Old Wheels of the World (Johnny McGreevy's version)


Some of the lovely variations in Shannon Heaton's playing of this reel came from Johnny McGreevy, the Chicago fiddle master. They were given to Shannon by the one and only Liz Carroll, who also comes from that City by the Lake.


Séamus Connolly
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Heaton, Shannon (flute) and Heaton, Matt (bouzouki), “Old Wheels of the World (Johnny McGreevy's version),” The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, accessed July 23, 2024, https://connollymusiccollection.bc.edu/document/658.