Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Tune ID#996 (Johnny Henry'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).|
[MM 3] Matt Molloy. Stony Steps. Matt Molloy (flute).
[MtRd] The Mountain Road. A Compilation of Tunes Popular in South Sligo. Seamus O'Donnell (flute).
[AtR 2] At the Racket. Mirth-Making Heroes. John Carty (fiddle, banjo), Brian McGrath (banjo, piano, keyboards), Seamus O'Donnell (flute, saxophone, vocals), Garry O'Briain (guitar, mandocello, piano), Brid Dooley (vocals). For this tune: John (tenor guitar), then at end of the track again but with Seamus (flute).
[HB 2] Harry Bradley. As I Carelessly Did Stray. . .. Harry Bradley (flute, whistle). For this tune: (C flute, C whistle).
[OMcD] Oisín Mac Diarmada. Ar an bhFidil. Oisín Mac Diarmada (fiddle, whistle).
[CrnrHs 2] Corner House. The Friendly Visit. Davey Mathias (guitar), Andi Hearn (fiddle, vocals). For this tune: Andi (fiddle), Beanie (fiddle).
[COG 2] Conal Ó Gráda. Cnoc Buí. Conal Ó Gráda (flute).
[DPss 2] Dan Possumato. Pulling Out the Stops. Traditional Music and Song of Ireland. Dan Possumato (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 reel #588 in [HN] Henrik Norbeck. Henrik Norbeck's Abc Tunes.|
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