Denis O'Keeffe's Slide

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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[1]. Cork accordion player Jackie Daly recorded the tune under the title "Forget Your Troubles."

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

Printed sources : - Moylan (Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 83, p. 47. Tubridy (Irish Traditional Music, Book Two), 1999; p. 31.

Recorded sources : - Globestyle Irish CDORBD 085, Johnny O'Leary - "The Rushy Mountain" (1994. Reissue of Topic recordings). Topic 12T357, Johnny O'Leary - "Music for the Set" (1977).

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

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  1. Máire Ní Chaoimh, "Journey into Tradition: A Social History of the Irish Button Accordion", 2010, p. 4. PhD Thesis.