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February 2009 Blog Posts (12)

starting a creative business.... oh yea.

Well,

This is my first attempt at the blogging thing, but here goes.



I love to tell stories, (not the kind to try and get out of trouble) but ones that say something about the positive side of the human experience. Stories about dedication, respect, honor, ect.



Any way, I have a passion about sharing these with any interested in listening, and am hoping to earn a living at it as well. Don't have all the specifics yet, but am slowly filling in the pieces.



It… Continue

Added by Charles Yerkes on February 25, 2009 at 23:37 — 5 Comments

Jade Goody - A Shining Star Whose Light Is Slowly Fading

As recent as August of last year Jade Goody was given the devastating news that she had cervical cancer while she was appearing on India's version of Big Brother, "Big Boss". As a huge fan of Jade since her first appearance on Big Brother 3 in 2002 I was shocked like so many to read those headlines. Little did anyone know then we would now be reading about her impending death.



Over the years Jade has come in for a lot of criticism and cruel… Continue

Added by Ann Brien on February 22, 2009 at 13:59 — 1 Comment

Reviews and Interviews for A song in her heart Mary's Debut Album

Hello friends I have added a fewof the reviews I recieved on my debut album A song in her heart and an interview with Mike Ganley of The Crooked Road .I will add more interviews when I figure out how to. Best Wishes Mary





Just read that name; now there is a singer for you!



Reviewed by Donald Teplyske Roots Magazine



Mary Kathleen Burke may be new to our ears, but it takes just one listen to fall for this… Continue

Added by Mary Kathleen Burke on February 21, 2009 at 4:16 — No Comments

Invading London

Last Christmas Eve, in my hometown, a number of choirs teamed up to sing together. A couple of musicians from the Music Union I'm also with, supported them. Amongst the listeners were a number of Assyrians (The are several Assyrian communities in the Netherlands). They happened to be members of an Assyrian choir, and liked what they heard. After the "concert", an Assyrian delegation asked the musicians if they were willing to support their choir on a very special occasion. They had been… Continue

Added by Martin (NL) on February 16, 2009 at 11:41 — No Comments

Irish chalice/fairy legend -- please confirm or add any info you know regarding this

Had a ? for you or any Irish...I saw a story on History Channel a few years ago about a man who was lured or tricked into following a beautiful sound from a woman in a field to an underground world...he followed her pretty far and decided on turning back. She tried to keep him but he ran...she chased him down with an object wrapped in white linen or some white cloth and told him to take it, but not look at it until he ran all the way out and not to turn around. He ran through the field and… Continue

Added by Wes Ornick on February 9, 2009 at 22:37 — No Comments

MARY PATRICIA MARTIN TURNS 21 AND SOME MONTHS ON WED 11TH FEB

BIRTHDAYS CAN BE SO MUCH FUN
HOPE YOUR DAY IS A HAPPY ONE
AND THE BEST YOU HAVE EVER HAD
LOVE YOU HEAPS

Added by pauline stone on February 8, 2009 at 4:25 — No Comments

Slante Everyone!

I have been slowly adding tunes to my page and will continue to do so. I have an extensive collection of traditional Irish music and American rock that I would love to share with anyone who would like to listen.

Please keep copyright laws in mind.

Added by Nate O'Reilly on February 6, 2009 at 16:29 — No Comments

February Tour News

Dear Friends,

Firstly a very happy New Year to you! I hope 2009 brings some sunshine for us folk living too far north for homo sapiens!!!!! And I hope that wherever you are in the world that you and yours have a peaceful, healthy and joyful year ahead. And… all the best wishes to Mr. Obama. We need some positive news.



Tom, Brendan and I are doing some concerts next month both here at home and in England and Scotland. Details as follows - hopefully I'll get a chance to meet up… Continue

Added by Fil Campbell on February 4, 2009 at 17:53 — No Comments

Review of Songbirds

CD & DVD Review:

Fil Campbell – SONGBIRDS (CD and companion DVD) (Glenshee Records)

The Fermanagh-born singer/songwriter has changed tack for her latest project (and fourth album release), on which she looks back at the music of her childhood and pays tribute to the songs of the past and the women singers who performed them. Its genesis lies in Fil’s desire to make a CD of folk songs that she had grown up with and that had first been recorded in the 1930s by Delia Murphy, but that… Continue

Added by Fil Campbell on February 4, 2009 at 17:51 — No Comments

Weekly Blog

For anyone interested I write a weekly blog at www.myspace.com/philmaharg

Added by Phil Graham on February 4, 2009 at 14:00 — No Comments

back physical therapy

Hey gang, following an accident at work back in November, I was afraid of the injury to my back following running my head into an overhang, falling backwards, landing with my spine perfectly centered on the edge of the stairs, which flung me forward, knocking the wind out of me and gashing a pretty large cut in my head...not forehead but top of my head. I could not breathe or talk...that really panicked me. I did not even realized I landed on the steps until, they asked if I was alright...and I… Continue

Added by Wes Ornick on February 3, 2009 at 23:57 — No Comments

deVere's Irish Pub

I went to a new Irish Pub in Sacramento. I am so excited! It was a very nice place and the whole family is running it. I can't wait to go back. They were such friendly people.

Added by April on February 2, 2009 at 19:00 — 1 Comment

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