McFadden's Handsome Daughter
X:1 T:McFadden's Handsome Daughter M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:O'Neill - Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1289 K:A E3F ABcA|BABa ecAF|(3EEE FG A2 af|ecBd cAAF| E3F ABcA|BABa ecAF|(3EEE FG A2 af|ecBd cAAg|| aece fgaf|edcA BF ~F2|aece fgaf|edcB Ac (3efg| aece aecA|B2 cA BAFA|agfe fgaf|edcB ABcd|| c e2 f ecac|ecac f(B ~B2)|c e2 f ecac|EFAe cA A2| ceef ecac|ecac f(B ~B2)|cefg abaf|ec (3efg aecA||
McFADDEN'S HANDSOME DAUGHTER (Ingean Datamuil Mic Paidin). AKA and see "Pride of Rockchapel (1) (The)." Irish, Reel. A Major (Miller, O'Malley, O'Neill, Vallely): G Major (Alewine). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Malley): ABC (O'Neill, Vallely): AA'B: AABC (Miller). Parts of O'Neill's three-part tune, collected from Chicago fiddler John McFadden, are similar "My Love is Fair and Handsome (2)," as recorded by County Sligo fiddler Paddy Killoran in New York on a c. 1950's 78 RPM recording (the other side included the jig "The Pride of Rockchapel," which has led to some confusion with that name being applied to this reel). As O'Neill had already collected the unrelated "My Love is Fair and Handsome (1)," it is possible that he rechristened McFadden's more elaborate three-part settling in order to distinguish it from the other reel. "Humors of Priesthouse,"a tune in Ryan's Mammoth Collection, is basically the same tune, with McFadden's third part used as the first part. Coming Home from the Bog" is another related tune. "McFadden's Handsome Daughter" was the last commercial recording by fiddler James Morrison  (1893‑1947), originally from Ballymote, County Sligo. The first strain of Canon James Goodman's "Miss Kelly's (2)" is cognate with the first strain of "McFadden's Handsome Daughter."