Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#871 (Humours of Whiskey)
|Rhythm ?||Bars||Mode ?|
|Slip jig||16||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).|
[PT] Patsy Touhey. The Piping of Patsy Touhey. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
[Ch 2] The Chieftains. 2. Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones), Seán Keane (fiddle).
[DMeehan] Danny Meehan. Navvy on the Shore. Danny Meehan (fiddle).
[A 1] Frankie Kennedy and Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh. Altan. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (fiddle, vocals), Frankie Kennedy (flute).
[DOEI] Dear Old Erin's Isle. Irish Traditional Music from America. Tom Doherty (melodeon).
[TDrty] Tom Doherty. Take the Bull by the Horns. Tom Doherty (accordion).
[NMCMM] The Northern Meeting. Celtic Music in Milwaukee. 180 and the Letter G.
[JK 3] James Kelly. Traditional Irish Music. James Kelly (fiddle).
[Sol 1] Solas. Solas. Seamus Egan (flute, whistle, guitar, pipes, bodhrán, vocals), Karan Casey (vocals), John Doyle (guitar, vocals), Winifred Horan (fiddle, vocals), John Williams (accordion, concertina, vocals).
[A AS] Altan. Another Sky. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (fiddle, vocals), Ciaran Tourish (fiddle, whistle, vocals), Dermot Byrne (accordion), Ciaran Curran (bouzouki), Mark Kelly (guitar, vocals), Dáithi Sproule (guitar, vocals).
[PoNY] Joanie Madden, Brian Conway, Billy McComiskey, Brendan Dolan. Pride of New York. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle), Brian Conway (fiddle), Billy McComiskey (accordion), Brendan Dolan (piano).
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 #66 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 159 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler.|
|On page 220 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As slipjig #15 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?