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Tune ID#994 (Johnny Mickey's)

Transcription of first 2 bars of Johnny Mickey's about these two bars
These two bars were transcribed by me from how this tune was played – the first time through – on the recording JDSC (details in the Discography below).
Basic musical information on this tune.
Rhythm ?Bars4-bar phrase structureMode ?
Slide32AABBD Major
Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Johnny Mickey's / Seán Mhicí / Sleamhnán Sheánín Mhicí / Johnny Mickey's Slide / Johnny Micky's Slide (1st in set The Ballad of Ned Jones' Toyota on TBrwne) (also in G) (compare, reversed parts, with Kiely Cotter's #6505)
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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).
~197712#1
[JDSC] Jackie Daly, Séamus Creagh. Jackie Daly. Séamus Creagh. Jackie Daly (accordion), Séamus Creagh (fiddle). For this tune: 1st time Jackie (accordion).
200311#1
[TBrwne] Tim Browne. Mutiny in the County. Tim Browne (fiddle, vocals, bouzouki). For this tune: Dan Curtin (fiddle), Timmy Connors (accordion), Tim (bouzouki).
20113#1
[IFMCK] Connie O'Connell. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. Connie O'Connell (fiddle).

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In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played beforeOn Albums
Pádraig Ó Caoimh
JDSC
Ballad of Ned Jones' Toyota
TBrwne

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 #43 in [CRE 3] Breandán Breathnach. Ceol Rince na hÉireann 3. [available]
As tune #25 in [LPF] Eithne and Brian Vallely. Learn to Play the Fiddle with Armagh Pipers Club. [available]
As tune #68 in [DM 2] Dave Mallinson. 100 Enduring Irish Session Tunes. [available]
As tune #101 in [IBPS] Pat Conway. Ireland's Best Polkas and Slides. [available]
On page 110 of [IFMCK] Drew Beisswenger. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. [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): 1977