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See Trian This Thursday in Chicago!

SURE WISH I could be in Chicago this Thursday. Cause this: Not yet skilled in the techniques of psychic bi-location, I will that night be in Burlington, NJ at Third State Brewery sitting in with an amazing singer/songwriter from Australia, … Continue reading

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The Birthday Jig

PEOPLE AROUND the world keep having birthdays … seems to be built in to the whole life-mechanism thing happening to all of us existing in this current dimension. For anyone celebrating their Earth Entrance Day, here’s an Irish Traditional Music … Continue reading

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New Book on Irish Music by L.E. McCullough

It’s time … decades of articles, papers, dissertation copies rescued from the nether regions of my dusty file cabinets … now the entire motherlode of Irish Music Knowledge can reside in one comfortable package at 1 Literary Place, Your Bookshelf. … Continue reading

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Three (now 9) New Happy Birthday Tunes

AS OF TODAY, July 2, 2016 Feb. 19, 2017 Mar. 18, 2017,  Apr. 18, 2017, I have composed 175 190 195 original instrumental compositions in (or derived from) the idiom of Irish traditional music. Here’s the latest:  “Paul Keating’s Birthday”, … Continue reading

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The Blues Have Found Gary Fortine

VERY SAD to learn of the passing of blues musician/78 record collector/longtime friend Gary Fortine in Cincinnati this week … He possessed a massive collection of pre-WW2 recordings (including several choice Irish/Irish-American rarities) and was a literal “walking encyclopedia” of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Pete Ford! (and All of Us in the Magical Mystery 1-in-400 Trillion Club)

TODAY, 18th of September, is the day marking the celebratory entrance into this Temporal Planetary Dimension of New Jersey ceoltóir Pete Ford …  in other words, it’s his birthday. Happy Birthday, Pete! Here’s a tune to jam on — “The … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Maybe — One Nite Only!

Here’s a new tune for shutting off the lights … or celebrating the Winter Solstice. Depends on whether you’re a Glass Half-full or Glass Half-empty type of person … (or a Glass Half-full but with a Leak in the Bottom). … Continue reading

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