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Tune ID#5063 (Wild Rover)

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Type ?
Song
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Wild Rover, The / Wild Rover No More / Wild Roving / The Drogheda Wild Rover
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Year
Recorded
Track
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[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~198510#1
[IT 3] The Irish Tradition. The Times We've Had. Billy McComiskey (accordion), Brendan Mulvihill (fiddle), Andy O'Brien (guitar, vocals).
19986#1 (0:37)
[PS 7] Patrick Street. Live from Patrick Street. Kevin Burke (fiddle), Jackie Daly (accordion), Andy Irvine (vocals, bouzouki, mandolin, hurdy-gurdy, harmonica), Ged Foley (guitar, fiddle). For this tune: Andy Irvine.
~201710#1
[UI 1] Usher's Island. Usher's Island. Andy Irvine (vocals, mandola, harmonica), Dónal Lunny (vocals, bouzouki, baritone bouzouki, bodhrán, keyboards), Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Mike McGoldrick (flute, pipes, whistle), John Doyle (vocals, guitar, bouzouki). For this tune: John (vocals).

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): 1985