Eek a mouse inna trad style

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Eek a mouse inna trad style

Postby t-woc » Tue Nov 29, 2005 11:23 am

for those that aren't familiar with the irish trad scene it basically comes in two flavours, one being watered down 'trad hits' usually found in temple bar in dublin and other tourist spots and the other a free for all who are musically minded to sit in the corner and drink & play whatever instrument you can, usually fiddles, pipes, whistles spoon etc.. the later being the rowdier and far more fun variety, and it was the Sine in Cork city, a particularly (in)famous trad pub that we found ourselves continuing eek's 50th birthday celebrations downing the black stuff from lunchtime till close.

here is a 6 minute recording...
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Postby rez » Tue Nov 29, 2005 11:35 am

Brilliant Mick!! Sounds like a buzz great to hear about artists havin a good time and seeing a bit of the country proper instead of temple bar and the airport road!!
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Postby ragudave » Tue Nov 29, 2005 11:49 am

A nice mix of roots from different cultures. A bit like Ri Ra on the Ghetto Priest album. I can hear an Andy Kershaw session in the offing if Eek enjoys this sort of thing...

It also reminds me of the local reggae band here, who are called The Paddy Rasta band.

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Postby tim p » Tue Nov 29, 2005 12:26 pm

That's mad stuff - thanks for sharing t-woc.

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Postby dub rebel » Tue Nov 29, 2005 2:21 pm

interesting stuff!
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Postby Bilko » Tue Nov 29, 2005 6:15 pm

Now I'm at home from work I can enjoy this - top drawer! Made my day and will keep me toes tapping 'til Tighten Up this Saturday.
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Postby dots69 » Tue Nov 29, 2005 9:57 pm

that is **** brilliant Mick :!: nice one :D

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Postby Glyn » Wed Nov 30, 2005 1:40 am

I second Dots, absolutely superb. Wicked & wild all dayer with the mighty Mouse!!!

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Postby dom » Wed Nov 30, 2005 3:05 pm


sounds like a good session.

a proper recording of this would sell well i reckon!
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Postby hwheelan » Wed Nov 30, 2005 3:20 pm

Great larks T-woc, nice corner session from the Mouse!
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Postby go'shea » Wed Nov 30, 2005 8:50 pm

sounds like a mad time alright

was he drinking Murphys and Smoking outside the funeral home ?


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Postby Liam » Wed Nov 30, 2005 9:14 pm

that is great stuff!
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Postby John Eden » Wed Nov 30, 2005 9:17 pm

I'm loving this! :D

must have been amazing to witness...
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Re: Eek a mouse inna trad style

Postby WITEKF » Thu Dec 01, 2005 9:46 am

Yes, and also during his visit in Poland, Eek A Mouse was dressed in a traditional Bavarian roof maker (dachdecker) clothes:



seems like he loves the traditional stuff!
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Postby rez » Thu Dec 01, 2005 10:12 am

yeah he had the same stuff on in Ireland...we said to him we we're loving the "cowboy" vibe and he quickly corrected us told us it was traditional German workwear!!! Large up!!
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