First Slip (The)

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FIRST SLIP, THE. Irish, Slip Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Mitchell): AABB (Sullivan). Named by Willie Clancy because it was the first slip jig he learned, taught to him by his father, flute player Gilbert Clancy. See the "Ride(ing) a Mile (2)" family of tunes.

Source for notated version: piper Willie Clancy (1918-1973, Miltown Malbay, west Clare) [Mitchell].

Printed sources: Mitchell (Dance Music of Willie Clancy), 1993; No. 30, p. 45. Sullivan (Session Tunes), vol. 2; No. 41, p. 17.

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