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YOUGHAL QUAY. AKA and see "Miss Johnston (1)," "Miss Johnson (2)," "Miss Johnson of Houghton Hall," "Mountainy Man (The)," "Muster Bank (The)," "Rock the Cradle." Irish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune is sometimes attributed to Paddy O'Brien (Nenagh), but it is much older, with antecedents in the Scottish "Miss Johnson of Houghton Hall."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 98, p. 26. Eileen O'Brien (The Compositions of Paddy O'Brien), 1992. Eileen O'Brien (The Definitive Collection of The Music of Paddy O'Brien 1922–1991), 2009; p. 114.

Recorded sources: Compass Records, Joe Derrane with John Mcgann – "Grove Lane" (2010). Foxglove Records, Randal Bays and Joel Bernstein – "The Pigtown Fling" (2006). Green Linnet, Séamus Connolly, Charlie Lennon & Paddy O'Brien – "The Banks of the Shannon" (1993).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Hear Séamus Connolly & Paddy O'Brien play the tune at the Comhaltas Archive [2]




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