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DAN PATSY'S SLIDE. AKA and see "John Dore's Favourite," "Jimmy Doyle's Slide," "Paudy Scully's," "Tournafulla Slide," "Turnip Jig (The)." Irish, Slide (12/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A popular Sliabh Luachra slide, going by a variety of titles, usually named after the particular musician's source, as with many such slides and polkas. Breathnach collected it from Cork fiddler Jack Connell and printed it in CRE II ("Gan ainm"/untitled No. 87, p. 46). "Paudy Scully's" is County Cork button accordion player Jackie Daly’s title for the slide, named for his source, flute player Paudy Scully, born in Newmarket, 1954, and one-time member of the band Monks of the Screw.

Source for notated version: set dance music recorded at Na Píobairí Uilleann, late 1980's [Taylor].

Printed sources: Taylor (Music for the Sets: Blue Book), 1995; p. 20.

Recorded sources: Jackie Daly – “Music of Sliabh Luachra" (as "Paudy Scully's").




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