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Tune ID#236 (Brown Thorn)

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Type ?
Song
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Brown Thorn, The / An Droighneán Donn / An Droighnean Donn / Droighnean Donn / An Draighneán Donn / Draoighnean Donn / An Droigheán Donn / Broighnean Donn / The Brown Thorntree / The Sloe Tree / St. Senanus and the Lady / Why Do Lovely Virgins Mourn? / The Bark Is on the Swelling Shore (usually as air, included here)
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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).
19403#1
[SE 6] Séamus Ennis. The Return from Fingal. Séamus Ennis (pipes, vocals). For this tune: (pipes).
~19474#1
19608#1
[ECr] Elizabeth Crotty. Concertina Music from West Clare. Elizabeth Crotty (concertina).
19602.5#1
[SltSdt] Seoltaí Séidte. Setting Sail. Seán 'ac Dhonncha (vocals).
~197316#1
[SE 2] Seamus Ennis. The Pure Drop. Seamus Ennis (pipes). For this tune: (C# pipes).
~19812.4#1
[LinL] Charlie Lennon and Mick O'Connor. Lucky in Love. Charlie Lennon (fiddle), Mick O'Connor (flute). For this tune: Síle (vocals).
201112#1
[KRyan] Karen Ryan. The Coast Road. Karen Ryan (fiddle, banjo, whistle). For this tune: Nancy McEvaddy (vocals).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
Garden of Daisies
SE 6

Bibliography

Here are transcriptions of this song – considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #31 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #32 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #33 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #10 in volume 1 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [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