First of May (3) (The)

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FIRST OF MAY [3], THE. AKA and see "Gilderoy (2)," "Little Beggarman," "Red Haired Boy," "Red-Headed Irishman (The)." Irish, Reel. G Major/Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is well-known to most North American fiddlers as "The Red Haired Boy."

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

Printed sources: Mitchell (Dance Music of Willie Clancy), 1993; No. 115, pp. 96-97.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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