Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Nora's Wedding Set

John recently played a set of tunes at his daughter Nora's wedding. He and Nora then danced the Father/Daughter dance as his son-in-laws played the O'Carolan waltz, Planxty Irwin.

John Lavelle - Accordion (Tracks 2-8)
Scott Lynch - Guitar/Mandolin (Tracks 2-8/Track 10)
Bill Hawkins - Guitar (Track 10)

01 - Intro
02 - Two Polkas
03 - Merrily Kiss The Quaker - Gleantann Slide
04 - Shandon Bells - The Kesh
05 - Drops Of Brandy - O'brien's
06 - Saddle The Pony - Lark In The Morning
07 - Introducing Nora And Anne
08 - Maid Behind The Bar - Drowsy Maggie
09 - Introducing Bill
10 - Planxty Irwin
11 - Round Of Applause For Bill, Scott And John

Video will be added soon.

Friday, July 25, 2008

The Wise Maid

This week, John played one of Joe Cooley's favorite reels: The Wise Maid.

John Lavelle - Accordion
Scott Lynch - Guitar



Joe Cooley can be seen playing the same tune some 35 years ago here.

Sunday, July 6, 2008

Banish Misfortune - Gillan's Apples

This week, John was joined by his fellow Rogues on a couple of jigs. The tunes are 'Banish Misfortune / Gillan's Apples'.

John Lavelle - Accordion
Gene O'Donnell - Tin Whistle
Scott Lynch - Guitar
Tom Landry - Mandolin