Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1003 (Jolly Tinker)
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Here are all recordings of this tune considering only the indexed recordings. I have discovered by careful listening that these sources are in fact musically the same tune, regardless of the tune titles they use, key changes, retuning, etc.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).|
[WW 1] The Wheels of the World. Early Irish-American Music. Classic Recordings from the 1920s and 1930s. Vol. 1. Michael Carney (pipes).
[WW 2] The Wheels of the World. Early Irish-American Music. Classic Recordings from the 1920s and 1930s. Vol. 2. Paddy Killoran (fiddle).
[BtB] Paddy Killoran, James Morrison. From Ballymote to Brooklyn. Paddy Killoran (fiddle), James Morrison (fiddle). For this tune: Paddy Killoran (fiddle).
[IFM] Past Masters of Irish Fiddle Music. Michael Gorman (fiddle), Mick Flynn (flute).
[Rnys] The Raineys. The Raineys. Paddy Rainey (fiddle), Stephen Rainey (fiddle), Bridie 'Biddy' Rainey (vocals).
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle). For this tune: with Tom Standeven (pipes).
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle).
[PitS] Paddy in the Smoke. Jimmy Power (fiddle), Jimmy Dunleavy (fiddle).
[Ch 5] The Chieftains. 5. Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Derek Bell (harp, oboe, timpán), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones).
[MOC 1] Martin O'Connor. The Connachtman's Rambles. Martin O'Connor (accordion).
[Ch AIE] The Chieftains. An Irish Evening. Live at the Grand Opera House, Belfast. Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán, vocals), Matt Molloy (flute), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Derek Bell (harp, tiompán, keyboards).
[SDI 3] Set Dances of Ireland. Volume III. Michael Tubridy (flute), Tommy McCarthy (concertina), Eamon McGivney (fiddle).
[AW] Paddy Reynolds, Charlie Mulvihill, James Keane, with Felix Dolan. Atlantic Wave. Paddy Reynolds (fiddle), Charlie Mulvihill (accordion), James Keane (accordion). For this tune: James Keane (accordion).
[KB IC] Kevin Burke. In Concert. Kevin Burke (fiddle). For this tune: with Martin Hayes, Aidan Brennan.
[Tda 2] Téada. Give Us a Penny and Let Us Be Gone. Oisín Mac Diarmada (fiddle, vocals), John Blake (flute, guitar), Paul Finn (accordion, concertina), Seán McElwain (banjo, bouzouki), Tristan Rosenstock (bodhrán, vocals).
[CDrny 4] Chris Droney. Down from Bell Harbour. Chris Droney (concertina).
[MMcG 3] Michael McGoldrick. Wired. Michael McGoldrick (flute, whistle, pipes, mandolin, bodhrán).
[RBys 3] Randal Bays. Dig with It. Randal Bays (fiddle, guitar, harp).
Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order. I have discovered by careful comparison that these are very similar to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.
|As tune #1535 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #751 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 158 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On page 35 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 56 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As reel #158 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #20 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
If you are considering using the above transcriptions to help you learn this tune, I invite you to check these practical Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music. See also: So why do you bother indexing books and abc?