Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#978 (John Kelly's)
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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).|
[Ch 3] The Chieftains. 3. Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones).
[KCB 3] [The Kilfenora Ceili Band]. [The Kilfenora Céilí Band].
[JnKlly] John Kelly. Irish Traditional Concertina and Fiddle Music. John Kelly (concertina, fiddle). For this tune: (concertina).
[BBg 3] Brendan Begley. It Could Be a Good Night Yet! Oíche go Maidean. Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich/Brendan Begley (accordion, vocals). For this tune: (C#/D accordion).
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 #249 in volume 2 of [R] Francis Roche. The Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. 3 vols.|
|As tune #58 in volume 2 of [B&S] D[avid] Bulmer and N[eil] Sharpley. Music from Ireland. 4 vols.|
|As tune #13 in volume 2 of [LPTW] Eithne Vallely. Learn to Play the Tin Whistle.|
|On page 148 of [FF] David Brody. The Fiddler's Fakebook.|
|As slide #14 in [MM] Martin Mulvihill. First Collection of Traditional Irish Music.|
|As tune #287 in [JOL] Terry Moylan. Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra. Dance Music from the Cork-Kerry Border.|
|As tune #67 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes.|
|As tune #100 in [IBPS] Pat Conway. Ireland's Best Polkas and Slides.|
|As slide #13 in [Cobb] Dan Cobb. Cobb's Music of Ireland.|
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?