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Tune ID#1565 (Peeler's Jacket)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Peeler's Jacket about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording SE 6 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Peeler's Jacket, The / Seaicéad an Phílir / The Flannel Jacket / Flannel Jacket / Hibernia's Pride

cd Discography

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.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments). Go to album
19401#3
[SE 6] Séamus Ennis. The Return from Fingal. Séamus Ennis (pipes, vocals). For this tune: (pipes).
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19744#2
[RF] Miko, Pakie and Gussie Russell. The Russell Family of Doolin, County Clare. Miko Russell (whistle, flute, vocals), Gussie Russell (whistle), Pakie Russell (concertina). For this tune: Miko (B whistle).
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~19772.5#2
[NaF 5] Na Filí. Chanter's Tune. Unidentified on this reissue, but from the original: Tomás Ó Canainn (pipes, vocals), Tom Barry (whistles, flute), Matt Cranitch (fiddle).
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~198410#1
[KB UC] Kevin Burke. Up Close. Kevin Burke (fiddle). For this tune: with Joe Burke (accordion).
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~199215#1
[PHt] Parson's Hat. The Better Match. Bríd Ní Chatháin (harp, vocals), Fred Johnston (guitar, vocals, mandolin), Janet Sutton (whistle), Paul Wilkins (piano accordion, whistle, keyboards, piano). For this tune: 1st time (piano accordion), then with (whistle).
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20031#1
[CSmth] Chris Smith with Roger Landes and Randal Bays. Coyotebanjo. Chris Smith (banjo, mandola, mandolin, field organ), Roger Landes (bouzouki), Randal Bays (fiddle).
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~20089#1
[BCw 2] Brian Conway. Consider the Source. Brian Conway (fiddle).
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Bibliography

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.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #1184 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #463 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #63 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler." [available]
On page 93 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As reel #206 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.
On page 83 of [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book. [available]
As reel #268 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #11 in [DM 4] Dave Mallinson. 100 Vital Irish Session Tunes. [available]

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?

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1903