Joe Derrane's Jig (1)

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X:1 T:Joe Derrane's Jig [1] T:Bit of Ginger T:Fisherman's Lilt M:6/8 L:1/8 S:learned from David Kidd S:Paddy Killoran B:Music for the Sets (NPU); J. O'Brien's Accordion Tutor D:Music for the Sets (NPU); others? R:Jig P:AABB Z:Lorna LaVerne K:G dBG GBd | ~g3 ege | dBG GFG | AFD cBA |dBG GBd | g3 e/f/ge | dBG FGA |1 BGG G3:|2 BGG GFG|| K:D |:ABA Ade | f3 f2e | dce dcB | AFF F2G | AFA AFA | BGB Bcd |cec ABc |1 d3 dFG:|2 d3 d3||



JOE DERRANE'S JIG (Port Sheosaimh Uí Dhearáin). AKA and see "Bit of Ginger," "Fisherman (The)," "Fisherman's Lilt (2)," "Lilting Fisherman (The)," "Lissalumna Fiddler," "Paddy's Resource (2)." Irish, Double Jig. G Major ('A' part) & D Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Alternate titles come from the Leitrim Ceili Band ("Lissalumna Fiddler"), Liverpool Ceili Band ("Fisherman (The)"), Richard Carlin ("Paddy's Resource (2)"). The tune was attributed by Derrane and O'Brien (ih his 1940 accordion instructor) to New York fiddler Paddy Killoran, originally from County Sligo.

Paddy Killoran
. The tune appears as "Bit of Ginger" on the Copley records reissue of Derrane and O'Brien's 1953 78 RPM recording.


Additional notes

Source for notated version: - fiddlers Paddy Reynolds & Andy McGann (New York) [Breathnach]; set dance music recorded at Na Píobairí Uilleann in the late 1980's [Taylor].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 25, p. 12. Taylor (Music from the Sets: Blue Book), 1995; p. 1.

Recorded sources: - Shanachie Records 22904, Andy McGann & Paddy Reynolds - "Traditional Music of Ireland." Topic Records, John Doonan - "At the Feis."

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



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