Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#590 (Molly Bán)
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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).|
[JB 2] Joe Burke with Charlie Lennon. Traditional Music of Ireland. Joe Burke (accordion), with Charlie Lennon (piano).
[BB 2] The Bothy Band. Old Hag You Have Killed Me. Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle), Matt Molloy (flute, whistle), Kevin Burke (fiddle), Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill (vocals, clavinet, harmonium), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (vocals, guitar), Donal Lunny (vocals, bouzouki, guitar, bodhrán).
[KOS] James Kelly, Paddy O'Brien, Daithi Sproule. Traditional Music of Ireland. James Kelly (fiddle), Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Daithi Sproule (vocals, guitar).
[JMd 1] Joanie Madden. A Whistle on the Wind. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle). For this tune: 1st time (flute), then with John Williams (concertina).
[MH 2] Martin Hayes. Under the Moon. Martin Hayes (fiddle).
[SndCmC] The Sound of Coleman Country. Declan Payne (piano accordion), Seamus O'Donnell (flute).
[WFO 1] Wooden Flute Obsession. Joanie Madden (flute).
[BrdgGap] Kevin Moloney, Sean Moloney. Bridging the Gap. Kevin Moloney (fiddle), Sean Moloney (flute).
[PCny] Paddy Canny. Traditional Music from the Legendary East Clare Fiddler. Paddy Canny (fiddle).
[CNea 1] Colin Nea. The Pure Box. Colin Nea (accordion).
[EON] Eoin O'Neill. In Session. Eoin O'Neill (bouzouki, fiddle). For this tune: Tara Connaghan (fiddle).
[CTrsh] Ciaran Tourish. Down the Line. Ciaran Tourish (fiddle, whistle).
[CMcN] Christy McNamara. The House I Was Reared In. Christy McNamara (accordion, concertina, vocals). For this tune: (accordion).
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 #1474 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #703 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|On page 146 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As tune #154 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne.|
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?