Trip to Sligo (1)
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TRIP TO SLIGO . AKA and see “Daugherty's Jig,” “Lark in the Morning (3)” (O’Neill), "Road to Sligo (1), "Stealing Apples," “When I Parted.” Irish, Single Jig (6/8 time). E Aeolian/ Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was recorded in New York in 1927 (under the title “Daugherty’s”) by famed Sligo fiddler Michael Coleman (1891-1945) as the first tune in a medley with “Tell Her I Am.” The tune is derived from the Scottish “Tom come tickle me,” from David Young’s MacFarlane Manuscript (c. 1740). See the related “Winter Garden Quadrille.” See also a version called “When I Parted” from Radcliffe, Lancashire, England, musician Ellis Knowles, recorded in his c. 1847 music manuscript.