Jim McGrath's Orchestra: Rights of Man (hornpipe)
This week's 78rpm disc come from fiddler Jim McGrath's Orchestra, with a take on the well-known hornpipe, The Rights of Man. You'll hear another example of the clarinet being used during this era, and the instrument switches between doubling the melody and providing bits of harmony or counter melody.
Recorded in 1928 and released on the Banner label (7023). From the Ted McGraw Collection, McGraw 78 01-486.
Performers: Jim McGrath's Orchestra
Record Label and Issue Number: Banner 7023
Collection: Ted McGraw Collection
WIMA ID: McGraw 78 01-486