Paddy Carty’s / The Midsummer Night

The first one is an E minor version of a tune Paddy Carty played in D minor. The second one might be called by the name I've given it. On the other hand ...

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  • Ciaran Carson

    Hi Michael, I’ve just been alerted to your lovely and seemingly labour-intensive website by Bernie Stocks. Fair play to you! I believe the second tune is Far Away from Home, which Chief O’Neill says he learned from the whistling of a sheepherder (or shepherd) in Nevada, I think.

    Does the first tune bear any relation to the tune known as Molly Bawn?

    all the best

    Ciaran

    Nov 28, 2007 at 4:12 pm