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I'm a banjo player, trying to master the intricasies of this fantastic instrument!!
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I'd have to start with the likes of Gerry O'Connor and Barney McKenna, but I'm also into all kinds of other trad really - from téada through to more progressive trad in kíla and Ronán ó Snodaigh. Love also the newer brands of Celtic music from the likes of Flogging Molly, the Dropkick Murphys and seem to be following Blood or Whiskey quite a bit now. If I was to add Chrsty moore to this list I fear it would only make my taste sound even more eklectik!!!

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Love of Irish Music - LOUD live music opportunities and back to banjo-revilry!

Posted on December 7, 2007 at 11:29 0 Comments

MY FINGERS NOW WORK AGAIN!!!

Indeed, very amazing and am quite chuffed with them now - they seem to have enjoyed the rest and noware playing back with their usual relatively painless feel (hard strings are never easy!!). And so mostly enjoying playing along to tunes, my Parrot singing for all he's worth to the songs (he loves loud up-tempo trad!) and my wife and the neighbours generally being less than chuffed with my revitalised playing mood.

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Damn cuts to my fingers!

Posted on November 20, 2007 at 21:04 1 Comment

Well alas this morning the unthinkable happened. At about 11pm last night I was sharing a beer with a friend when I cut my right hand - just on my fingers. Nothing bad at all but it does limit the finger motion over hard strings! Hense my hose is now quiet for the sound of Banjo. It will be a few days yet before I am able to play again I think and I miss my tunes immensely.

Of course the other moment was from a few too many beers last night and hense spent a tired night in a hotel -…

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At 14:08 on June 19, 2009, Sharon said…
I think you might like to go to: clancymakembook.com

Great bookl I just finished.
At 12:11 on February 19, 2008, Klara McDonnell said…
thanks but not looking forward to it hahaha
At 20:15 on February 11, 2008, Klara McDonnell said…
lol

will do! am on at 9pm till 11pm hope the microphone treats me kindly :)
At 18:14 on January 24, 2008, Klara McDonnell said…
thanks Lol will do on my first show lol :)
At 11:17 on January 17, 2008, Stevietrad said…
thanks very much i'll be on the show again in four weeks time on tuesday night, if you're around giv us a listen and you can find me on Tradstevie@myspace.com to hear some of our music. All the best from stevie
At 3:08 on January 4, 2008, Caitlyn said…
Thanks! :)
At 15:20 on December 12, 2007, Christina said…
Thank you for the warm welcome James! I love the lepricaun pic! :) Hope to see you on the board!

Hope you are well!
At 22:34 on December 11, 2007, The Bridies said…
Hallo James! Thanks so much for the kind comment! :)
At 21:27 on December 6, 2007, Meghan said…
yep, it's a great site. Hope your fingers heal soon! Love the banjo!
At 6:32 on November 30, 2007, Amy said…
lovely to be here! :)
 
 
 

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