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Nancy left a comment for Rob MacKillop
"Hi Rob, living in L.A., can sometimes be equivalent to riding on a runaway train-- with no safe place to jump! Well, the train has slowed down some, and here I am back on site listening and trying to learn more celtic music. I'm off today to…"
Nov 7, 2009
Rob MacKillop left a comment for Nancy
"Next time I am in LA? I wish! Not likely to happen soon...If I am, I'll let you know :-)"
Feb 9, 2009
Nancy and Rob MacKillop are now friends
Feb 9, 2009
Nancy left a comment for Rob MacKillop
"Hi Rob! your music site is brilliant! and I love the scottish guitar tunes. If you're ever playing in L.A. let us know! cheers, Nancy"
Feb 9, 2009
Rob MacKillop left a comment for Tim May
"Thanks for offering the hand of friendship, Tim. Love your mp3 files - never heard a bluegrass version of Limehouse Blues before. It sounds great, and great fun. Here is my mp3 website, should you have the time to pop by: www.songoftherose.co.uk -…"
Feb 7, 2009
Rob MacKillop is now friends with Tim May and Dan Forney
Feb 7, 2009
Rob MacKillop left a comment for Nancy
"Hi Nancy, I just joined this group and have read your comment asking if there were any Scottish flatpickers here. Well, I live in Edinburgh. I play both flat and fingerstyle. You can listen to some of my fingerstyle Scottish arrangements…"
Feb 7, 2009
Rob MacKillop left a comment for Scott Nygaard
"Hi Scott. I've been around for a while as a musician, but have just recently got into bluegrass guitar, and your 'BG Essentials' book has been very helpful. Love your playing too."
Feb 7, 2009
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Rob MacKillop left a comment for Dan Forney
"Hi Dan. Nice to make your aquaintance. I love Bluegrass and have just bought a Blueridge BR-240, so I expect to be going flatpick crazy for a while. Glad you like my Scottish arrangements. Rob"
Feb 7, 2009
Dan Forney left a comment for Rob MacKillop
"Hey Rob! Love your Scottish Guitar Tunes! Dan"
Feb 7, 2009
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Favorite Flatpickers
Big Tony
Favorite Guitars
In tune ones...
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Oh, lots of things - lutes, guitars, and ukes - Scottish music...

YouTube names:
BalcarresGuy - lute and baroque guitar music
BaroqueUke - baroque music on the mighty uke
FingerstyleUke - fingerstyle music on the uke
CelticUke - Celtic music on the uke

Play bluegrass with my guitar and uke students. Recently bought a Blueridge BR240 and am enjoying exploring the wonderful world of bluegrass geetar.

I live in Edinburgh, Scotland, and, yes, it's raining!
Do you have a website?
http://www.rmguitar.info

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 12:49pm on February 7, 2009, Dan Forney said…
Hey Rob!
Love your Scottish Guitar Tunes!
Dan
At 10:04am on February 9, 2009, Nancy said…
Hi Rob! your music site is brilliant! and I love the scottish guitar tunes.
If you're ever playing in L.A. let us know!
cheers,
Nancy
At 12:02pm on November 7, 2009, Nancy said…
Hi Rob,
living in L.A., can sometimes be equivalent to riding on a runaway train-- with no safe place to jump! Well, the train has slowed down some, and here I am back on site listening and trying to learn more celtic music. I'm off today to try and find some useful books on the subject. My aunts and uncles used to sit around with mandolins and violins and play all the scottish reels while my heavy-set granny would lift her skirt and jig away-- so.. I learned to play the reels on the guitar... but never gave much attention to the real beautiful, lyrical celtic tunes. I am excited to put the time into learning them. Thanks for your inspirational site.
God bless ,
Nancy

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