Land of Sunshine (The)

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LAND OF SUNSHINE, THE. AKA and see "John Bowe's (3)." Irish, Reel. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Bill Black (1996) notes the tune was composed by County Galway native Martin Mulhaire [1] shortly after his arrival in America. The tune is sometimes called "John Bowe's (3)," after the B/C accordion player originally from Birr, Co. Offaly, in England since 1965. Similarly, it has been called "Finbarr Dwyer's (5)" after another accordion player.

Martin Mulhaire

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Black (Music's the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 2, p. 1. Keegan (A Drop in the Ocean), 2005.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [2]

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