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GALWAY BAY ("Camuis Gaillibe" or "Cuain Gaillim"). AKA and see "Democratic Hornpipe (1)." Irish, Hornpipe. G Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Not associated with any of the "Galway Bay" songs. Popularized by Galway accordion player Joe Burke, who recorded it in the 1960's. The melody was printed prior to the O'Neill collections in William Bradbury Ryan's Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) under the title "Democratic Hornpipe (1)."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (O'Neill's Irish Music), 1915; No. 343, p. 168. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 178. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1619, p. 301. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 853, p. 147.

Recorded sources : - Chonnachta CICD 173, Brian Conway - "Consider the Source" (2008). Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Éireann CL13, "Tommy Peoples" (1976). Green Linnett GLCD 1155, Martin Hayes - "Under the Moon" (1995). Lochshore CDLDL 1215, Craob Rua- "The More that's Said the Less the Better" (1992). Shanachie 29009, "Andy McGann and Paul Brady" (learned from accordion player Joe Burke). Shaskeen OS-361, Joe Burke with Charlie Lennon - "Traditional Music of Ireland" (1973).

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

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