Originally published in an A minor setting in O'Neill's Collection this E minor version likely comes from the New York Irish tradition. (see Brian Conway's CD - First Through the Gate). It is also given in Brenda Stubbert: The Second Collection)

Brian Conway

In Cape Breton Buddy MacMaster recorded it as The Golden Keyboard (a title usually associated with a reel written by New York based accordionist Martin Mulhaire). More recently Buddy's neice, Andrea Beaton, recorded it on License to Drive'Er and Ian MacDougal on From Foot Cape. It can also be heard on the Buddy MacMaster DVD

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