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BOYS OF THE TOWN [2], THE. Irish, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The second part is similar in parts to "Boys of the Town (1) (The)." Karen Tweed (1994) remarks the tune is a "firm favourite" at sessions in Leeds, England, in the early 1990's.

Sources for notated versions: fiddler John McKeown [Feldman & O'Doherty]; fiddler Sean Walker (Victor, New York) [Miller & Perron].

Printed sources: Feldman & O'Doherty (The Northern Fiddler), 1978; p. 229. Mallinson (Enduring), 1995; No. 49, p. 21. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 1977; vol. 2, No. 8. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 15. Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 23, p. 69. Peoples (50 Irish Fiddle Tunes). Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 1) 1912; p. 49, #118. Taylor (Traditional Irish Music: Karen Tweed's Irish Choice), 1994; p. 6.

Recorded sources: Patrick Street – "Street Life."

See also listings at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index [1]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]




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