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DROPS OF SPRINGWATER. AKA and see "Blast of Wind (A)," "Clout (The)," "Cock in the Heath (2)," "Humors of Caledon (The)," "Humors of Westmeath," "Kiss in the Furz (1)," "Rakes of Westmeath (1) (The)." Irish, Slip Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The "Drops of Springwater" comes from James Kelly and Paddy O'Brien, who say they got the tune from Paddy Moloney. See "Clout (The)" for the earliest appearance of this tune family.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Taylor (Traditional Irish Music: Karen Tweed's Irish Choice), 1994; p. 43.

Recorded sources: DMP Records, Karen Tweed - "Drops of Springwater" (1994). Kells Music 9507, Dervish - "At the End of the Day" (appears as part of "Packie Duignan Set"). Shanachie Records 29015, James Kelly & Paddy O'Brien - "Is it Yourself?" (1979). Shanachie 34014, James Kelly, Paddy O'Brien & Daithi Sproule - "Traditional Music of Ireland" (1995).




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