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Tune ID#861 (Jackson's Jig)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Jackson'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 MC (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Double jig32AABBG Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Jackson's Jig / Jackson's / Port Mhic Eoin / Hogan's Favorite / The Humours of Kesh / Pléaráca na Céise / The Merry Bonnaveen / The Tempest / Barron's / The Gudgeon of Maurice's Car (1st in set Jackson's on MC; 1st in set Up Sligo on CLnn 1) (compare 1st part with 1st part of Kerfunken Jig #796 and 1st part of O'Neill's The Gudgeon of Maurice's Car, included here) (composed by Walker Jackson, possibly (often misspelled as Walter Jackson))
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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).
~19241.6#1
[MC] Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman 1891-1945. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
~195912#1
[SE 1] Seamus Ennis. The Bonny Bunch of Roses. Seamus Ennis (pipes, whistle, vocals).
~19714#1
[AW] Paddy Reynolds, Charlie Mulvihill, James Keane, with Felix Dolan. Atlantic Wave. Paddy Reynolds (fiddle), Charlie Mulvihill (accordion), James Keane (accordion). For this tune: Paddy Reynolds (fiddle), Charlie Mulvihill (accordion).
~19734#1
[JJK] John and James Kelly with Michael Crehan and Michael Gavin. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. James Kelly (fiddle), John Kelly (fiddle).
19749#1
[CC] Bernard O'Sullivan and Tommy McMahon. Clare Concertinas. Bernard O'Sullivan (concertina), Tommy McMahon (concertina) except where solos noted. For this tune: Tommy.
~19769#2
[AMPR] Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann and Paddy Reynolds. Andy McGann (fiddle), Paddy Reynolds (fiddle).
~19872#2
[MM 3] Matt Molloy. Stony Steps. Matt Molloy (flute).
19989#4
[Lgcy] Legacy. Navan. Don Penzien (guitar, vocals, whistle), Valerie Plested (fiddle), Beth Patterson (bouzouki, vocals), Justin Murphy (flute, whistle).
~200016#1
[CLnn 1] Charlie Lennon. Time for a Tune. Charlie Lennon (fiddle, piano, drum).
~20132#2
[DPower 3] David Power. The Eighteen Moloney. David Power (B pipes).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
Lilting Fisherman
AMPR
Boys of the Town
MM 3
Justin Murphy's
Lgcy
Cook in the Kitchen
DPower 3
Played beforeOn Albums
Tar Road to Sligo
MC, CLnn 1
Connaughtman's Rambles
SE 1, MM 3
Three Little Drummers
JJK
Paddy Clancy's
CC
Kerry Jig
AW
Walls of Liscarroll
DPower 3

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 #1115 in [1850] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. [available]
As tune #288 in [1001] Francis O'Neill and James O'Neill. The Dance Music of Ireland. 1001 Gems. [available]
As tune #2 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1. [available]
On page 76 of [Krsn] Miles Krassen. O'Neill's Music of Ireland. New and Revised. [available]
As tune #17 in [CRE 3] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 3. [available]
As 11 (Treoir) in [L] Alan's private loose music.
As jig #59 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland. [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): 1903