Michael Hogan wrote:
Our man Mike Dugger did a great
> job leading sessions all week. I was able to join in 4 of them
> throughout the week and met him once more on the return trip at Jim
> Coogan's session on Sunday. Mike's a fine fiddler and a fine person.
> Thanks Mike, you were a big reason I enjoyed the week so much.
my vote for this as well, here is a true gentle man
and fun time to get us struggling trads to play... he's one of the best
and the irrepressible E.Y. Murphey.
now wait a minute... I hade to look up that big word <irrespressible?>
maybe a bit enthusiastic
but if you even want to restain me do any of the following
• if I am in a reasonable mood, slap me across the backside ( ah I
needed that)... not the face, it probably has a whistle
• tell me to drink that hard cider you have offered me
• stick silly putty into the non fipple end of my whistle
so I can be restrained, but its's tough
> Highlights for me included the program by Mick Moloney and Robbie
> O'Connell on the 1798 Uprising, the presentation/reminiscences by
listening to these two will do it everytime
the Ceili Cruise where I sat
> glued for nearly three hours listening to Paddy Glacken, Noel Hill,
> Kevin Crawford and Tommy Hayes play a no holds barred session.
and I did do it here...I agree THIS was a time for listening to the boys
wow, and thanks for that listening session
> finished off the week by attending the Masters Concert on Saturday
> night. It was a great show, expertly staged managed by Mike Dugger,
> with his head set on, leading the troop of people setting up the
> equipment for each act.
ps. mike wait til I see you at E. Durham, you owe me a cider for sure
for that flame
and in return I will give you a copy of "Gaelic Roots Craic" ...
another original work
by none other than
E.Y. MurphEY... [log in to unmask]
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Within everything is the seed of its apparent contradiction...give the
metaphored frog a whistle.