On this episode I explore the roots of the popular reel, The Gravel Walk/Walks and its Eighteenth Century roots: The Highlandman Kiss’d his Mother. I also play through several of the tunes Irish concordances. I’m grateful for the assistance of Tim Britton and Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh & Frankie Kennedy for tracks on the episode:

Tunes (Order…cause they are mostly the same haha):
William Litten: The Highland Man, Jigg Poltage
Robert Bremner: The Highlandman Kiss’d his Mother
James Aird: The Highlandman Kiss’d his Mother
Caledonian Muse: The Highlandman Kiss’d his Mother
Donald MacPhee: The Highlandman Kiss’d his Mother
David Glen: The Highlandman Kiss’d his Mother
Rook Manuscript: The Highlandman Kiss’d his Mother
Matt Seattle: The Highlandman Kiss’d his Mother
Rutherford: Jackie Stewart’s New Reel
From Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh & Frankie Kennedy: The Highlandman / The Cliffs Of Glencolumbkille / Old Cuffe Street
Hime: Ryan’s Rant
McFadyen: Rayan’s Rant
John Clinton: Paddy Cary
Ryan Mammoth: Around The World (or is it Mammoth as in Huge?)
O’Neill: Jolly Seven, Tie The Bonnet/Rambler’s Rest, The Fairy Hurlers
Traditional Tune Archive: Galway Rambler
Stephen Grier: Lord Wellington, Maid In the Cherry Tree/Curragh Races/Untitled)
Kerr: Ryan’s Rant
From Tim Britton: The Gravel Walk

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