Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1391 (My Love Is in America)
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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).|
[JDrn] Johnny Doran. The Bunch of Keys. Johnny Doran (pipes).
[JC] Joe Cooley. Cooley. Joe Cooley (accordion).
[TPtts] Tommy Potts. The Liffey Banks. Tommy Potts (fiddle).
[BC 3] Bobby Casey. The Spirit of West Clare. Bobby Casey (fiddle, whistle).
[WC 2] Willie Clancy. The Pipering of Willie Clancy. Volume 1. Willie Clancy (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
[PK 1] Paddy Keenan. Paddy Keenan. Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle, low whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
[MMlny 2] Mick Moloney. Strings Attached. Mick Moloney (banjo, mandolin, guitar). For this tune: (banjo).
[TJC] Frankie Gavin and Paul Brock. Ómós do Joe Cooley. A Tribute to Joe Cooley. Frankie Gavin (fiddle), Paul Brock (accordion).
[CCssdy] Con Cassidy. Traditional Fiddle Music from Donegal. Con Cassidy (fiddle).
[MLIIA] The Boston College Irish Fiddle Festival - My Love Is in America. all sixteen fiddlers (fiddle).
[Shskn 6] Shaskeen. My Love Is in America. Tom Cussen (banjo), Benny O'Connor (drums, bodhrán), Sean Conway (flute, whistle, guitar, vocals), Charlie Harris (accordion), Kevin Rohan (fiddle, vocals).
[SDI 3] Set Dances of Ireland. Volume III. Michael (flute), Tommy (concertina), Eamon (fiddle).
[MMcNmr 1] Mary MacNamara. Traditional Music from East Clare. Mary MacNamara (concertina). For this tune: with Martin Hayes (fiddle).
[WaMoDub] Paul McGrattan, Paul O'Shaughnessy. Within a Mile of Dublin. Paul McGrattan (flute), Paul O'Shaughnessy (fiddle). For this tune: Paul O'Shaughnessy (fiddle).
[MH 3] Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill. The Lonesome Touch. Martin Hayes (fiddle), Dennis Cahill (guitar).
[NMllgn 2] Neil Mulligan. The Leitrim Thrush. Neil Mulligan (C# pipes).
[WFO 1] Wooden Flute Obsession. Niall Keegan (flute).
[LLPQ 1] The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. Bernie Conneely (banjo), Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Karen Ryan (fiddle, whistle), Sharon Whelton (flute, whistle).
[TMIYD] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. Touch Me If You Dare. Ronan Browne (pipes, flute), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle, flute). For this tune: (pipes), (fiddle).
[JWh 2] John Whelan. From the Heart. Traditional Irish Music. John Whelan (accordion). For this tune: with Patrick Mangan (fiddle).
[MSHtn 1] Matt and Shannon Heaton. Dearga. Shannon Heaton (flute, whistle, vocals), Matt Heaton (guitar, vocals, bodhrán, dobro, electric guitar).
[CMcN] Christy McNamara. The House I Was Reared In. Christy McNamara (accordion, concertina, vocals). For this tune: (accordion).
[StryGoes] Seán Tyrrell, Kevin Glackin, Ronan Browne. And So the Story Goes . . .. Seán Tyrrell (banjo, mandolin, mandola, mandocello, mandobass, tenor guitar, vocals), Kevin Glackin (fiddle), Ronan Browne (pipes, flute, whistle, bodhrán).
[MMcHugh] Martin McHugh. The Master's Choice. Martin McHugh (accordion). For this tune: with Laura (whistle).
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 #1327 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #586 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #160 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #271 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2.|
|As tune #48 in [A] Hugh McDermott. Allan's "Irish Fiddler."|
|As tune #83 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|On page 119 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|As reel #49 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #15 in [DM 3] Dave Mallinson. 100 Evergreen Irish Session Tunes.|
|As reel #238 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #136 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
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