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Tune ID#2421 (Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye)

Basic musical information on this tune.
Type ?Mode ?
SongA Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye / Johnny, I Hardly Knew You / Johnny Fill Up the Bowl
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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
19851.5#1
[DD 6] Dé Danann. Anthem. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, flute, viola, piano), Alec Finn (bouzouki, guitar), Martin O'Connor (accordion), Johnny McDonagh (bodhrán), Mary Bergin (whistle), Jackie Daly (accordion), Mary Black (vocals), Dolores Keane (vocals). For this tune: Mary Black.

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 #468 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill'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