Two recordings of a tune named
The Merry Blacksmith
With a tune named
The Bird In The Bush

The Merry Blacksmith (reel) is also known as The Blackened Smith, The Boys Of The Lake, The Corkonian, Music Of The Forge, Paddy On The Railroad, The Peeler’s Cap, Sleigh Ride.

The Bird In The Bush (reel) is also known as An TÉan Ar An GCrann, Billy Hanafin’s, Billy Hanafin’s Little Bird In The Tree, The Bird In The Bushes, The Bird In The Tree, The Bird On The Bush, The Bird On The Tree, Birds In The Tree.

Dance Music Of Ireland, Volume 4 by Matt Cunningham

  1. The Bird In The Bush
  2. The Merry Blacksmith
  3. Miss McLeod’s

The Heather Breeze Céilí Band: Lively Traditional Irish Music for Set Dancing and Listening by The Heather Breeze Céilí Band

  1. Dillon’s
  2. The Bird In The Bush
  3. The Merry Blacksmith