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EILEEN CURRAN [1]. AKA and see "Maura Connolly's," "Sailor Set on Shore," "Sailors on Shore," "Sailor's Return (1) (The)." Irish, Reel. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Recorded by the Ballinakill Céilí Band (East Galway) for in Dublin, 1938 (the band's founding members were Anna Rafferty, Stephen Maloney, Tommy Whelan, Tommy Whyte, Jerry Maloney). An American version of the tune was recorded in the 1920's by Kentucky fiddler/violinist William Houchens (c. 1884-1955, a native of Alton, Anderson County), for the Starr Recording Company under the title "Hel'n Georgia" (also issued by Gennett Records 5516 as "College Hornpipe/"Hell in Georgia ", recorded February, 1923). Nigel Gatherer identifies the tune as a derivative of Scottish fiddler-composer Robert Mackintosh's "Lady Dalrymple (North Berwick's) Strathspey."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - accordion player Patrick O'Brien, 1970 (Dublin, Ireland) [Breathnach]; sessions at the Regent Hotel, Leeds, England [Bulmer & Sharpley].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (Cool Rince na hÉireann vol. II), 1976; No. 239, p. 124 (appears as untitled reel). Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland vol. 1), 1974; No. 36.

Recorded sources : - Green Linnett GLCD 1181, Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill - "The Lonesome Touch" (1997).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: A Guide to Recorded Sources [2]

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