Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#552 (Yellow Tinker)
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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.
|[Album code] Artist. Title. Performers (instruments).|
[BnkShn] Paddy O'Brien, Séamus Connolly. The Banks of the Shannon. Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Séamus Connolly (fiddle). For this tune: Paddy (accordion).
[PitS] Paddy in the Smoke. Sean O'Shea (fiddle), Bobby Casey (fiddle).
[MM 2] Matt Molloy. Heathery Breeze. Matt Molloy (flute). For this tune: (Eb flute).
[IT 3] The Irish Tradition. The Times We've Had. Billy McComiskey (accordion), Brendan Mulvihill (fiddle), Andy O'Brien (guitar, vocals). For this tune: Billy McComiskey (accordion).
[BigSq] The Big Squeeze. Masters of the Celtic Accordion. Billy McComiskey (accordion).
[TKn] Tommy Keane. The Piper's Apron. Tommy Keane (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes), with Jacqueline McCarthy (concertina).
[BrdgGap] Kevin Moloney, Sean Moloney. Bridging the Gap. Kevin Moloney (fiddle), Sean Moloney (flute). For this tune: Kevin Moloney (fiddle).
[Sol 1] Solas. Solas. Seamus Egan (flute, whistle, guitar, pipes, bodhrán, vocals), Karan Casey (vocals), John Doyle (guitar, vocals), Winifred Horan (fiddle, vocals), John Williams (accordion, concertina, vocals). For this tune: Seamus Egan (flute).
[JB 4] Joe Burke, Charlie Lennon. The Bucks of Oranmore. Joe Burke (accordion), Charlie Lennon (piano).
[NaCnn 1] Na Connerys. Celtic Sessions. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Kevin Glackin (fiddle), Sean Og Potts (pipes, whistle), John Regan (accordion), John Wynne (flute), Tom McDonagh (bouzouki), Mark Kelly (guitar).
[MatH] Brendan Bulger, Marty Fahey, Kathleen Gavin. Music at the House. Brendan Bulger (fiddle), Marty Fahey (accordion, piano), Kathleen Gavin (piano).
[WFO 3] Wooden Flute Obsession 3. Ciarán Somers (flute).
[MCnDMn] Mick Conneely and David Munnelly. 'Tis What It Is. Mick Conneely (fiddle, bouzouki), David Munnelly (accordion, melodeon).
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 very similar to this tune as played on the recordings listed above.
|As reel #201 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #18 in volume 1 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As tune #100 in [WC] Pat Mitchell. The Dance Music of Willie Clancy.|
|On page 106 of [NF] Allen Feldman. The Northern Fiddler.|
|As tune #153 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|On page 120 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As reel #356 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #271 in [FT] Randy Miller. The Fiddler's Throne.|
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?