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X:1 % T:Tadg O Flaherty M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:James Goodman (1828─1896) music manuscript collection, S:vol. 2, p. 120. Mid-19th century, County Cork N:Goodman had it from the music manuscripts of N:John Edward Pigot (1822–1871), whose source was "Miss N:O'Connel" who was his informant for a half-dozen tunes or more Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D F/E/|DFA ded c2A|B/c/dB AFD E2F|DFA d>ed c2A| B/c/dB AFD D2:|z|d2d faf afd|faf afd e2f| d2d faf afd|faf afd d2A|d2d faf afd| faf d'af e2f|fed cBA c2A|B/c/dB AFD D2||



TADG O FLAHERTY. AKA and see "Dollie's/Dolly's the Girl for Me]]," "Miss Margaret MacGregor’s Favourite," "Polly the Lass," "Sailor Lassie (The)," "Sailor's Delight (4)." Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune is contained in the large mid-19th century music manuscript collection of Canon James Goodman. See also cognates "Sailor Lassie (The)" and "Miss Margaret MacGregor’s Favourite," both from the late 18th century collections of Glasgow musician James Aird. Straight and Skillern printed the tune in London around 1775 as "Sailor's Delight (4)."

The tune echoes "Shandon Bells," but is not cognate.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Goodman had it from the music manuscripts of collector John Edward Pigot (1822–1871), whose source was "Miss O'Connel" (sometimes given as O'Connell) of Grena, Kilarney, County Cork, who was his informant for a half-dozen tunes or more. She had the tunes in a manuscript collection that she lent Pigot.

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