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Mickey and Mary Carton and their Orchestra: Miss McLeod's Reel/Reconciliation (reels)

This week's disc features Mickey and Mary Carton's ensemble on a set of well-known reels. Besides the instruments found in a typical Irish American dance band of the period, the melody is also played on an idiophone (likely a xylophone) and saxophone at times.

Recorded in 1949 and released on the Decca label (46177A). From the Ted McGraw Collection, McGraw 78 02-214.

Performers: Mickey Carton and Mary Carton
Record Label and Issue Number: Decca 46177A
Year: 1949
Collection: Ted McGraw Collection
WIMA ID: McGraw 78 02-214

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