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Tune ID#1557 (Paudy Scully's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Paudy Scully's about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording JDa 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars4-bar phrase structureMode ?
Slide32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Paudy Scully's / Jimmy Doyle's / Dan Patsy's Slide / The Tournafulla Slide / Sleamhnán Thomáis Uí Mhainnín / Rogha Con Curtin (as Gan Ainm on DRuss) (reversed parts on JOSe)
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Discography cd

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.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
19777#1
[JDa 1] Jackie Daly. Music from Sliabh Luachra. Jackie Daly (accordion, concertina).
~19896#2
[JOL 2] Johnny O'Leary. An Calmfhear. The Trooper. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
19954#1
[DRuss] Dale Russ. Irish Fiddle. Dale Russ (fiddle).
199511#3
[AOT 3] Any Old Time. Crossing. Traditional Music from Cork and Beyond. Matt Cranitch (fiddle), Dave Hennessy (accordion), Mick Daly (vocals, guitar, banjo).
~19969#2
[DH 1] Dan Herlihy and Friends. The Night of the Fair. Traditional Irish Music from Sliabh Luachra. Dan Herlihy (accordion).
19978#6
[OAces] O'Aces. Ón Oíche go Maidin. Martin Dowling (fiddle), Davy Maguire (flute), Jason O'Rourke (concertina), Kevin Dorris (bouzouki), Paul McSherry (guitar).
~199811#1
[MDOSe] Maidhc Dainín Ó Sé. Ó Chicago go Carrachán. Maidhc Dainín Ó Sé (accordion, vocals). For this tune: Caoimhín Ó Sé (whistle).
~20069#1
[JOSe] Jimmí Ó Sé. Malairt Poirt ó Fionntrá. Jimmí Ó Sé (accordion, vocals). For this tune: (C melodeon).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Gollán
JOL 2
Whistling Thief
AOT 3
Back of the Forge
DH 1
Rain A Sup
OAces
Played beforeOn Albums
Gallant Tipperary Boys
JDa 1
Cuz Teahan's Favorite
DRuss
Echoes of Killarney
DH 1
Nicholas McAuliffe's
MDOSe

Bibliography

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 musical matches to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #305 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
As tune #87 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. [available]
As tune #108 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]

If you are considering using the above transcriptions to help you learn this tune, I invite you to check these practical Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music. See also: So why do you bother indexing books and abc?

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1927