Featured on the Chieftains’ Christmas album The Bells of Dublin. Played on Northumbrian smallpipes by Kathryn Tickell first in F and then in G and paired with Walsh’s hornpipe, this lovely bit of a tune seems very Christmas-y to my ears.
This was written by Kathryn Tickell for relatives that lived in Brafferton, which is a village near Durham
Brafferton is actually near Darlington.
Its so far south that they drink mint julips and fry chicken.
Angels of the North
This tune is simply unbeatable.
I play it on the accordion in Gmaj and its very nice.