Warren & Emily SwanMusic → My Favorite Colonial & Earlier

Some are songs. Some are just “Fiddle Tunes”. Some are of Celtic origin, naturally.

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Admiral Benbow
Ash Grove, The
Auld Lang Syne *
Barbara Allen
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
Lavender's Blue
Londonderry Air
Lord Inchiquin
Maid of Amsterdam
Mermaid, The
Minstrel Boy, The
Morgan Magan
Mrs. McGrath
Old Rosin the Beau
Planxty George Brabazon
Planxty Irwin
Saint Anne's Reel
Scarborough Fair
Si'Beg Si'Mor (aka Sheebeg and Sheemore)
Shepherd's Hey
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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