Tunes for 3rd July 2017 – The Stack of Barley/Bantry Bay (Hornpipes)

Today we are going to revisit a tune we learned early in 2016, but haven’t played much since: the hornpipe: The Stack of Barley. We are also going to learn a new tune commonly played after it: Bantry Bay.

Here are both tunes played by the great Sligo fiddler Michael Coleman, who recorded this set in 1928 in New York (released on a 78):

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