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X:61 T:Babes in the Wood [2] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Polka B:Deloughery - Sliabh Luachra on Parade (1980, No. 61) N:From the playing of Terry Teahan Z:Patrick Cavanagh K:D A/B/A/G/ FA | de f2 | gf/e/ fe | df A2 | A/B/A/G/ FA | de f2 | gf/e/ fe | d2 d2 :| |:e>f ed | ce a2 | e>^d ef | ge cA | e>f ed | ce a2 | gf/e/ fe | d2 d2:||

BABES IN THE WOODS [2]. AKA and see "Back of the Haggard (2)," "Captain Maguire," "Dan O'Leary's (2)," "Humors of Listowel (1)," Irish, Polka (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Compare also with "Maids of Ardagh," "Sliabh Mhachaire (1)," "Toormore Polka (2)," "Tournmore Polka," "Tuar Mór Polka (2) (The)."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler Adam McConnell with McConnell's Four Leaf Shamrocks, who recorded the tune in 1924 [Miller & Perron].

Printed sources : - Paul Deloughery (Sliabh Luachra on Parade), 1980; No. 61. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 125.

Recorded sources : - Green Linnet GLCD 3092, Bernard O'Sullivan & Tommy MacMahon - "Clare Concertinas" (appears as one of "Stack Ryan's Polkas," named for the musician from whom it was learned). Old Hat Music OH!02, "The Old Hat Dance Band" (1992. Learned from Kerry fiddle player Julia Clifford, who has lived in Norfolk for some years). Topic TSCD 602, McConnell's Four Leaf Shamrocks - "Irish Dance Music" (1995. A reissue of the 1924 original).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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