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X:1 T:Sweet Biddy Daly M:6/8 L:1/8 B:O'Neill's Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 204, no. 1084 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:A a|ecA TBAF|AFE EFA|Bdc BAB|{d}cBB B2a| ecA TBAF|AFE EFA|Bdc BAB|{d}cAA A2:| |:A|cee dff|cee ecA|cde eaf|ecA TB2A| cee dff|cee ecA|Bdc BAB|{d}cAA A2:|

SWEET BIDDY DALY (Brigidin Deas Ní Dalaig). AKA and see “Buttermilk Mary (3),” “Coleman's Favourite,” “Fond of the Ladies” (‘A’ part only), “Frolicksome Dame (The),” “Haley's,” “Health to the Ladies (A),” "Irish Miller," “Irish Rover (The),” “Irishman's Heart to the Ladies,” “Irishman's Love (1) (An),” “Móinín Jig,” “Mountain Road (2) (The),” “Mountainy Boy (The),” “Night of the Wedding (The),” “O’Mahony’s Jig,” “Over the Callows,” “Paddy Clancy's,” “Pat Beirne's Favourite,” “Runner (The),” “Queenstown Jig (The),” "Saddle the Pony (2)" (Roche), “To the Ladies.” Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle. AA’B (Moylan): AABB (O’Malley, O’Neill). Caoimhin Mac Aoidh states the ‘B’ part is similar to that of “Saddle the Pony” and identical with that of the Donegal jig “Pet in the Kitchen (The).”

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - accordion player Johnny O’Leary (Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border) [Moylan]; fiddler and accordion player John McGrath (d. 1955, New York) [O’Malley].

Printed sources : - Moylan (Johnny O’Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 326, p. 186. O’Malley (Luke O’Malley’s Collection of Irish Music, vol. 1), 1976; No. 83, p. 42. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 67. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1084, p. 204. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 278, p. 61.

Recorded sources : - Shanachie 79093, Paddy Glackin & Robbie Hannan – “The Whirlwind” (1995).

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

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