Monthly archives: November, 2010

2 Weeks Out & Still 70%

It started with a sinus infection last week and now I have a chest cold.  I am hoping to be back sometime this week and catch up on some emails. ‘Til then, keep on playing. Kelly



November Chicagoland Acoustic Jam

Saturday was our monthly Chicagoland Acoustic Jam. This time was an absolute blast! Bill, Dr. Scott, Marcel, Colonel, Rene decended on Eric’s house and proceded to have a great time. We played songs from all genres and even jammed to some jazz from Marcel and blues for Bill. The jam sessions are open to everyone…


Folk Song Of The Week – Hide Your Love Away – Accompaniment for Frailing Banjo

Joel Simpson and The Colonel join me one more time, Live on Tape from iBAM! This time around it’s Hide Your Love Away for Accompaniment for Frailing Banjo. Remember the only thing you need to remember is to have fun! Hide Your Love Away MP3 [Download] Hide Your Love Away (PDF) YOU’VE GOT TO HIDE…


Irish Pub Song Of The Day – Finnegan’s Wake – Accompaniment for Frailing Banjo

We are Live (on tape) from iBAM! once again. This time for the Irish Pub Song Of The Day, Colonel O’Connor gives us a lively version of Finnegan’s Wake. Remember to play along and have fun! Finnegan’s Wake MP3 [Download] Finnegan’s Wake(PDF) FINNEGAN’S WAKE Ah, [C]Tim Finnegan lived in [Am]Walkin’ Street, A [F]gentleman Irish mighty…


Folk Song Of The Week – Hide Your Love Away on Frailing Banjo

It only took 12 hours to upload this video to YouTube, but it got there in the end!!! This time around it’s Hide Your Love Away for the Folk Song Of The Week! Don’t let the 3/4 time signature get you down. This is about as easy as it gets. All of the melody notes…


Irish Pub Song Of The Day – Finnegan’s Wake on Frailing Banjo

The Irish Pub Song Of The Day this time around is Finnegan’s Wake. It’s a great song about Life, Love and Resurrection! In other words it’s a great street ballad that’s now sung around the world! Have Fun!!! Finnegan’s Wake MP3 [Download] Finnegan’s Wake(PDF) FINNEGAN’S WAKE Ah, [C]Tim Finnegan lived in [Am]Walkin’ Street, A [F]gentleman…


Folk Song Of The Week – Froggie Went A Courtin’ – Accompaniment for Frailing Banjo

It’s live on tape again from iBAM! with me, Colonel O’Connor and Joel Simpson. We had a really great time at iBAM! and I hope everyone enjoys playing along. Remember it is all about having fun! Froggie Went A Courtin’ MP3 [Download] Froggie Went a Courtin’ (PDF) Froggie Went a Courtin’ [G]Froggie went a courtin…


Irish Pub Song Of The Day – Seven Old Ladies – Accompaniment for Failing Banjo

Colonel O’Connor and Joel Simpson join me this week, Live from iBAM! for the Irish Pub Song Of The Day. We had a blast there all weekend. The Colonel and I jam for about 6 hours straight Saturday and Sunday! It was a great time and we can’t wait until next year! Just remember to…


Folk Song Of The Week – Froggie Went A Courtin’ on Frailing Banjo

The Folk Song Of The Week this time around is Froggie Went A Courtin’.  I love singing and playing this song. It’s utter nonsense but oh, so much fun! Try it out and remember to just have fun! Froggie Went a Courtin’ MP3 [Download] Froggie Went a Courtin’ (PDF) Froggie Went a Courtin’ [G]Froggie went…