Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#210 (Boys of the Lough)
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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).|
[PT] Patsy Touhey. The Piping of Patsy Touhey. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[FBros] The Flanagan Brothers. The Tunes We Like to Play on Paddy's Day. Joe Flanagan (accordion), Louis Flanagan (guitar, banjo), Mike Flanagan (banjo, vocals, mandolin).
[MER] The Music of Ed Reavy. Ed Reavy (fiddle).
[MG] Milestone at the Garden. Irish Fiddle Masters from the 78 RPM Era. Edward V. Reavy [Ed Reavy].
[BFair] Ballinasloe Fair. Early Recordings of Irish Music in America. Neil Nolan (banjo), Dan Sullivan (piano).
[TDMI] Traditional Dance Music of Ireland. The Jimmy Hogan Trio.
[SRyan C] Seán Ryan. A Collection of His Own Compositions and His Versions of Well Known Traditional Tunes. Seán Ryan (fiddle).
[GP] The Gentlemen Pipers. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Piping. Felix Dolan.
[JC] Joe Cooley. Cooley. Joe Cooley (accordion).
[ItS] In the Smoke. Noel Pepper (harmonica), Paddy Moran (flute).
[MM 1] Matt Molloy. Matt Molloy. Matt Molloy (flute). For this tune: (Eb flute).
[ST KCF] Séamus Tansey. King of the Concert Flute. Remastered. Séamus Tansey (flute).
[ECst] Traditional Irish Music in America. The East Coast. Brian Conway (fiddle).
[MvC 1] Moving Cloud. Moving Cloud. Paul Brock (accordion), Maeve Donnelly (fiddle, viola), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Kevin Crawford (flute and percussion), Carl Hession (piano). For this tune: 1st time Paul Brock (melodeon).
[GL20] Green Linnet Records. The Twentieth Anniversary Collection. 1st time Paul Brock (melodeon), then Moving Cloud.
[JBrosnan] John Brosnan. The Cook in the Kitchen. John Brosnan (accordion). For this tune: (melodeon).
[PCny] Paddy Canny. Traditional Music from the Legendary East Clare Fiddler. Paddy Canny (fiddle).
[MtRd] The Mountain Road. A Compilation of Tunes Popular in South Sligo. Peter Horan (flute).
[MnMcG] Manus McGuire. Saffron and Blue. Manus McGuire (fiddle).
[CLnn 1] Charlie Lennon. Time for a Tune. Charlie Lennon (fiddle, piano, drum).
[EGrs 1] Eliot Grasso. Standing Room Only. Eliot Grasso (pipes).
[JasCt] James Carty. Upon My Soul. James Carty (flute). For this tune: (D flute).
[HB 3] Harry Bradley. The Night-Rambler's Companion. Harry Bradley (flute, whistle).
[TAM] Joe Burke, Brian Conway and Felix Dolan. A Tribute to Andy McGann. Joe Burke (accordion), Brian Conway (fiddle), Felix Dolan (piano). For this tune: Brian Conway (fiddle).
[KB ABR] Kevin Burke and Cal Scott. Across the Black River. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Cal Scott (guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, mountain dulcimer).
[CYHCIt] Catherine McEvoy, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh. Comb Your Hair and Curl It. Catherine McEvoy (flute), Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle), Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh (concertina).
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.
|On page 53 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|As tune #139 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #37 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|As tune #159 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 54 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|On page 12 of [SK] Sean Keane. Fifty Fiddle Solos.|
|As tune #20 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
|As reel #24 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|On page 17 of [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
|In [LM] L[arry]. E. McCullough. ?|
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?