Morning of 1845

from Homunculus Mellitus by Ben Paley

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There are versions of this song from all around the Northeast of the US and the Southeast of Canada, but it doesn’t seem to have travelled much beyond that part of the world. It’s a little gem — understated, unresolved, perfect in lyrics and melody. It may be my favourite song from the repertoire of my father, Tom Paley.


from Homunculus Mellitus, released August 13, 2019
Fiddle and vocals, Ben Paley


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