Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#877 (I Had a Bonnet Trimmed with Blue)
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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).|
[JOL 1] Johnny O'Leary. Music for the Set. Traditional Irish Music from Sliabh Luachra. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
[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).
[AOT 3] Any Old Time. Crossing. Traditional Music from Cork and Beyond. Matt Cranitch (fiddle), Dave Hennessy (accordion), Mick Daly (vocals, guitar, banjo). For this tune: Dave Hennessy (accordion).
[DLB] Donncha Lynch Band. Timmy 'the Brit' McCarthy's Set Dances of Cork and Kerry. Donncha Lynch (accordion), Aogan Lynch (concertina), Ronan Lynch (fiddle), Donncha Lynch, Jr. (guitar).
[MRaf] Mike Rafferty. Speed 78. Mike Rafferty (flute, pipes).
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 #302 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #73 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|As tune #21 in [IBPS] Pat Conway. Ireland's Best Polkas and Slides.|
|As tune #57 in [IBPS] Pat Conway. Ireland's Best Polkas and Slides.|
|On page 224 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As tune #281 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
|On page 91 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry.|
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?