Mills are Grinding (1) (The)

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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," "Whistling Barber." 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 recorded a version of the tune under this title on a 78 RPM record in the early 1930's.

Source for notated version:

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

Recorded sources:




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