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LAST NIGHT'S JOY. AKA and see "Old Fashioned Habit (The)." Irish, Reel. D Mixolydian/Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. See also the related "Beauty Spot (The)," "Fairhaired Boy (2) (The)" and O'Neill's "Joyful Hour (The)."

Source for notated version: tin whistle, piper and flute player Tommy Hunt (b. 1908, Lissananny, Ballymote) [Flaherty].

Printed sources: Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; p. 165. Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland), 1976, vol. 4, No. 36. Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 130 (appears as "Unknown").

Recorded sources: Shanachie 79002, "The Boys of the Lough" (1973. Learned from "the late" Donegal fiddler Mickey Docherty). Trailer 2086, "Boys of the Lough."

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]

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