Old Mother Flanagan

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 Theme code Index    1H1H63 5526L
 Also known as    Greenfields of America (1), Charming Molly Brannigan, Judy Brallaghan, Judy Brannagan, Miss Wedderburn's Reel (1), Molly Brallaghan (1), Mother Flanagan (1), Old Mother Finnegan, Old Mother Flannigan, Sooka Flanagan, Sukie Flanagan
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Upland South), USA(Piedmont), USA(Mid Atlantic), USA(Ozarks/Western Tenn)
 Structure    AB, AABB, AA'BB', AABBCC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Miles Krassen
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Clawhammer Banjo
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 62
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1974
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X: 1 T:Old Mother Flanagan R:reel O:American (Appalachian) Z:id:hn-reel-848 M:C| L:1/8 K:A a2a2 fecd | efec BAFG | ABAF EFAB | cBcd e2 (3efg | a2a2 fecd | efec BAFG | ABAF EFAB |1 cABG A2 (3efg :|2 cABG A2E2 || |: ABAF EFAB | c2cA BAFG | ABAF EFAB | cBcd e4 | d2fd c2ec | BABc BAF2 | ABAF EFAB |1 cABG A2E2 :|2 cABG A2 (3efg || P:"variations" |: agae fecB | c2c2 BAFE | ABAF EFAB | cAcd e4 | a2ae fecB | c2c2 BAFE | ABAF EFAB | cAB2 A4 :| |: ABAF EFAB | c2c2 BAFE | ABAF EFAB | cBcd e4 | d2fd c2ec | BABc BAFE | ABAF EFAB | cAB2 A4 :|

X:1 T:Sukie Flanagan T:Old Mother Flanagan N:From the playing of John Morgan Salyer (1882-1952, Salyersville, Magoffin County, eastern Ky.) N:recorded at home 1941/42 by his sons on a disc player M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D:Berea Sound Archives https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/4287 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A Bc|d2[d2f2]c2[c2e2]|cAcA BAF2|FGAF EFAB|cBAc BAF2| d2[d2f2]c2[c2e2]|cAcA BAF2|FGAF EFAB|cABG A2:| EF|ABcd e2fg|abaf ecA2|a2 fe cBA2|BcBA BAF2| FGAF EFAE|FGAE A2EF|ABcd e2fg|abaf ecA2| a2 fe cBA2|BdcA BAFF/F/|FGAF EFAE|FGAE A2||

X:1 T:Mother Flanagan [1] T:Old Mother Flanagan N:From the playing of Lee Triplett (1897-1981, Clay County, W.Va.) M:C| Q:"Fast" L:1/8 D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/mother-flanagan Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G g2-|g2g2 edBc|dedB AGEF|G2E2 DEGA|Bd2e d2ef| g2g2 edBc|dedB AGEF|G2E2 DEGA|BGAB [G3B3][GB] [G2B2]|| DE|G2G2 DEGA|BGAG EDEF|GAGE DEGA|BGAF G2EF| G2GE DEGA|BGAG EDEF|GAGE DEGA|BG A2 G3|| B|c2+slide+[e2e2]B2+slide+d2|BAGB AGEF|GAGE DEGA|Bd2e d2B2-| c2+slide+[e2e2]B2+slide+d2|BAGB AGEF|GAGE DEGA|BG A2 [G3B3][GB][G2B2]||

X:1 T:Old Mother Flannigan N:From the playing of fiddler Wilson Douglas (1922-1999, Clay N:County, central W.Va.), recorded in the field in 1973 by Kevin Delaney. M:C| L:1/8 D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/974 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A a2 aa f-eaf|eefe cBAF |EFAA A2+slide+c2|+slide+[e3e3][ee][e2e2](ga)-| a2ab c'bc'b|agaf ecBA|EFAB cGBG|A3A A2|| EF|[A2A2][AA]c BAFA|+slide+[A2A2][A2c2] BAFF|EFAA A2+slide+c2|+slide+[e3e3][ea][e2a2]E-F| [AA]AcA BAF[GA]-|[A2A2]c2 BAFF| EFAA ABc2|+slide+[e3e3][ea][e2a2] f2-| f2af d2+slide+[d2f2]|ccec cAAF|EFAA cAB2| A2 +slide+d2-d2+slide+fd |c2[e2e2] cABF |EFAA cA B2|[A3A3][AA][A2A2]||