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FACTORY SMOKE HORNPIPE. AKA and see "Tide Come In (2)," "When the Tide Comes In." Scottish, Hornpipe. G Minor (Gatherer, Honeyman, McGuire & Keegan): G Dorian (Perlman): A Minor (). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Martin Hayes recorded the tune as "Brown Coffin (The)" and Donegal fiddler Danny O'Donnell called it "The Tide Came In." Cape Breton fiddlers play a 'double-tonic' (modal) version of the tune that starts out in major tonality.

Source for notated version: Gus Longaphie (b. 1914, Souris, North-East Kings County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources: Gatherer (Gatherer's Musical Museum), 1987; p. 43. Honeyman (Strathspey, Reel and Hornpipe Tutor), 1898; p. 54. Köhlers’ Violin Repository Book 1, 1881-1885; p. 8. McGuire & Keegan (Irish Tunes by the 100, vol. 1), 1975; No. 88, p. 24. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 65 (appears as "Factory Smoke Clog").

Recorded sources: Green Linnet GLCD 1127, Martin Hayes - "Martin Hayes" (1992)

See also listings at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music: An Index of Recorded Sources [2]
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [3]




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