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X:1 T:Rake's March M:6/8 L:1/8 S:O’Farrell – Pocket Companion, vol. 1 (c. 1805) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (d/c/) | BGG DGG | BAB G2c | BGG DGG | ABG F2c | BGG DGG | BAB G2c | dBd cAG | FDD D2 :| |: d | gdB BAG | GBB B2d | gdB BAG | FAA A2d | gdB BAG | GBG c2A | BdB cAG | FDD D2 :|

RAKE’S MARCH, THE. AKA and see "Jackson's Babby," "Jackson's Babes," "Lanamacree," "Leanbh Mo Chroí," "Rose in Full Bloom (1)," "Tanning the Leather." Irish, March (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Bachal an ghrinn or The Rakes March" was entered into Book 1 (p. 22) of the mid-19th music manuscript collection of County Cork cleric and uilleann piper wikipedia:James_Goodman_(musicologist) (1828-1896). The jig appears under the title "Jackson's Babby" in the c. 1865 Gunn Manuscript collection from County Fermanagh, while the variant "Tanning the Leather" is to be found in the Rice-Walsh manuscript (a collection of music from the repertoire of Jeremiah Breen, a blind fiddler from North Kerry), and "Leanbh Mo Chroí" in the Stephen Grier manuscript (County Leitrim).

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Printed sources : - O’Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. 1), c. 1805; p. 64. Shields (Tunes of the Munster Pipers, vol. 1), 1998, p. 22.

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