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Tune ID#3261 (Barbara Allen)

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Type ?Mode ?
SongC Dorian
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Barbara Allen (also as air)
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Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~19757#1
[PK 1] Paddy Keenan. Paddy Keenan. Paddy Keenan (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (whistle), then with (low whistle), then (pipes).
~19762.5#1
[DD 2] De Danann. Selected Jigs Reels and Songs. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, flute, whistle), Charlie Piggot (banjo, melodeon, mandolin, whistle, bouzouki), Johnny Moynihan (vocals, bouzouki, mandolin, whistle, harmonica), Alec Finn (bouzouki), Johnny 'Ringo' McDonagh (bodhrán, bones). For this tune: Johnny (vocals).
~20147#1
[Cran 5] Cran. Dally and Stray. Seán Corcoran (vocals, mandocello), Desi Wilkinson (flute, whistle, pipes, vocals), Ronan Browne (pipes, flute, whistle, vocals). For this tune: Desi (flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
Ballynure Ballad
Cran 5

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): 1975