Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#529 (Donegal Traveler)
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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).|
[PJConlon] Peter J. Conlon. The Genius of Peter Conlon. 78 RPM Recordings from 1917-1929. Peter J. Conlon (melodeon). For this tune: with Walter Lally (banjo).
[OTUS2] Oldtime Records. Vol. 2. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from 1923 to 1947. P.J. Conlon (melodeon), Walter Lally (banjo).
[HG] Hugh Gillespie. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. Hugh Gillespie (fiddle).
[FD 1] Finbarr Dwyer. [Finbarr Dwyer. Irish Traditional Accordionist]. Disc 2 of of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Finbarr Dwyer (accordion).
[CTL 3] Cherish the Ladies. The Back Door. Mary Coogan (guitar, banjo), Siobhan Egan (fiddle, bodhrán), Eileen Golden (feet), Winifred Horan (fiddle, feet), Maureen Doherty Macken [Mary Rafferty] (accordion, flute), Joanie Madden (flute, whistle), Cathie Ryan (vocals), Linnane Wick (feet).
[BCw 1] Brian Conway. First through the Gate. Brian Conway (fiddle).
[UaC] Oisín and Conal Hernon. Up and Coming. Oisín Hernon (accordion, whistle), Conal Hernon (banjo, guitar). For this tune: Oisín (accordion).
[DPss 2] Dan Possumato. Pulling Out the Stops. Traditional Music and Song of Ireland. Dan Possumato (accordion). For this tune: with Kevin Burke (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 #28 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As reel #158 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
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?