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Mitchell Music

An unknown Tyneside fiddler c.1860 from the archives of P.M. Lowes & Son, photographers, Newcastle upon Tyne. He is unlikely to be James Hill but the tartan trews suggest a Scottish connection.

(Beamish Museum : the Living Museum of the North)

The Lads Like Beer is the website for Mitchell Music.


The aim is to provide access for information on two renowned c19th fiddlers from the North East of England - James Hill and Robert Whinham.


Open the relevant pages to find out more about these men and to see or hear examples of their music or order the books and CD.


It is hoped that over time this site can be developed and updated as further information comes to light. If you have any comments or information about these fiddlers please use the Guest book to leave a message and anything of relevance can be made available online.


Launch Concert featuring great fiddlers on 21st February 2014 in Gateshead announced.







Mitchell Music

169 Main Street, Pathhead, Midlothian, Scotland EH37 5SQ

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