Smell of the Bog (The)

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SMELL OF THE BOG, THE. AKA – “Scent of the Bog.” Irish, Hornpipe (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is traceable, according to David Taylor (1992), to the Co. Mayo/New York fiddler John McGrath (1900-1955). The tune is similar to "Saratoga Hornpipe (1)"

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - accordion player Joe Burke [Taylor/Tweed].

Printed sources : - Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 2), 1974, No. 51. Jordan (Whistle and Sing), 1975; 71. Taylor (Traditional Irish Music: Karen Tweed’s Irish Choice), 1994; p. 41.

Recorded sources : - Kells KM-9510,Brendan Begley - "We won't go Home 'till Morning"(1997).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]

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