Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1127 (Limerick Lasses)
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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).|
[KCB 1] The Kilfenora Ceili Band. The Fabulous Kilfenora Ceili Band. P.J. Lynch (fiddle), Gus Tierney (fiddle), Jim McCormack (flute), Gerry Lynch (accordion), P. Mullins, T. Eustace, P. Madigan, Kitty Linnane (piano), G. O'Loughlin (drums).
[KClns 1] Kathleen Collins. Traditional Music of Ireland. Kathleen Collins (fiddle).
[MBP] Matt Molloy, Paul Brady, Tommy Peoples. Matt Molloy. Paul Brady. Tommy Peoples. Matt Molloy (flute), Paul Brady (guitar, vocals), Tommy Peoples (fiddle).
[Rel] Relativity. Relativity. Johnny Cunningham (fiddle), Tríona Ní Dhomnhaill (vocals, clavinet), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (vocals, guitars, keyboards), Phil Cunningham (accordion, keyboards, whistles, bodhrán).
[SW] Silly Wizard. Live Wizardry.
[MoD] Tony Mac Mahon, Noel Hill, Iarla Ó Lionáird. Music of Dreams. Tony Mac Mahon (accordion), Noel Hill (concertina), Iarla Ó Lionáird (vocals).
[CTL 7] Cherish the Ladies. At Home. Mary Coogan (guitar, banjo, mandolin), Aoife Clancy (vocals), Joanie Madden (flute, whistle, vocals), Siobhan Egan (fiddle, bodhrán), Donna Long (piano, synthesizer, fiddle, vocals), Mary Rafferty (accordion, whistle, concertina).
[NR] Charlie Piggott and Gerry Harrington. The New Road. Charlie Piggott (accordion), Gerry Harrington (fiddle). For this tune: Gerry Harrington (fiddle).
[DLyn] Dana Lyn. Looking for the Early Opener. Dana Lyn (fiddle, viola, piano).
[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 #1451 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #684 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #290 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|On page 141 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
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