This is not a barndance but a march. It’s the signature tune of the Leeds Ceili Band, and some of you might have heard them play it in competitions. Not very sure, but I think I heard it was composed by piano accordion player Peter Duffy, who has now moved to Ireland.
"The Lost Purse" ~ The Leeds Ceili Band
This tune is now available on a Leeds-Comhaltas recording:
"The Music Makers: Celebrating 35 years of Comhaltas in Leeds"
28 tracks of Irish music and song…
£10 and with postage and packing for £11
If interested make cheques payable to: Leeds CCE
c/o Leeds Irish Centre,
York Road, Leeds LS9 9NT.
"May 21st: Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann in Leeds launch their new CD on tonight’s Ceili House. Recorded recently at the Leeds Irish Center, expect a wonderfully entertaining night with local musicians and singers led by the Leeds Ceili Band and Michael Tennyson."
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