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DEVILS IN DUBLIN [1]. AKA – "The Devils o'/of Dublin." AKA and see "Merry Blacksmith (The)," "Mist on the Loch," "Mist Over the Loch," "Paddy on the Railroad." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A variant of the well-known "Merry Blacksmith (The)." The second tune in Michael Coleman's 1921 recorded set of tunes recorded under the single title "Boys of the Lough." Irish flute player Séamus Tansey has also recorded the tune under the "Devils" title. In Cape Breton the tune is known as "Mist on the Loch/Mist Over the Loch." See also the like-named jigs "Devil in Dublin."

Source for notated version: fiddler Peter Horan (b. 1926, Kilavil, Co. Sligo) [Flaherty]; fiddler Michael Coleman (Co. Sligo/New York) [Miller & Perron].

Printed sources: Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 67. Lyth (Bowing Styles in Irish Fiddle Playing, vol. 1), 1981; pp. 43, 44. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 1977; vol. 3, No. 9. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 61.

Recorded sources: Coleman Center CD CC004, Peter Horan – "The Mountain Road" (1999. Various artists). "A Compilation of tunes popular in South Sligo" (Appears as "The Devils of Dublin"). Coleman Music Center CHC 009, fiddler Pake Spellman (d. 1969, from Doocastle area) – "The Coleman Archive, vol. 2: The Home Place" (2005. Various artists). Green Linnet GLCD 1200, Lunasa – "Otherworld" (1999. Appears as "Devils of Dublin"). IRC Records, Michael Coleman – "The Musical Glory of Old Sligo" (1967).

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




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