Denis O'Keeffe's Slide
X:1 T:Denis O'Keefe's Slide M:12/8 L:1/8 R:Slide K:Amix G|E2A ABA E2A ABd|e2A ABA GAG FGF| E2A ABA E2A ABd|efe dcB A3 A2:| |:d|e2e edc d3 c2d|e2A ABA GAG FGF| E2A ABA E2A ABd|efe dcB A3 A2:||
DENIS O'KEEFFE'S SLIDE. AKA - "Denis O'Keeffe's Favourite." AKA and see "Big Furze Bush (The)," "Eibhlín ni Riordáin's," "Dinny O'Keefe's." Irish, Slide (12/8 time). Ireland, Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. Denis O'Keefe was a button accordion player from Rathmore in Sliabh Luachra who played a single-row Globe Gold Medal accordion brought to him from the United States in the 1930's. Cork accordion player Jackie Daly recorded the tune under the title "Forget Your Troubles."
- Máire Ní Chaoimh, "Journey into Tradition: A Social History of the Irish Button Accordion", 2010, p. 4. PhD Thesis.