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BOBBY CASEY'S HORNPIPE. AKA and see "Chuir Mé Feisteas ar mo Theachsa," "Humors of Tullycreen/Humors of Tullycrine (The)." Irish, Hornpipe. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Clare fiddler Bobby Casey (1926-2000) had the tune from his father, Scully Casey. On the 1977 LP "Traditional Irish Music from Galway and Clare," Casey recorded the tune with Raymond Rowland on concertina under the title "The Road to the Golleen."

Source for notated version: Dublin fiddler John Kelly [Breathnach]; Randal Bays [Fiddler Magazine].

Printed sources: Breathnach (Ceol Rince na hÉireann vol. 1), 1963; No. 205. Fiddler Magazine, vol. 8, No. 2, Spring 2001; p. 55.

Recorded sources: Standfast PINE 1216, "Traditional Irish Music from Galway and Clare (Casey and Raymond Rowland, as "The Road to their Golleen"). Green Linnet GLCD 3009, Kevin Burke - "If the Cap Fits" (1978. Learned from Co. Clare fiddler Bobby Casey).




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