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Tune ID#6723 (Last Night's Fun)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Last Night's Fun about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording JAbrt 1 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Slip jig16ABD Mixolydian
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Last Night's Fun / Súgradh na hOíche Aréir / Wink and She'll Follow You / Wink and She Will Follow / Paddy Be Aisy / Paddy Go Easy / Paddy Now Won't You Be Easy / Paddy Now Wont You Be Easy / Dirty Linen / Hush the Cat from Under the Table / Miss Brown's Fancy / Cé bheadh sa tine nach n-éireodh? (as untitled Slip Jig from Tunes of the Munster Pipers / Slip Jig Munster Pipers Nr 160 on ForGems) (also in E or A)
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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).
~20136#1
[JAbrt 1] Joey Abarta. Swimming against the Falls. Snámh in aghaidh easa. Joey Abarta (pipes).
~201311#2
[ForGems] Peter Carberry and Pádraig McGovern. Forgotten Gems. Peter Carberry (accordion), Pádraig McGovern (B pipes, D pipes).
201413#1
[BrtEarly] Paddy O'Brien, Nathan Gourley, and Dáithí Sproule. Bright and Early. "Something to Crow About". Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Nathan Gourley (fiddle), Dáithí Sproule (guitar).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Squirrel's Nest
ForGems
Played beforeOn Albums
Bean Pháidín
JAbrt 1
I Have a House of My Own with a Chimney Built on Top of It
BrtEarly

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 #452 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #254 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols. [available]
As tune #107 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