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GUEST,jim bainbridge Origins: piper in the meadow/deck the halls (18) RE: Origins: piper in the meadow/deck the halls 16 Oct 19

I first heard it in the 60s, played by Finbar Furey- where he got it from I don't know, but would suggest from the Irish tradition or his dad & that may well be the source of its popularity with Northumbrian pipers.

I have a memory that it was used as the theme tune for Geoffrey Smith's gardening programme on BBC TV -30 years (or more) ago?

I tend to morph from it into Sam Cooke's 'Amnother Saturday Night' but don't tell the folk police please....

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