Red Haired Boy

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 Theme code Index    5113 5543
 Also known as    Red-Haired Lad (The), Red Headed Irishman (The), Red Haired Irishman (The), Duck Chewed Tobacco (The), Duck Chews Tobacco (The), First of May (3) (The), Gilderoy (2), Giolla Rua, Johnny Dhu, Little Beggar Boy (The), Maidrin Rua (An), Maidrin Ruadh (An), Little Red Fox (The), Old Soldier with a Wooden Leg (2) (The), Wooden Leg, Little Beggarman, Lovely Charlie, Redhaired Boy (The), Old Soldier (2) (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Bluegrass, Cape Breton/PEI, Contra, Down-East/Maritime, English, Irish, Old-Time, Scottish, Texas/Oklahoma
 Meter/Rhythm    Hornpipe/Clog, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 1748, p. 325
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Artist    The Flanagan Brothers
 Title of recording    Red Haired Boy
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Columbia A3849 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1923
 Media    
 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:The Redhaired Boy M:2/4 L:1/16 R:Hornpipe S:O'Neill’s Music of Ireland. 1850 Melodies, 1903, p. 325, no. 1748 Z:François-Emmanuel de Wasseige K:A (AG)|EAAG ABcd|efec d2(cd)|edcB ABcA|BGEF G2(ED)| EAAG ABcd|efec d2(cd)|eaab aged|c2A2 A2:| |:(ef)|gfga g2(ef)|gfec d2(cd)|edcB ABcA|BGEF G2(ED)| EAAG ABcd|efec d2(cd)|eaab aged|c2A2 A2:|]

X:1 T:Red Haired Boy L:1/8 M:C| S:Jay Ungar (N.Y.) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A A>G|E2A2 (A>B) c>d|e>f ec d2cd|e2A2 (A>B)c>A|(B>A) E>F =G2 G>F| E2A2 (A>B) c>d|(e>f) e>c d2c>d|e a2 b a>=g e>d|c2A2A2:| |:e>f|(=g>f) g>a (g>f) e>(f|=g>)f e>c d2c>d|e2A2 (A>B) c>A|(B>A) E>F =G3F| E2A2 (A>B) cd|(e>f) e>c d2cd|e a2 b a>=g e>d|(3cdc A2A2:|]

X:1 T:Red Haired Boy M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 21, No. 2, Summer 1987, p. 60 N:Transcribed by Frank Maloy from the playing of fiddler Ira Hathaway, who lived N:in Macon, Georgia, in the 1950's Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A A=G|E/AB/ A/B/c/d/|"A"e/f/e/c/ "D"dc/d/|"A"eA A/B/c/A/|"G"B/=G/E/F/ GG/F/| "A"E/AB/ A/B/c/d/|"A"e/f/e/c/ "D"dc/d/|"A"e/ab/ a/f/e/d/|"E7"c/A/B/c/ "A"A:| |:e/f/|"G"=g/f/g/a/ g/f/e/f/|"G"=g/f/e/B/ "D"dc/d/|"A"eA A/B/c/A/|"G"B/=G/E/F/ GG/F/| "A"E/AB/ A/B/c/d/|"A"e/f/e/c/ "D"dc/d/|"A"e/ab/ a/f/e/d/|"E7"c/A/B/c/ "A"A:|]

X: 1 T: Red Haired Boy C: R: reel Z: 2012 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> M: C| L: 1/8 K: A A2 |\ "A"EA AG AB cd | ef ec "D"d2 cd | "A"e2 A2 AB cA | BA EF "G"=G3 F | "A"EA AG AB cd | ef ec "D"d2 cd | "A"e2 ab a=g ed | "E7"c2 A2 "A"A2 :| |: ef |\ "G"=g2 ef gf ef | =gf ec "D"d2 cd | eA A2 AB cA | BA EF =G3 F | "A"EA AG AB cd | ef ec "D"d2 cd | "A"e2 ab a=g ed | "E7"c2 A2 "A"A2 :|