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Michael Carney (1872–1938), a Mayo-born uilleann piper who recorded a handful of 78 rpm discs as well as some rare cylinder recordings. In his youth in Irishtown, Carney was a flute player but took up the pipes after emigrating at around the age of 20 to America, where he closely studied the technique and style of Patsy Touhey. A stroke around 1910 left him paralyzed from the waist down, after which he devoted himself to making as well as playing the pipes. Carney was highly regarded by his fellow Irish musicians, including the fiddler James Morrison, with whom he recorded some duet sides.

  • The geese in the bog [The lark's march], jig / Michael Carney, uilleann pipes