"Sheila B. Mann" <[log in to unmask]> writes:
> As an Irish dancer, I've sat through many a feis listening to set dance
> tunes which aren't usually played at concerts or seisuns. My votes for
> funniest tune titles are two set dances: "Rub the Bag" and "Rodney's
> Glory." This coming weekend I'll be competing at the feis at the Irish
The Andy McGann album with Paul Brady (I think this is the one) has a
tune on in called "Making babies over steam". I would suppose that this
might be a modern tune, but who knows?
On "The high part of the road", Tommy Peoples and Paul Brady do a tune
called "The Mistress on the floor". This suggests several comic
situations. The kicker for me is that I know the tune as "The Woman of
the house"; I love the contrast between the two titles.
A small joke that nobody seems to pass up is that if O'Neil's was
published around 1909, they certainly had a lot of foresight to include
"The walls of Liz Carroll".
*** Mike O'Regan ([log in to unmask])