Lame Crowley


I knew that Billy McComiskey, Laura Byrne, and Donna Long, with their superlative musicianship, would be the right people to play this tune. I learned it many years ago from my long-time friend Mr. Larry Gavin. Billy was curious as to where the jig had come from, while saying in a few words that it sounded to him like a beautiful old melody. Glad you like it as much as I do, Billy.


Séamus Connolly
Boston College Libraries
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McComiskey, Billy (accordion), Byrne, Laura (flute), and Long, Donna (piano), “Lame Crowley,” The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, accessed July 14, 2024,