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Tune ID#657 (Follow Me Up to Carlow)

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Type ?
Song
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Follow Me Up to Carlow / Follow Me Down to Carlow / Lean go Ceatharlach síos má / Feagh MacHugh's War March (also as march included here, as reel #656, and as slide #3233) (compare 1st part with 2nd part of Sweets of May #1867)
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Discography cd

Here is the sole recording of this song – considering only the indexed recordings.

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Year
Recorded
Track
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[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~197310#1
[Plx 1] Planxty. Planxty. Liam O'Flynn (pipes, whistle), Andy Irvine (vocals, mandola, mandolin, hurdy-gurdy, harmonica), Donal Lunny (vocals, bouzouki, guitar, bodhrán), Christy Moore (vocals, guitar, harmonica, bodhrán).

Bibliography

Here are transcriptions of this song – considering only the indexed books, listed in chronological order.

Listing of published transcriptions of this tune.
As tune #988 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #65 in [D&M] Arthur Warren Darley and Patrick Joseph McCall. The Darley and McCall Collection of Traditional Irish Music. [available]
As tune #84 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