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Dick Burnett.jpg
Billy in the lowground

Played by: Newomatics
Source: Soundcloud
Image: Dick Burnett

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Tom Ennis.jpg
The Frieze Breeches

Played by: Tom Ennis
Source: Wayback Machine
Image: Tom Ennis

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Dejarlis.jpg
Whiskey Before Breakfast

Played by: Nick Amodeo
Source: Soundcloud
Image: Denver, United States

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Andrew Jackson Victory.jpg
Eighth of January

Played by: Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves
Source: Soundcloud
Image: Free Dirt Records & Service Co.

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Keelboat.jpg
The Keel Row (Shields Variations)

Played by: Edric Ellis
Source: Soundcloud
Image: St Ives

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The Laird o' Drumblair Strathspey
Played by: Tetsuya Yamamoto
From: Aichi, Japan
Source: Soundcloud

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Planxty-Johnny Cope.png
Johnny Cope

Played by: Planxty
Source: Soundcloud
Image: Cold Blow And The Rainy Night

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Antonio David portrait of James Francis Edward Stuart The Old Pretender c. 1720.png
The Blackbird
Played by:The Forge Band
Source: https://soundcloud.com/the-forge-band/the-blackbird
Carolan-SiBheagSiMhor.png
Si Bheag Si Mhor
Played by: Valerio Pelliccioni
at home for Christmas
Ploughmonday.jpg
Speed the plow
Played by: Hog-eyed Man
Source: Soundcloud at https://soundcloud.com/hog-eyed-man/04-speed-the-plow
Forddance2.jpg
Turkey in the straw
Artwork-Dogbite.png
Granny Will Your Dog Bite?
Source: Berea Sound Archive
Fiddle played by: John Masters and recorded in Fayette County, Kentucky by John Harrod - 1980s
Artwork-Denis Hempson.png
Love is a tormenting pain
Played on Hammered Dulcimer & English Concertina
Source: SoundCloud (https://soundcloud.com/dick-glasgow/loves-a-tormenting-pain)
Philip Astley.png
Astley's Ride
Played by: The Black Smock Band
Source: Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/the-black-smock-band
Old Molly Hare.png
Old Molly Hare
Played by: Maddy Hejna -Burlington, United States
Illustration by: Barbara Cooney
Source: Soundcloud - soundcloud.com/mhejna
Fairydance.png
Largo's Fairy Dance
Played by: Concerto Caledonia - Glasgow, United Kingdom
SoundCloud (https://soundcloud.com/concal/fairy-dance)
Lowe Stokes.png
Home Brew Rag
Wax cylinder recording made January 4, 2015 with Colin Hancock, Will Webster, Tyler, Dan and Christy Foster
Vue de Carrickfergus en Irlande fin XVIIIeme siecle.png
Haste To The Wedding
Played by: Riordan Irish Folk
Source: https://soundcloud.com/riordan-irish-folk/haste-to-the-wedding
Artwork-The Irish Washerwoman.jpg
Irish Washerwoman
Played by: Angela Moorad
Source: https://soundcloud.com/omazing-kids-yoga/the-irish-washerwoman
Artwork-Girl I Left Behind Me.png
The Girls I Left Behind me
Source: SoundCloud
Artwork-Monymuskhouse.png
Money Musk
Source: SoundCloud
Artwork-Sir John Fenwick of Wellington.png
Sir John Fenwick, the flower amang them all
Played by: Gillian Boucher (Toronto)
Source: SoundCloud
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Kilwinning's Steeple
Artwork-Richard Preston Teetotal.png
Teetotaller's Reel
Concert at Ed fortuna's House around 2003
Artwork-Kemps Jig.png
Kemp's Jig
Played: Mark Farley
Source: SoundCloud
Artwork-JSS.png
Bovaglie's Plaid
Played by:Adam Taylor
Source: SoundCloud
Artwork-The-lass-of-richmond-hill.png
The Lass Of Richmond Hill
Played by:Owl Parliament
Source: SoundCloud


Artwork-Sir William Sidney Smith.png
Sir Sidney Smith March
Played by: Chris Ormston, as played in duet by Henry & Tom Clough.
'Young' Tom Clough wanted to perform this wth him, but became ill and sadly died before them had a chance to record it. Chris plays Tom Clough's pipes now, so the tradition lives!
Source: SoundCloud
Artwork-Tracy Newman.png
Cripple Creek
In 1965, Tracy Newman did 6 episodes of a public TV series for children called "What's New." She presented folk songs from all over the world, and many instruments, to the best of her ability at the time.
Source: Youtube


