Jimmy Doyle's Slide

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JIMMY DOYLE'S (SLIDE). AKA and see "Dan Patsy's Slide," "John Dore's Favourite," "Paudy Scully's," "Tournafulla Slide," "Turnip Jig." Irish, Slide (12/8 time). Ireland, Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A popular Sliabh Luachra slide that goes by a variety of titles, usually (as is the case with many slides and polkas) called after the particular musician's source for the tune. Source for notated version: accordion player Patsy Cronin (Shrone, County Kerry) via accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region) {O'Leary said of Cronin: "He was four or five miles away from me and he played tunes I never heard of"} [Moylan].

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Moylan (Johnny O'Leary), 1994; No. 108, pp. 62-63.

Recorded sources: Gael-Linn CEF132, Johnny O'Leary - "An Calmfhear/The Trooper" (1989).

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




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