Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1909 (Tie the Bonnet)
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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).|
[PitS] Paddy in the Smoke. Con Curtin, Edmond Murphy.
[Ch 2] The Chieftains. 2. Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones), Seán Keane (fiddle). For this tune: 1st time Sean Keane (fiddle).
[FD 1] Finbarr Dwyer. [Finbarr Dwyer. Irish Traditional Accordionist]. Disc 2 of of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Finbarr Dwyer (accordion).
[FTIM] Festival of Traditional Irish [Music]. Discs 7 and 8 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Finbarr Dwyer (accordion).
[4IC] Joe Burke, Finbarr Dwyer, Kevin Loughlin, John Whelan. Pure Irish Traditional Accordion. Session with Four Irish Champions. Joe Burke (accordion), Finbarr Dwyer (accordion), Kevin Loughlin (accordion), John Whelan (accordion). For this tune: Finbarr Dwyer (accordion).
[WC 2] Willie Clancy. The Pipering of Willie Clancy. Volume 1. Willie Clancy (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
[BICM] Best of Irish Ceili Music. Disc 5 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Shaskeen.
[Sg] Scartaglen. Last Night's Fun. Irish Music in America. Kirk Lynch (pipes, whistle, etc.), Connie Dover (vocals, keyboards), Roger Landes (bouzouki etc.), Michael Dugger (fiddle etc.). For this tune: Lynch (pipes).
[MaRaf] Mary Rafferty. Hand-Me-Downs. Mary Rafferty (accordion, concertina, flute, whistle). For this tune: (accordion), with Mike (flute).
[Tda 3] Téada. Inné Amárach. Seán McElwain (guitar, bouzouki, banjo), Damien Stenson (flute), Tristan Rosenstock (bodhrán), Oisín Mac Diarmada (fiddle, piano), Paul Finn (accordion).
[SMcK] Skip McKinley. Fairy Tales. Skip McKinley (flute).
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 #1351 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #1415 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #606 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #20 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|On page 124 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On page 237 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler.|
|As reel #135 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As reel #22 in [Ng] Alan Ng. Alan Ng's Transcriptions.|
|As reel #54 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
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?