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RISING OF THE LAMPREY. American, Reel. “The tune is an original composition by Sarah Hydorn. It commemorates the flood of 1987, when Sarah, her husband, and their six month old baby were forced to leave their home via canoe when the Lamprey River overflowed its banks.”

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Recorded sources: - Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40126, Lamprey River Band – “Choose Your Partners!: Contra Dance & Square Dance Music of New Hampshire” (1999).

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