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Mick Malone, fiddle
Crusheen (aged 95 years)

Recorded in St. Joseph’s Residential Home, Ennis 28 September 1977

Recorded by Barry Taylor
BR Taylor Collection Tape 035




1. Talk: About visiting USA; family (0.02 – 1.28)
2. Air: An Coulin (1.28 – 3.35)
3. Talk: learned from an old man; played accordion first; started learning fiddle late in life (3.37 – 5.26)
4. Jig: Friar’s (Frieze) Britches (5.27 – 7.16)
5. Talk: seven parts in tune (7.18 – 7.36)
6. Jig: Friar’s (Frieze) Britches (two-parts – supposed to be Garrett Barry’s) (7.37 – 8.38)
7. Talk: about Garrett Barry; staying in Lisdoonvarna – 55 years ago; overcharging nowadays; match-making; change in the people; Joe Ryan – fiddle player; got violin when he went to USA in 1939 (8.48 – 16.27)
8. Jig: Frost is all Over (16.34 – 17.19)
9. Set dance: Blackbird (17.45 – 19.39)
10. Talk: that’s the speed to be played for dancing; travelled to Kerry to play for dancer (19.41 – 20.29)
11. Set Dance: Job of Journeywork (20.30 – 21.25)
12. Talk: about going to a funeral (21.29 – 21.45)

 


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