Up Sligo (2)

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X: 1 T: Up Sligo [2] M: 6/8 R: Jig L: 1/8 K: G Major |:dcB cBA|GEF G2B|dcB cBA|GBd efg| dcB cBA|GEF G2g|bag age|dBd efg :| gfg bge | dBd ~d3 |gfg bge|dBd efg | gfg bge | dBd d2g |bag age |dBd efg:|



UP SLIGO [2]. AKA and see "Castlebar Races." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). The second in the pair of jigs recorded under the single title “Up Sligo” in New York by County Sligo fiddler Michael Coleman (1891-1945) in 1924. The melody is a version of “Geese in the Bog (2).” The first tune in Coleman's set is also known as "Unfortunate Rake (1) (The)" AKA "Basket of Turf" (See "Up Sligo (1)).


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Recorded sources : - Gael Linn/Viva Voce, "Michael Coleman 1891-1945" (1992). Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40481, Brian Conway – “First Through the Gate” (2002).

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



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