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X:1 T:Anything for John Joe L:1/8 M:C| K:D AG|F2 AF G2 BG|F2 AF E2 DE|F2 AF G2 BG|ABcA d2 AG| F2 AF G2 BG|F2 AF E2 DE|F2 AF G2B2|ABcA d3|| e|f2 af e2 de|faaf e2 de|faaf efed|cABc d3e| f2 af e2 d2|faaf e2d2|defg a2a2|ABcA d2||

ANYTHING FOR JOHN JOE. AKA and see "Crane Crook (The)," "Anything When You Die." Irish, Reel and Hornpipe. D Mixolydian (Breathnach, Moylan): D Major (Barberm Cranitch, Tubridy). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Cranitch, Tubridy): AAB (Mallinson): AA'B (Breathnach, Moylan). A reel from the Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border, associated with the playing of fiddlers Dennis Murphy and Julia Clifford. The first strain (but not the second) is shared with "Lisheen Reel (1)," and, rhythmically altered, "Sharon Shannon's Slide." Source Johnny O'Leary usually paired this tune with "Johnny When You Die (1)," calling the pair "The Sliabh Luachra Reels." The first strain is shared with "Nell Daly's Reel." See also "Lisheen Reel (2) (The)" (Ríl an Lisín).

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddlers Julia Clifford & Denis Murphy (west Kerry, Ireland) [Breathnach]; accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Gneevgullia, Kerry) [Moylan].

Printed sources : - Barber (Nick Barber's English Choice), 2002; No. 65, p. 30. Breathnach (Ceol Rince na hÉireann, vol. 3), 1985; No. 164, p. 76. Cranitch (The Irish Fiddle Book), 1996; p. 82. Mallinson (100 Enduring), 1995; No. 6, p. 3. Moylan (Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 296. Tubridy (Irish Traditional Music, vol. 2), 1999; p. 17.

Recorded sources : - DMPCD 0204, Nick & Mary Barber with Huw Jones - "Lovely Nancy" (2002). Cladagh Records CC5, Denis Murphy & Julia Clifford – "The Star above the Garter" (1969).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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