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From: sean laffey <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Irish Traditional Music List <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 28 Aug 2001 21:32:35 +0100

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From: Tom O'Connor [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 28 August 2001 15:20
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Subject: Need Band for Wedding in Manhattan-mix Irish/American-Help!!!!!

Sean I need a good band for a wedding this November 2001 -any suggestions

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-----Original Message-----
From: Irish Traditional Music List
[mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Hooper, Greg
Sent: 28 August 2001 15:22
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: RE: [IRTRAD-L] Re: Tabhair dom do Lámh (Give me your hand)

And presumably the lyrics came along much later...  I've never actually
heard the song, although we've played the tune lots for weddings and so

Greg Hooper

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Katherine [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: 2001 August 28 7:37 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [IRTRAD-L] Re: Tabhair dom do Lámh (Give me your hand)
> Give me your Hand was written by Irish Harper Rory Dall
> (Blind) O Cathain
> who lived somewhere around O Carolan's time but I"m rather
> vague on that.
> He certainly didn't live after O Carolan.  He was living in
> Scotland at the
> time and the patroness he had come to visit and play for had
> a house full of
> guests and didn't give him the respect he felt was due him -
> and believe me
> in those days, the harpers got loads of respect, a hold over from the
> ancient times when they were third only to the kings of
> Ireland in status
> (behind the poets).    Anyhow, Rory left in a huff and the
> lady rode after
> him to apologize and beg him to come back.  He composed this
> tune by way of
> accepting her apology.
> Katherine
> "Welcome to heaven, here's your harp; welcome to hell, here's your
> accordion."

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