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Murty Rabbett & His Gaelic Band: The Blackpool/The Fisherman's Widow (jigs)

This week's 78rpm disc features a set of jigs from singer, flute, tin whistle and piccolo player Murty Rabbett's band. Rabbett was a member of Dan Sullivan's Shamrock Band. The Blackpool is a unique setting of the Lilting Banshee and the Fisherman's Widow is more commonly known as the Rambling Pitchfork.

Released on the O'Byrne DeWitt label (9-104). From the David Giovannoni Collection, DG 78 00-169.

Performers: Murty Rabbett
Record Label and Issue Number: O'Byrne DeWitt 9-104
Year: Unknown
Collection: David Giovannoni Collection
WIMA ID: DG 78 00-169

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