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 (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).|
[ITWWW] "If There Weren't Any Women in the World". Ballinakill (County Galway) Traditional Band: Jerry Moloney (fiddle), Tommy Whyte (fiddle), Tommy Whelan (flute), Stephen Moloney (flute), Anna Rafferty (piano).
[Plx 7] Planxty. Words and Music. Christy Moore (guitar, vocals, bodhrán), Andy Irvine (bouzouki, mandolin, vocals, harmonica), Liam O'Flynn (pipes, whistle), Donal Lunny (guitar, bouzouki, bowed psaltery, spinet, dulcimer, bodhrán, synthesizer). For this tune: Liam (pipes).
[TP 4] Tommy Peoples. The Iron Man. Tommy Peoples (fiddle).
[RBPOL 1] Ronan Browne and Peter O'Loughlin. The South West Wind. Traditional Music from County Clare. Ronan Browne (pipes), Peter O'Loughlin (fiddle). For this tune: Peter (flute).
[JKn 3] James Keane. That's the Spirit. James Keane (accordion).
[MRaf] Mike Rafferty. Speed 78. Mike Rafferty (flute, pipes). For this tune: (C# pipes).
[TTItself] Maeve Donnelly and Peadar O'Loughlin. The Thing Itself. Maeve Donnelly (fiddle), Peadar O'Loughlin (flute).
[WFO 3] Wooden Flute Obsession 3. Brid O'Donohue (flute).