O'Keeffe's Slide (1)

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O'KEEFFE'S SLIDE [1]. AKA and see "Dan O'Keeffe's Slide (2)," "Danny Ab's Slide (2)." Irish, Slide (Jig). E Dorian (Em). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was popularized in the United States through the Chieftain's recording, and when Larsen & Dalglish paired it with the rather similar-sounding "Road to Lisdoonvarna (1)." Dan O'Keeffe was a neighbor of brother and sister Sliabh Luachra fiddlers Dennis Murphy and Julia Clifford.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; p. 205. Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, Book 2), 1974; No. 61. Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 148.

Recorded sources: Claddagh CC14, "Chieftains 4." June Appal 016, Grey Larson & Malcolm Dalglish - "Banish Misfortune." June Appal JA 029, Guy Carawan - "Jubilee" (1979). Shanachie 79024, "Chieftains 4" (1972/1983).

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




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