Gullane Jig (The)

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GULLANE JIG, THE (Port an Ghalláin). AKA - "Gallane Jig," "Gullaun Jig." AKA and see "Footing of the Turf (The)," "John Joe's Jig (1)," "John Mahinny's No. 1," "Old Bush Jig," "Old Joe's Jig," "Old John's Jig," "Port Sheáin tSeosaimh." Irish, Double Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Gullane is a village in the Sliabh Luachra region of County Kerry. The alternate title "John Mahinny's No. 1" is called after John Mahinney Barnard of Gneevegullia, a friend of fiddler Bill "The Weaver" Murphy, father of Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford.

Source for notated version: this jig was recorded in Co. Kerry by Breandan Breathnach in November 1970 from accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork/Kerry border); O'Leary had the tune from Jimmy Doyle [Breathnach, Moylan].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 18, p. 12. Cranitch (Irish Fiddle Book), 1996; No. 11, p. 129. Cranitch (Irish Session Tunes: The Red Book), 2000; p. 11. Moylan (Johnny O'Leary), 1994; No. 1, p. 3.

Recorded sources:

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

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