Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#612 (Farewell to Whiskey)
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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).|
[BtB] Paddy Killoran, James Morrison. From Ballymote to Brooklyn. Paddy Killoran (fiddle), James Morrison (fiddle). For this tune: John McKenna (flute), James Morrison (fiddle).
[SatG] Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford. The Star above the Garter. Fiddle music from Kerry, played by Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford. Denis Murphy (fiddle), Julia Clifford (fiddle).
[FG 2] Frankie Gavin. Croch Suas É. Up and Away. Frankie Gavin (flute, fiddle, whistle, accordion). For this tune: (flute).
[WyndTrn] Dan Healy and Ciaran O'Raghallaigh. The Wyndy Turn. Dan Healy (flute), Ciaran O Raghallaigh (fiddle).
[CTL 8] Cherish the Ladies. The Girls Won't Leave the Boys Alone. Joanie Madden (whistle, flute, vocals), Mary Coogan (guitar, banjo, mandolin), Donna Long (piano, keyboards, vocals), Mary Rafferty (accordion, concertina, whistle), Deirdre Connolly (vocals, whistle, flute), Liz Knowles (fiddle).
[HB 2] Harry Bradley. As I Carelessly Did Stray . Harry Bradley (flute, whistle). For this tune: (high B flute).
[LMcK 1] Laura MacKenzie. Laura and the Lads. Laura MacKenzie (flute, whistle, concertina, vocals), Brian Miller (guitar). For this tune: (flute), with Django Amerson (fiddle).
[LLPQ 3] The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. Enchanted Lady. Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Karen Ryan (fiddle, whistle, mandola, banjo), Maureen Linane (accordion), Dee Havlin (flute, whistle), Kathleen O'Sullivan (vocals).
[PotW] John Wynne and John McEvoy. Pride of the West. John Wynne (flute), John McEvoy (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 #1825 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #297#4 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #350 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #118#2 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|As tune #55 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|On page 102 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As misc #37 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #48 in [Cr] Matt Cranitch. The Irish Fiddle Book.|
|As tune #23 in [IBPS] Pat Conway. Ireland's Best Polkas and Slides.|
|As other #14 in [Ng] Alan Ng. Alan Ng's Transcriptions.|
|As polka #15 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #285 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?