Episode 62: Theresa O'Grady Interview (Banjo, tenor guitar, mandolin)


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Sunday morning sessions at The Coach and Horses, Finsbury Park; summer road trips to Ireland and back, via relatives' houses, Fleadhs, sessions and the Holyhead ferry; learning to play in Anne Caulfield's house in Luton; competing and adjudicating; becoming a teacher of music and recording your first album. All that AND Barings Bank. Nick Leeson how are ye!

You can probably tell from the tape, this was a LOT of fun. Thanks Theresa.

Theresa's album, BANJO'ista, is a gem. Get it here, on her bandcamp page:

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In this episode Theresa plays:

The Milky Way (Vincent Broderick) - 06:53

The Starry Lane to Monaghan (Ed Reavy) / Johnny Watt Henry's - 24:30

Two jigs - Padeen O'Rafferty / The Fox's Tail (Donal McKeague) - 44:50

O'Dowd's and another one we don't have a name for - 01:01:12

Sailor on the Rock / The Cavan Reel - 01:45:08

The Kilavel Jig / By Golly (Jimmy Neary) - 02:02:50

Theresa plays a tenor guitar and a mandolin, both made by Jack Spira in Australia:


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