Mudcat Café message #2302375 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #54061   Message #2302375
Posted By: Folkiedave
31-Mar-08 - 03:46 PM
Thread Name: The Fureys
Subject: RE: The Fureys
I seem to remember it was said at Cleethorpes Festival and my version was:

"That tune is a dance tune - why do you play it so fast?..

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Their drinking exploits were legendary - so was their music. They were known to busk queues waiting to see them in big halls and spend the money on drink.

And there Dad used to make genuine Michael Coleman fiddles......