Boys of Tandragee (The)

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BOYS OF TANDRAGEE, THE. AKA - "Boys of Tandernagee." AKA and see "Burke's Jig (2)," "Over the Hills," "Paddy O'Carroll's (2)," "Pat Burke's," "Rollicking Boys of Tandragee." Irish, Jig. E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Moylan): AA'BB (Songer). The first strain is shared with "Paddy McFadden's Jig (2)." See also the similar first strain of "Jolly Corkonian (The)."

Source for notated version: Joe Burke via accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border) [Moylan]; Dan Compton (Portland, Oregon) who learned it from the Harrington/O'Sullivan recording [Songer].

Printed sources: Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 82. Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 39. Moylan (Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 235, pp. 136-137.

Recorded sources: Gerry Harrington & Eoghan O'Sullivan - "Sceal Eile."




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