Fishers Hornpipe and Other Celtic Traditional Tunes

Fishers Hornpipe and Other Celtic Traditional Tunes

Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl FW03520 / FS 3520

Released in 1977, this recording by Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl includes some of the Celtic tradition’s best—loved tunes, including "Drowsy Maggie," "Lark in the Morn," and "The Salamanca." Fox, an instrumentalist and songwriter who spent many years collecting fiddle tunes in New England and Canada, is accompanied by Diehl’s complex finger picking on guitar. Liner notes include artist biographies and information on each tune, including where and from whom Fox first learned them.

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Year Released 1977
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1977 Folkways Records
Genre(s) Celtic; World
Country(s) Canada; France; Ireland; Italy; Scotland; United Kingdom; United States
Culture Group(s) Anglo-American
Instrument(s) Bass; Bodhrán; Fiddle; Guitar; Hurdy-gurdy; Mandolin; Psaltery; Violin
Subject(s) Dance; Fiddle tunes; Folksong revival; Hornpipes; Jigs; Migration; Music--British Isles; Reels (Music); Wit and humor
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101 The Poppy Leaf / Whistling Rufus (medley) Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 3:05
102 Drowsy Maggie Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 1:45
103 Susan Cooper / Herlocks Reel - Herlock's Reel (medley) Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 2:30
104 Bianco Fiore Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 2:12
105 Lark in the Morn Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 1:59
106 The Straights of Fundy Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 1:54
107 Battle of the Somme Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 2:33
108 The Prayer of the Cricket Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 1:55
201 Cup o' Tea / The Hunter's House / O'Rourke's Reel (medley) Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 2:07
202 Cunla Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 2:47
203 Salamanca / Sligo Maid (medley) Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 3:22
204 Princess Royal Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 1:53
205 Jigs Irving Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 2:13
206 Rawstenstall Annual Fair / Fisher's Hornpipe (medley) Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 2:37
207 Off to California Fox Watson and Laurie Diehl 1:37
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