Mammy's Pet (2)
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MAMMY'S PET  (Peata Mhamaí). AKA and see "Kitty in the Lane," "Lilies of the Field (The)," "P. J. Conlon's." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Unrelated or perhaps distantly related to "Mammy's Pet (1)." The tune is usually known at "Lilies of the Field" nowadays (see Lilies of the Field (The) for more). Breathnach notes the tune was originally recorded for Columbia Records in New York in 1929 by accordion player P.J. Conlon under the title "Kitty in the Lane (4)."
Source for notated version: Copied by Breathnach from an early 20th century manuscript by County Monaghan and County Tyrone musician Bernard Bogue.
Printed sources: Breathnach & Small (CRÉ IV), 1996; No. 105, p. 55.