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Tune ID#6647 (Mickey Callaghan's Jig)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Mickey Callaghan's Jig about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording KLO (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Mickey Callaghan's Jig / Mickey Callaghan's Slide / Micky O'Callaghan's / Port Mhaidhc Uí Cheallacháin / Micko Russell's Slide (1st in set Micho Russell's Jigs on StryGoes) (also described as a slide) (compare slide Patsy Geary's #1555, which is almost identical in the 2nd part)
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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.

Click play below to hear the first 12 seconds.
Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~20033#1
[KLO] Mick O'Brien agus Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh. Kitty Lie Over. Mick O'Brien (pipes, whistle), Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle, whistle). For this tune: (Bb whistle), (fiddle).
~20113#1
[StryGoes] Seán Tyrrell, Kevin Glackin, Ronan Browne. And So the Story Goes . . .. Seán Tyrrell (banjo, mandolin, mandola, mandocello, mandobass, tenor guitar, vocals), Kevin Glackin (fiddle), Ronan Browne (pipes, flute, whistle, bodhrán).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
Winnie Hayes's Jig
KLO
Scartaglen Jig
StryGoes

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 #59 in [CRE 2] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 2. [available]
As tune #51 in [CRE 3] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 3. [available]
As tune #59 in volume 4 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.
As tune #8 in volume 2 of [LPTW] Eithne Vallely. Learn to Play the Tin Whistle. [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): 1967