I learned The Boys of Ballinahinch (also known as “The Strawberry Blossom”) from the Hugh Healy and Blackie O’Connell’s duet album “We Were Drinking And Kissing The Ladies“. It has also been recorded by Liam O’Brien on his solo album “The Lane” and more recently by my great friend Caroline Keane, on her beautiful solo concertina album “Shine“.
I enjoy playing this tune with my friend Adrian McMahon in particular, we actually recorded it on a video we made for the Micilín Conlon Memorial Weekend in 2020, watch it below!
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