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Conversation about music for dancing and types of dances

Patsy Judge & Bride Judge

Conversation about music for dancing and types of dances / Patsy Judge & Bride Judge

Patsy Judge performs several examples of “cheek” or “gob” music (i.e., dance music performed with the voice only), simultaneously explaining where these tunes were most likely to appear within the set dance.  The examples appear in the following order: “There was an old woman” (jig), “Tatter Jack Walsh” (jig), “All the way to Connickmore” (single), “Haste to the wedding” (jig), “The girl I left behind me” (single), “Girls in the salthouse” (single), “Mother wouldn’t beat him” (single), “Irishman’s shanty” (single), “Pop goes the weasel” (jig), “Green grow the rushes-o” (reel).

Did you ever see the devil and his wooden leg and shovel, song

Paddy Tunney, lilting, singing in English

Did you ever see the devil and his wooden leg and shovel, song / Paddy Tunney, lilting, singing in English

Love will you marry me?, song

Paddy Tunney, lilting, singing in English

Love will you marry me?, song / Paddy Tunney, lilting, singing in English

Minnie Picken on the shore, song

Eddie Butcher, lilting, singing in English

Minnie Picken on the shore, song / Eddie Butcher, lilting, singing in English

Sidhe piper’s tune, reel

Mary Byrne, lilting

Sidhe piper’s tune, reel / Mary Byrne, lilting