Crock of Gold (The)

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CROCK OF GOLD, THE. Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A single reel composed in 1946 by Vincent Broderick, a flute player from Loughrea, and a member of the Kincora Ceili Band from 1952-1957. Broderick was born in Carramore, Bullaun, Loughrea, Co. Galway in 1920 and is a noted piper as well. "Crock of Gold" is often played in a medley with two other Broderick compositions, "Tinker's Daughter (The)" and "Midsummer Night (The)."

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Recorded sources: Green Linnet SIF 1139, "Eileen Ivers" (1994). Green Linnet GLCD 1200, Lúnasa - "Otherworld" (1999). Philo 1051, Boys of the Lough - "Good Friends, Good Music" (1977). Turlach Boylan - "The Tidy Cottage" (appears under the title "Rose Marie").




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