I know that I’ve been a bad poster of videos for the last month or so, but I am exhausted! Since I’ve gotten back from Henry Reed, I’ve been working 10 and 12 hour days and weekends. I am hoping that after work this Saturday everything will get back to normal. I’m glad I’m working…
It only took a week, but YouTube let me finally upload the melody for last week’s Irish Pub Song Of The Day and Folk Song Of The Week. I have also uploaded some small snippets of tablature to help you figure out the melody on these songs. I hope you enjoy. As a thank you…
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I am still having problems with YouTube at home, but I am hoping to get last week’s videos up soon! Until then please enjoy BanjoStu’s AWESOME VERSION of Moutain Dew!! Everyone should sing and play this song with this much PASSION! Hopefully the problems will be sorted out soon and I’ll keep you updated.
This month’s Chicagoland Jam was also Jim Farley’s 50th birthday party. We had a great jam and the whole crowd was singing along on the choruses. I’ll send out the info about the next Jam Session soon.
I have all the videos ready and done for this week, but my home internet and YouTube don’t like each other. I am hoping to have everything up this weekend and maybe next week will be better. I have another video from BanjoStu that should be up later today. If all goes well, I’ll see…
UPDATE: YouTube has finally allowed me to post! Yeah!!!!! UPDATE: YouTube has done something crazy and I can’t fix it from work, so be patient for a few hours and I’ll get the video fixed. This week’s Folk Song Of The Week is Old Plank Road. It only has two chords and it’s a great…
Usually I do one take of my videos and leave it warts and all, but this time the audio was missing so I have to do it again. I’m too tired tonight so I’ll do it in the morning before work. See you all then, Kelly
Today’s Irish Pub Song Of The Day is The Gypsy Rover or The Whistling Gypsy Rover. It’s a wonderful song and the same story is told in folk songs around the world. Have fun and remember to play, love, learn, do, repeat, repeat, repeat! The Gypsy Rover MP3 [Download] The Gypsy Rover(PDF) THE GYPSY ROVER…
I have a lot to do, but since I actually got a Saturday off, I spent it the best way I know how….letting Omega sleep on my lap all day. It’s been 10 hours and he keeps coming back and falling asleep. What can I say, life is good.
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