Examining the Irish connection in the southern American fiddle repertoire

Paul Wells

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Two or three years ago at the annual Breakin’ Up Winter old-time music festival, an event held every March at Cedars of Lebanon State Park near Lebanon, Tennessee, I was playing guitar in a nice jam session led by two fiddler friends. At my request we played ‘Indian Ate the Woodchuck’, a driving three-strain tune associated with the legendary eastern Kentucky fiddler, Ed Haley.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationÓn gCos go Cluas
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Dancing to Listening
EditorsLiz Doherty, Fintan Vallely
PublisherAberdeen University Press
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)978-1-85752-073-6
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventNorth Atlantic Fiddle Convention Conference - Northern Ireland, Derry/Londonderry, United Kingdom
Duration: 27 Jun 20121 Jul 2012

Publication series

NameFiddle and Dance Studies from around the North Atlantic 5


ConferenceNorth Atlantic Fiddle Convention Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


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