View Full Version : OT: what was that thing Sting played in awards?

Hugh Jarse
06-03-2004, 05:49 PM
Please settle an arguement for me
what was Sting playing with Alison Krause in the academy awards.
looked like the bowl of a lute with a crank handle..?


Murray P
06-03-2004, 08:58 PM
ooh, sounds painfull. How did Alison react?

sorry Hugh, I have very little willpower

Cheers Murray ;P

Russell D
06-03-2004, 09:21 PM
It's a hurdy-gurdy

Russell D
07-03-2004, 11:18 PM
> It's a hurdy-gurdy

I sense a few doubters ..... - go to


and you will find a hurdy-gurdy is the name of a real instrument.

07-03-2004, 11:34 PM
The Hurdy Gurdy Man...

Pop song of the '70's (I think)