Jerry Holland on Helping Hands

Recorded on 78 discs by Leitrim flute player John McKenna as Mist on the Meadows and by Sligo fiddler James Morrison as the Castlebar Races. The tune has also long been popular in Cape Breton where it is generally called The Black Hoe. Jerry Holland recorded it on Helping Hands.

The Cape Breton title, The Black Hoe, was popularized by The Cape Breton Fiddlers Association.

Previously published in Move Your Fingers, The Life and Music of Chris Langan.


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