Annotation:Mills are Grinding (1) (The)

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X:1 T:Mills are Grinding [1], The M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Roche - Collection of Traditional Irish Music vol. 1 (1912, No. 140) K:Gmin (G^F)|(DG{A}G^F G2) (GA)|=BGdG =EGdG|(D=F{G}F=E F2) (FG)|AFcF dFcF| (DG{A}G^F G2) (GA)|BAGA Bcd=e|f=efd cBAc|(BAB)A Gz|| d|dg^fa g2 (ga)|=bgag bgag|(d^c)d=e (=fe)fg|ag^fg agfg| dg^fa g2 (ga)|_bag^f gdd=e|fefd cBAc|{c}(BAB)A G2||

MILLS ARE GRINDING [1], THE. AKA and see "Bunch of Keys (1)," "Fairy Hurlers (The)," "Galway Rambler (The)," "Paddy Finlay's Favourite," "Paddy on the Turnpike (2)," "Turnpike (The)," "Walsh's Favourite." Irish, Reel. G Dorian?. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Other sets of this rather large and varied tune family include "Down the Hill," "Ducks on the Pond/Ducks in the Pond" (a rather distanced American version), "Flowers of Limerick (1) (The)," "Groves Hornpipe (The)," "Molly Maguire (1)," "Old Town Reel," "Rainy Day (1) (A)," "Salt River (2)," "Telephone Reel," "Pigeon on the Pies” and one of the "Ewe with the Crooked Horn (3) (The)" tunes. The Old Ballinakil Ceili Band from County Galway recorded a version of the tune under this title on a 78 RPM record in the early 1930's.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Roche (Collection of Traditional Irish Music, vol. 1), 1912; No. 140, p. 56.

Recorded sources : - Parlophone E 3949 (78 RPM), Ballinakill Traditional Dance Players (1931).

See also listing at :
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