Behind the Bush in Parkhanna

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BEHIND THE BUSH IN PARKHANNA. AKA and see "How are You Mary Geaney?." Irish. This tune, variously called a hornpipe, fling, reel and barndance, was recorded around 1977 by Mrs. Ellen O'Dwyer, a concertina player from County Limerick, who was visiting her son in Dublin at the time. She played in the Limerick style on anold German-made double-reeded concertina, a “House Brand”, "with terrific vitality and drive" using the "bounce" in the bellows to drive the tunes along. Limerick style that she plays, with lots of staccato, using the “bounce” in the bellows to drive the tunes along[1].


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See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]



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  1. Neil Wayne, Liner notes to Topic 12TRFS506, "Irish Traditional Concertina Styles", 1977.