Maid I Ne'er Forgot (The)

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X:1 T:The maid I ne'er forgot B:O'Neill's Dance Music of Ireland, no. 790. N:key signature shows only one sharp, but tune sounds N:strange unless played with two sharps (E Dorian) R:reel M:4/4 L:1/8 Z:transcribed by Paul de Grae K:Edor B,|E3 F GFGA|B2 ec dBAd|BGEF GABc|dBec dBAF| EB,EF G3 A|B2 ec dBA=c|BGEF GFGB|dBAF GEE|| ||A|BABd edef|gfed edBA|BGEF GABc|(3ddd AG FGAF| (3EEE BE dEBE|Beec dBAd|BGEF GABc|dBAF GEE||

MAID I NE'ER FORGOT, THE (An Cailin Do Cuimnigim I Gcomnuide). AKA and see "Gorman's Reel (4)," "Old Joker (The)," "Stone Ditch (The)." Irish, Reel. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Fiddler Michael Gorman, originally from County Sligo, recorded the tune in 1927. Thus it acquired the title "Gorman's" on accordion player Joe Burke and fiddler Charlie Lennon's 1983 album "Traditional Music of Ireland."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 790, p. 137. Treoir.

Recorded sources : - Topic TSCD525D, "Michael Gorman: The Sligo Champion."

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