Annotation:Frog in the Well (1) (The)

Find traditional instrumental music

X:1 T:Frog in the Well [1], The T:Father Tom's Wager M:6/8 L:1/8 R:jig D:Rose Murphy, "Milltown Lass", Ossian OSS-21, track 3(b) K:G B/c/|dge dBG|AEF GDB,|G,B,D GAB|cBc ABc| dge dBG|AEF GDB,|G,B,D GAB|cAF G2:| |:A|Bdg bag|fed cAF|DGG FAA|GBB ABc|Bdg bag| [1 fed cAF|DGG FGA|BGG G2:|2 fed cAB|cec BdB|cAF G3|]

FROG IN THE WELL [1], THE. AKA and see "Close to the Floor (1)," "Father Tom's Wager," "Frog's Frolics," "Old Apples in Winter," "Silver Tip (4) (The)," "Templehouse (The)." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. "Frog in the Well [1]" was recorded in December, 1929 (released the next year), by Francis Cashin and Tom Cawley, Irish musicians then living in Chicago. It was recorded as the second tune in a set with "Silver Tip," and since the latter name appeared on the record label first "Frog in the Well" has also acquired the name "Silver Tip (4)." "Close to the Floor (1)," 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.

Additional notes

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).

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

Back to Frog in the Well (1) (The)

(0 votes)