Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1640 (Rakish Paddy)
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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).|
[FONC] The Francis O'Neill Cylinders. Thirty-two Recordings of Irish Traditional Music in America circa 1904. Patsy Touhey (pipes).
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[OTPR] Oldtime Records. Vol. 3. Piping Rarities. Dan Sullivan's Shamrock Band: Daniel J. Murphy (pipes),Michael C. Hanafin (fiddle), Thomas Ryan (fiddle), Daniel P. Moroney (piccolo).
[WW 1] The Wheels of the World. Early Irish-American Music. Classic Recordings from the 1920s and 1930s. Vol. 1. James Morrison (fiddle).
[FCssdy] Frank Cassidy. Níl Gar Ann! Frank Cassidy (fiddle). For this tune: with John Doherty (fiddle).
[JDrn] Johnny Doran. The Bunch of Keys. Johnny Doran (pipes).
[JDrn] Johnny Doran. The Bunch of Keys. Johnny Doran (pipes).
[IDM 2] Past Masters of Irish Dance Music. Ballinamore Ceilidhe Band.
[Rnys] The Raineys. The Raineys. Paddy Rainey (fiddle), Stephen Rainey (fiddle), Bridie 'Biddy' Rainey (vocals).
[Rnys] The Raineys. The Raineys. Paddy Rainey (fiddle), Stephen Rainey (fiddle), Bridie 'Biddy' Rainey (vocals). For this tune: Stephen Rainey (fiddle).
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle).
[BG 1] Bobby Gardiner. Memories of Clare. Bobby Gardiner (accordion).
[Ch 1] The Chieftains. The Chieftains. Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina), Seán Potts (whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), David Fallon (bodhrán).
[FFurey] Finbar Furey. Traditional Irish Pipe Music. Finbar Furey (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
[TPtts] Tommy Potts. The Liffey Banks. Tommy Potts (fiddle).
[ST BST] Seamus Tansey. [The Best of Seamus Tansey. Traditional Irish Flute]. Disc 1 of Celtic Souls. Irish Celtic Ballads & Traditional Music. Seamus Tansey (flute).
[WC 3] Willie Clancy. The Pipering of Willie Clancy. Volume 2. Willie Clancy (pipes, whistle).
[AClareSn] Willy Clancy and various. A Clare Session with Willy Clancy and Friends. Willy Clancy (pipes), presumably with Peadar O'Loughlin (flute), Jimmy Ward (banjo), Martin Talty, and others..
[FlgDub] Paddy Glackin, Mick Gavin, Michael O'Brien. The Flags of Dublin. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Mick Gavin (flute), Michael O'Brien [known later as:] Mick O'Brien (pipes). For this tune: Michael (pipes).
[GP] The Gentlemen Pipers. Classic Recordings of Irish Traditional Piping. Michael O'Brien [later known as:] Mick O'Brien.
[Plx 4] Planxty. Collection. Unidentified on this reissue. For this tune: 1st time Liam O'Flynn (pipes).
[DMeehan] Danny Meehan. Navvy on the Shore. Danny Meehan (fiddle).
[A HS] Altan. Harvest Storm. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (fiddle, vocals), Frankie Kennedy (flute, whistle, vocals), Paul O'Shaughnessy (fiddle), Ciaran Tourish (fiddle, whistle, vocals), Mark Kelly (guitar, vocals), Ciaran Curran (bouzouki, bouzouki-guitar).
[A FTY] Altan. The First Ten Years 1986/1995. see A HS.
[PG 2] Paddy Glackin. Rabharta Ceoil. In Full Spate. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Dónal Lunny (bouzouki, guitar, bodhrán).
[JRyan] Joe Ryan. An Buachaill Dreoite. Joe Ryan (fiddle).
[MH 2] Martin Hayes. Under the Moon. Martin Hayes (fiddle).
[MH 4] Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill. Live in Seattle. Martin Hayes (fiddle), Dennis Cahill (guitar).
[NVall 1] Niall Vallely. Beyond Words. Niall Vallely (concertina, keyboard). For this tune: (Bb/F concertina).
[KCB 6] The Kilfenora Céilí Band. Live in Lisdoonvarna. Anne Rynne (fiddle), Conor McCarthy (accordion), Garry Shannon (flute), Tim Collins (concertina), Sheila Garry (fiddle), Fintan McMahon (piano), Anne Marie McCormack (fiddle), John Lynch (banjo), Sean Griffin (drums), Anthony Quigney (flute).
[MSCB] Michael Sexton Ceili Band. Michael Sexton Ceili Band. Michael Sexton (accordion), Caroline Tubridy (fiddle), Pat Curtin (flute), Brian Morgan (flute), Ralph Morgan (banjo), George Byrt (piano), Martin Garrihy (drums).
[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).
[MOhEn] Micheál Ó hEidhin [with] Steve Cooney and Charlie Lennon. Ceol Sidhe. Shee Music. Micheál Ó hEidhin (concertina), Steve Cooney (guitar), Charlie Lennon (fiddle).
[MCrJD 2] Jackie Daly and Matt Cranitch. Rolling On. Jackie Daly (accordion), Matt Cranitch (fiddle).
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 #1533 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #749 in  Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems.|
|As tune #133 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #145 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 33 of [LPUP] Eithne and Brian Vallely. Learn to Play the Uilleann Pipes.|
|As tune #63 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|On page 158 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised.|
|On page 72 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler.|
|As 34,101 in [TOC] Tomás Ó Canainn. Traditional Music in Ireland.|
|As tune #55 in [DM 1] Dave Mallinson. 100 Essential Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 52 of [M] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. 3rd Edition.|
|On page 127 of [CITM] Fintan Vallely. The Companion to Irish Traditional Music.|
|On page 87 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As reel #279 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #129 in [Raff] Lesl Harker. 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty.|
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?