I love Riverdance. Even got a video on
doing the dance. My husband and I are ballroom dancers. We
started out in American style which allows you to separate and do
interesting things but he is so enamored of the International style
(seen as Ohio Star Ball on PBS from Columbus, OH--I guess you don't get
that either) which doesn't allow the couples to separate.
So even more I love the wildness of the Celtic
dancing. The red-haired woman that was the lead dancer, was so
beautiful. But he replaced her. I have the feeling that in
real life he goes through women like old tennis shoes. "What's his
name" is just an old rogue but so dashing. The latest video
out,--is it Feet of Flames??? just doesn't compare. Too much
razzle dazzle. I would expect that that first dance group had
holes in their costumes and were held together with safety pins but they
John: Thanks for the
information. It could prove useful. Do you have any other information on
this John to go on?
My grandfather, John Sinclair, lived in Wellsville Ohio,
on the river.
He would have been born around 1885 I guess but I have
John Walter Sinclair
Laurel: Thanks to you also for always providing so much useful and
potentially useful information. You are a veritable fountain of facts, dates
and places. I wish I had PBS here so I could watch that Bagpipe special. I
watched a segment on CNN just last night that featured Celtic music and I
couldn't pull away from it, even though I had tons of writing to do. The
sound of the bagpipes does something absolutely unexplainable to me. I get
goosebumps all over and tears in my eyes at the sound of them. It is as
though they are beckoning me to some distant ancestral home, though I know
Have you heard of the "Riverdancers" by chance?