Blue Idol (The)
BLUE IDOL, THE. Irish, Double Jig. E Minor. Standard tuning *fiddle). AA'BB'. The Blue Idol refers to a very old and famous Quaker meeting house in west Sussex, with connections to William Penn.
Source for notated version: Brendan Mulvihill (Baltimore, Md.) [Mulvihill].
Printed source: Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 97, p. 85.
Recorded source: Viva W103, Sean McGuire - "Irish Jigs and Reels" (c. 1968, a reissue of "Sean Maguire Plays," the first recording of McGuire that Josephine Keegan accompanied on piano).
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