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Billy Caples & His Orchestra: Old Maids of Galway/George White's Favorites (reels)

This week's disc features an ensemble led by accordionist Billy Caples on a couple reels. Boston-based Caples was inspired by Joe Derrane and early 78rpm recordings. He played in Johnny Powell's band before leading his own group. Caples was also a founding member of the Reynolds-Hanafin-Cooley branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann.

Released on the Irish Records label (I-3007). From the Ted McGraw Collection, McGraw 78 03-282.

Performers: Billy Caples
Record Label and Issue Number: Irish Records I-3007
Year: Unknown
Collection: Ted McGraw Collection
WIMA ID: McGraw 78 03-282

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