Dan O'Keeffe's Slide (1)

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DAN O'KEEFFE'S SLIDE [1] (Sleamhnán Dhónaill Uí Chaoimh). AKA and see "Danny Ab's Slide [1]." Irish, Slide (12/8 time). Ireland, Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border. G Major (Breathnach, Cranitch, Mallinson): D Major (Moylan). Standard tuning. AABB (Cranitch, Mallinson, Moylan): AA'BB' (Breathnach). The tune was recorded Seamus Ennis in 1952, from the playing of Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford, who called it "Danny Ab's," their source for the tune(s).

Source for notated version: fiddlers Julia Clifford & Denis Murphy (west Kerry, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRE III), 1985; No. 45, p. 21. Cranitch (Irish Fiddle Book), 1996; No. 25, p. 134 (appears as "Danny Ab's Slide"). Cranitch (Irish Session Tunes: Red Book), 2000; 25. Mallinson (Enduring), 1995; No. 62, p. 27 (appears as "Dan O'Keeffe's No. 2). Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 1977; vol. 1, No. 26 (appears as untitled slip jig). Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 45. Moylan (Johnny O'Leary), 1994; No. 176, p. 101. Vallely (Learn to Play the Tin Whistle with the Armagh Pipers Club), vol. 1, No. 18(a).

Recorded sources: Claddagh Records CC5, Denis Murphy & Julia Clifford - "The Star above the Garter." Topic 12T309, Padraig O'Keeffe, Denis Murphy & Julia Clifford - "Kerry Fiddles: Music of Sliabh Luachra, vol 1" (1977). See also listing at: Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1].




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