Rambler (2) (The)

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RAMBLER [2], THE (An Fánaí). AKA and see "Father Hanley's Jig." Irish, Jig. A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was originally recorded by renowned fiddler James Morrison (1893-1947), originally from South Sligo, in New York in 1926. See also Johnny O’Leary’s slide version of the melody, called “House in the Glen (3) (The).”

Source for notated version: fiddler James Morrison (Lackagh, Drumfin, County Sligo, Ireland/New York) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 31, p. 14. Treoir, vol. 35, No. 1, 2003; p. 30.

Recorded sources: Green Linnet SIF 1052, Kevin Burke & Matt Molloy – “Up Close.” Green Linnet SIF 3051, Frankie Gavin – “Frankie Goes to Town.” Shanachie Records 33004, "The Pure Genius of James Morrison" (1978). Shanachie 79018, De Dannan – “Star Spangled Molly.”

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Hear James Morrison's recording on youtube.com [2]




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