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Tune ID#5670 (John Naughton's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of John Naughton'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 PJCJC (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Reel16ABA Dorian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
John Naughton's / John Naughton's Reel / Ríl Sheáin Uí Neachtain / Humours of Quilty / Willie Clancy's / Willie Clancy's Reel / The Old Grey Gander / An Seanghandal Liath / Jackie Fitzpatrick's / Ríl Jeaic Mhic Ghiolla Phádraig / Paddy in London / Humours of Schull (2nd in set The Leitrim Thrush on CVlly) (also in G, also doubled) (compare the only slightly different Old Grey Gander #6364, compare John Stewart #6861; compare 1st part with 1st part of Finbar Dwyer's #3288 and compare 2nd part with 2nd part of Eel in the Sink #573; also compare 1st part with 1st part of The Highway to Limerick included here from book 1001)
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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).
~19895#1
[GdMxr] Noel O Grady, Henry Benagh, John Carty, Marcus Hernon. The Good Mixer.
~19945#1
[MMcNmr 1] Mary MacNamara. Traditional Music from East Clare. Mary MacNamara (concertina). For this tune: (C#/G# concertina), with Martin Hayes (fiddle).
~19962#2
[LoStBand] The Lonely Stranded Band. The Lonely Stranded Band. Traditional Irish Music and Song from Charlie Piggott, Miriam Collins and Joe Corcoran. Charlie Piggott (accordion), Miriam Collins (concertina), Joe Corcoran (vocals, bouzouki, guitar).
~199813#2
[LN 2] Laurence Nugent. Two for Two. Laurence Nugent (flute, whistle). For this tune: (C whistle).
~20025#2
[PJCJC] P.J. Crotty, Carol Cullinan, James Cullinan. Happy to Meet. P.J. Crotty (flute), James Cullinan (fiddle), Carol Cullinan (piano). For this tune: James Cullinan (fiddle).
~20079#2
[CAdz 1] Charlene Adzima. The Initiation. Charlene Adzima (fiddle, viola, vocals). For this tune: with John Sherman (banjo).
~20079#1
[CMcN] Christy McNamara. The House I Was Reared In. Christy McNamara (accordion, concertina, vocals). For this tune: (accordion), with Martin Hayes (fiddle).
20128#2
[Yanks 1] The Yanks. The Yanks. Isaac Alderson (flute, pipes), Dylan Foley (fiddle), Dan Gurney (accordion), Sean Earnest (guitar, bouzouki).
~201416#1
[MMcNmr 3] Mary MacNamara. Note for Note. Mary MacNamara (concertina).
~20168#2
[CVlly] Cillian Vallely. The Raven's Rock. Cillian Vallely (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Larry's Favourite
LoStBand
Tom Moyland's Frolic
LN 2
Porthole of the Kelp
PJCJC
Drummond Lasses
CAdz 1
Mountain Top
Yanks 1
O' Reilly of Athcarne
CVlly
Played beforeOn Albums
Tommy Peoples'
GdMxr
Reel with the Birl
MMcNmr 1
Market Day
LN 2
Abbey Reel
CMcN
Tom Ward's Downfall
CAdz 1
Culfodda Reel
Yanks 1
Cloonagroe Reel
MMcNmr 3
Leitrim Thrush
CVlly

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 #644 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #222 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. [available]
As tune #225 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. [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): 1907