Sailor’s Jacket (The)

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SAILOR'S JACKET, THE (Casog an loingseoir). AKA and see "Broken Pledge (The)," "Come to Your Tay,” "Lilies of the Field (The)," “McDonagh's Reel (2).” Irish, Reel. D Major/Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune earlier was printed as "Come to Your Tay" in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883). See also similarly structured tunes "P.J. Conlon's," "Kitty in the Lane (1)," "Ballinafad Reel (1) (The)," "Jenny Picking Cockles," "Take Her Out and Air Her (2)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - tin whistle player Jimmy McGettrick (b. 1909, Aughris, Rathmullen, Ballymote, Co. Sligo) [Flaherty].

Printed sources : - Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 139. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; pg. 127. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1369, p. 255. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 621, p. 112.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Alan Ng's Irishtune.com [2]



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