Buy these books they have some wonderful old settings of the tunes.
Jim Coogan wrote:
> Brad Hurley wrote:
> read somewhere in the last year that a relative of McGrath's near Dublin
> was putting together a collection of his tunes. Does anyone know whether it
> has been published?
> John McGrath spent a lot of time in NY and was teacher to many - Joey Flynn,
> vincent O Connor - Luke O'Malley & many others..
> He was originally an accordion player until he lost some digits on his right
> fingers and then turned to the fiddle - according to Luke OMalley most of
> Johns tunes are in the book he published some 25 or 35 years ago and now out
> of print -- Luke may have some books left to sell - contact me off list if you
> want me to ask him...
> Jim C
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