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Tune ID#5367 (Jackie Roche's Favorite)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Jackie Roche's Favorite about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording DCB 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBD Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Jackie Roche's Favorite / Jackie Roches Jig / The Pilgrimage / The Pilgrim / Morrison's Favorite / Gone to the Dogs (compare 1st part with 1st part of Little Black Pig #2381 and more distantly with the first part of Lake Shore #6498)
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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).
~200619#1
[DCB 1] The Doon Céilí Band. Around the World for Sport. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Kate Dowling (flute), Laura MacKenzie (flute), Brian Miller (flute), Jode Dowling (fiddle), Django Amerson (fiddle), Sean Egan (piano).
~20091#2
[KClns 2] Kathleen Collins. My Book of Songs. Kathleen Collins (fiddle).
~201113#2
[DBrder] Dan Brouder. "The Lark's Air". Dan Brouder (accordion, melodeon).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Will Ye Go To Flanders
KClns 2
Humors of Ballingarry
DBrder
Played beforeOn Albums
Kerry Jig
DCB 1
Black Rogue
KClns 2
Streams of Killanspig
DBrder

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 jig #17 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan. [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): 2004