Below is a scan from The Music of Corktown.

Yellow Tinker

Nataile MacMaster

The Yellow Tinker is a popular Irish reel which has been recorded many times. One influential 78 was recorded by accordionist Paddy O'Brien. The setting above come from a book of Ed Reavy's favorite traditional tunes, The Music of Corktown. In Cape Breton the first recording was by Johnny Wilmot & Doug MacPhee (1963). The sound clip is from Natalie MacMaster's CD.

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