Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#915 (Jackson's Reel)
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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).|
[MG] Milestone at the Garden. Irish Fiddle Masters from the 78 RPM Era. Michael Coleman (fiddle).
[JB 2] Joe Burke with Charlie Lennon. Traditional Music of Ireland. Joe Burke (accordion), with Charlie Lennon (piano).
[JJK] John and James Kelly with Michael Crehan and Michael Gavin. Irish Traditional Fiddle Music. James Kelly (fiddle), John Kelly (fiddle).
[KClns 1] Kathleen Collins. Traditional Music of Ireland. Kathleen Collins (fiddle).
[FlgDub] Paddy Glackin, Mick Gavin, Michael O'Brien. The Flags of Dublin. Paddy Glackin (fiddle), Mick Gavin (flute), Michael O'Brien [known later as:] Mick O'Brien (pipes). For this tune: Paddy (fiddle).
[MM 3] Matt Molloy. Stony Steps. Matt Molloy (flute).
[FG 3] Frankie Gavin. Frankie Goes to Town. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, flute).
[JDr 2] Joe Derrane. Return to Inis Mór. Joe Derrane (accordion).
[Nms 2] Nomos. Set You Free. Niall Vallely (concertina, keyboards), Vince Milne (fiddle), Gerry McKee (bouzouki), Frank Torpey (bodhrán), John Spillane (vocals, guitar, bass guitar). For this tune: Vince Milne (fiddle).
[WFO 1] Wooden Flute Obsession. Eamonn Cotter (flute).
[WTPO] Norah Rendell and Brian Miller. Wait There Pretty One. Norah Rendell (vocals, flute, whistle), Brian Miller (guitar).
[BCw 2] Brian Conway. Consider the Source. Brian Conway (fiddle).
[MiMulc] Michelle Mulcahy. Suaimhneas. Michelle Mulcahy (harp).
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 tune #201 in [CRE 1] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 1.|
|On page 142 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As reel #146 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As reel #36 in [JKg 3] Josephine Keegan. A Drop in the Ocean. Traditional Irish Tunes Collected by Josephine Keegan.|
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?