What (not) to wear under a kilt at the Appowila Highland Games – Rapalje Show #27

This will be a different Rapalje Show than you might be used to. In this show we’re going to vlog during the Appowila Highland Games!

The T-shirt I’m wearing is from a band called Prima Nocta. Check them out in our Rapalje Show T-shirt Playlist and the link in the description

And let me know in the comments if you like this type of Rapalje Shows

And what you’d like to see in the upcoming episodes

Be easy and free and enjoy!

APPOWILA HIGHLAND GAMES

PRIMA NOCTA

Here’s to You @ Odin’s Krieger Fest, Brazil

The celtic song and tune “Here’s to You” at the Odin’s Krieger Festival from our Brazil Tour in São Paulo, Brazil at Tropical Butantã.

Here’s to you is a song from The Oysterband and they combined the song with traditional Irish dance and session tunes

You can also see the Rapalje Brazil tour video’s in this playlist

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LYRICS HERE’S TO YOU

Washed up in Coketown, down and halfway dead
Holes in my pockets, holes in my head
I was walking on the water, I was staring at the blue
Walking down the street and I started falling through

So here’s to you, whoever you may be
You that held me up when I was sinking in the sea
If you were in Kiltartan and me in Katmandu
I still would not forget you, and I’d do the same for you

Half a million strangers without a hand to lend
Anyone I talked to was my oldest friend
A barman or a policeman, a lamppost or a dog
I heard the Virgin Mary singing in the fog

Glen Coe – The Pumpin’s Fancy – Crossing The Minch @ Odin’s Krieger Fest, Brazil

Live Concert at Odin’s Krieger Fest, São Paulo, Brazil. Scottish bagpipes tuned called The Pumpin’s Fancy & Crossing The Minch. Played by David Myles.

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Raggle Taggle Gyspy at Odin’s Krieger Festival São Paulo Brazil

Raggle Taggle Gyspy performed at Odin’s Krieger Festival São Paulo on the Brazil tour from Rapalje celtic folk music

Now on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0ivOCYFDc8

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Jock Stewart – “I’m a Man You Don’t Meet Every Day” in Brazil

“I’m a Man You Don’t Meet Every Day” at Odin’s Krieger Festival fan meeting

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Do you want to know what’s under the Scotsman’s Kilt?

Under the Scotsman’s Kilt

A Scotsman clad in kilt left the bar one evening fair
And one could tell by how he walked he’d drunk more
than his share
He tumbled on until he could no longer keep his feet
he stumbled off into the grass to sleep beside the
street.

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William adds another piece to the puzzle – Rapalje Show 17

William is adding another piece to the recording puzzle for our new album. The interview with Sean Cannon from the Dublin Legends continues. And I show you around at the Rapalje Zomerfolk Festival until the gates open. While I’m wearing a T-shirt from the band Scotch
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Now on YouTube: Star of the County Down – Irish Folk & Celtic Music Balver Höhle

“Star of the County Down” is an Irish ballad set near Banbridge in County Down, in Northern Ireland. The words are by Cathal McGarvey (1866–1927) from Ramelton, County Donegal.The tune is similar to several other works, especially that of the English “Dives and Lazarus”, also called “Kingsfold”, well known from several popular hymns.

The melody was also used in an Irish folk song called “My Love Nell”.
The lyrics of “My Love Nell” tell the story of a young man who courts a girl but loses her when she emigrates to America.The only real similarity with “Star of the County Down” is that Nell too comes from County Down. This may have inspired McGarvey to place the heroine of his new song in Down as well. McGarvey was from Donegal.

“The Star of the County Down” uses a tight rhyme scheme. Each stanza is a double quatrain, and the first and third lines of each quatrain have an internal rhyme on the second and fourth feet: [aa]b[cc]b. The refrain is a single quatrain with the same rhyming pattern.

The song is sung from the point of view of a young man who chances to meet a charming lady by the name of Rose (or Rosie) McCann, referred to as the “star of the County Down”. From a brief encounter the writer’s infatuation grows until, by the end of the ballad, he imagines wedding the girl.

The song usually begins with the opening verse:

Near Banbridge town, in the County Down, one morning last July
Down a bóithrín green came a sweet cailín,
And she smiled as she passed me by

(Wikipedia)

Rapalje is performing “Ride On” at The Balver Höhle: The Balve Cave is the biggest cultural cave in Europe. It is located in Balve, Germany. And every year the Festspiele Balver Höhle organization is presenting the Balver Höhle Irish folk & Celtic Music Festival.

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William shows how a guitar becomes a gitouki – Rapalje show 15

In this video William shows how Maceál changed, modified and ruined a perfectly fine guitar and it becomes a gitouki.
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