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JERRY HOULIHAN (Dearmuid Ua Uallacain). AKA and see "Cummilum." Irish, Slip Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDDEE (O'Neill/Krassen): AABBCCDDEEFF (O'Neill/1850). Breathnach (1996) states that, along with "Mad Moll," "Drops of Brandy (1)," "Yellow Stockings" and others it belongs to a cycle of tunes originating in the 17th century or earlier. This is a very large tune family, for more on which see also notes for Walker 'Piper' Jackson's "Cummilum" and "Mad Moll."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 86. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1166, p. 220. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 440, p. 86.

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