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Thread #123141   Message #2743637
Posted By: The Sandman
11-Oct-09 - 03:36 PM
Thread Name: music critics,do we need them?
Subject: RE: music critics,do we need them?
As an aside, I recently won a copy of Dick Miles' "Cheating the Tide" on vinyl on ebay. I think it's a crying shame that this wonderful album is no longer in print. It's worth the price I paid for "The Rebel Soldier" alone.[]quote]
thankyou, Spleen, Rebel Soldier,I have re recorded and it is on Concertinas and[cd], available at my website ,but some of the other really difficult pieces[washington post ,Dill pickle rag]I am a bit out of practice with.
I can remember working out the accompaniment for the song ,Rebel Soldier it took me all day,it is quite difficult to play,it is a counterpoint to the song.
at that time 1983/4,I lived next to a pub called the Shepherd and Dog,at One House,near Stowmarket,Sue had gone to work [was a primary teacher]so i had the house to myself[always the best way to work]I worked really hard on that song,but it came right in the end,a lot of the accompaniments have taken a long time .
Tommys Lot which I still play., took a long time too.
I appreciate your comments,because someone has put alot of unpleasant things about that lp on the Folk yourself blog.