Bog of Allen (1) (The)

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 Theme code Index    5352 5351
 Also known as    Bogs of Allen, Along with the Girls I'd Like to Be, Bloody Oul' Hag is it Tay You Want?, Boys of Clones (The), Brendan Begley's Jig, Butcher's Jig (The), Butcher's March (2) (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Sean McGuire & Josephine Keegan
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Irish Tunes by the 100
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 25, p. 7.
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1975
 Artist    Biography:Michael Cashin & Tom Doyle
 Title of recording    Irish Dance Music
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Topic TSCD602
 Year recorded    1995 (A reissue of the 1928 original)
 Score   ()   

BOG OF ALLEN [1], THE. AKA - "Bogs of Allen." AKA and see "Along with the girls I'd like to be," "Bloody oul' hag is it tay you want?" "The Boys of Clones," "Brendan Begley's Jig," "The Butcher's Jig," "The Butcher's March [2]." Irish, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was recorded for Victor in 1928 by County Leitrim fiddler Michael Cashin and County Mayo native Tom Doyle on flute (along with an unidentified piano player). Reg Hall (1995) opines the recording "has the rhythmic thrust of the best West of Ireland country-house-dance music."

Printed source: McGuire & Keegan (Irish Tunes by the 100, vol. 1), 1975; No. 25, p. 7.

Recorded source: Topic TSCD602, Michael Cashin & Tom Doyle - "Irish Dance Music" (1995. A reissue of the 1928 original).

T:The Bog of Allen [1]
B | ded BAB | dBA A2B | ded BAB | dBG G2B | ded BAB | dBG A2g | 
faf gfe | dBG G2 :: d | eAA fed | eAA ABd | eAA gfe | 
dBG G2d | eAA fed | eAA A2g | faf gfe | dBG G2 :||

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