Jolly Banger (1) (The)

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JOLLY BANGER [1], THE (An Buailteoir Meidhreach). AKA and see "Largo's Fairy Dance," "Fairy Reel (1) (The)," "Daunse ny Farishyn." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. A version of "The Fairy Reel" that Breathnach thought was "far better than the basic form."

Source for notated version: piper Willie Clancy (Miltown Malbay, County Clare, Ireland), who had the tune from his father, who had it from legendary piper Garret Barry [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 156, p. 73.

Recorded sources: Gael-Linn Records CEF 018, John Kelly & Willie Clancy - "Seoda Ceoil I" (1968).




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