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Tony Cuffe 1954-2001

with Laura Scott & Ed Pearlman

Pivotal Scottish singer and guitarist with a unique precision and expression; played and sang with Alba, Jock Tamson’s Bairns, Ossian, and solo, also played clarsach.

HEY CA’ THRO’ by Robert Burns; song and guitar, Tony Cuffe; original dance, Laura Scott; fiddle, Ed Pearlman

I first heard Tony perform this song in the mid 1970s, on a radio broadcast, playing as a member of the Scottish band 'ALBA', along with Sean O'Rourke and Mike Ward.  It was joyful, optimistic and energetic.

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Comments by Tony’s brother John about this selection:

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heycathro.pdf Cuffe statement.pdf