Grandpa Tommy's Céilí Band

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GRANDPA TOMMY'S CÉILÍ BAND (Banna Céilí Daideo Taimí). AKA and see "Brendan Mulhaire's (1)," "Martin Mulhaire's (1)," "Mulhaire's No. 4," "Mulhaire's Reel (3)." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Black): AA'BB' (Breathnach). Composed by New York B/C accordion player Martin Mulhaire, originally from Dún an Uchta, east County Galway, whose father, a fiddler and teacher, was known as "Grandpa Tommy." Mulhaire played with the famed Tulla Céilí Band prior to emigrating, and Tommy Mulhaire also had a céilí band.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Black (Music's the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 349, p. 186. Breathnach (CRÉ V), 1999; Nos. 129 (i) and (ii), p. 69. Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1994; p. 28.

Recorded sources: Gael-Linn CEFCD 168, Dordán (Mary Bergin, Kathleen Loughnane, Dearbhaill Standún) - "Ceol na Gealaí." Green Linnet CSIF 1012, Martin Mulvihill with Mick Moloney - "Traditional Irish Fiddling from County Limerick" (1978. Appears as "Mulhaire's"). Green Linnet GLCD 1135, Martin Mulhaire - "Warming Up" (1993).

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




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