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West Texas Based Irish Music

This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, it's a full hour of West Texas-based Irish music from Johnny Faa, Roger Landes, Laura Flanagan, and Evan Powell. Please join me, Curtis Peoples, for another hour of music.


  1. The Little Diamond - Humours of Ballydesmond - Top of Maol - Laura Flanagan
  2. The Star Above the Garter - Johnny Faa
  3. The Waterford Hornpipe - McGivney's Fancy - Roger Landes
  4. James Murray's Jig - The Handsome Young Maidens - A Trip to Killarney - Laura Flanagan & Evan Powell
  5. Gallagher's Frolics - The Pipe on the Hob - The Hag on the Churn - Chris Smith
  6. A Barrel of Knives - Young Waters - Tone Rowe's - Leg of the Duck - Roger Landes
  7. The Trip to Durrow - The Banshee - The Old Bush - Laura Flanagan & Evan Powell
  8. Murphy's Nails - Parallel Polka - Roger Landes
  9. The Humors of Ennystimon - The Humors of Ballyloughlin - Johnny Faa
  10. The Rose in the Heather - Langstrom's Pony - Tater Jack Walsh - Chris Smith
  11. The Lady on the Island - The Trip to Durrow - The Silver Spire - Johnny Faa
  12. St. Sinnach's March - Laura Flanagan
  13. The Union - The New Mown Meadow - The Boys of Malin - Chris Smith
  14. There's the Day - Johnny Faa
Curtis Peoples, Ph.D., is the Archivist for the Southwest Music Archive and oversees the Crossroads Recording Studio for the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library at Texas Tech University. He is a musician who has worked in the music business for four decades, numerous recording studios, and has been a production manager for many events. Dr. Peoples teaches regional music history classes and American media studies; his research centers on music and place.