Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1070 (Lads of Laois)
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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).|
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle).
[TMC] Joe Burke, Andy McGann, and Felix Dolan. A Tribute to Michael Coleman. Joe Burke (accordion), Andy McGann (fiddle), Felix Dolan (piano). For this tune: Andy McGann (fiddle).
[DODnl] Danny O'Donnell. Ón tSean-Am Anall. Danny O'Donnell (fiddle).
[SWlsh 4] Séamus Walshe. Traditional Music of Ireland on Button Accordion. Séamus Walshe (accordion).
[MLIIA] The Boston College Irish Fiddle Festival - My Love Is in America. Andy McGann (fiddle).
[VK 1] Vinnie Kilduff. The Boys from the Blue Hill. Vinnie Kilduff (whistle, mandolin, guitar, keyboards, bass, bodhrán). For this tune: with (fiddles).
[FireAfl] Matt Molloy, Seán Keane, Liam O'Flynn. The Fire Aflame. Matt Molloy (flute), Seán Keane (fiddle), Liam O'Flynn (pipes). For this tune: Seán (fiddle).
[JDr 2] Joe Derrane. Return to Inis Mór. Joe Derrane (accordion).
[JK 3] James Kelly. Traditional Irish Music. James Kelly (fiddle).
[SWlsh 3] Seamus Walshe. Clare Accordion. Seamus Walshe (accordion).
[RT 2] Reeltime. Live It Up. Máirin Fahy (fiddle, vocals), Éilís Egan (accordion), Luke Daniels (accordion), Chris Kelly (guitar, vocals), John Flatley (keyboards, vocals), Yvonne Fahy (percussion).
[GCJR] Gerard Commane and Joe Ryan with Eoin O'Neill. Two Gentlemen of Clare Music. Gerard Commane (concertina), Joe Ryan (fiddle). For this tune: Gerdie (concertina).
[DzDnly 1] Dezi Donnelly. Familiar Footsteps. Dezi Donnelly (fiddle).
[AcrPond] Across the Pond. Across the Pond. Kevin Griffin (banjo), Roger Burridge (fiddle), Michael Shorrock (bouzouki), Quentin Cooper (mandolin, guitar, bass).
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 #192 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 81 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|On page 170 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler.|
|On page 31 of [T] Fintan Vallely. Timber. The Flute Tutor. 2nd Edition.|
|As tune #19 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
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