Monthly Archives: May 2011

Phil and James, Legends


Once more I’m copying a blog I wrote a little over a year ago to this blog, for wider readership.  It is about a CD featuring Phil Coulter and James Galway.  As I read this, I see I wrote about … Continue reading

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Tommy Sands and members of the Sands Family


I have copied two older blogs from MySpace over to this space today, with some adjustments and up-dating.  I have also filled in with some information about Tommy from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tommy_Sands. I have longed said Tommy Sands was one of my … Continue reading

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Gael Force


Back in about 1997, there was a show on PBS called Gael Force, which included a lot of different Irish musicians, and was hosted by Emmy Lou Harris.  Somewhere along the way afterward, I picked up a copy of that … Continue reading

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Celtic Thunder redux


Today I am writing this, I hope, my last blog about Celtic Thunder.  I just cannot seem to get away from them, in spite of my wish to, at least as a group.  I will be adding parts of a … Continue reading

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The Skye Boat Song


I wrote this last fall, after we knew George was singing it on/in Heritage.  I thought I’d give you the rest of the story.  This won’t take anything away from George’s singing of this beautiful song, and a favourite of … Continue reading

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Phil Coulter and Highland Cathedral


This CD is just about the prettiest of all that Phil has done, personal taste, of course.  I even wore one out, and recently rebought it from Amazon.com.  I really love the music in this CD, and I recommend it … Continue reading

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Local Hero


Today I am reposting a couple or three of the blogs I wrote way back when on MySpace, just so they might reach new readers.  The following, about the movie Local Hero, from which two songs were used in The … Continue reading

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Wars, and rumours of wars


This is a blog that has been begging to be written, particularly after conversations with different people on Facebook, particularly in the political field.  There are young people who think the world should hear another side, from one who “was … Continue reading

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Les Miserables 10th anniversary


I wrote this on MySpace blog back in February, and wanted to move it over here to share with a perhaps larger audience.  Since I wrote this, the 25th anniversary show has been shown on PBS.  It was an excellent … Continue reading

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Mamma Mia, and Abba


I’m adding another comment today, February 29, 2012. I have watched this movie any number of times, most recently because Meryl won an Oscar, not for this movie, of course, but an Oscar, and I remember I did not care … Continue reading

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