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MUNSTER BACON (Bagún Muman). AKA and see "Kitty Got a Clinking Coming to the Fair (1)." Irish, Double Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (O'Neill): AA'BB' (Taylor/Tweed). The first strain has melodic similarities to "Rosemary Lane."

Source for notated version: Siobhán Canny (née Kennedy) of Dundalk, who may have learned it from button accordion player Paddy O'Brien [Taylor/Tweed].

Printed sources: O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 340, p. 71. Taylor (Traditional Irish Music: Karen Tweed's Irish Choice), 1994; p. 11.

Recorded sources: CDLDL 1215, Craobh Rua - "The More That's Said the Less the Better." Celtic Crossings OWR 0046, Gearóid O hAllmhuráin - "Traditional Music from Clare and Beyond" (1996). Green Linnett GLCD 1087, Seamus Connolly - "Notes from My Mind" (1988). Lochshore CDLDL 1215, Craob Rua - "The More that's Said the Less the Better" (1992).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [1]

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