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Tune ID#283 (Carrickfergus)

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Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Carrickfergus / Carrick Fergus (also as air, included here)
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Year
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[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~19737#1
[Ch 4] The Chieftains. 4. Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones). For this tune: 1st time Derek Bell (harp).
19863#1
[Ch JG] James Galway and the Chieftains. In Ireland. James Galway (flute, whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Martin Fay (fiddle, bones), Matt Molloy (flute, whistle), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán), Derek Bell (harp, tiompán, harpsichord). For this tune: 1st time James Galway (flute).
198812#1
[DD 8] De Dannan. A Jacket of Batteries. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, flute, piano), Aidan Coffey (accordion), Alec Finn (bouzouki, guitar, keyboard), Eleanor Shanley (vocals), Colm Murphy (bodhrán), Adele O'Dwyer (cello).
20013#1
[IBrgd 10] The Irish Brigade (and Friends). Live at the Half Time Rec. Mike Wallace (guitar, bodhrán, bass, vocals), Sean Conway (flute, whistle, guitar, vocals), John Wright (bass), Karie Oberg (vocals), Mike Ryan (dumbek). For this tune: Mike Wallace (vocals), Sean Conway (flute).

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 the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1973