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Re: Happy Birthday StefanF
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Belated Birthday Greetings Stephen. Keep on Rolling!
Also Birthday Greetings to the Vinyl Queen.

MikeM

Posted on: 15/06/20 6:56
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Re: We need to come with another Virtual Gig Playlist
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Very enjoyable, many thanks for organising it!

All the Best,

MikeM

Posted on: 29/05/20 23:05
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Re: Rainbows Rising
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Don´s pictures reminded me that I had once taken something similar.
(Greece 1996)

Good Health to All,

MikeM

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Posted on: 28/04/20 21:04
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Re: Another Horslips Virtual Gig 17th March 2020
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That was a great idea, enjoyed it thoroughly. Many clips which I had not seen before - especially Bim istigh ag öl at the end. Highlight for me was Johnny´s wedding. Think I´ll dig out the old mandolin and a few effects boxes tomorrow during the Home Office / Quarentine lunch break and see what happens - must not forget the Hawaiian Shirt too ;).

Goodnight all,

MikeM

Posted on: 17/03/20 23:07
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Re: Another Horslips Virtual Gig 17th March 2020
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Happy Paddys Day, who else is out there?

Horslips *** Horslips *** Horslips ***

MikeM

Posted on: 17/03/20 21:29
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Re: Another Horslips Virtual Gig 17th March 2020
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Here´s a little warm-up for Paddy´s day. The Snakes Farewell from the 2018 Con in Belfast.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HFm-gqR3og

All The Best,

MikeM

Posted on: 16/03/20 20:54
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Re: Happy Christmas
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Merry Christmas all.

MikeM

Posted on: 25/12/19 22:48
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Re: The Berlin Wall
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Well I didn´t get to tear it down but I did give it a good kick earlier today (in Berlin).
MikeM

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Posted on: 11/12/19 19:09
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Re: The Berlin Wall
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Posted on: 11/12/19 19:04
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Re: Johnny's Birthday
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Anybody ever spot this special switch on the guitar?


MikeM

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Posted on: 28/11/19 22:25
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Re: Baz Birthday !
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Happy to Greet... Happy Birthday Barry,

From MikeM and The Twin

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Posted on: 27/11/19 22:14
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Re: HORSLIPS CON 2018 - FIRST ANNIVERSARY
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It´s happened again !!

Uploaded Guests of the Nation from the great night in Belfast last year.

MikeM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AntxFbKy6Qw

Posted on: 26/11/19 21:34
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Re: HORSLIPS CON 2018 - FIRST ANNIVERSARY
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Posted on: 26/11/19 21:32
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Re: Rescue Me
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Using a capo allows simpler chord shapes to be used. Found this text and have tried it - works fine!

Rescue Me was recorded using a capo on the second fret and using a standard D shape. If you follow this you'll need to use D, C and G followed by A, G and D and then for the chorus use D,G,Em,A and D. There's a sneaky little chord used for the "..busily climbing my family tree" bit, but it can easily be achieved by holding the D shape while removing your first finger, thereby leaving the third string open. No capo? Don't worry. Just play it in D.

Text originally said capo on third fret but second fret is better/correct.

Your money is as good as gone! :)

MikeM

Posted on: 21/11/19 20:37
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Re: Johnny's Birthday
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Belated Birthday Greetings Johnny,
Keep on Rocking!

Posted on: 19/11/19 21:46
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Re: Happy Birthday Eamon
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Happy Birthday Eamon.

Posted on: 12/11/19 21:15
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Re: The Berlin Wall
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Ok Stephan,
here are the connections:
09.11.2019, Fall of Berlin Wall, 30. Anniversary.
Berlin Wall Song (another Version here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwPXfYkta6Y originally an american civil rights song I read somewhere)
which was the B Side of the Zen Alligators Single „Who can that someone Be?“
The Zen Alligators played Cork Institute of Technology 1980 or 1981.
At another function at the college 1980 or 1981, unplanned appearance of 3 students on stage.
Asked how the were to be announced, and not having a name, someone suggested „the Chicken Supper Trio“ (They were actually three quarters of a band called Deuce).
They played the Zen Alligator´s song „Who can that someone Be?“
If memory serves me correct I was the singer!


Mike . 😉

Posted on: 12/11/19 19:38
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The Berlin Wall
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Germany today celebrating the 30th Anniversary of fall of the Berlin Wall. An old song (with a bit of history behind it) given new life by the Zen Alligators (B Side of Who Can That Someone be - also spontaneously played live at CIT Cork in the very early 80s by a band named (also spontaneously christened) The Chicken Supper Trio, whose members (including myself) shall remain anonymous.

Mike.

Posted on: 09/11/19 21:41
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Re: LIVE REVIEW OF THE CON 2019
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Waited till now to read the review, no time today, wanted to savour it properly. Looks like it was really something! Great Photos over on the facebook side. Recognised quite a few faces from the con last year (Admin too!). Nice to see the maple necked bass getting some fresh air. Well done Taff! Even for those who were not there, nice to experience second hand!

All the Best,

Mike

Posted on: 14/05/19 22:14
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Re: 40 Years
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Good on You Stefan, watch out for flying bits of drumsticks during DD.

Mike

Posted on: 11/05/19 16:55
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