Dusty Turtle

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The Wind that Shakes the Barley


Artist: Dusty T
Genre: Folk & Singer-Songwriter
Duration: 00:01:42

Description:
This Irish ballad was written in the mid-19th century by Robert Dwyer Joyce. I play it on a 3-string mountain dulcimer made of quilted maple by Bill Taylor and tuned a half note below the standard DAd.

Dusty Turtle
04/06/21 10:39:49PM @dusty-turtle:

Thanks so much, @robin-thompson.  It's another pretty song on a pretty instrument and I just try to stay out of the way and not mess it up.


Robin Thompson
04/06/21 09:13:35PM @robin-thompson:

Such a beautiful tune wonderfully played, Dusty!  


Dusty Turtle
04/06/21 05:34:13PM @dusty-turtle:

Thanks, @leo-kretzner.  There is also a reel by this name , which I posted a few years ago. But this is a 19th-century ballad written to honor the soldiers of the Irish Rebellion of 1798.


Leo Kretzner
04/06/21 05:13:47PM @leo-kretzner:

Really, really nice, Dusty! Haunting and ancient sounding, not the up-tempo tune I assumed!

Leo