Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#696 (Galway Rambler)
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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).|
[GD] From Galway to Dublin. Early Recordings of Traditional Irish Music. Tom Morrison (flute).
[IDM 2] Past Masters of Irish Dance Music. Aughrim Slopes Ceilidhe Band.
[HG] Hugh Gillespie. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. Hugh Gillespie (fiddle).
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle).
[AIC1] Paddy Canny, P.J. Hayes, Peadar O'Loughlin, Bridie Lafferty. An Historic Recording of Irish Traditional Music from County Clare and East Galway. Paddy Canny (fiddle), P.J. Hayes (fiddle). For this tune: with Peadar O'Loughlin.
[AIC2] Paddy Canny. Meet Paddy Canny. All-Ireland Champion - Violin. Paddy Canny (fiddle). For this tune: with Peadar O'Loughlin.
[ECr] Elizabeth Crotty. Concertina Music from West Clare. Elizabeth Crotty (concertina). For this tune: with Seán Reid, Aggie White, Peter O'Loughlin, Hugh Doohan, Paddy Breen, Michael Tubridy.
[ST KCF] Séamus Tansey. King of the Concert Flute. Remastered. Séamus Tansey (flute).
[HMSP] Joe Burke, Michael Cooney, Terry Corcoran. Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part. Joe Burke (accordion), Michael Cooney (pipes, whistle), Terry Corcoran (guitar, vocals).
[SRn 1] Seán Ryan. Siúil Uait / Take the Air. Seán Ryan (whistle).
[COG 1] Conal O Gráda. The Top of Coom. Conal Ó Gráda (flute).
[MV] Maiden Voyage. Live Traditional Irish Music Session from Pepper's Bar, Feakle, Co. Clare. Tommy Peoples (fiddle), Siobhán Peoples (fiddle), Andrew McNamara (accordion), Kevin Crawford (flute), P.J. King (accordion), Páraic Mac Donnchadha (banjo), Pat Marsh (bouzouki), Joe Bane (whistle), John Maloney (bodhrán), Séan Mac Donnchadha (vocals).
[AW] Paddy Reynolds, Charlie Mulvihill, James Keane, with Felix Dolan. Atlantic Wave. Paddy Reynolds (fiddle), Charlie Mulvihill (accordion), James Keane (accordion). For this tune: James Keane (accordion).
[CBt] Celtic Beat. Traditional Music from Ireland. Jason O'Rourke (concertina).
[Shskn 10] Shaskeen. Music for Set Dancing and Listening. Tom Cussen (banjo, mandolin), Benny O'Connor (drums, bodhrán, bongos), Seán Conway (flute, whistle, guitar), Eamonn Cotter (flute), Mike Fahy (guitar), Charlie Harris (accordion), Geraldine Cotter (piano), Carl Hession (piano).
[KHe] Kevin Henry. One's Own Place - A Family Tradition. Kevin Henry (flute, whistle, pipes, vocals). For this tune: with Maggie Healy (flute).
[AMacN 1] Andrew Mac Namara. Dawn. Andrew Mac Namara (accordion).
[JWh 8] John Whelan. Celtic Roots. John Whelan (accordion).
[GCJR] Gerard Commane and Joe Ryan with Eoin O'Neill. Two Gentlemen of Clare Music. Gerard Commane (concertina), Joe Ryan (fiddle).
[JCnly 3] Johnny Connolly. An Mileoidean Scaoilte. Johnny Connolly (melodeon).
[MulcFam2] Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy. Notes from the Heart. Mick Mulcahy (accordion, melodeon), Louise Mulcahy (flute, pipes), Michelle Mulcahy (fiddle, concertina, harp, piano). For this tune: Louise (Eb flute).
[WFO 3] Wooden Flute Obsession 3. Louise Mulcahy (Eb flute).
[TCB 4] The Tulla Céilí Band. 60th Anniversary Celebration. Mark Donnellan (fiddle), Martin Hayes (fiddle), Jim Corry (piano), Sean Donnelly (accordion), Michael McKee (accordion), J.J. Conway (flute), Jennifer Lenihan (flute), Martin Glynn (flute), Mick Flanagan (drums).
[GCB 2] The Glenside. Take the Floor with The Glenside. Tom Flood (accordion), Johnny Duffy (banjo), Moyra Fraser (keyboard, vocals), Aidan Flood (drums).
[PttW] Matt Molloy and John Carty with Arty McGlynn. Pathway to the Well. Matt Molloy (flute), John Carty (fiddle), Arty McGlynn (guitar).
[MSHtn 4] Matt and Shannon Heaton. Lovers' Well. Shannon Heaton (vocals, flute, whistle), Matt Heaton (vocals, guitar, bouzouki, bodhrán). For this tune: (flute).
[MOCCH 1] Máirtín O'Connor, Cathal Hayden, Seamie O'Dowd. Crossroads. Máirtín O'Connor (accordion), Cathal Hayden (fiddle, banjo, viola), Seamie O'Dowd (guitar, vocals, bass, mandolin, cabasa).
[RossBr] Ben Lennon and Tony O'Connell. Rossinver Braes. Ben Lennon (fiddle), Tony O'Connell (concertina).
[LCJD 2] Liz Carroll and John Doyle. Double Play. Liz Carroll (fiddle), John Doyle (guitar, bouzouki, mandola, vocals).
[IFMCK] Connie O'Connell. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. Connie O'Connell (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 #177 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As reel #25 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #313 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|In [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 37 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As tune #28 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
|As tune #21 in [DM 4] Dave Mallinson. 100 Vital Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 104 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry.|
|In [LM] L[arry]. E. McCullough. ?|
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?