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Dear Old Donegal

The melody of a singing square dance call of the same name, transcribed from memory and learned by osmosis in the 1980s from Walter Coburn, Jack Hayes and other callers. It seems to be a relatively recent "stage Irish" tune written by Steve Graham, and po...

Devil's Dream - George Wade & His Cornhuskers

A 1931 recording of GeorgeWade and His Cornhuskers playing the venerable Scottish reel "Devil's Dream" (aka "Devil Among The Tailors") There are a million different ways to play this tune - and this is one of them. The printed version below - from the Cor...

Dinner Horns

A recording of several 19th century sheet metal "dinner horns" from the collection of Black Creek Pioneer Village in Toronto, played by David Travers-Smith. These were blown at mealtimes on farms to call family and hired hands in from the fields. Most hav...

Donald Kiss Kitty - Sullivan Ross MS

Sullivan Ross was born on May 9th 1828 at Badninish in Sutherland County, Scotland. In 1838 his family emigrated and settled near Harrington in Oxford County. Sullivan was both a fiddler and a piper, and collected and composed tunes for both instruments. ...

Don't Forget The Fireside At Home - Irving's Canadian Series of Five Cent Music

Sentimental advice from Irving's Canadian Series of Five Cent Music. See link for information about the series.

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