Sixty-one recordings of a tune named
The Piper’s Despair

Also known as Curly Mick, Curly Mike, Éadóchas Na BPíobairí, Pipers Despair, The Pipers Despair, The Pipers’ Despair.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Hare’s Paw (a few times), Farewell To Erin (a few times), Farewell To Ireland (a few times), Launching The Boat (a few times), The London Lasses (a few times), The Milliner’s Daughter (a few times), The Mullingar Lea (a few times), Pay The Girl Her Fourpence (a few times), The Pinch Of Snuff (a few times), Sporting Nell (a few times), Anderson’s, Apples In Winter, Bob Parson’s, Bonnie Anne, The Boys Of Ballinahinch, The Boys On The Hilltop, Brenda Stubbert’s, The Broken Pledge, Carraigín Ruadh, The Coalminer’s, Coleman’s Cross, The Commodore, Conlagh’s Big Day, The Connaught Heifers, The Contradiction, Corney Is Coming, The Culfadda, The Donegal, Donnelly’s, The Duke Of Leinster, The Earl’s Chair, The East Clare, Eileen Curran, The Famous Ballymote, Farewell To Tim Collins, Fred Finn’s, George White’s Favorite, Hand Me Down The Tackle, Hold The Reins, The Humours Of Tulla, Jim Conroy’s, John Brosnan’s, Johnny Cronin’s, The Jolly Tinker, Julia Delaney’s, The Killeigh, King Of The Clans, The Lady On The Island, The Lilting Fisherman, The Longford Collector, Love At The Endings, The Master’s Return, Matt Peoples’, Mayor Harrison’s Fedora, McGettrick’s, The Monaghan Twig, Music In The Glen, The Oak Tree, Ormond Sound, Paddy O’Brien’s, Peg McGrath’s, Phyllis’ Birthday, Popcorn Behaviour, The Pretty Girls Of Mayo, The Raheen, The Red-Haired Lass, Richard Dwyer’s, Rolling In The Ryegrass, The Roscommon, The Sailor’s Bonnet, The Scartaglen, The Smoky Chimney, Throw Away The Keys, Tim Maloney’s, Tom Ward’s Downfall, The Trip To Cullenstown, The Wise Maid.

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