Lads of the Village (2) (The)
X:1 % T:Lads of the Village , The M:C L:1/8 R:Reel N:Goodman obtained the tune from the music manuscripts of 19th century N:Dublin bookseller John O'Daly. S:Rev. James Goodman music manuscript collection (vol. 2, p. 154) N:Canon Goodman was a uilleann piper and cleric who collected primarily N:in County Cork from a variety of sources in the mid-19th century Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G cdcA d2d2|edcd e2e2|cdcA d2d2|edcA A2G2:| eg g2 ag g2|edcd e2e2|eg g2 agg2|edcA A2G2| egg2 ag g2|edcde2e2|egfa gfed|edcA A2G2|]
LAD OF THE VILLAGE , THE. Irish, Reel (whole time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune is contained in vol. 2 (p. 154) of the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of County Cork cleric and uilleann piper James Goodman. Goodman manuscripts researchers Hugh and Lisa Shields find the tune cognate with a reel from the manuscripts (p. 26, tune 58) of collector P.W. Joyce (1826-1914) who entered it as "Reel of the Olden Time" from Mr. John Healy.