Frog in the Well (1) (The)
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FROG IN THE WELL , THE. AKA and see "Close to the Floor (1)," "Father Tom's Wager," "Frog's Frolics," "Old Apples in Winter," "Templehouse (The)." Irish, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. "Close to the Floor," the name in Ryan's Mammoth Collection/Coles 1000, is the title that Gweedore, County Donegal, fiddler Danny O'Donnell recorded the tune under in 1939.
Source for notated version:
Recorded sources: Columbia 78 RPM, Francis Cashin and Tom Cawley (1929). Ossian OSS-21, Rose Murphy - "Milltown Lass" (1977. Originally recorded for Topic Records when she was 76 years old. Murphy played old-style melodeon, and her brother was the noted box-player P. J. Conlon. She supposedly played when younger, but stopped for forty years while she raised a family, only to resume playing later).