McDanaugh's Clog

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McDANAUGH'S CLOG. AKA - "McDonaugh's Clog." AKA and see "Dan Lowry's," "McDermott's Hornpipe (4)." Irish, Clog. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. A composite tune: the first two parts are "Galway Hornpipe (1) (The)" (AKA "Baldheaded Bachelor (The)" while the last two are "Sligo Fancy (The)" (AKA "Flowers of Antrim (1) (The)"). It was recorded on a 78 RPM in this amalgamated version under the title "McDermott's" hornpipe in the 1920's by Sligo/New York fiddler Michael Coleman, and Paul Cranford (1997) thinks that either Fitzgerald or Angus Chisholm rearranged it from this source.

Winston Fitzgerald

Source for notated version: Winston Fitzgerald (1914-1987, Cape Breton) [Cranford].

Printed sources: Cranford (Winston Fitzgerald), 1997; No. 47, p. 18.

Recorded sources: Breton Books and Records BOC 1HO, Winston "Scotty" Fitzgerald - "Classic Cuts" (reissue of Celtic Records CX 44). Fiddler FRLP001, Tom Doucet - "The Down East Star” (1975. Appears as "McDonough's Hornpipe").

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]




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