Thursday 25 April 2013
Tune of the Day: Allie Crocker
Traditional Irish reel and country dance tune
This song, as “Ally Croaker”, was written and music composed by Lawrence (Larry) Grogan of Johnstown Castle, County Wexford, Ireland, who was renowned as a “gentleman piper” and composer of Irish airs. Dating from 1725, it is his most famous composition.