Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#861 (Jackson's Jig)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||8-bar phrase structure||Mode ?|
|Double jig||32||AABB||G Major|
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).|
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[SE 1] Seamus Ennis. The Bonny Bunch of Roses. Seamus Ennis (pipes, whistle, 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: Paddy Reynolds (fiddle), Charlie Mulvihill (accordion).
[JJK] John and James Kelly with Michael Crehan and Michael Gavin. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. James Kelly (fiddle), John Kelly (fiddle).
[CC] Bernard O'Sullivan and Tommy McMahon. Clare Concertinas. Bernard O'Sullivan (concertina), Tommy McMahon (concertina) except where solos noted. For this tune: Tommy McMahon.
[AMPR] Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann (fiddle), Paddy Reynolds (fiddle).
[MM 3] Matt Molloy. Stony Steps. Matt Molloy (flute).
[Lgcy] Legacy. Navan. Don Penzien (guitar, vocals, whistle), Valerie Plested (fiddle), Beth Patterson (bouzouki, vocals), Justin Murphy (flute, whistle).
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 #1115 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #288 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #2 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 76 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As (Treoir) in [L] Alan's private loose music.|
|As jig #59 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
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?