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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1001 (Jolly Beggar)

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Song
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Jolly Beggar, The / The Jolly Beggarman
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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~19737#1
[Plx 1] Planxty. Planxty. Liam O'Flynn (pipes, whistle), Andy Irvine (vocals, mandola, mandolin, hurdy-gurdy, harmonica), Donal Lunny (vocals, bouzouki, guitar, bodhrán), Christy Moore (vocals, guitar, harmonica, bodhrán). For this tune: Andy Irvine.
~19791#1
[Plx 4] Planxty. Collection. Unidentified on this reissue. For this tune: Andy Irvine (vocals).
200012#2
[CTL 8] Cherish the Ladies. The Girls Won't Leave the Boys Alone. Joanie Madden (whistle, flute, vocals), Mary Coogan (guitar, banjo, mandolin), Donna Long (piano, keyboards, vocals), Mary Rafferty (accordion, concertina, whistle), Deirdre Connolly (vocals, whistle, flute), Liz Knowles (fiddle). For this tune: Liam Clancy (vocals).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Farewell to Whiskey
CTL 8
Played beforeOn Albums
Wise Maid
Plx 1, Plx 4

Bibliography

I have found zero transcriptions of this song anywhere on the indexed books. Try my recommended links to other indexes if you need a transcription. If you want to actually learn to sing this song, simply learn it from a fellow singer or from a recording listed above. See also: Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music.

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1973