Old Wild Irishman (The)

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OLD WILD IRISHMAN, THE. AKA and see "Glenties Reel (The)," "Wild Irishman (2)." Irish, Reel. Ireland, County Sligo. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The reel is very similar to "Flowing Bowl (1) (The)." Montreal fiddler Isidore Soucy (1899-1963) included his irregular version of the tune in his "Gigue irlandaises (1)" as the last in a medley of three tunes on his first recording, in 1925.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - tin whistle player Jimmy McGettrick (b. 1909, Aughris, Rathmullen, Ballymote, County Sligo) [Flaherty].

Printed sources : - Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 137.

Recorded sources: -



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