Annotation:Paddy’s the Boy

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PADDY'S THE BOY. AKA and see “Coppers and Brass (2),” “Hartigan's Fancy,” “Humors of Ennistymon (1) (The).” Irish, Jig. G Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The phrase "Paddy's the Boy" appears in a number of 19th century stage-Irish songs, although the air employed was different. The phrase seems to have had common currency at the time.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 54. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 82.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings Index [1]

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