Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafesj

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Mike Miller Irish Bouzouki on a Greek instrument (27) RE: Irish Bouzouki on a Greek instrument 13 Jul 07

I bought a bouzouki in Athens in 1969, on my way to Israel. I used it to play Celtic dance tunes when I got a job with the show, From Then Til Now, which toured army bases and kibbutzim for over a year.
I used the standard tuning without dificulty. I don't know when Irish musicians starting using them. I heard none during the two years I lived there in the late 60's. My plan, when I bought it, was to play Greek and Lebonese music but, I never got around to that.


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.