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CARMAN'S AMBER. AKA and see "Brendan Tonra's," "Tone Rowe's," "Tonra's Jig." Irish, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Learned by fiddler Bronx-born Andy McGann (d. 2004) from some touring musicians from Co. Clare, but since he had no name for the tune he called it on his 1977 album after the amber earrings of a Hispanic friend and co-worker. However, the jig is nowadays well known as a composition of Boston musician Brendan Tonra and is usually known by his name (or variants thereof).

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Recorded sources: -Shanachie 29009, Andy McGann and Paul Brady – "It's a Hard Road" (1977. The tune is notated in the booklet that comes with the album).



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