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  • Re: Welcome To Your Feet Again

    I play this strathspey followed by The Fight About the Fireside on mandolin (strathspey sound great on mandolin), it's in Gow's Repository of the Dance Music of Scotland, Book 1. The pieces are, of course, presented in order so that one naturally follows ...

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  • Re: No, I’m Liz Carroll

    According to the comments over here this tune was written by Joanie Madden as a response to Liz Carroll's tune "Are You Joanie Madden?"

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  • Re: The Abbots Bromley Horn Dance

    Here's the tune itself

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  • Since First I Saw Your Face

    16th century song, tune written by Thomas Ford, author of words unknown. Have known this tune from adolescence because my parents, Patrick and Ruth, used to duet to it in the days of their youth - so my Mum said. My father wasn't much of a singer (he co...

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  • Re: Had She Been Aye

    I was sorry to hear of the passing of Ian Cooper ("Knowe o'Deil", his band with Ivan Drever). I think he died sometime in 2019.I first heard Ivan Drever sing "Had She Been Aye" on a 1980s or '90s cassette by "Knowe o' Deil". Ivan left Orkney to join ...

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