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. Researcher Conor Ward finds "Cock and the Hen (1) (The)" and "Leather You Rogue (The)" to be members of the same tune family.


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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