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Tune ID#1698 (Maguire's Kick)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Maguire's Kick about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording KB Pt (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Maguire's Kick / [misspelled as:] Maguires Kick / Maguire's Clan March / McGuire's / McGuire's March / The Rolling Waves / The Lonesome Jig / Bill the Weaver / Bill the Weaver's / The Humours of Glenflesk / Pléaráca Ghleann Fleisce (as No name on HmrLshn) (also in F; also as march, single jig or slide)
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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).
19762.9#1
[HmrLshn] John and Julia Clifford. The Humours of Lisheen. Music from Sliabh Luachra Vol. 3. John Clifford (piano accordion), Julia Clifford (fiddle). For this tune: Julia (fiddle).
~19824#1
[KB Pt] Kevin Burke and Mícheál Ó Domhnaill. Portland. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (vocals, guitar, harmonium).
~19891.4#1
[JK 1] James Kelly. "Capel Street". James Kelly (fiddle).
~198914#2
[JOL 2] Johnny O'Leary. An Calmfhear. The Trooper. Johnny O'Leary (accordion).
~19913#1
~19952#2
[JW 1] John Williams. John Williams. John Williams (accordion, concertina). For this tune: (concertina).
~19952.7#2
199813#2
[Lgcy] Legacy. Navan. Don Penzien (guitar, vocals, whistle), Valerie Plested (fiddle), Beth Patterson (bouzouki, vocals), Justin Murphy (flute, whistle).
20019#2
[GrHs] Grey Larsen and Paddy League. The Green House. Grey Larsen (flute, whistle, concertina, harmonium, field organ, piano), Paddy League (bodhrán, guitar). For this tune: (flute).
~20012.10#2
[WFO 1] Wooden Flute Obsession. Grey Larsen (flute).
20021#1
[BBg 3] Brendan Begley. It Could Be a Good Night Yet! Oíche go Maidean. Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich/Brendan Begley (accordion, vocals). For this tune: (D melodeon).
~20052#3
[MulcFam2] Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy. Notes from the Heart. Mick Mulcahy (accordion, melodeon), Louise Mulcahy (flute, pipes), Michelle Mulcahy (fiddle, concertina, harp, piano).
201011#1
[MCnDMn] Mick Conneely and David Munnelly. 'Tis What It Is. Mick Conneely (fiddle, bouzouki), David Munnelly (accordion, melodeon).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Winnie Hayes's Jig
JW 1, GL20
Walls of Liscarroll
GrHs, WFO 1
Con Cronin's
JOL 2
Basket of Turf
Lgcy
An Seanduine Dóite
MulcFam2
Played beforeOn Albums
Lark on the Strand
GrHs, WFO 1
Market Town
KB Pt
Maid at the Spinning Wheel
MV
Orphan
BBg 3
Denis Murphy's Slide
MCnDMn

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 #1071 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #389 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #3 in volume 3 of [LPTW] Eithne Vallely. Learn to Play the Tin Whistle. [available]
On page 65 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As tune #122 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
On page 29 of [SLoP] Paul Deloughery. Sliabh Luachra on Parade. [available]
On page 156 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.
As jig #110 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [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): 1903