West End, The
I recorded Mrs. Galvin playing this hornpipe at a concert over fifty years ago in County Clare. Jerry O'Sullivan plays it on this track with a slightly different arrangement. This tune is sometimes attributed to the nineteenth-century Newcastle fiddle player and composer James Hill, and it appears in William Honeyman's The Strathspey, Reel, and Hornpipe Tutor. In parts of New England, it is played as a reel for contra dancing.
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