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Tune ID#762 (Green Fields of Canada)

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Song
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Green Fields of Canada, The / Greenfields of Canada / The Green Fields of America / Green Fields of America / Green Field's of America / The Green Fields of Amerikay / Páirceanna Glasa Mheiriceá (also as air)
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Here are all recordings of this song – considering only the indexed recordings.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
197410#1
[Plx 3] Planxty. Cold Blow and the Rainy Night. Liam O'Flynn (pipes, whistle), Andy Irvine (mandolin, mandola, hurdy gurdy, dulcimer), Christy Moore (guitar, bodhrán, harmonium), Johnny Moynihan (bouzouki, fiddle, whistle). For this tune: Andy (vocals).
199210#1
[Ch CH] The Chieftains. The Celtic Harp. A Tribute to Edward Bunting with the Belfast Harp Orchestra. Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán, vocals), Matt Molloy (flute), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Derek Bell (harp, tiompán, harpsichord). For this tune: Kevin Conneff.
~199812#1
[TP 7] Tommy Peoples. The Quiet Glen / An Gleann Ciúin. Tommy Peoples (fiddle). For this tune: (viola).
~20014#1
[PGMOD] Paddy Glackin and Mícheál Ó Domhnaill. Reprise. Athchuairt. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (guitar, vocals, keyboard).
~20033#1
[MCny 1] Michael Cooney. A Stone's Throw. Michael Cooney (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
~200510#1
[CTL 11] Cherish the Ladies. Woman of the House. Joanie Madden (flute, whistle, harmony vocals), Mary Coogan (guitar, mandolin, banjo, banjitar, octave mandolin), Heidi Talbot (vocals), Roisin Dillon (fiddle), Mirella Murray (accordion).
20067#1
[MOR 2] Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh. Inside Out. Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh (concertina).
~20066#1
[LLses 3] The London Lasses and Pete Quinn. Enchanted Lady. Elaine Conwell (fiddle), Karen Ryan (fiddle, whistle, mandola, banjo), Maureen Linane (accordion), Dee Havlin (flute, whistle), Kathleen O'Sullivan (vocals).
20123#1
[PDArcy] Patrick D'Arcy. Wallop the Spot. Patrick D'Arcy (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (B pipes).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
Battering Ram
TP 7

Bibliography

I have found zero transcriptions of this song anywhere on the indexed books. Try my recommended links to other indexes if you need a transcription. If you want to actually learn to sing this song, simply learn it from a fellow singer or from a recording listed above. See also: Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music.

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1974