Bag of Potatoes (2) (The)
X:1 T:Bag of Potatoes , The M:4/4 L:1/8 S:Session tape Augusta 2000, James Kelly, Tony Smith, Mick O'Connor R:Reel Z:Transcribed by Steve Bennett K:Ador A2eA A2eA|ABcd ecdB|G2BG AGBG|GB (3BBB GBdB| A2eA A2eA|ABcd ecdB|ABcd efge|dBGA BAGB:|| |:a2ea ageg|agbg agef|gedc BGBd|gfga bgeg| a2ea ageg|agbg ageg|dBde gage|dBGB BAA2:||
BAG OF POTATOES , THE (An Mála Fataí). AKA and see "Bag of Spuds (The)," "Eddie Dunne's Favourite," "Sligo Dandy." Irish, Reel. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Mulvihill): AABB (Sullivan): AABB' (Breathnach). Frequently called "Bag of Spuds (The)." The tune was called "Eddie Dunne's Favourite" on a 1926 78 RPM recording by Frank Quinn, according to Philippe Varlet, who says it was "a very popular and oft recorded tune in the 1920s." Eddie Dunne was a melodeon player in New York City. His son, Eddie, Jr., was a noted step dancer who also recorded on the tenor banjo with Frank Quinn. The tune was recorded by the Laictin Naofa Céilí Band (Junior Crehan, Josie Hayes, Willie Clancy, Jim Ward, P.J. MacMahon and others from the Miltown Malbay, Clare, area). Unrelated to "Bag of Potatoes (1) (The)."