Warren & Emily Swan → Music → My Favorite Colonial & Earlier
Some are songs. Some are just “Fiddle Tunes”.
Some are of Celtic origin, naturally.
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Ash Grove, The
Auld Lang Syne *
Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms
Billy Broke Locks
Cherry (aka The Riddle Song, I Gave My Love a Cherry)
Chinquapin, Too Young To Marry
Drink To Me Only with Thine Eyes
Fanny Po'er (aka Planxty Fanny Po'er)
Foggy, Foggy Dew
Girl I Left Behind Me, The (Yes, it is from earlier than you might have thought!)
Give Me Your Hand ← my “signature” piece
Intrada * (Bach)
Lass of Patie's Mill
Lass of Richmond Hill
Maid of Amsterdam
Minstrel Boy, The
Old Rosin the Beau
Planxty George Brabazon
Saint Anne's Reel
Si'Beg Si'Mor (aka Sheebeg and Sheemore)
Soldier's Joy (aka King's Head or Payday in the Army)
Speed the Plough
Star of the County Down
Water is Wide, The
White Cockade, The (played when the British surrendered to Washington)
Wild Colonial Boy, The
Wilson's Wilde *
Yankee Doodle *
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