The Blacksmith’s Charm
The Blacksmith’s Charm (Hornpipe)
From the sleeve notes of “John Kelly Fiddle & Concertina” album, Topic Records, 1974, state: “A rare hornpipe first heard from Seamus Ennis.”
Details: Location: Ballycastle, Co. Antrim. Photographer: Michael J. Murphy. Relevant persons: Jack Donnelly. Date: June 1956.
Credit: The Photographic Collection, M004.24.00026. Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. Link
John Kelly playing The Blacksmith’s Charm on the concertina.
Credit: John Kelly Fiddle & Concertina album, Topic Records, 1974. Link.
Notated from above audio recording.