Doodley Doodley Dank

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X:1 T:Doodley, Doodley, Dank M:9/8 L:1/8 S:Donegal, Teelin & Kilcar K:G BdB BAB g3|BdB B2e dBA|BdB BAB g2e|faf efe dBA:| |:fdd def g3|fdd dcd ecA|fdd def g2e|fed edB efg:||



DOODLEY DOODLEY DANK. Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). Ireland, County Donegal. G Major ('A' part) & D Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. This melody has been a popular slip jig in County Donegal, associated with the areas of Teileann (Teelin) and Kilcar in the south-west. Teileann fiddler Con Cassidy (1909-1994) believed that it was Frank Cassidy (1900-1971) who gave the tune its title, which belongs to a nonsense verse sung to the first strain, often used as a lilting and lullaby tune. See also the closely related "Cock and the Hen (The)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Francie & Mickey Byrne [Feldman & O'Doherty]

Printed sources : - Feldman & O'Doherty (The Northern Fiddler), 1978; p. 160B (untitled slip jig).

Recorded sources: -Con Cassidy - "The Brass Fiddle." Claddagh Records SPINCD1007, Harry Bradley, Jesse Smith, John Blake - "The Tap Room Trio"



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