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X:1 T:Reel M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:James Goodman music manuscript collection (mid-19th cent., County Cork) F:http://goodman.itma.ie/volume-three#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=75&z=1154.8571%2C941.7215%2C6828.0439%2C4135.8025 F:at Trinity College Dublin / Irish Traditional Music Archive goodman.itma.ie Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G dc|BG G2 DG G2|BG dB G2G2|cA A2 FA A2|cA dB A2 dc| BG G2 DG G2|BGdB G2 dc|~B2-BG ~A2-AG|FDEF G2|| dc|Bddc Bddc|Bddc G2G2|ceed ceed|ceed A2A2| Bdef g(fe)d|BG dB G2 (dc)|~B2-BG ~A2-AG|FDEF G2||

JACK SMITH'S FAVORITE. AKA and see "Cabar Féidh," "Kathy Jones." American, Reel. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A version of the Scots tune "Cabar Féidh." See also the fling "Orange and Blue" in Giblin's Collection of Traditional Irish Dance Music (Boston, 1928) and other sources, a tune Paul de Grae says is much more closely related than the "Cabar Féidh" versions. Irish cleric, collector and uilleann piper James Goodman included the tune in vol. 3 of his large mid-19th century manuscript collection (p. 72) as an untitled reel.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 40. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 67.

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