Elaine O'Sullivan Interview (Accordion)

Episode 61 · August 3rd, 2020 · 1 hr 36 mins

About this Episode

Teenage musicians, crackin the floor in a Drogheda pub and the Wednesday of the Fleadh; passing on the music; community and tunes in Hull, Leeds and the Coventry; the Holyhead night ferry; an English accent in border country, Crossmaglen sessions and the accordion as passport.

Elaine plays these tunes:

Two jigs - Kitty's Rambles (from Vincent Tighe) / Willie Coleman's
Two hornpipes: The Western / The Galway
Toss the Feathers / Grandpa Tommy's Ceili Band
O'Carolan's Draught / Flagstone of Memories (Vincent Broderick)
Apples in the Winter / Eddie Kelly's (from Hugie Gallagher)

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