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X:1 T:Johnny's Welcome Home M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 601 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A AE {F}(3EDE cE {F}(3EDE | GFEF GFED | (3EFG AB cded | cBcd e2 fg | abaf gbfe | dBGB ABcd | (3efg ed cABG | AGEG A2 ea || {b}agea {b}agea | {b}agef g2 fg | agbg aged | {d}cBcd e2 fg | abaf gbge |dBGB ABcd | (3efg ed cABG | AGEG AdcB ||

JOHNNY'S WELCOME HOME ("Failte Seanin A Baile" or "Failte a Baile Seaganin"). Irish, Reel. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A version of "Johnny's Welcome Home" also in the key of 'A' major was entered into the c. 1863-73 music manuscript copybook of County Mayo farmer and fiddler Philip Carolan (c. 1839-1910). O'Neill set the tune in 'A' dorian in his Dance Music of Ireland (1907).
John McFadden

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - County Mayo fiddler John McFadden [O'Neill].

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 123. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1346, p. 251. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 601, p. 109.

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