Paddy Cronin's Slide

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PADDY CRONIN’S [3]. AKA - "Cronin's." AKA and see "Across the Road," “O'Keeffe's Slide (2).” Irish, Slide (12/8 time). Ireland, Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. County Kerry fiddler Paddy Cronin (a long-time resident of Boston, Mass., before he returned to Ireland) played the tune during a radio broadcast in 1949, recorded by RTE. He called the tune "Across the Road" on the broadcast, but his name has become associated with the tune.

Source for notated version: accordion player Johnny O’Leary (Sliabh Luachra region) [Moylan].

Printed sources: Moylan (Johnny O’Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 75, p. 43.

Recorded sources: Ossian OSS CD 130, Sliabh Notes – “Along Blackwater’s Banks” (2002). Topic 12T357, Johnny O’Leary - “Music for the Set” (1977. Appears as “O’Keeffe’s”).

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




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