Celtic Folk Music and Culture

Print Sources (Music & Text) in the Ted McGraw Collection

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 Title:  Last night's fun : in and out of time with Irish music
  Author:  Carson, Ciaran
  Publisher:  North Point Press
  Place of Publication:  New York
  Date of Publication:  1996
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  Publication Number:  ISBN 0865475156
  Number of Pages:  [viii], 198 p.
  Binding Style:  Paperback
  Dimensions:  8.5 in.
  Contents:  Last night's fun -- Ask my father -- Boil the breakfast early -- Pigtown -- The ravelled hank of yarn -- Hurry the jug -- The dairy maid -- The happy days of youth -- Hard to fill -- The steampacket -- The humours of whiskey -- The mountain road -- The hurler on the ditch -- Johnny going to Ceili -- Dowd's no. 9 -- The standard -- It goes as follies -- Around the world for sport -- The rub of rosin -- The cat melodeon -- Off the bus -- Marking time -- The dead man's breeches -- The tape-recorder reel -- All I ever -- Country roads -- Fiddlin' John's big gobstopper -- The bush in the tux -- The ould orange flute -- Chief ONeill's favourites -- Good morning to your nightcap
  Notes:  Described on the back cover as an "inspired jumble of recording history, poetry, tall tales, and polemic" about Irish music. Includes credited poetry and quotations from numerous other Irish figures.
  Format:  Book
  Subject - Culture:  Irish
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  Subject - Topic:  Folk music, Musicians, Social life and customs
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