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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#3936 (Humours of the King of Ballyhooley)

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Song
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Humours of the King of Ballyhooley, The
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Discography cd

Here is the sole recording of this song – considering only the indexed recordings.

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[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~199010#1
[PS 3] Patrick Street. Irish Times. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Andy Irvine (vocals, harmonica, mandolin, bouzouki), Gerry O'Beirne (vocals, guitar), James Kelly (fiddle), Declan Masterson (pipes, whistle, keyboards), Jackie Daly (accordion), Arty McGlynn (guitar), Bill Whelan (keyboards). For this tune: Andy (vocals).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
Priest's Boots
PS 3

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): 1990