Tony Parkes - Dick Leger figure

Title

Tony Parkes - Dick Leger figure

Subject

Northern / Prompt & Patter

Description

Tony Parkes calls a quadrille-style figure that he learned from the calling of Dick Leger. Leger did it as a singing call to the tune of "Wolverton Mountain," a country song made famous by Claude King in 1962.

The musicians are Yankee Ingenuity (Peter Barnes, piano; Mary Lea, fiddle; Cal Howard, bass; Jack O'Connor, mandolin), joined by Alasdair Fraser on fiddle. The tune is "Turkey in the Straw."

Creator

Fred Sheldon

Date Created

April 27, 1992

Contributor

Fred Sheldon

Spatial Coverage

USA, Massachusetts, Concord

Temporal Coverage

1990s

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