Selected and arranged by Tommy Peoples.
Tommy Peoples (1948 – 4 August 2018) was an Irish fiddler who played in the Donegal fiddle tradition. Tommy Peoples born near St. Johnston, County Donegal, in Ireland was a member of well-known traditional Irish music groups, including Sixteen ninety-oneaka 1691 and The Bothy Band, as well as performing solo since the late 1960s. He played in the unique fiddle style of East Donegal. After moving to Dublin in the 1960s, where he was employed as a policeman
Fifty choice tunes as arranged and played by one of the all-time greats of Irish traditional fiddling, Tommy Peoples. Peoples developed his own techniques of bowing from early in his playing career and is one of the most inventive and imaginative of traditional fiddlers. The book includes Peoples’ biography and a hugely informative introduction on Irish music by Molly McAnnally-Burke.