Rambling Sailor (1)
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RAMBLING SAILOR , THE (An Loingseoir Siutarras). Irish, Reel. D Major (O’Neill): C Major (Mulvihill). Standard tuning (fiddle). ABC (O'Neill/1850): AABB (Mulvihill): ABB'C (O'Neill/Krassen).
Source for notated version: Jim McElhone (County Derry) [Mulvihill]: "Cronin" [O'Neill]. Chicago fiddler Edward Cronin was a native of Limerick Junction, County Tipperary, born in the 1840's. He was a member of the Irish Music Club in Chicago with Chief O'Neill, and the source of numerous tunes in Music of Ireland (1903).
Printed sources: Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 134, p. 36. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 152. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1502, p. 278.
Recorded sources: Green Linnet CSIF 3082, Paddy O'Brien, Séamus Connolly - "The Banks of the Shannon" (1993).