Annotation:Mossy Banks (2) (The)

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MOSSY BANKS [2], THE (Bruacha Caonaigh, Na). AKA and see "John Carty's (2)," " Lad from Leitrim," "Lads from Leitrim," "Molly on the Shore (1)." Irish, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The three-part setting of "Mossy Banks" was popularized by County Fermanagh fiddler Séan Nugent, who played with the Pride of Erin Ceili Band, stalwarts of the All-Ireland Fleadhanna throughout the 1970's and 80's.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler John Loughram, 1968 (Co. Tyrone, Ireland) [Breathnach]; banjo player Tommy Finn (b. 1964, Marlow, Ballymote, County Sligo) [Flaherty]; New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (Ceol Rince na hÉireann vol. II), 1976; No. 216, p. 113. Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 47 (appears as "Unknown"). Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 154, p. 47. Prior (Fionn Seisiún 3), 2007; p. 9.

Recorded sources : - Capelhouse Records, James Kelly - "Traditional Irish Music" (1996). Green Linnet GLCD 1211, Kevin Crawford - "In Good Company" (2001. Appears as "John Carty's").

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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