Hughie Shorty was a great supporter of traditional music. A good friend of Johnny Wilmot, Hughie often visited, bringing home-tapes which he had recorded. The tune Hughie Shorty's was composed and recorded by Johnny in the mid '60s real audio can be heard from the Breton Books CD reissue: Johnny Wilmot: Another Side of Cape Breton). One of the more popular 'new tunes' of the 20th century, it is played at sessions worldwide. ... ABCs (Lighthouse Archive).
last update 12/1/99