Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#1930 (Tommy Hill's Favourite)
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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).|
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[JV] John Vesey. Sligo Fiddler. John Vesey (fiddle).
[MMlny 2] Mick Moloney. Strings Attached. Mick Moloney (banjo, mandolin, guitar). For this tune: (mandolin).
[SK 2] Seán Keane. Jig It in Style. Seán Keane (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.
|On page 124 of [RM] Randy Miller and Jack Perron. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music.|
|As tune #212 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|As hp #18 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As hp #17 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
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?