Annotation:Sean McGlynn's Fancy

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SEAN McGLYNN’S FANCY. AKA and see “Johnny Allen's,” “Tinkerman's Wife (The).” Irish, Reel. D Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB’. Sean McGlynn was an accomplished B/C button accordion player and influential teacher, originally from Tynagh, east County Galway. The ‘dean of Irish accordion in New York, tragically, he was murdered on the streets of the city in 1983. He once told student Billy McComiskey, “There is nothing, nothing, you can do to improve this music.”

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources : - Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 140, p. 39.

Recorded sources: -Kells Music 9509, Mike and Mary Rafferty – “The Dangerous Reel” (1996).

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

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