Gail Webber


Location: Greensboro, NC
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Danny Boy

musician/member name: People & Blogs
Duration: 00:01:53
Danny Boy (Londonderry Air) played on Blue Lion. I just started working on this yesterday, but wanted to post something for St. Patrick's Day so forgive my mistakes.
Gail Webber
01/29/17 09:00:45PM @gail-webber:

Thanks Patricia, Benjamin and Caleb-Dan Bennett.  I just sold this Blue Lion a few weeks ago and seeing this video again makes me miss it. 

Caleb Dan Bennett
01/29/17 04:57:59PM @caleb-dan-bennett:

Beautiful! One of my favoritest songs. Well done.

Ben Barr Jr
01/29/17 04:41:21PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

That is lovely.  

patricia breen
01/29/17 04:33:42PM @patricia-breen:

just lovely gail.


08/23/16 09:26:38AM @monica:

Very nice playing Gail!!

Dusty Turtle
08/23/16 01:17:28AM @dusty-turtle:

 Very nice, sensitive and expressive playing!

Gail Webber
08/22/16 12:58:29PM @gail-webber:

Bob Hilton:

Gail,  what brand of pick up are you using on your blue lion?



Hi Bob, this is a pick-up that has sort of a putty like substance to stick to the dulcimer.  I've found it's best to use a piece of painter's tape on the dulcimer and then put the putty like substance on top of that - you get less residue left on the dulcimer.  It's attached to an Acoustic brand amplifier which my husband bought for me.  It's way bigger and does a lot more than I will ever need!


Bob Hilton
08/21/16 09:45:23PM @bob-hilton:

Gail,  what brand of pick up are you using on your blue lion?


Bob Hilton
08/21/16 09:41:53PM @bob-hilton:

Gail,  seen you play in Galax this year. Awesome job. !!! Would love to play like you do. Do you play with any dulcimer groups on a regular basis?

John Henry
04/06/16 01:35:18AM @john-henry:

Very much enjoyed this Gail !



Paul Killian
03/19/16 10:38:20PM @paul-killian:

I have liked Danny Boy since I was a teenager. Thanks for your lovely rendition of it.

Gail Webber
03/18/16 05:40:06PM @gail-webber:

Thanks to everyone for your nice comments.  This is from a book of Irish tunes arranged by Maddie McNeill.  I just started working on it day before yesterday, so it's not quite as smooth as I would like it yet.  I'm still relying on her tab to play it since it's not all committed to this old brain yet!

Lexie R Oakley
03/18/16 03:09:09PM @lexie-r-oakley:

Very beautiful playing Gail. I love how you let the notes ring out.

Dusty Turtle
03/18/16 12:44:18PM @dusty-turtle:

Nice job on one of the prettiest songs ever written! I love some of the chords you use as well as your patience in letting some notes and chords just ring out.

Robin Clark
03/18/16 08:19:33AM @robin-clark:

That's lovely Gail.   Slow well known tunes are some of the hardest to play.  I've played this a few times in noter drone style and it is very difficult to create the 'space' to allow the listener to get drawn in.  It is a little easier with added chords but not much.  You are doing a wonderful job there of keeping the tune simple but leading me from phrase to phrase.  Beautiful smile

Gordon Hardy
03/18/16 12:18:57AM @gordon-hardy:

Gail your playing of this favorite tune is lovely.

Ben Barr Jr
03/17/16 11:04:29PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

I have played this (but not fully learned it yet) on my dulcimer.  I also sang this at the country jam on Tuesday.  I guess I did all right...I am not an Irish tenor though...high notes are difficult.