I hadn't heard of that version before but it doesn't surprise me. "Gilderoy" is one of those icon English/Scottish/Irish folk tunes that everybody have their own version of.edgradwell wrote:If I'm not mistaken I think Robin Laing sings an unaccompanied version of it called 'Tall Tale'
Everybody do and there's nothing wrong with it as long as you don't play for dancers.edgradwell wrote:Thanks for pointing me to your double jig Frank. It's fun to play, and although you caution about playing it too fast, I do like to pump the speed up now and then on these sorts of tunes.
Me? Nah, I'm too lazy. Others would though although it seems Irish folk guitarists tend to use less ornamentation than banjoists and mandolinists.edgradwell wrote:Would you add ornaments when you play these kinds of tunes?
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