My Name is Bold Kelly (1)
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MY NAME IS BOLD KELLY . Irish, Air (6/8 time). G Dorian (Joyce): A Dorian (Goodman). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. "There is a different air with this name in Stanford-Petrie, which was contributed by me. But some mistake has crept in; for this is not the name I gave it. The spirited air I give here I remember from childhood as 'My Name is bold Kelly', as well as a verse or two of the song about Bold Kelly himself" (Joyce). The melody appears in the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of Canon James Goodman (County Cork) (vol. iii, p. 90 ). The air is also used for the song "Bold Fenian Men (2)."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 248, p. 120.