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Tune ID#2159 (A Mother's Love Is a Blessing)

Transcription of first 2 bars of A Mother's Love Is a Blessing about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording DD 7 (details in the Discography below).
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Type ?Mode ?
SongD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
A Mother's Love Is a Blessing (also as waltz) (composed by T. P. Keenan)
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Discography cd

Here are all recordings of this song – considering only the indexed recordings.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~198710#5 (4:01)
[DD 7] De Dannan. Ballroom. Dolores Keane (vocals), Frankie Gavin (fiddle, viola, flute, whistle, piano), Martin O'Connor (accordion), Johnny (Ringo) McDonagh (bodhrán, bones, triangles), Caroline Lavelle (cello, vocals), Alec Finn (guitar, bouzouki).
200115#1
[KHys 1] Kitty Hayes. A Touch of Clare. Kitty Hayes (concertina). For this tune: with Kitty and Angela Connaughton (vocals), Yvonne Casey (fiddle).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Pull Down the Blind
DD 7

Bibliography

I have found zero transcriptions of this song anywhere on the indexed books. Try my recommended links to other indexes if you need a transcription. If you want to actually learn to sing this song, simply learn it from a fellow singer or from a recording listed above. See also: Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music.

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering only the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1987