Yellow Little Boy (The)

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YELLOW LITTLE BOY, THE (An Buacaillín Buide/Buí). AKA and see "Come in the Evening," "Galloway Tom," "Galway Tom (1)," "Gallua Tom," "Galway Town," "Goats' Horns (The)," "Kelso Races," "Lark in the Morning (1)," "Little Yellow Boy (The)," “One-Legged Man (The),” "Spotted Cow (The)," "Thrush's Nest (The)," "Welcome (The)," "Western Lilt (A)," “Yellow Little Boy (The).” Irish, Double Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABCD (Breathnach): AABB (O'Neill). The tune shares a second strain with that best-known nowadays as “Lark in the Morning (1).” The first strain is similar in the cadences.

Source for notated version: fiddler Thomas Potts (Ireland) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 27, p. 12. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 706, p. 131.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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