Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1070 (Lads of Laois)
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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).|
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle).
[TMC] Joe Burke, Andy McGann, and Felix Dolan. A Tribute to Michael Coleman. Joe Burke (accordion), Andy McGann (fiddle), Felix Dolan (piano). For this tune: Andy McGann (fiddle).
[DODnl] Danny O'Donnell. Ón tSean-Am Anall. Danny O'Donnell (fiddle).
[MLIIA] The Boston College Irish Fiddle Festival - My Love Is in America. Andy McGann (fiddle).
[VK 1] Vinnie Kilduff. The Boys from the Blue Hill. Vinnie Kilduff (whistle, mandolin, guitar, keyboards, bass, bodhrán). For this tune: with (fiddles).
[FireAfl] Matt Molloy, Seán Keane, Liam O'Flynn. The Fire Aflame. Matt Molloy (flute), Seán Keane (fiddle), Liam O'Flynn (pipes). For this tune: Seán (fiddle).
[JDr 2] Joe Derrane. Return to Inis Mór. Joe Derrane (accordion).
[JK 3] James Kelly. Traditional Irish Music. James Kelly (fiddle).
[SWlsh 3] Seamus Walshe. Clare Accordion. Seamus Walshe (accordion).
[RT 2] Reeltime. Live It Up. Máirin Fahy (fiddle, vocals), Éilís Egan (accordion), Luke Daniels (accordion), Chris Kelly (guitar, vocals), John Flatley (keyboards, vocals), Yvonne Fahy (percussion).
[GCJR] Gerard Commane and Joe Ryan with Eoin O'Neill. Two Gentlemen of Clare Music. Gerard Commane (concertina), Joe Ryan (fiddle). For this tune: Gerdie (concertina).
[DzDnly 1] Dezi Donnelly. Familiar Footsteps. Dezi Donnelly (fiddle).
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 #192 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 81 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|On page 170 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler.|
|On page 31 of [T] Fintan Vallely. Timber. The Flute Tutor. 2nd Edition.|
|As tune #19 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
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?