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WEXFORD LASSES, THE ("Cailinide Ua Loc-Carman" or "Cailini Loca Gcarman"). AKA and see “Killoran's Reel (3)," “Last Night's Fun (3), "Wexford Reel (1)." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (O'Neill/1850 & 1001): AA'BB' (O'Neill/Krassen). The alternate title “Killorans’s” comes its association with fiddler Paddy Killoran [1] (1904-1965), who recorded it after World War II accompanied by Mike Flynn, a flute player. On their recording it was called "Martin Wynne's." Breathnach prints it as “Last Night's Fun (3),” transcribed from the playing of Charlie Lennon & Mick O’Connor.

Source for notated version: whistle player Jimmie McGettrick, 1966 (Bunanadden, Co. Sligo, Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 215, p. 112. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 130. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1390, p. 259. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 634, p. 114.

Recorded sources: Cló Iar-Chonnachta CICD 180, Mick, Louise & Michelle Mulcahy - "Reelin' in Tradition" (2009).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [2]




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