feel like I can begin to answer my own question. I have to say first of all that it was an outstanding time, with lots of good food, drink, wonderful...
  19. Thread: Ali, RIP.

    by Jim Bevan
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    Re: Ali, RIP.

    Well, as maybe the only person in this forum with a musical connection to him, I feel obliged to share my story. :)

    I was playing (piano, with a band) at one of his press conferences. I played the...
  20. Thread: Ali, RIP.

    by foldedpath
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    Re: Ali, RIP.

    Not a boxing fan either, but I admired his political activism and later humanitarian efforts. And yes, a different person in private, although it's hard to tell in later years how much of that was...
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    Hup channel on Youtube...

    I now have another distraction from work - watching all the videos that TG4 trad music programme Hup have uploaded to their Youtube channel - great stuff here!
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    Re: Another one for the angel band - RIP Guy Clark

    Celebrity deaths usually don't faze me, but this one left me feeling like I'd been punched in the gut. He was one of the greatest song writers of our era, with a peculiar wit and a great style. He...
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    Ramblings about triplets and trebles...

    I just put up a blog post rambling on about playing triplets and trebles, inspired by the other things I do in my life, namely dog training, and playing the drums - here's a link if any of ye want to...
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    Re: Truss Rod - Needed or Not Needed?

    The thing about routing out a channel for a truss rod is - you weaken the neck making it more likely you'll need to adjust the truss rod. There is no truss rod in my Morris F4, or my Cricket fiddle...
  25. Re: straw poll: what's your favourite pick for trad/celtic playin

    After seeing Jill's comparison, I did one too. I don't have an AJr but I do have an early Gibson oval hole. The first pick I used was a Primetone and the "Clayton" Bluegrass pick is really a Wegen...
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