Annotation:Liverpool Breakdown

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LIVERPOOL BREAKDOWN, THE. AKA and see "Golden Hair." Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Breathnach (1963) notes the breakdown was a type of hornpipe or "clog dance." Kelly's son James, a well-known fiddler, said he only heard the tune played by his father, who called it the "Liverpool Breakdown."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler John Kelly/Sean O'Kelly (Dublin, Ireland, originally from County Clare) [Breathnach].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 204, p. 83.

Recorded sources : - Capelhouse Records, James Kelly - "Traditional Irish Music" (1996).

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