Featured Tunes Music Library



Dick Burnett.jpg
Billy in the lowgroung
Played by: Newomatics
Image: Dick Burnett
Source: Soundcloud
Dejarlis.jpg
Whiskey Before Breakfast
Played by: Nick Amodeo
Notes: Denver, United States
Source: Soundcloud
Andrew Jackson Victory.jpg
Eighth of January
Played by: Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves
Notes: Free Dirt Records & Service Co.
Source: Soundcloud
Keelboat.jpg
The Keel Row (Shields Variations)
Played by: Edric Ellis
From: St Ives
Source: Soundcloud
Tetsuya Yamamoto.png
The Laird o' Drumblair Strathspey
Played by: Tetsuya Yamamoto
From: Aichi, Japan
Source: Soundcloud
Planxty-Johnny Cope.png
Johnny Cope
Planxty
Cold Blow And The Rainy Night
Source: Soundcloud
Antonio David portrait of James Francis Edward Stuart The Old Pretender c. 1720.png
The Blackbird
Played by:The Forge Band
Source: https://soundcloud.com/the-forge-band/the-blackbird
Carolan-SiBheagSiMhor.png
Si Bheag Si Mhor
Played by: Valerio Pelliccioni
at home for Christmas

Ploughmonday.jpg
Speed the plow
Played by: Hog-eyed Man
Source: Soundcloud at https://soundcloud.com/hog-eyed-man/04-speed-the-plow
Forddance2.jpg
Turkey in the straw
Artwork-Dogbite.png
Granny Will Your Dog Bite?
Source: Berea Sound Archive
Fiddle played by: John Masters and recorded in Fayette County, Kentucky by John Harrod - 1980s
Artwork-Denis Hempson.png
Love is a tormenting pain
Played on Hammered Dulcimer & English Concertina
Source: SoundCloud (https://soundcloud.com/dick-glasgow/loves-a-tormenting-pain)
Philip Astley.png
Astley's Ride
Played by: The Black Smock Band
Source: Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/the-black-smock-band
Old Molly Hare.png
Old Molly Hare
Played by: Maddy Hejna -Burlington, United States
Illustration by: Barbara Cooney
Source: Soundcloud - soundcloud.com/mhejna
Fairydance.png
Largo's Fairy Dance
Played by: Concerto Caledonia - Glasgow, United Kingdom
SoundCloud (https://soundcloud.com/concal/fairy-dance)
Lowe Stokes.png
Home Brew Rag
Wax cylinder recording made January 4, 2015 with Colin Hancock, Will Webster, Tyler, Dan and Christy Foster
Vue de Carrickfergus en Irlande fin XVIIIeme siecle.png
Haste To The Wedding
Played by: Riordan Irish Folk
Source: https://soundcloud.com/riordan-irish-folk/haste-to-the-wedding
Artwork-The Irish Washerwoman.jpg
Irish Washerwoman
Played by: Angela Moorad
Source: https://soundcloud.com/omazing-kids-yoga/the-irish-washerwoman
Artwork-Girl I Left Behind Me.png
The Girls I Left Behind me
Source: SoundCloud
Artwork-Monymuskhouse.png
Money Musk
Source: SoundCloud
Artwork-Sir John Fenwick of Wellington.png
Sir John Fenwick, the flower amang them all
Played by: Gillian Boucher (Toronto)
Source: SoundCloud
Artwork-Kilwinning.png
Kilwinning's Steeple
Artwork-Richard Preston Teetotal.png
Teetotaller's Reel
Concert at Ed fortuna's House around 2003
Artwork-Kemps Jig.png
Kemp's Jig
Played: Mark Farley
Source: SoundCloud
Artwork-JSS.png
Bovaglie's Plaid
Played by:Adam Taylor
Source: SoundCloud
Artwork-The-lass-of-richmond-hill.png
The Lass Of Richmond Hill
Played by:Owl Parliament
Source: SoundCloud
Artwork-Sir William Sidney Smith.png
Sir Sidney Smith March
Played by: Chris Ormston, as played in duet by Henry & Tom Clough.
'Young' Tom Clough wanted to perform this wth him, but became ill and sadly died before them had a chance to record it. Chris plays Tom Clough's pipes now, so the tradition lives!
Source: SoundCloud
Artwork-Tracy Newman.png
Cripple Creek
In 1965, Tracy Newman did 6 episodes of a public TV series for children called "What's New." She presented folk songs from all over the world, and many instruments, to the best of her ability at the time.
Source: Youtube