Seafood Invasion

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This is derived from the tune set with which we opened most of our 1998-99 live shows. Helene and Amy put together most of our tune sets, including this one, back in the proverbial smoke-filled room.

Langstrom's Pony is a traditional Irish tune Amy learned at a seisun; the variation is Joe's. Donald MacLean of Lewis is a Scottish tune (credited to PM Donald MacLeod, QOH) that Helene learned from a Brenda Stubbert album.

Amy and Helene found Eel in the Sink and Walter Sammon's Grandmother in Henrik Norbeck's tune collection on the web. Both are traditional. Sheehan's Reel is a well-known Irish and contra dance tune, but Helene learned it from a Natalie MacMaster recording.

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from With Teeth, released August 17, 1999
Langstrom's Pony (trad. Irish); Donald MacLean of Lewis (trad. Scottish); Eel in the Sink (trad. Irish); Walter Sammon's Grandmother (trad. Irish); Sheehan's Reel (trad. Irish)

JD: drums, vibraslap; AK: whistle; TR: electric guitar, EBow; JS: bass; HZ: violin

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Broadside Electric Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Broadside Electric is a five-piece electric folk band from Philadelphia, PA (US). They have earned a reputation for thoroughly original arrangements and painstaking research into traditional English, Celtic and Eastern European music. Broadside Electric has been at turns called “Pennsylvania’s answer to Steeleye Span” and “folk music’s answer to death metal.” ... more

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