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Tune ID#3237 (Ride a Mile)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Ride a Mile about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording AMPR (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Slip jig24ABCG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Ride a Mile / Tiomáin Míle / Riding a Mile / Rise a Mile / Ride a Mill / Ride a Mule / Riding a Mule / Fairest Put on Awhile / Hey My Kitten / I Don't Care / Is Cuma liom / Cumilum / Mad Moll / Yellow Stockings / The Hawthorn / The First Slip (1st in set Sport of Chase on TOCAM) (also in A, also without 3rd part; some book settings included here could be considered different tunes)

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
197312#1
[KB SD] Kevin Burke. Sweeney's Dream. Fiddle Tunes from County Sligo, Ireland. Kevin Burke (fiddle).
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~19764#2
[AMPR] Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann (fiddle), Paddy Reynolds (fiddle).
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19785#2
[EOD] Eugene O'Donnell. Slow Airs and Set Dances. Eugene O'Donnell (fiddle).
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199014#1
[COG 1] Conal O Gráda. The Top of Coom. Conal Ó Gráda (flute). For this tune: (F fife).
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19979#2
[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).
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~19977#2
[MMrch 1] Marcas Ó Murchú. Ó Bhéal go Béal. Marcas Ó Murchú (flute, whistle, vocals). For this tune: (Eb flute).
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~200012#2
[COC] Connie O'Connell. Ceol Cill na Martra (Music from Cill Na Martra). Connie O'Connell (fiddle). For this tune: with Áine (fiddle).
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~200510#1
[TOCAM] Tony O'Connell and Andy Morrow. Tony O'Connell and Andy Morrow with Arty McGlynn. Tony O'Connell (concertina), Andy Morrow (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 #1157 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #1158 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #435 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #453 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #30 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy. [available]
On page 85 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
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?

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