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RED STOCKING(S) [1], THE. AKA - "Stocuide Deirge." AKA and see "Draught of Ale (1) (A)," "Saddle the Pony (1)," "Priest's Leap (2) (The)," "Rough Diamond." English, Irish; Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Moylan): AABB (Kennedy, O’Neill, Raven). See also the cognate first strain of turn of the 20th century New Hampshire fiddler John Taggart's "Clark's Favorite (2)."

Source for notated version: accordion player Johnny O’Leary (Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border) [Moylan].

Printed sources: Kennedy (Fiddlers Tune Book, vol. 2), 1954; p. 40 (includes an alternative 'B' part). Moylan (Johnny O’Leary), 1994; No. 231, pp. 133-134. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 774, p. 144. Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 105.

Recorded sources:

See also listings at:
Jane Keefer’s Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng’s Irishtune.info [2]




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