Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#2659 (Belles of St. Louis)
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Here is the sole recording of this tune considering only the indexed recordings.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).|
[TP 4] Tommy Peoples. The Iron Man. Tommy Peoples (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 recording listed above.
|As tune #15 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As reel #229 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?