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X:1 % T:Road to Athlone, The M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:O’Neill – Music of Ireland (1903), No. 1170 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:F f | cdB ABG FAc | cAF FAc d2f | cdB ABG FAc | fga gfe d2 :| |: c | fef gfe dcA | fef gfe d2 f/g/ | aff gfe def | cAF FAc c2 :|]



ROAD TO ATHLONE, THE (An gotar go At-Luain). AKA and see "Cork City." Irish, Slip Jig. F Major/D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See also the similar "Captain McDonald's Favorite" and "Come Under My Dimity," particularly noticeable in the second strain. "Bunch of Hawes (The)" AKA "Hawthorn (2) (The)" is similar in the first strain, notes researcher Paul de Grae.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 87. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1170, p. 220.

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