Annotation:Lasses of Donnybrook

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LASSES OF DONNYBROOK. AKA and see "Braes of Mar (1) (The)," "Down the Meadows (2)," "Johnny Will You Marry Me," "Lord MacDonald (1)," "Love Won't You Marry Me?," "Reel des noces," "Sir Alexander McDonald," "Some Say the Devil's Dead." Irish, Highland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was recorded under this title in New York in 1928 by County Longford fiddler Packie Dolan (1904-1932) and His Melody Boys.

Packie Dolan
A version of the tune was entered into vol. 2 of the c. 1883 music manuscript collection of Co. Leitrim fiddler and piper biography:Stephen Grier as "Down the Meadows (2)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music vol. 2), 1977; No. 39. Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 151.

Recorded sources: -Morning Star 45001, Packie Dolan - "Wheels of the World" (reissue of the original 1920's recording). Victor 21484 (78 RPM), Dolan's Melody Boys (1928).

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