The Ashokan Farewell
Jay Ungar


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Ungar is an Ultimate Hall of Fame One Hit Wonder. This first entered the chart in 2000 and has remained ever since, peaking at number 6 in 2003.

When New Yorkers are thirsty, they can simply turn on a faucet and pour themselves a glass of Ashokan water.

The Ashokan reservoir is a huge expanse of water some 150 miles north of the city, and not far from the spot where Jay Ungar and Molly Mason have run a 'fiddle and dance' camp annually for more than thirty years.