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2017 Products from Andrew Hennessey

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ScottishAndrew Music Bio

A Scottish contemporary electric fiddler, composer and folk dance musician [ceilidh dancing] and dance caller, with the Wild Geese Ceilidh Band http://www.wildgeese.biz which was formed in Leith in 1996. Will call the Scottish dances. (20 + ceilidh dances for all levels, fun dances for beginners to the more advanced) Also a contemporary electric violin player … Continue reading

MA PLASTIC KILT

MA PLASTIC KILT Andrew Hennessey  Me and ma plastic kilt Have the Burgh crowds all thrill’t Worn without guilt The sweat that was spill’t Playing the ceilidhs with ma fiddle   Nothing so demure As lambswool pure The enduring shape of plastic So that nothing drastic Happens in the wash   Tough as nails The … Continue reading

The Mystery of the Scottish Wild Geese

My first introduction to anything Irish and goose-like took place in the folk music sessions of Edinburgh in the 1980’s in bars like the Royal Oak and this led to many late night music parties behind closed doors. It was there that I was first introduced to the idea that folk culture could be a … Continue reading

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