Annotation:Famous Ballymote (The)

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FAMOUS BALLYMOTE, THE. AKA and see "Pride of Ahamore," "Sporting Days of Easter (4) (The)." Irish, Reel. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Mid-19th century uillean piper and cleric James Goodman included a version of the tune in his large manuscript collection as "Sporting Days of Easter (4) (The)." Researchers Conor Ward and Fr. John Quinn also link the tune with "Marquis of Huntly's (4) Reel," Goodman's "Roast Beef from London," Donnellan's "Pleasant Gardens (The)," "Skibbereen Lasses (The)," "Pride of Ahamore," and, distantly , Donnellan's "Rock Reel (The)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Taylor (Where's the Crack?), 1989; p. 15.

Recorded sources : - Compass Records 7 4407 2, Ciaran Tourish - "Down the Line" (2005). Green Linnet SIF 3011, "Bothy Band, 1975" (1983. Reissue of the original 1975 album on Mulligan Records).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music: An Index of Recorded Sources [2].

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