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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Album Details for Tuning the Radio

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Artist Namevarious
Album TitleTuning the Radio
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RTÉ 285CD, 2010. Compilation of recordings made for radio broadcast between 1940 and 1955. Notes by Peter Browne. Released about 5 November 2010 according to several different Web sites. Not indexed here: track 2 (La Mujer).

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11 Reel Sporting Paddy
Sporting Paddy
Performer: Kincora Céilí Band
2 Reel Traveller
The Traveller
Performer: Kincora Céilí Band
3 Reel Leitrim Lasses
The Leitrim Lasses
Performer: Kincora Céilí Band
31 Reel Old Dudeen
The Old Dúidín
Performer: Paddy Killoran (fiddle)
2 Reel Hut in the Bog
On the Road to Lurgan
Performer: Paddy Killoran (fiddle)
3 Reel Sweeney's Dream
The Emlagation Reel
Performer: Paddy Killoran (fiddle)
41 Song Sheemore Fair near Carrick Town
Sheemore Fair near Carrick Town
Performer: Thomas Moran (vocals)
51 Reel Sporting Nell
Gorman's
Performer: Pat "Pakie" Russell (concertina)
2 JigD Kitty's Rambles
Kitty's Rambles
Performer: Pat "Pakie" Russell (concertina)
61 Reel Sligo Maid
The Sligo Maid
Performer: Leo Rowsome (pipes)
2 Reel Miss McLeod
Miss McLeod's
Performer: Leo Rowsome (pipes)
71 Song Seachrán Chearbhaill
Seachrán Chearbhaill
Performer: Seán Choilm 'ac Dhonncha
81 Reel Give Us Another
The Foot of the Glen
Performer: Denis Murphy (fiddle)
2 Reel Road to Town
The Road to Town
Performer: Denis Murphy (fiddle)
3 Reel Morning Star
The Morning Star
Performer: Denis Murphy (fiddle)
91 Song Morrissey and the Russian Sailor
Morrissey and the Russian Sailor
Performer: Seán 'ac Dhonncha
101 Hpipe Gillespie's Hornpipe
Frank Cassidy's / [notes that this is "very similar to" O'Neill's:] Gillespie's Hornpipe
Performer: Jimmy Lyons (fiddle)
111 Song An Mhaighdean Mhara
An Mhaighdean Mhara
Performer: Cáit (Cití) Ní Ghallchóir
121 Hpipe Rose of Drishane
The Rose of Drishane / Egan's Hornpipe
Performer: Denis Murphy (fiddle), Johnny O'Leary (accordion)
2 Hpipe Tom Billy's
Mike Sullivan's
Performer: Denis Murphy (fiddle), Johnny O'Leary (accordion)
131 Song Kilworth near Fermoy
Kilworth near Fermoy
Performer: John O'Connell
141 JigD Cheer Up Old Hag
[1st tune in a set titled:] Sheehan's
Performer: Pádraig O'Keeffe (fiddle)
2 JigD Padraig O'Keeffes [Pádraig O'Keeffe's]
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Sheehan's
Performer: Pádraig O'Keeffe (fiddle)
3 JigD Padraig O'Keeffes [Pádraig O'Keeffe's]
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Sheehan's
Performer: Pádraig O'Keeffe (fiddle)
151 Song Tigh Mór Ard
Tigh Mór Ard
Performer: Diarmuid Ó Ríordáin, Seán Eoin Ó Súilleabháin
161 Reel Dillon's Fancy
Dillon's Fancy
Performer: The Tulla Céilí Band
2 Reel Bird in the Bush
The Bird in the Tree
Performer: The Tulla Céilí Band
3 Reel Mountain Top
Doone Hill / The Mountain Top
Performer: The Tulla Céilí Band
171 Reel First House in Connaught
The First House in Connacht
Performer: Séamus Ennis (C# pipes)
2 Reel Miss Monaghan
Miss Monaghan
Performer: Séamus Ennis (C# pipes)
181 Song Green Brooms
Green Brooms
Performer: Art O'Keeffe
191 Slide Denis Murphy's
The Dark Girl in Blue
Performer: Paddy Cronin (fiddle)
2 Slide Across the Road
Across the Road
Performer: Paddy Cronin (fiddle)
201 SetD Blackbird
The Blackbird
Performer: Hubert Finan (flute), Dominic "Sonny" Flanagan (flute)
211 Air Lord Mayo
Tiarna Mhuigheo
Performer: Micky Doherty (fiddle)
2 Hpipe Liverpool Hornpipe
The Liverpool
Performer: Micky Doherty (fiddle)
221 SetD Rodney's Glory
Colonel Rodney
Performer: Seán Seery (pipes)
2 Air Bonny Bunch of Roses
The Bonny Bunch of Roses
Performer: Seán Seery (pipes)
3 Reel Silver Spear
The Silver Spear
Performer: Seán Seery (pipes)
4 Hpipe Higgins' Hornpipe
Higgin's
Performer: Seán Seery (pipes)
231 JigSl Foxhunter's Jig
The Foxhunter's
Performer: Joe O'Dowd (fiddle)
2 JigSl Comb Your Hair and Curl It
Comb Your Hair and Curl It
Performer: Joe O'Dowd (fiddle)
241 Reel Chattering Magpie
The Chattering Magpie
Performer: Aggie Whyte (fiddle), Eddie Moloney (flute)
2 Reel Flax in Bloom
The Flax in Bloom
Performer: Aggie Whyte (fiddle), Eddie Moloney (flute)
251 Hpipe Spring Garden
[1st of three tunes in a set with only two titles:] "The Northern, The Minstrel's Fancy"
Performer: The Dublin Metropolitan Garda Céilí Band
2 Hpipe [untitled]
[2nd of three tunes in a set with only two titles:] "The Northern, The Minstrel's Fancy"
Performer: The Dublin Metropolitan Garda Céilí Band
3 Hpipe [untitled]
[3rd of three tunes in a set with only two titles:] "The Northern, The Minstrel's Fancy"
Performer: The Dublin Metropolitan Garda Céilí Band
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