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Tune ID#4414 (Pete Bradley's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Pete Bradley's about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording CKeane 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars4-bar phrase structureMode ?
Slide32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Pete Bradley's / Jazzin' with Mag Leary / Jazzing with Mag Leary / Kiely Cotter's / Sleamhnán Kiely Cotter / Maidhc Dainnín Ó Sé's Slide / Paddy Jerry's / A Kerry Slide (mislabeled as The Bridge of Athlone / Droichead Átha Luain on JCnly 2; for 5th figure of The West Kerry Set on JRSLCB 2; 2nd in set Kiely Cotter's, also titled Kiely Cotter's and Paddy Jerry's on TOCAM)
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Discography cd

Here are all recordings of this tune considering only the indexed recordings. I have discovered by careful listening that these sources are in fact musically the same tune, regardless of the tune titles they use, key changes, retuning, etc.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~19929#1
[PMcG 1] Paul McGrattan. The Frost Is All Over. Paul McGrattan (flute, whistle). For this tune: (Eb flute).
~19932#1
[CKeane 1] Conor Keane. Cooley's House. Conor Keane (accordion). For this tune: with Kevin Griffin (banjo).
~199810#1
[JCnly 2] Johnny Connolly. Drioball na Fáinleoige. Johnny Connolly (melodeon, accordion, vocals). For this tune: (B row of accordion).
~19981#1
[MDOSe] Maidhc Dainín Ó Sé. Ó Chicago go Carrachán. Maidhc Dainín Ó Sé (accordion, vocals). For this tune: with John Browne (banjo), Caoimhín Ó Sé (whistle).
~199817#3
[JRSLCB 2] Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band. Music for Set Dancing Vol. II. Johnny Reidy (accordion).
200312#4
[Dnu 4] Danú. The Road Less Travelled. Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh (vocals, flute, whistle), Benny McCarthy (accordion), Donnchadh Gough (bodhrán, pipes), Oisin McAuley (fiddle, vocals), Tom Doorley (flute, whistle, vocals), Eamon Doorley (bouzouki), Donal Clancy (guitar).
~20056#2
[TOCAM] Tony O'Connell and Andy Morrow. Tony O'Connell and Andy Morrow with Arty McGlynn. Tony O'Connell (concertina), Andy Morrow (fiddle).
~20084#3
[HiBs 1] The HiBs. 40 Acre Notch. Jode Dowling (fiddle), Kate Dowling (whistle, flute). For this tune: Jode (fiddle), Kate (flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Denis O'Keeffe's Slide
JRSLCB 2
Dayne Thomas's
Dnu 4
[untitled]
TOCAM
Where Is the Cat?
HiBs 1
Played beforeOn Albums
Bridge of Athlone
JCnly 2, MDOSe
Is Maith le Nora
PMcG 1
Scattery Island
CKeane 1
[untitled]
TOCAM

Bibliography

Here are all transcriptions of this tune considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order. I have discovered by careful comparison that these are musical matches to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #23 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border. [available]
As tune #67 in [DM 4] Dave Mallinson. 100 Vital Irish Session Tunes. [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): 1973