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Album Details for The Fiddler's Delight. Rare 78rpm Irish Fiddle Recordings 1921-1945

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Artist Namevarious
Album TitleThe Fiddler's Delight. Rare 78rpm Irish Fiddle Recordings 1921-1945
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Oldtime Records OTR 107, 2016. A compilation of lightly restored 78rpm sides. Released approximately 1 November 2016 according to an e-mail from Gerry Clarke 20 December 2016.

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11 BDnce [untitled]
[1st tune in a set titled:] Irish Barn Dance
Performer: Danny O'Donnell (fiddle)
2 BDnce [untitled]
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Irish Barn Dance
Performer: Danny O'Donnell (fiddle)
21 Reel Star of Munster
[1st tune in a set titled:] Reidy Johnson's Reel
Performer: John McCormick (fiddle)
2 Reel Hand Me Down the Tackle
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Reidy Johnson's Reel
Performer: John McCormick (fiddle)
3 Reel Farewell to Leitrim
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Reidy Johnson's Reel
Performer: John McCormick (fiddle)
31 JigSl Rocky Road to Dublin
The Rocky Road To Dublin
Performer: Mrs. Sheridan (fiddle)
2 JigSl Barney Brallaghan
Judy Branagan
Performer: Mrs. Sheridan (fiddle)
41 Hpipe [untitled]
[1st tune in a set titled:] McCormick's Hornpipe
Performer: Hugh Gillespie (fiddle)
2 Hpipe Spellan's Fiddle
[2nd tune in a set titled:] McCormick's Hornpipe
Performer: Hugh Gillespie (fiddle)
51 Reel Concert Reel
Concert Reel
Performer: Paddy Sweeney (fiddle)
2 Reel Tuttle's Reel
Custom Jap [sic] / The Custom Gap / Tuttle's Reel
Performer: Paddy Sweeney (fiddle)
61 SetD Jockey at the Fair
Jockey Thro The Fair
Performer: Michael C. Hanafin (fiddle)
71 Reel Down the Broom
[1st tune in a set titled:] Medley of Irish Reels
Performer: James Morrison (fiddle)
2 Reel Cameronian Reel
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Medley of Irish Reels
Performer: James Morrison (fiddle)
81 JigD Geese in the Bog
Johnny Knocked Over His Uncle
Performer: Martin Mullin (fiddle)
91 Reel Templehouse
[1st tune in a set titled:] The Temple House Reel / [set title, in photograph of record label:] The Temple House / [additional tune title:] The Temple House Reel
Performer: Frank Quinn (fiddle)
2 Reel Over the Moor to Maggie
[2nd tune in a set titled:] The Temple House Reel / [set title, in photograph of record label:] The Temple House / [tune title:] Over the Moor to Maggie
Performer: Frank Quinn (fiddle)
101 JigD Cornelius Curtin's Big Balloon
[1st tune in a set titled:] Medley of Jigs / [title given for this particular tune:] Hide and Go Seek
Performer: Patrick J. Gaffny [sic for:] Gaffney (fiddle)
2 JigD Father O'Flynn
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Medley of Jigs / [title given for this particular tune:] The Top of Cork Road
Performer: Patrick J. Gaffny [sic for:] Gaffney (fiddle)
111 Reel Mother's Delight
Dowds Favourite [sic]
Performer: Jim Clark (fiddle)
121 Polka Church Street Polka
Memories of Ballymote
Performer: Paddy Killoran (fiddle)
2 Polka St. Mary's
Gurkin Cross / [on photo of record label:] Gurteen Cross
Performer: Paddy Killoran (fiddle)
131 Reel Hand Me Down the Tackle
[1st tune in a set titled:] Selection of Reels / [title given for this particular tune:] Reidy Johnston
Performer: Louis E. Quinn (fiddle), James O'Beirne (fiddle), Patrick Lynch (accordion)
2 Reel Miss Monaghan
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Selection of Reels / [title given for this particular tune:] Miss Monaghan
Performer: Louis E. Quinn (fiddle), James O'Beirne (fiddle), Patrick Lynch (accordion)
141 JigD Colairne
The Fair Hills of Donegal
Performer: Manus P. McLaughlin (fiddle)
151 Reel Trim the Velvet
Trim the Velvet
Performer: Michael Coleman (fiddle)
161 Hpipe Old Thatched House
The Old Thatched House
Performer: James Clark (fiddle)
171 Reel Traveller
The Traveler [sic]
Performer: Patrick J. Cawley (fiddle)
181 JigD Maid at the Well
Silver Tip / The Maid at the Well / The Blackthorn Stick
Performer: Francis Cashin (fiddle), Tom Cawley (fiddle)
2 JigD Father Tom's Wager
Frog in the Well / Father Tom's Wager / Close to the Floor
Performer: Francis Cashin (fiddle), Tom Cawley (fiddle)
191 Hpipe Higgins' Hornpipe
[1st tune in a set titled:] Harvest Home
Performer: Michael Coleman (fiddle)
2 Hpipe Parker's Fancy
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Harvest Home / [title given for this particular tune:] Jack O'Neill's
Performer: Michael Coleman (fiddle)
201 JigD Rogers Jig
Rogers Jig
Performer: Paddy Sweeney (fiddle)
2 JigD Cherish the Ladies
Village Jig
Performer: Paddy Sweeney (fiddle)
211 Reel Beauty Spot
The Beauty Spot
Performer: Frank O'Higgins (fiddle)
2 Reel Colonel Fraser
Colonel Fraser
Performer: Frank O'Higgins (fiddle)
3 Reel Drowsy Maggie
Drowsy Maggie
Performer: Frank O'Higgins (fiddle)
221 Piece Planxty Browne
Cadden's Fancy
Performer: Frank Quinn (fiddle), Joe Maguire (fiddle), Ed Gagan aka Ed Geoghegan (piano)
231 Hpipe Stage
The Stage
Performer: Hugh Gillespie (fiddle)
2 Hpipe Rights of Man
The Rights of Man
Performer: Hugh Gillespie (fiddle)
241 Reel Bunch of Keys
Paddy on the Turnpike
Performer: Paddy Killoran (fiddle)
2 Reel Collier's Reel
Colliers [sic]
Performer: Paddy Killoran (fiddle)
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