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Tune ID#2449 ('Sé Fáth Mo Bhuartha)

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Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
'Sé Fáth Mo Bhuartha / Sé Fáth Mo Bhuartha / 'S é Fáth Mo Bhuartha / Shé Fáth mo Bhuadhartha / Se Fath Mo Bhuartha / Sé Fáth mo Bhusrtha / It Is the Cause of My Sorrows / Tis the Cause of My Sorrow / The Cause of My Sorrow (also as air, included here)
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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).
~19631#1
[Ch 1] The Chieftains. The Chieftains. Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina), Seán Potts (whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), David Fallon (bodhrán). For this tune: (whistle).
~19692.3#1
~19918#1
199713#1
[SCAC] Séamus Creagh, Aidan Coffey. Séamus Creagh, Aidan Coffey. Séamus Creagh (fiddle), Aidan Coffey (accordion). For this tune: Séamus (fiddle).
~20022.11#1
[WFO 1] Wooden Flute Obsession. Eoghan MacAogáin (flute).
~201010#1
[NNC 2] Niamh Ní Charra. Súgach Sámh / Happy Out. Niamh Ní Charra (fiddle, concertina, vocals, viola). For this tune: (vocals, viola).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

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Ch 1

Bibliography

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

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As misc #9 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan. [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): 1963