Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#744 (Golden Eagle)
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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).|
[TDMI] Traditional Dance Music of Ireland. The Jimmy Hogan Trio.
[ECst] Traditional Irish Music in America. The East Coast. Eugene O'Donnell (fiddle).
[PO 1] Paddy O'Brien with Daíthi Sproule. Stranger at the Gate. Paddy O'Brien (accordion).
[FG 3] Frankie Gavin. Frankie Goes to Town. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, flute).
[SK 2] Seán Keane. Jig It in Style. Seán Keane (fiddle).
[VK 1] Vinnie Kilduff. The Boys from the Blue Hill. Vinnie Kilduff (whistle, mandolin, guitar, keyboards, bass, bodhrán).
[JDr 1] Joe Derrane with Felix Dolan. Give Us Another. Joe Derrane (accordion), Felix Dolan (piano).
[WaMoDub] Paul McGrattan, Paul O'Shaughnessy. Within a Mile of Dublin. Paul McGrattan (flute), Paul O'Shaughnessy (fiddle). For this tune: Paul McGrattan (B flute).
[JB 4] Joe Burke, Charlie Lennon. The Bucks of Oranmore. Joe Burke (accordion), Charlie Lennon (piano).
[JKn 4] James Keane. With Friends Like These. James Keane (accordion).
[KH] Kieran Hanrahan. Kieran Hanrahan Plays the Irish Tenor Banjo. Kieran Hanrahan (banjo).
[THwtB] Seamus Tansey and Jim McKillop. To Hell with the Begrudgers. Seamus Tansey (flute), Jim McKillop (fiddle).
[JRSLCB 2] Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band. Music for Set Dancing Vol. II. Johnny Reidy (accordion).
[CNea 1] Colin Nea. The Pure Box. Colin Nea (accordion).
[JLavelle] John Lavelle. @Home Alone. John Lavelle (accordion).
[FDys] Davy Spillane and Kevin Glackin. Forgotten Days. Davy Spillane (pipes, whistle), Kevin Glackin (fiddle). For this tune: (fiddle), (low whistle).
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 hp #3 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #76 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|On page 205 of [M2] Phil Rubenzer. Midwestern Irish Session Tunes. Millennium Edition.|
|As hp #27 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
|As tune #285 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?