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Posted By: keberoxu
04-Aug-16 - 03:43 PM
Thread Name: 'All the dear Spinning Eileens' (Irish harpists)
Subject: RE: 'All the dear Spinning Eileens' (Irish harpists)
There is no mention of Delia Murphy, the "Spinning Wheel" song, nor of "spinning Eileens" as such, in the following article. However, the history summarized in the interview provides the context for the "Harpee" phenomenon.

Cormac de Barra interview