Annotation:Johnny Doherty's Yellow Tinker

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JOHNNY DOHERTY'S YELLOW TINKER. AKA and see "Jolly Tinker (3) (The)," "Tinker's Occupation (The)," "Yellow Tinker (The)." Irish, Reel. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). Chicago fiddler Liz Carroll recorded the tune under this title. Donegal fiddler John Doherty (1895-1980) was never called 'Johnny' by his intimates, and preferred to be called John.

John Doherty

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Recorded sources: Shanachie 34013, Liz Carroll - "A Friend Indeed" (1978)

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

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