Denis Murphy's Slide (3)

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X:1 T:Denis Murphy's Slide [3] M:12/8 L:1/8 R:Slide K:Dmix ||:A3 AGA B2A G2B | AGE G2E D2E G2B |A3 AGA B2A G2B | AGE GFE D3 D3 :| |:d2A AGA B2A G2B | AGE G2E D2E G2B |d2A AGA B2A G2B | AGE GFE D3 D3 :||



DENIS MURPHY'S SLIDE [3]. AKA and see "Bedford Cross," "Pádraig O’Keeffe's Slide (10)," "Paper Plate Slide (The)." Irish, Slide (12/8 time). Ireland, Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A popular and well-known slide in County Kerry. Paul de Grae remarks of his late friend Tom Barret (Breathnach's source): "Tom disliked the idea of untitled tunes, and when he later recorded this one he called it 'Bedford Cross' after his native place, near Listowel, where it was a popular tune in his youth."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region) [Moylan]; Tom Barrett [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRE II); No. 85, p. 45 (appears as "Gan ainm"). Moylan (Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 74, p. 43.

Recorded sources : - Topic 12T357, Johnny O'Leary - "Music for the Set" (1977. Appears as "Murphy's").

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.Info [1].



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