Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3237 (Ride a Mile)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Slip jig||24||ABC||G Major|
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).|
[KB SD] Kevin Burke. Sweeney's Dream. Fiddle Tunes from County Sligo, Ireland. Kevin Burke (fiddle).
[AMPR] Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann (fiddle), Paddy Reynolds (fiddle).
[EOD] Eugene O'Donnell. Slow Airs and Set Dances. Eugene O'Donnell (fiddle).
[COG] Conal O Gráda. The Top of Coom. Conal Ó Gráda (flute).
[PS 6] Patrick Street. Made in Cork. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Jackie Daly (accordion), Andy Irvine (mandolin, bouzouki, harmonica, vocals), Ged Foley (guitar, backing vocals). For this tune: Kevin Burke (fiddle).
[MMrch 1] Marcas Ó Murchú. Ó Bhéal go Béal. Marcas Ó Murchú (flute, whistle, vocals). For this tune: (Eb flute).
[COC] Connie O'Connell. Ceol Cill na Martra (Music from Cill Na Martra). Connie O'Connell (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 recordings listed above.
|As tune #1157 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #1158 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #435 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #453 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #30 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|On page 85 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|In [FMH] Tom Hastings. The Feis Musicians Handbook [sic].|
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?