Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1050 (Kiss the Maid behind the Barrel)
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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).|
[FONC] The Francis O'Neill Cylinders. Thirty-two Recordings of Irish Traditional Music in America circa 1904. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
[PT] Patsy Touhey. The Piping of Patsy Touhey. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
[OTUS1] Oldtime Records. Vol. 1. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from the 1920's and 1930's. James Darcy (flute), John Mulvihill (fiddle).
[IDM 2] Past Masters of Irish Dance Music. Rosaleen Quartet: Larry Redican (fiddle), Eddie Meehan (flute), John McKenna (flute).
[GP] The Gentlemen Pipers. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Piping. Leo Rowsome.
[SE 3] Séamus Ennis. The Wandering Minstrel. Seamus Ennis (pipes). For this tune: (C# pipes).
[ST KCF] Séamus Tansey. King of the Concert Flute. Remastered. Séamus Tansey (flute).
[ICTM] Ireland. Irlande. James 'Sonny' MacDonagh from Bunanadden, Co. Sligo.
[SE 4] Séamus Ennis. Forty Years of Irish Piping. Seamus Ennis (pipes except where whistle or vocals noted).
[NH 1] Noel Hill. The Irish Concertina. Noel Hill (concertina).
[FG 3] Frankie Gavin. Frankie Goes to Town. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, flute).
[SK 2] Seán Keane. Jig It in Style. Seán Keane (fiddle).
[LFinger] Joe McHugh and Barry Carroll. The Long Finger. An Mhéar Fhada. Joe McHugh (pipes, whistle, keyboard, bouzouki), Barry Carroll (hammered dulcimer, keyboard). For this tune: Joe (pipes).
[SndCmC] The Sound of Coleman Country. Peter Horan (flute).
[WaMoDub] Paul McGrattan, Paul O'Shaughnessy. Within a Mile of Dublin. Paul McGrattan (flute), Paul O'Shaughnessy (fiddle).
[MOBAL] Michelle O'Brien, Aogán Lynch and Gavin Rolston [sic]. Michelle O'Brien, Aogán Lynch and Gavin Ralston. Michelle O'Brien (fiddle), Aogán Lynch (concertina), Gavin Ralston (guitar).
[MtRd] The Mountain Road. A Compilation of Tunes Popular in South Sligo. Gregory Daly (flute), with Ted McGowan (bodhrán).
[NR] Charlie Piggott and Gerry Harrington. The New Road. Charlie Piggott (accordion), Gerry Harrington (fiddle). For this tune: Gerry Harrington (fiddle).
[Dnu 3] Danú. All Things Considered. Tom Doorley (flute, whistle), Eamon Doorley (bouzouki, mandola), Brendan McCarthy (accordion, harmonica), Oisin MacAuley (fiddle, vocals, guitar), Jesse Smith (fiddle, viola), Noel Ryan (guitar), Donnchadh Gough (bodhrán, pipes), Ciarán Ó Gealbháin (vocals, piano accordion).
[TMIYD] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. Touch Me If You Dare. Ronan Browne (pipes, flute), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle, flute). For this tune: (pipes), (fiddle).
[MMlvy] Mick Mulvey. Within a Mile o' Jamestown. Mick Mulvey (flute). For this tune: (Eb flute).
[TTItself] Maeve Donnelly and Peadar O'Loughlin. The Thing Itself. Maeve Donnelly (fiddle), Peadar O'Loughlin (flute).
[JCt 5] John Carty. I Will If I Can. John Carty (banjo, guitar, fiddle). For this tune: (banjo).
[MMhn] Martin Meehan. Three's Company. Martin Meehan (flute, bodhrán).
[RoClare] Riches of Clare. Karol Lynch, Cyril O'Donoghue, Samantha Morris, Mickey Dunne.
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 #1308 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #571 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #74 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 36 of [LPUP] Eithne and Brian Vallely. Learn to Play the Uilleann Pipes.|
|As reel #169 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As reel #68 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
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