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Christmas Songs

Posted: Monday November 25 2013, 10:10 AM
By: @john p

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Strumelia
03/05/16 06:42:27PM @strumelia:

Rest in peace John Phillips.  You will be much missed and remembered.


Robin Thompson
03/05/16 02:19:41PM @robin-thompson:

Rest in peace, friend.  


Strumelia
01/08/16 11:15:34AM @strumelia:

Test comment to test your new email address.

Update 30 seconds later:  

Yep, your new email address is working perfectly-  getting delivered immediately with no problem, John.... thumbsup


Ken Babb
05/26/15 11:53:58AM @ken-babb:
Sorry, I was trying to send John an IM from my phone. Clearly I did not succeed. I do recommend the thread for anyone who wants to improve their understanding of the inter-relationship of tunings, modes and capoes
Ken Babb
05/26/15 11:50:47AM @ken-babb:
John, if you are still thinking about tunings, capoes and modes check out my new thread in music theory. I think you will find it useful.
Deb Welch
03/23/15 09:23:51AM @deb-welch:

Hello John,

I am indeed interested in playing traditional Irish music on the MD. I play 5-string banjo (old time), and know that, technically, I can play Irish music on it. Technically - it involves a lot of technical difficulty, and I'm not really sure that the 5-string banjo is the instrument for Irish tunes. Many would disagree, but I feel I'm missing out on playing other stuff I really like. I could try a tenor banjo, I suppose, but I saw, the MD and was intrigued. I then Youtubed and heard one, and thought that the sound was lovely. Not mine, though. At the moment mine is a 100 quid job and is not especially nice. I need to know whether I can get to grips with it before I can consider upgrading.

Any guidance is welcome. I have seen already that there is disagreement over whether to flat pick or drone, and I haven't a clue about the choices to make.

Thanks for befriending and messaging me. It's good to know that there are others in Englandland who are players.

All best,

Deb


James Phillips
01/27/15 04:56:14PM @james-phillips:
thanks for accepting my request. I am part English - who knows?
Gary McNaughton
11/05/14 01:24:43PM @gary-mcnaughton:
Hello John! I hope your well.I know you like folk music as do I, and wasjust wondering if you ever saw a west country folk singer by the name of Tony Rose.?Mostly traditional and played english concertina and he was a cracking guitarist!Kind RegardsGary:-)
Paul Crocker
10/28/14 11:00:28AM @paul-crocker:
Hi John, yes he had a night in hospital following an angina attack. They have adjusted his medication which is making him feel groggy. He is home and had a good sleep last night. So hopefully he will continue to improve. His computer is knackerred at the moment and I have not yet mastered using the FOTMD site yet. So could you pass on this update in which ever way you feel is appropriate. I will of course pass on any messages.Missed you at Launde. It was a good one. I really enjoyed Duncan Gibbs 'rock on the dulcimer' stuff. Will you be going to Great Malvern next year ?CheersPaul
Bob  Nelson
09/27/14 04:56:55PM @bob-nelson:

Hi John. It sounds like we are about the same place in life, I retired a few years ago and now I want to get serious about building dulcimers. Also sounds like I got interested in them about the same time as you. I am also computer literate and enjoy programming. I have learned a lot by writing manuals and some programs. I get a greater understanding about scale length and fret placement by writing a program. That is why I was questioning you about the program. I am a linux user and learning to program in Python (just a beginner - code academy). I was just curious what language you used to write your program and if it is multi-platform.

Thanks again for responding

Bob Nelson

Iola, Wisconsin, USA


Cindy Stammich
07/28/14 07:23:33PM @cindy-stammich:

Hi John,

Thank you for the kind words and also the neat information on Life's Railway! I love hearing about songs that may have been in other places and other times! I really appreciate you sharing!113.gif


Val Hughes
02/07/14 06:42:13AM @val-hughes:

Yes John those old albums were great and need to be taken out more often. The amount of great stuff that came out during the 70's was amazing . I find as soon as the needle hits the vinyl, memories of youthful frolics come flooding back, great times indeed.


Val Hughes
02/05/14 10:21:06AM @val-hughes:

John was playing a few tunes in DDc last night, a song from an early Tim Hart, Maddy Prior came to mind. Copshawhome Fair if you don't already play this tune I think it would really suit your lovely relaxed English style of playing.


Robin Thompson
02/27/13 01:57:07PM @robin-thompson:
More lovely tunes from you, John-- thank you. Ramble Away is perhaps my favorite.
Strumelia
02/27/13 11:46:17AM @strumelia:

Thanks John. :)


Carrie Barnes
02/16/13 11:31:35PM @carrie-barnes:

John, lovely job on "The Curra Road", really enjoyed this one!113.gif


Rob N Lackey
02/15/13 06:40:05PM @rob-n-lackey:

The Curra Road is a lovely tune. Thanks for posting it


Robin Thompson
02/15/13 10:02:12AM @robin-thompson:

John, The Curragh Road is beautiful and, as your music always is, beautifully played. (I especially love the end of the phrase that is unresolved!)


Duncan Gibbs
01/21/13 04:08:48AM @duncan-gibbs:

Looks interesting. I'm not too far away in Northolt.

Are there any singer's nights or floor spots as a rule?


Bucko Futreal
12/18/12 11:53:16AM @bucko-futreal:

John P, I expect there will be other "enchantments" in thePhrygianas well as other modes. It's a term I use for one-off modal improvisations that happen to get recorded. If I can just get my bandmate to repair his accordion, there may be a few more in this kind of arrangement even...Smile.gif