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
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Francis O'Neill
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 1748, p. 325
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1903
 Artist    Biography:The Flanagan Brothers
 Title of recording    Red Haired Boy
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Columbia A3849 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1923
 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:Untitled T:Red Haired Boy T:Gilderoy [2] M:C| L:1/8 N:An untitled tune from an August 24, 1966, field recording of the playing of Fidel N:Martin (1891-1976) of Berlin N.H., originally from Rogersville, NB, recorded N:by folklorist Art Rosenbaum. Martin, a WWI veteran, had a repertory that N:consisted of Acadian, Irish, American and French-Canadian tunes. D: F:UGA Brown Media Archives: identifier artrosen_0056 (Track 1 -23:56 on the tape) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:Amix EAAA A2cd|eaec ddgf|e2AA d(B{c}B)A|GFEF G2FG| EAAA ABcd|e(f/g/ f/e/c) d2cd|"*"ef(g/f/e) faed|cA(B/c/B) A2 A2 :|| a2 ab ageg|bgec d2gf|eAAA d(B{c}B)A|GFEF G(G{A}G/F/G)| A2 ab ageg|bgec d2gd|ef{a}ge (3fgf ed|1cA(B/c/B) A2 A2 :|2ceB2 A2{B}AA:| P:B' eaea a2 eg|bbec d2gf|eAAA d(B{c}B)A|GFEF G3G|| A2ag a2ea|abec d2cd|ef(g/f/e) faed|cA(B/c/B) A2A2|| P:Substitutions "*"ef(g/f/e) afed|cABB 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 <> 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 :|