On Tue, 14 Jun 1994, Daniel Mozell wrote:
> I have a 1986 recording of the Boys Of The Lough "To Welcome Paddy Home"
> with a tune called "The Tombigbee Waltz." The cassette doesn't have liner
> notes. Does anyone know the origin of this waltz. Is it Irish, Scottish
> (sounds Scottish), traditional, contemporary, and is it spelled correctly?
It's American--a very popular waltz among old-time fiddlers. It takes its
name from the Tombigbee River in Alabama.
Scott DeLancey [log in to unmask]
Department of Linguistics
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403, USA