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Merrily Kissed The Quaker / Cunla


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Two traditionnal irish jigs chained in this piece like Pierre Bensusan did in his second album.
I play it in the original DADGAD tuning (capo 4) on an irish guitar : my wonderful Lowden S22.
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Uploaded: Aug 08, 2008 - 11:58:56 AM
Last Updated: Aug 08, 2008 - 11:58:56 AM Last Played: Jan 08, 2018 - 07:06:18 PM
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magnatone said 3694 days ago (August 8th, 2008)
Merrily Kissed
what wonderful guitar pickin' here - love both of these jigs, and I'm thinking you're not even kidding about the Lowden? If so - double amazing! You make this sound effortless - I play just enough guitar to know it's actually impossible!
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Jean-Christophe said 3694 days ago (August 8th, 2008)
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Thank you very much. I do my best to hide the efforts (which are real, you can trust me ;-))
Of course I'm not kidding ;-) This guitar is mine for 29 years... and I can't play on another one !
Ibstrat said 3693 days ago (August 9th, 2008)
I know
these songs really well from Bensusan's album.Nice playing!
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Jean-Christophe said 3692 days ago (August 11th, 2008)
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thank you :-)
SJB said 3677 days ago (August 26th, 2008)
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Excellent picking and a very good recorded sound (even for a great guitar like yours). I really like the solid time keeping of the thumb picked bass and how the melody on the higher strings dances round it.
More please!
Steve
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Jean-Christophe said 3664 days ago (September 8th, 2008)
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Thank you :-)
This recording is from my CD "ReNaissance", done in a little studio near home.
ceilidh said 3669 days ago (September 2nd, 2008)
wonderful memories...
Oh god you made my day Jean-Christophe! The last time I heard Merrily kissed was 4 years ago in Miltown Malbay in Ireland on a Willie Clancy week. I have completely forgotten about this tune! How great!
Your playing is truly wonderful :) Huts off.
More of these please... :)
Pavlina
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Jean-Christophe said 3664 days ago (September 8th, 2008)
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This is an old tune... I heard it for the first time on Pierre Bensusan's first album. This is (almost) how he played it but I arranged the end my way.
I'm happy you had a good time listening to it :-)
guitapick said 3669 days ago (September 2nd, 2008)
Lowden...
...wonderful sound. Fine, fine playing, too...
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Jean-Christophe said 3664 days ago (September 8th, 2008)
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Thanks !
It's always fine to read this from a good picker as you are :-)
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