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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#991 (Johnny I Do Miss You)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Johnny I Do Miss You about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording DD 3 (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars8-bar phrase structureMode ?
Polka32AABB'D Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Johnny I Do Miss You / Johnny I Do Love You / Tureengarbh Glen / Gleann an Tuairín Ghairbh / Fr. Jones Polka / What Thadgh Said to Biddy / The Bit of Shit (1st in set Polkas on HamHam; 1st in set Ballyhoura Mountains on NNC 3) (also in G) (quite similar to All Along the River Bank #3118)
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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).
~19806#3
[DD 3] Dé Danann. Mist Covered Mountain. Frankie Gavin (fiddle, viola, whistle), Jackie Daly (accordion), Charlie Piggott (banjo, mandolin, steel guitar), Alec Finn (bouzouki, mandocello, steel guitar), Johnny 'Ringo' McDonagh (bodhrán, bones).
~19862.4#2
[RtH] Round the House. Music for the Sets - Vol. 1. Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich (accordion), Gerry Bevan (fiddle)..
~19901.6#1
[HamHam] Hammy Hamilton. The Moneymusk. Hammy Hamilton (flute). For this tune: with Peadar (concertina).
~200010#4
[EOR] Eoin Ó Riabhaigh. Tiomnacht. Handed On. Eoin Ó Riabhaigh (pipes). For this tune: with Conal Ó Gráda (flute).
20123#1
[NNC 3] Niamh Ní Charra. Cuz. A Tribute to Terry "Cuz" Teahan. Niamh Ní Charra (fiddle, concertina, vocals, viola). For this tune: (fiddle), with Séamus Begley (accordion), Cathall King (flute).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
O'Keefe's Polka
DD 3
Jim Keefe's
RtH
Offspring
EOR
Played beforeOn Albums
Mrs. Crowley's
HamHam
Galway Belle
NNC 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 #77 in [CRE 3] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 3. [available]
On page 37 of [SLoP] Paul Deloughery. Sliabh Luachra on Parade. [available]
On page 59 of [SLoP] Paul Deloughery. Sliabh Luachra on Parade. [available]
As polka #55 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes. [available]
As tune #65 in [IBPS] Pat Conway. Ireland's Best Polkas and Slides. [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): 1978