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The Irish Traditional Music Tune Index

Album Contents: Sporting Nell by Tommy McCarthy

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Artist NameTommy McCarthy
Album TitleSporting Nell
MusiciansTommy McCarthy (concertina, pipes, whistle)
Source and
other information
Tommy McCarthy MMC CD52, 1997. Recorded in Ennis, Co. Clare. With texts by Tommy Keane and Tim Dennehy.

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11 Reel Green Fields of America
Mollie Brannigan / Charming Molly Brallaghan / The Green Fields of America
Performer: (concertina)
2 Reel Sporting Nell
Sporting Nell
Performer: (concertina)
21 Reel Bells of Tipperary
The New Policeman / The Belles of Tipperary
Performer: (C whistle)
2 Reel Ravelled Hank of Yarn
The Ravelled Hank of Yarn / The Peeler's Jacket
Performer: (C whistle)
31 JigSl Little Fair Cannavans
Na Ceannabháin Bhána
Performer: (concertina)
2 JigSl Kitty Come Down to Limerick
Will You Come Down to Limerick? [sic] / The Munster Gimlet
Performer: (concertina)
41 Reel Martin Wynne's
Martin Wynne's No.1
Performer: (pipes)
2 Reel Paddy Taylor's
Paddy Taylor's
Performer: (pipes)
51 JigD Maid in the Meadow
The Maid in the Meadow / Jimmy O'Brien's Jig
Performer: (concertina)
2 JigD Sweet Biddy Daly
Sweet Biddy Daly
Performer: (concertina)
61 Air Dear Irish Boy
The Dear Irish Boy
Performer: (Bb whistle)
71 Piece Planxty Browne
Planxty Browne
Performer: (concertina)
81 Reel Limestone Rock
The Limestone Rock
Performer: (pipes)
2 Reel Road to Lisdoonvarna
The Road to Lisdoonvarna / All the Ways to Galway
Performer: (pipes)
91 Fling John Roche's Favourite
John Roche's Favourite
Performer: (A/E concertina)
101 Reel Jenny Picking Cockles
Jenny Picking Cockles
Performer: (pipes)
2 Reel Floating Crowbar
The Floating Crowbar / The Rathcroghan Reel
Performer: (pipes)
111 JigD Scatter the Mud
Scatter the Mud / The Maids of Tramore
Performer: (concertina)
2 SgJig Kerry Jig
Performer: (concertina)
121 Air Anach Cuain
Anach Chuain
Performer: (whistle)
131 Reel Pigeon on the Gate
The Pigeon on the Gate
Performer: (A/E concertina)
141 JigD Leg of the Duck
The Leg of the Duck
Performer: (whistle)
2 JigD High Part of the Road
Ard an Bhóthair
Performer: (whistle)
151 Hpipe Chief O'Neill's Favorite
Chief O'Neill's Favourite
Performer: (pipes)
2 Hpipe Byrne's Hornpipe
Performer: (pipes)
161 Reel First Month of Spring
The First Month of Summer
Performer: (Bb whistle)
2 Reel Blackberry Blossom
The Blackberry Blossom
Performer: (Bb whistle)
171 JigD Cherish the Ladies
Cherish the Ladies
Performer: (pipes)
181 Reel Mountain Top
The Mountain Top
Performer: (concertina)
2 Reel Chicago Reel
The Chicago / The Portlaw
Performer: (concertina)
3 Reel Flower of the Flock
The Flower of the Flock
Performer: (concertina)
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