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BARNEY O'NEILL (Brian Ua Neill). AKA and see "Doctor O'Neill (2)." Irish, Double Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The jig is a member of the "Young Tim Murphy," "Kitty Lie Over" tune family. A variant appears in the mid-19th century James Goodman (1828-1896, County Cork) manuscripts under the title "Doctor O'Neill," and, still earlier, a version under the title "Brian O'Niel" in the 1838 music copybook of Lake District (northwest England) musician William Irwin.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 71. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1106, p. 208. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 296, p. 64. Sweet (Fifer's Delight), 1964; p. 28.