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Planxty and Little Musgrave

  Planxty are one of my favourite groups form the early 70’s, consisting of  Christy Moore (vocals, acoustic guitar, bodhrán), Andy Irvine (vocals, mandolin, mandola, bouzouki, hurdy-gurdy, harmonica), Dónal Lunny (bouzouki, guitars), and Liam O’Flynn (uilleann pipes, tin whistle), all … Continue reading

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Martin Simpson and Danny Thompson (1/47 from Graham Bell’s Danny Thompson collection)

A variant of the traditional song Matty Groves, Little Musgrave tells the story of a young man paying the price for a brief tryst with a noble woman. This version recorded live at the Oxford Folk Festival of 2008 features … Continue reading

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