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Mountshannon

Started Oct 15, 2013 0 Replies

Song about the White Tailed Sea Eagles of Mountshannon, Co. Clare. The song was written to celebrate the successful breeding of these mighty birds at a nest near Mountshannon for the first time in…Continue

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Accordion, Guitar, Tinwhistle
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I'm a Singer/songwriter/musician from Holland focussing on the Irish traditional music

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The Ballad Of Charlie McCoy

Posted on December 11, 2014 at 23:09 0 Comments

Last September I was back in Ireland for a traditional songwriting competition. Some extra days that I had, I spent looking for old undocumented Irish songs, at which I wasn't very successful this year. But at the impressive ancient Celtic site of Glendalough, co. Wicklow, I met this kind local man, John Holden. After my question for an old local song, he told me about the late Charlie McCoy, who was the local forester and a poet. John told me that Charlie had written many songs to honour…

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Hello TradConnect World!

Posted on December 11, 2014 at 22:30 0 Comments

This is my first post here, so let me start by introducing myself.



I'm a 50+ year old man from Holland, raised in a strict Protestant family and married to a lovely Catholic girl, who I met at the dancing school. At the age of 16 I decided not to be religious tho. I studied Civil Engineering, had many piano lessons, became a proud father of three and as a profession, I became a CAD software consultant. Now, I'm selling CAD software for more than 20 years. But making music…

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At 16:08 on July 18, 2013, Jan van der Klei said…

Ik hoop het wel, moet meer mensen hier in de buurt vinden

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