A lovely tune that came from the playing of John Kelly, the fiddle and concertina master from west County Clare. John had a storehouse of unusual tunes and was ever so generous in handing them down to other interested musicians. Michael Relihan was a neighbour to John Kelly before John moved to Dublin City. I first heard my friend Larry Gavin playing the version played here by Catherine McEvoy.
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McEvoy, Catherine (flute) and McEvoy, Paddy (piano), “Michael Relihan's,” The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, accessed August 8, 2022, https://connollymusiccollection.bc.edu/document/667.