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The Henry family, at their mother's funeral in 1972. It was the only time all eleven siblings were together in one place. Left to right they stand in order from youngest to eldest. Kevin is fourth from the left.

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Photographs of Kevin Henry, courtesy of his daughter, Mary Carroll.
In the order displayed they are:
A passport photo from 1950
Kevin holding a set of pipes at a feis in 1954
A studio portrait from 1970
Kevin wearing a tam o' shanter and playing…

Kevin Henry plays an unnamed schottische on flute.

Kevin Henry plays the air 'Róisín Dubh' on flute.

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Kevin Henry plays the air to the song 'My Lagan Love' on flute.

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Kevin Henry plays an unnamed hop jig on flute

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LISTEN to the interviewKevin Henry embarks on a wide-ranging discussion of his youth in Ireland, years spent in England, and migration to Canada and then the United States. He eventually settled in Chicago, where he established a career as an iron…

Danny Meehan plays two slightly different versions of the jig, Paddy in London. His sister, Rosabelle Kerrigan, is also present.

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Danny Meehan plays a highland fling version of the tune The Blackberry Blossom on fiddle.

Danny Meehan plays a tune called the Sapper Swing, which goes with a particular dance. He mentioned it during the interview, at 1:01.

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