Hills of Kesh (The)

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HILLS OF KESH, THE (Cnocáin na Céise). AKA and see "Blackthorn (2) (The)," "Eel in the Sink (The)," "Irishman's Blackthorn (The)." Irish, Reel. A Mixolydian. AABB. The tune was recorded as "Irishman's Blackthorn (The)" title in 1921 by the great Galway melodeon player, Peter J. Conlon (OKeh 21006). See also Breathnach's related "Scotch Hunt (2)."

Source for notated version: accordion player Joe Sheridan (Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 181, p. 82.

Recorded sources: Outlet Records SOLP 1022, Seamus Tansey - "Sligo Ceili" (1973).

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

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