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FLOWERS OF SPRING [2], THE (Blathanna an Earraigh). AKA and see "Tom Billy's Jig (2)." Irish, Double Jig. A Dorian (also played in E Dorian). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB.

Source for notated version: fiddler Denis Murphy, 1967(Co. Kerry, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 31, p. 19. Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland), 1976, vol. 3; No. 67. Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 44, p. 37. Taylor (Traditional Irish Music: Karen Tweed's Irish Choice), 1994; p. 10. Vallely (Learn to Play the Tin Whistle with the Armagh Pipers Club), vol. 3, No. 6.

Recorded sources: Claddagh CC5, Denis Murphy & Julia Clifford - "The Star Above the Garter" (1969. Appears as "Tom Billy's Jig"). Shanachie 79044, Tommy Peoples - "The Iron Man." (appears as "Tom Billy's Jig"). Tara 2006, "Tony Linnane & Noel Hill" (appears as "Tom Billy's Jig").

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




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