Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#571 (Eddie Kelly's)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||E Minor|
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).|
[CC] Bernard O'Sullivan and Tommy McMahon. Clare Concertinas. Bernard O'Sullivan (concertina), Tommy McMahon (concertina) except where solos noted. For this tune: Tommy.
[LC 1] Liz Carroll. A Friend Indeed. Liz Carroll (fiddle).
[PJHrn 1] P.J. Hernon. P.J. Hernon. P.J. Hernon (accordion, melodeon). For this tune: (accordion), with Marcus Hernon (flute).
[BMc 1] Billy McComiskey. Makin' the Rounds. Irish Traditional Music. Billy McComiskey (accordion).
[LMlltt 1] Larry Mallette and Friends. 'Til Time Is No More. Larry Mallette (flute, whistle). For this tune: (whistle).
[LaL] Lámh ar Lámh. Many Hands. Nóra Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle), Áine Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle), Mac Dara Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle), Felim Ó Raghallaigh (flute), Micheál Ó Raghallaigh (concertina).
[JBC] Johnny B. Connolly. Bridgetown. Johnny B. Connolly (accordion). For this tune: with Kevin Burke.
[HDvls 2] The House Devils. Crossing the Ocean. Matt Fahey (vocals, guitar, bouzouki, resonator guitar), Mat Walklate (harmonica, flute, vocals, whistle, pipes), Andrew Dinan (fiddle), Anthony Haller (double bass). For this tune: Mat Walklate (harmonica).
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 #57 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As tune #38 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne.|
|As jig #88 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
|As tune #225 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
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?