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X:1 T:Silver Tip [2], The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig D:Rose Murphy, "Milltown Lass", Ossian OSS-21, track 3(a) K:G D2 E/F/|:GFE DB,D|GAB c2 d|edc BAG|AGE EDE| GFE DB,D|GAB c2 d|edc BAG|1AEF G2 D:|2AEF G2 B/d/| |gdd edd|gdB c2 d|edc BAG|AGF E2 D| 1gdd edd|gdB c2 d|edc BAG|AEF G2 e/f/:| 2GFE DB,D|GAB c2 d|edc BAG|AEF G3||

SILVER TIP [2], THE. AKA and see "Arthur McBride (1)," "Black Stripper (The)," “Blackthorn Stick (5) (The)," "Castle Street Jig," “Christmas Jig,” "Hawk from Dundalk (The)," "Humors of Gurteen," "I Saw a Hawk from Dundalk," "Kilkenny Jig (2) (The)," “Maid at the Well,” "Maids of Glenroe (The),” “Milkmaid (2) (The)," "Mullagh Jig (The)," "Pat Curtins Jig." Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B. "The Silver Tip" was the title for the melody recorded in Chicago on a 1930 Columbia 78 RPM by Francis Cashin and Tom Cawley; Cawley was a fiddler originally from the Tubbercurry, Doocastle, County Sligo, region who often paired with another fiddler, Francis Cashin. They recorded the side in December, 1929, which was released the following year. The Ballinakill Ceili Band called it “Maids of Glenroe (The)” on their 1931 recording.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler Johnny Henry (b. 1922, Cloonlairn, Doocastle, Co. Sligo) [Flaherty].

Printed sources : - Flaherty (Trip to Sligo), 1990; p. 142.

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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