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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Album Details for Alternate Routes by Long Time Courting

Basic album data
Artist NameLong Time Courting
Album TitleAlternate Routes
MusiciansAriel Friedman (cello, vocals), Liz Simmon (guitar, vocals), Shannon Heaton (flute, whistle, vocals), Sarah Blair (fiddle, vocals), with Matt Heaton (bouzouki)
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Long Time Courting, n.d. "Recorded in late August 2010 [. . .] and then in March 2011 [. . .] in Medford, Massachusetts]," and released on 9 August 2011, according to an e-mail from Shannon Heaton, 16 Nov. 2011. Not indexed here: 1st tune on track 4 (Polska efter Elias Tallari), track 5 (Barbara Allen).

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11 Song Maggie Dean
Maggie Dean
21 Reel Morning Dew
[1st tune in a set titled:] Alternate Routes / [title given for this particular tune:] The Morning Dew
2 Reel Alternate Routes
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Alternate Routes / [title given for this particular tune:] Alternate Routes
Performer: 1st 2 times Shannon Heaton (flute)
3 Reel Bean a' Tí ar Lár
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Alternate Routes / [title given for this particular tune:] Bean a' Tí ar Lár
31 Song My Johnny Was a Shoemaker
My Johnny Was a Shoemaker
2 Reel Ash Plant
[unlisted interlude in song:] My Johnny Was a Shoemaker
42 Polka Anascaul Polka
Cronin's Kitchen
3 Polka Tripping to the Well
Tripping to the Well
61 JigD In the Dog House
[1st tune in a set titled:] In the Doghouse / [title given for this particular tune:] In the Doghouse
2 Reel George White's Favourite
George White's Favorite
3 Reel Michael Creamer's
Michael Creamer's
71 Piece Rose of Sharon
[1st tune in a set titled:] Rose of Sharon / [title given for this particular tune:] Rose of Sharon
Performer: 1st time Shannon Heaton (flute)
2 Reel Hunter's House
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Rose of Sharon / [title given for this particular tune:] The Hunter's House
Performer: 1st time Sarah Blair (fiddle)
3 Reel Monaghan Twig
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Rose of Sharon / [title given for this particular tune:] The Monaghan Twig
81 Song Islander's Lament
Islander's Lament
91 JigD York Street Stepper
[1st tune in a set titled:] York Street Stepper / [title given for this particular tune:] York Street Stepper
Performer: Sarah Blair (fiddle)
2 JigD Kilmovee Jig
[2nd tune in a set titled:] York Street Stepper / [title given for this particular tune:] Pauline O'Neill's
Performer: Shannon Heaton (flute)
3 JigD James McMahon's Favourite
[3rd tune in a set titled:] York Street Stepper / [title given for this particular tune:] Caherlistrane
101 Song Miller and the Lass
The Miller and the Lass
111 Reel Red-Haired Lass
[1st tune in a set titled:] Redhaired Lass / [title given for this particular tune:] The Redhaired Lass
2 Reel Piper's Despair
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Redhaired Lass / [title given for this particular tune:] The Piper's Despair
3 Reel Virginia
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Redhaired Lass / [title given for this particular tune:] Virginia Reel
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